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PUBLIC LAW 101-647—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 4899 SEC. 2570. SOURCES OF PAYMENTS TO DECLARANTS. 12 USC 4210. Notwithstanding any other law, an award under this title may be paid to a declarant, or to an individual providing information, from the amounts recovered through civil actions based in whole or in part on the information provided in a valid declaration under this title. SEC. 2571. GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY; PUBLIC REPORTS ON 12 USC 4211. PROCESSING OF DECLARATIONS. (a) IN GENERAL.—In addition to the written statements of reasons provided individual declarants under section 2566, on the date that is 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, and at the end of each 6-month period thereafter during which this chapter is in effect, the Attorney General shall compile a public report on the processing of declarations under this chapter. (b) CONTENTS OF REPORT.— The report required by subsection (a) shall state— (1) the number of declarations filed within the relevant period; (2) the number of declarations found invalid under sections 2562, 2563, and 2564; (3) the number of valid declarations processed and their present status, including whether or not they have been reviewed and if they have been reviewed what determination was reached; (4) the number and amounts of all rewards paid to declarants under this chapter; and (5) the number of convictions attributable in whole or in part to valid declarations filed under this chapter and the number and dollar amounts of all monetary recoveries, criminal or civil, attributable in whole or in part to valid declarations filed under this chapter. (c) CONFIDENTIALITY. —Notwithstanding any other law, in compiling the report required by subsection (a), the Attorney General may take all steps necessary to guard against the disclosure of any information that could in any way prejudice a current criminal or civil investigation or proceeding. SEC. 2572. PROTECTION FOR DECLARANTS. 12 USC 4212. A declarant under this chapter shall enjoy the protections of section 3059A(e) of title 18, United States Code. SEC. 2573. PROMULGATION OF REGULATIONS. 12 USC 4213. The Attorney General may promulgate any rules, regulations, or guidelines that, in the Attorney General's judgment, are necessary and appropriate to the effective administration of this chapter. CHAPTER 2—DECLARATIONS PROVIDING THE UNITED STATES WITH NEW INFORMATION CONCERNING THE RECOVERY OF ASSETS SEC. 2576. FILING OF CONFIDENTIAL DECLARATIONS BY PRIVATE PER- 12 USC 4221. SONS IDENTIFYING SPECIFIC ASSETS. (a) IN GENERAL.— After the United States obtains a final judgment or settlement in any action referred to in section 2561, gmy person may file a declaration identifying specific assets which might be