Executive Order of June 30, , is amended as follows: a The preamble is replaced with the following: "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including 5 U. These four officials collectively shall constitute "the Suitability and Security Clearance Performance Accountability Council Principals. The Chair shall have authority to designate officials from additional agencies who shall serve as members of the Council. Council membership shall be limited to Federal Government employees in leadership positions. Design and operation of the information technology systems for the National Background Investigations Bureau shall comply with applicable information technology standards and, to the extent practicable, ensure security and interoperability with other Federal background investigation information technology systems.
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Decisions of the panel shall be in writing, and final except as provided in subsection b of this section; and 7 provided an opportunity to appear personally and to present relevant documents, , and information at some point in the process before an adjudicative or other authority, other than the investigating entity, as determined by the agency head.
Gender identities Sexual identities Sexual diversities. It detailed standards for disclosure, eligibility requirements and levels of access, and administrative procedures for granting or denying access and for appealing such determinations. In another innovation, those security clearances would now have to wo information that the government previously had to acquire through its own investigations. The head of each agency that grants access to classified information shall establish a program for employees with access to classified information to: A there are reasonable grounds to believe, based on credible information, that the employee or former employee is, or may be, disclosing classified information in an unauthorized manner to a foreign power or agent of a foreign power; B information the employing agency deems credible indicates the employee or former employee has incurred excessive indebtedness or has acquired a level of affluence that cannot be explained by other information; or C circumstances indicate the employee or former employee had the capability and opportunity to disclose classified information that is known to have been lost or compromised to a foreign power or an agent of ei foreign power.
Rights and legal issues. Search this site These requirements constituted a response to the recent Aldrich Ames spy case. In carrying out its responsibilities under section 1. Classified Information Procedures Act. Clinton, Bill, Publisher: Eligibility for access to a higher level of classified information includes eligibility for access to information classified at a lower level.
When such eligibility is granted, the initial investigation shall be expedited. To the extent possible and consistent with the national security interests of the United States, such procedures shall be consistent with the standards and procedures established by do under this order.
If there are any doubts concerning granting access, additional lawful investigative procedures shall be fully pursued. Office of the Federal Register Date: It established uniform policies for allowing employees of the federal government access to classified information. The federal government had for decades ep that homosexuality constituted a disqualification for holding a security clearance, despite the opposite findings of the U. Biology Birth order Demographics Environment Heterosexual—homosexual continuum Homosexuality and psychology Kinsey scale Klein Grid Neuroscience Prenatal hormones Sexual inversion Sexual orientation change efforts Conversion therapy Sexual orientation identity Timeline of sexual orientation and medicine.
Such counseling can be a positive factor in eligibility determinations. This order establishes a uniform Federal personnel security program for employees who will be considered for initial or continued access to classified information.
Margarethe Cammermeyer had revealed she was a lesbian during a review of her top secret security clearance and received an honorable discharge, and her subsequent lawsuit helped keep the issue in the news. Wikisource has original text related to this article: The unauthorized disclosure of information classified in the national interest can cause irreparable damage to the national security and loss of human life.
Where circumstances indicate employees may be inadvertently exposed to classified information in the course of their duties, agencies are authorized to grant or deny, in their discretion, facility access approvals to such employees based on an appropriate level of investigation as determined by each agency.
Executive Order also addressed evaluating the mental health of an employee seeking a security clearance. President Bill Clinton on August 2, In such cases, a fixed date or event for expiration shall be identified and access to classified information shall be limited to information related to the particular project or assignment. Access to Classified Information. IC Legal Reference Book Employees shall be subject to appropriate sanctions if they knowingly and willfully grant eligibility for, or allow access to, classified information in violation of this order or its implementing regulations.
Eligibility shall be granted only where facts and circumstances indicate access to classified information is clearly consistent with the national security interests of the United States, and any doubt shall be resolved in favor of the national security.
Lesbiangaybisexualand transgender LGBT topics. What this represents is the next step. This order establishes a uniform Federal personnel security program for employees who will be considered for initial or eoo access to classified information.
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President Bill Clinton on August 2, It established uniform policies for allowing employees of the federal government access to classified information. It detailed standards for disclosure, eligibility requirements and levels of access, and administrative procedures for granting or denying access and for appealing such determinations. These requirements constituted a response to the recent Aldrich Ames spy case. In another innovation, those receiving security clearances would now have to provide information that the government previously had to acquire through its own investigations. It also said that "no inference" about suitability for access to classified information "may be raised solely on the basis of the sexual orientation of the employee. Appeals Court decision, High Tech Gays v.
The President Executive Order 13526
Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release August 18, Executive Order -- Classified National Security Information Programs for State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, in order to ensure the proper safeguarding of information shared with State, local, tribal, and private sector entities, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Establishment and Policy. There is established a Classified National Security Information Program Program designed to safeguard and govern access to classified national security information shared by the Federal Government with State, local, tribal, and private sector SLTPS entities. Procedures for uniform implementation of these standards by SLTPS entities shall be set forth in an implementing directive to be issued by the Secretary of Homeland Security within days of the date of this order, in consultation with affected executive departments and agencies agencies , and with the concurrence of the Secretary of Defense, the Attorney General, the Director of National Intelligence, and the Director of the Information Security Oversight Office.
Executive Order 12958
Part 6- General Provisions This order prescribes a uniform system for classifying, safeguarding, and declassifying national security information, including information relating to defense against transnational terrorism. Our democratic principles require that the American people be informed of the activities of their Government. Nevertheless, throughout our history, the national defense has required that certain information be maintained in confidence in order to protect our citizens, our democratic institutions, our homeland security, and our interactions with foreign nations. Classification Standards. This provision does not: 1 amplify or modify the substantive criteria or procedures for classification; or 2 create any substantive or procedural rights subject to judicial review. Classification Levels. Classification Authority.
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