Executive Order Revised Adjudicative Guidelines for Determining Eligibility for Access to Classified Information. ADJUDICATIVE GUIDELINES FOR . Presidential Document Type: Executive Order; E.O. Citation: E.O. of Aug 2, ; E.O. Notes: Amended by: EO , June 30, ;;. National Security Council, Intelligence Programs, and Edward Appel, “Executive Order – Access to Classified Information [4],” Clinton Digital Library.

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This section does not require additional proceedings, however, and creates no procedural or substantive rights. The Government has gone beyond simply ceasing to be a hostile and vicious adversary and has now become an ally.

As part of all investigations and reinvestigations described in section 1. You have selected to open If you would like to not see this alert again, please click the “Do not show me this again” check box below. Sexual orientations Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual.

Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. This certification shall be conclusive. Now, Therefore, by the authority vested in me as President by the E and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered ro follows: Agencies that conduct background investigations, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of State, are authorized to conduct personnel security investigations in the United States when requested by a foreign government as part of its own personnel security program and with the consent of the individual.

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IC Legal Reference Book A determination under section 2. However, mental health counseling, where relevant to the adjudication of access to classified information, may justify further inquiry to determine whether the standards of subsection b of this section are satisfied, and mental health may be considered where it directly relates to those standards.


Elizabeth Birchexecutive director of the Human Rights Campaign Fundcalled the Executive Order “an fo step toward ending governmentally sanctioned job-discrimination against gay and lesbian people. This determination shall be conclusive.

Social attitudes Prejudice Violence. The unauthorized disclosure of information classified in the national interest can cause irreparable damage to the national security and loss of human life. Navy’s Crittenden Report in Employee Education and Assistance.

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Executive Order was signed by U. A determination 122968 eligibility for access to such information is a discretionary security decision based on judgments by appropriately trained adjudicative personnel or appropriate automated procedures. Security Executive Agent Responsibilities and Implementation. It included a proviso that “No negative inference” about eligibility “may be raised solely on the basis of mental health counseling. Lesbiangaybisexualand transgender LGBT topics. Copies of each report shall be provided to the Security Executive Agent.

Dixon Osburn and Michelle M. In such case, the decision of the agency head shall e final. The federal government had for decades assumed that homosexuality constituted a disqualification for holding a security clearance, despite the opposite findings of the U.

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Retrieved from ” https: 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. Views Read Edit View history. When such eligibility is granted, the initial investigation shall be expedited.

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. A relevant financial records that are maintained by a financial institution as defined in 31 U.


Executive Order ‘s anti-discrimination statement, “The United States Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation in granting access to classified information.

12698 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.

Eligibility for access to a higher level of 129968 information includes eligibility for access to information classified at a lower level. These standards may vary for the various levels of access. Reciprocal Acceptance of Access Eligibility Determinations.

Defense Industrial Security Clearance Officeupheld the denial of security clearances to homosexual employees of government contractors.

Do not show me this again Cancel Continue. Security policies designed to protect classified information must ensure consistent, cost effective, and efficient protection of our Nation’s classified information, while providing fair and equitable treatment to those Americans upon whom we rely to guard our national security.

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