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Executive Order Strengthened Management of the Intelligence Community
All guidelines developed in accordance with this section shall be approved by the Attorney General and, where applicable, shall be consistent with guidelines issued pursuant to section of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Protection Act of Public Law IRTPA. Collection within the United States shall be undertaken by the FBI except that other elements of the Intelligence Community may also collect such information concerning present or former employees, present or former intelligence element contractors or their present or former employees, or applicants for such employment or contracting; f Information concerning persons who are reasonably believed to be potential sources or contacts for the purpose of determining their suitability or credibility; g Information arising out of a lawful personnel, physical, or communications security investigation; h Information acquired by overhead reconnaissance not directed at specific United States persons; i Incidentally obtained information that may indicate involvement in activities that may violate Federal, state, local, or foreign laws; and j Information necessary for administrative purposes.
Collection within the United States of foreign intelligence not otherwise obtainable shall be undertaken by the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI or, when significant foreign intelligence is sought, by other authorized elements of the Intelligence Community, provided that no foreign intelligence collection by such elements may be undertaken for the purpose of acquiring information concerning the domestic activities of United States persons; c Information obtained in the course of a lawful foreign intelligence, counterintelligence, international drug or international terrorism investigation; d Information needed to protect the safety of any persons or organizations, including those who are targets, victims, or hostages of international terrorist organizations; e Information needed to protect foreign intelligence or counterintelligence sources, methods, and activities from unauthorized disclosure.
No element of the Intelligence Community shall sponsor, contract for, or conduct research on human subjects except in accordance with guidelines issued by the Department of Health and Human Services. In addition to the authorities exercised by the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of the Treasury under sections 1.
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In addition to the authorities exercised by the intelligence elements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the Department 133355 Justice under sections 1. Nothing in this Order shall be construed to apply to or interfere with any authorized civil or criminal law enforcement responsibility of any department or agency. In addition, elements of the Fo Community may disseminate information to each appropriate element within the Intelligence Community for purposes of allowing the recipient element to determine whether the information is relevant to its responsibilities and can be retained by it, except that information derived from signals intelligence may only be disseminated or made available to Intelligence Community elements in accordance with procedures established by the Director in coordination with the Secretary of Defense and approved by the Attorney General.
Under the supervision of the Attorney General and pursuant to such regulations as the Attorney General may establish, the intelligence elements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation shall: Strengthened Management of the Intelligence Community This executive order is established in order to further strengthen the effective conduct of United States intelligence activities and protect the territory, people, and interests of the United States.
No covert action may be conducted which is intended to influence United States political processes, public opinion, policies, or media. The NSC shall also review proposals for other sensitive intelligence operations.
The Director will lead a unified, coordinated, and effective intelligence effort. If the Director does not concur in the recommendation, the department head may not fill the vacancy or make the recommendation to the President, as the case may be. No procedures to implement Part 2 of this order shall be issued without the Attorney General’s approval, after consultation with the Director.
Do not show 13535 this again Cancel 1355. No agency except the Central Intelligence Agency or the Armed Forces of the United States in time of war declared by the Congress or during any period covered by a fo from the President to the Congress consistent with the War Powers Resolution, Public Law 133555 conduct any covert action activity unless the President determines that another agency is more likely to achieve a particular objective; 5 Conduct foreign intelligence liaison relationships with intelligence or security services of foreign governments or international organizations consistent with section 1.
In addition, the Director shall, in carrying out the duties and responsibilities under this section, take into account the views of the heads of departments containing an element of the Intelligence Community and of the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The heads of all departments and agencies shall: The Secretary of Defense shall: The duties and responsibilities of the Director and the heads of other departments, agencies, elements, and entities engaged in intelligence activities to cooperate 1335 the Congress in the conduct of its responsibilities for oversight of intelligence activities shall be implemented in accordance with applicable law, including title V of the Act.
Elements of the Intelligence Community are authorized to: The President, supported by the NSC, and the Director shall issue such appropriate directives, procedures, and guidance as are necessary to implement this order. Executive Orders and of August 27,are revoked; and paragraphs 1. These procedures shall not authorize: George Walker Federal Register September 1,v. In instances where the element head or department head and the Attorney General are unable to reach agreements on other than constitutional or other legal grounds, the Attorney General, the head of department concerned, or the Director shall refer the matter to the NSC.
In accordance with these policies and procedures: Elements of the Intelligence Community shall use the least intrusive collection techniques feasible within the United States or directed against United States persons abroad. The Commandant of the Coast Guard shall: The Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency shall: Such term does not include programs, projects, or activities of the military departments to acquire intelligence solely for the planning and conduct of tactical military operations by United States Armed Forces.
All reasonable and lawful means must be used to ensure that the United States ep receive the best intelligence possible. With respect to an individual appointed by a department head, e department head may remove the individual upon the request of the Director; if the department head chooses not to 1335 the individual, either the Director or the department head may advise the President of the department head’s intention to retain the individual.
For the purpose of access to and sharing of information and intelligence, the Director: Elements of the Intelligence Community are authorized to collect, el, or disseminate information concerning United States persons only in accordance with procedures established by the head of the Intelligence Community element concerned or by the head of a department containing such element and approved by the Attorney General, consistent with the authorities provided by Part 1 of this Order, after consultation with the Director.
Public Domain Retrieved From: Our national intelligence effort should take into account the responsibilities and requirements of State, local, and tribal governments and, as appropriate, private sector entities, when undertaking the collection and dissemination of information and intelligence to protect the United States.
Executive Order 13355
The Attorney General shall provide a statement of reasons for not approving any procedures established by the head of an element in the 113355 Community or the head of the department containing such element other than the FBI.
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References to “Senior Officials of the Intelligence Community” or “SOICs” in executive orders or other Presidential guidance, shall be deemed references to the heads of elements in the Intelligence Ep, unless the President otherwise directs; references in Intelligence Community or Intelligence Community element policies or guidance, shall be deemed to be references to the heads of elements of the Intelligence Community, unless the President or the Director otherwise directs.
A May enter into intelligence and counterintelligence arrangements and agreements with foreign governments and international organizations; B Shall formulate policies concerning intelligence and counterintelligence arrangements and agreements with foreign governments and international organizations; and C Shall align and synchronize intelligence and counterintelligence foreign relationships among the elements of the Intelligence Community to further United States national security, policy, and intelligence objectives; 5 Shall participate in the development of procedures approved by the Attorney General governing criminal drug intelligence activities abroad to ensure that these activities are consistent with foreign intelligence programs; 6 Shall establish common security and access standards for managing and handling intelligence systems, information, 1355 products, with special emphasis on facilitating: Each element of the Intelligence Community shall have the duties and responsibilities specified below, in addition to those specified by law or elsewhere in this order.
Heads of elements within the Intelligence Community shall issue appropriate procedures and supplementary directives consistent with this order.
If the department head and the Director do not reach an agreement on the selection or recommendation, the Director and the department head concerned may advise the President directly of the Director’s intention to withhold concurrence. The Director of the Central Intelligence Agency shall: All new procedures promulgated pursuant to Executive Orderas amended, shall be el available to the Select Committee on 31355 of the Senate and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.
Such participation shall be authorized only if it is essential to achieving lawful purposes as determined by the Intelligence Community element head or designee. In addition to the authorities exercised by the Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence of the Department of Energy under sections 1. IC Legal Reference Book The Attorney General hereby is delegated the power to approve the use for so purposes, within the United States or against a United States person abroad, of any technique for which a warrant would be required if undertaken for law enforcement purposes, provided that such techniques 1335 not be undertaken unless the Attorney General has determined in each case that there is probable cause to believe that the technique is directed against a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power.
The Director of the Ro Reconnaissance Office shall: No such participation may be undertaken for the purpose of e the activity of the organization or its members except in cases where: In addition 133355 the authorities exercised by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research do sections 1.
The United States intelligence effort shall provide the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council with the necessary information on which to base decisions concerning the development and conduct of foreign, defense, and economic policies, and the protection of United States national 1335 from foreign security threats.