EO 12968 PDF

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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Rights and legal issues. As part of all investigations and reinvestigations described in section 1. Fortunately or unfortunately, the vast majority 129968 homosexuals in this country are not wearing that on their lapel pin. Executive Order also addressed evaluating the mental health of an employee seeking a security clearance.

In such case, the decision of the agency head shall be final. 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, materials, 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.

Retrieved 4 August Retrieved August 23, Eligibility for access to a higher level of classified information includes eligibility for access to information classified at a lower level.

Agencies that conduct background investigations, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of State, are 129688 to conduct personnel security investigations in the United 1296 when requested by a foreign government as part of its own personnel security program and with the consent of the individual.

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.


Executive Order 12968

Gender identities Sexual identities Sexual diversities. This section does not require additional proceedings, however, and creates no procedural or substantive rights.

Public Domain Retrieved From: 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 el doubt shall be resolved in favor of the national security. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Copies of each report shall be provided to the Security Executive Agent. Now, Therefore, by the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: The unauthorized disclosure of information classified in the national interest can cause irreparable damage to the national security and loss of human life.

A determination of eligibility for access to such information is a discretionary security decision based on judgments by appropriately trained adjudicative personnel or appropriate automated procedures.

Employee Education and Assistance. This certification shall be conclusive. Office of the Federal Register Date: These standards may vary for the various levels of access. 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.

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The unauthorized disclosure of information classified in the national interest can cause irreparable damage to the national security and loss of human life. 1296 Birchexecutive director of the Human Rights Campaign Fundcalled the Executive Order “an important step toward ending governmentally sanctioned job-discrimination against gay and lesbian people.

This page was last edited on 7 Marchat So the Servicemembers Legal Defense Networkan organization that advocates on behalf of gays and lesbians in the U. Executive Order was signed by U. If there are any doubts concerning granting access, additional lawful investigative procedures shall be fully pursued. Security Executive Agent Responsibilities and Implementation.


This order establishes a uniform Federal personnel security 1298 for employees who will be considered for initial or continued access to classified information.

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Executive Order ; EO Author: Applicants or employees shall be required to provide relevant information pertaining to their background and character for use in investigating and adjudicating their eligibility for access.

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 a foreign 12986.

Sexual orientations Asexual Bisexual Heterosexual Homosexual. Sanctions may include reprimand, suspension without pay, removal, and other actions in accordance with ep law and agency regulations. These requirements constituted a response to the recent Aldrich Ames spy case.

Dixon Osburn and Michelle M. The power and responsibility to deny or terminate access to classified information pursuant to any law or other Executive order may be exercised only where the agency head determines that the procedures prescribed in subsection a of this section cannot be invoked in a manner that is consistent with national security.

Civil liberties groups 129968 concerns about the intrusiveness of the disclosure requirements. It established uniform policies for allowing employees of the federal government access to classified information.