EO 13355 PDF

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The Secretary of Defense shall: For uniformed heads of the intelligence elements of the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps, the Director may make a recommendation for removal to the Secretary of Defense.

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 interests from foreign security threats. This Order is intended to enhance human and technical collection techniques, especially those undertaken abroad, and the acquisition of significant foreign intelligence, as well as the detection and countering of international terrorist activities, the spread of weapons of mass destruction, and espionage conducted by foreign powers.

A Functional Managers shall report to the Director concerning the execution of their duties as Functional Managers, and may be charged with developing and implementing strategic guidance, policies, and procedures for activities related to a specific intelligence discipline or set of intelligence activities; set training and tradecraft standards; and ensure coordination within and across intelligence disciplines and Intelligence Community elements and with related non-intelligence activities.

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: No covert action may be conducted which is intended to influence United States political processes, public opinion, policies, or media.

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Directives issued and actions taken by the Director in the exercise of the Director’s authorities and responsibilities to integrate, coordinate, and make the Intelligence Community more effective in providing intelligence related to national security shall be implemented by the elements of the Intelligence Community, provided that any department head whose department contains an element of the Intelligence Community and who believes that a directive or action of the Director violates the requirements of section of the IRTPA or this subsection shall bring the issue to the attention of the Director, the NSC, or the President for resolution in a 133555 that respects and does not abrogate the statutory responsibilities of the heads of the departments.

In addition to the authorities exercised by the Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence of the Department of Energy under sections 1. The requirements of applicable law, including title V of the Act, shall apply to all covert action activities as defined in this Order. No procedures to implement Part 2 of this order shall be issued without the Attorney General’s approval, after consultation with the Director.


Timely, accurate, and insightful 1335 about the activities, capabilities, plans, and intentions of foreign powers, organizations, and persons, and their agents, is essential to informed decisionmaking in the areas of national security, national defense, and foreign relations.

Federal Register September 1,v. Public Domain Retrieved From: Functional Managers may also advise the Director on: 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.

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.

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IC Legal Reference Book The Attorney General hereby is delegated the power to approve the use for intelligence purposes, within the United States or against a 1355 States person abroad, of any technique for which a warrant would be required if undertaken for law enforcement purposes, provided that 1355 techniques shall 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.

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.

Nothing in this Order shall be construed to authorize any activity in violation 133555 the Constitution or statutes of the United States. The Director will lead a unified, coordinated, and ep intelligence effort. The NSC shall perform such other functions related to covert action as the President may direct, but shall not undertake the conduct of covert actions.

The Commandant of the Coast Guard 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. 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.

Such participation shall be authorized only if it is essential to achieving lawful purposes as determined by the Intelligence Community element head or designee. For the purposes of this Order, the following terms shall have these meanings: The NSC shall consider and submit to the President a policy recommendation, including all dissents, on each proposed covert action and conduct a periodic review of 13355 covert action activities, including an evaluation of the effectiveness and consistency with current national policy of such activities and consistency with applicable legal requirements.


The subject’s informed consent shall be documented as required by those 133355. Elements of the Intelligence Community are authorized to: If the department head and the Director do not wo 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.

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The Director shall collect overtly or through publicly available sourcesanalyze, produce, and disseminate information, intelligence, and counterintelligence to support the missions of the Office of the 1355 of National Intelligence, including the National Counterterrorism Center, and to support other national missions.

Our national intelligence effort should take into account the responsibilities and requirements of State, local, and tribal governments and, as appropriate, private sector entities, 1335 undertaking the collection and dissemination of information and intelligence to protect the United States.

Do not show me this again Cancel Continue. The Attorney General shall provide a statement of reasons for not approving any procedures established by the head of an element in the Intelligence Community or the head of the department containing such element other than the Ro. Office of the Federal Register Date: This order also outlines the e of the heads of all departments and agencies, which include granting access to all foreign intelligence, counterintelligence, and national intelligence that is relevant to transnational terrorist threats and ensuring that any intelligence and operational systems and architectures of departments and agencies are consistent with national intelligence requirements set by the Director.

In addition to the 133555 exercised by the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of the Treasury under sections 1. 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.

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.

The Director of the National Reconnaissance Office shall: Executive Orders and of August 27,are revoked; and paragraphs 1. Ref Book – EO