United States Intelligence Activities (Federal Register Vol. 40, No. ( December 8, ), amended by EO (), EO (), and EO the Federal Register on September 1. Executive Order —. Strengthened Management of the. Intelligence Community. August 27, Title. E.O Document. E.O Description. Strengthened Management of the Intelligence Community. Last Modified. Aug 27,

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The subject’s informed consent shall be documented as required by those guidelines. Such participation shall be authorized only if it is essential to achieving lawful purposes as determined by the Intelligence Community element head or designee.

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 National Security Council NSC shall act as the highest ranking executive branch entity that provides support to the President for review of, guidance for, and direction to the conduct of all foreign intelligence, counterintelligence, and covert action, and attendant policies and programs.

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Contracts or arrangements with academic institutions may be 1355 only with the consent of 1355 officials of the institution. Such term does not include programs, projects, or activities of the military departments to acquire 1335 solely for the planning and conduct of tactical military operations by United States Armed Forces.

The Attorney General hereby is delegated the power to approve the use for intelligence 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 shall not be undertaken unless the Attorney General has determined in each case that there is probable cause to believe that the 13355 is directed against a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power.

In addition to the authorities exercised by the intelligence elements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the Department of Justice under sections 1. George WalkerPublisher: A The 31355 and most prompt access to and dissemination of information and 113355 practicable, assigning the highest priority to detecting, preventing, preempting, and disrupting terrorist threats and activities against the United States, its interests, and allies; and B The establishment of standards for an interoperable information sharing enterprise that facilitates the sharing of intelligence information among elements of the Intelligence Community; 7 Shall ensure that appropriate departments and agencies have access to intelligence and receive the support needed to perform independent analysis; 8 Shall protect, and ensure that programs are developed to protect, intelligence sources, methods, and activities from unauthorized disclosure; 9 Shall, after consultation with the heads of affected departments and agencies, establish guidelines for Intelligence Community elements for: The heads of elements of the Intelligence Community shall: New procedures, as required by Executive Orderas further amended, shall be established as expeditiously as possible.

Executive Order 13355

The Director shall collect overtly or through publicly available sourcesanalyze, produce, and so information, intelligence, and counterintelligence to support the missions of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, including the National Counterterrorism Center, and to support other national missions. Federal Register September 1,v.

Public Domain Retrieved From: Collection of such information is a priority objective and will be pursued in a vigorous, innovative, and responsible manner that is consistent with the Constitution and applicable law and respectful of the principles upon which the United States was founded.

In addition to the authorities exercised by the Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence of the Department of Energy under sections 1. 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.


The Commandant of the Coast Guard shall: 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 report from the President to e Congress consistent with the War Powers Resolution, Public Law may 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.

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, 1355 that any department head whose department contains an element of the Intelligence Community and who believes that a directive or action of the Director eeo 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 manner that respects and does not abrogate the statutory responsibilities of the heads of the departments.

Executive Orders and of August 27,are revoked; and paragraphs 1. All reasonable and lawful means must be used to ensure that the United States will receive the best intelligence possible.

Those procedures shall permit collection, retention, and dissemination of the following types of information: For the purpose of access to and sharing of information and intelligence, the Director: George Walker Provision of assistance by expert personnel shall be approved in each case by the general counsel of the providing element or department; and d Render any other assistance and cooperation to law enforcement or other civil authorities not precluded by applicable law.

For that purpose, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of Eeo, including the National Security Act ofas amended, Act and as President of the United States of America, in order to provide for the effective conduct of United States intelligence activities and the protection of constitutional rights, it is hereby ordered as follows: In addition to the authorities exercised 133555 the Bureau of Intelligence and Research under sections 1.

Under the supervision of the Attorney General and 13355 to such regulations as the Attorney General may establish, the intelligence 31355 of the Federal Bureau of Investigation 13355 In addition to the authorities exercised by the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of the Treasury under sections 1.

A Classification and declassification of all intelligence and intelligence-related information classified under the authority of the Director or the authority of the head of a department or Intelligence Community element; and B Access to and dissemination of all intelligence and intelligence-related information, both in its final form and in the form when initially gathered, to include intelligence originally classified by the head of a department or Intelligence Community element, except that access to and dissemination of information concerning United States persons shall be governed by procedures developed in accordance with Part 2 of this order; 10 May, only with respect to Intelligence Community elements, and after consultation with the ro of the oe Intelligence Community element or the head of the originating department, declassify, or direct the declassification of, information or intelligence relating to intelligence sources, methods, and activities.

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.


All departments and agencies shall cooperate fully to fulfill this goal. 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. Elements of the Intelligence Community are not authorized to use such techniques as electronic surveillance, unconsented physical searches, mail surveillance, physical surveillance, fo monitoring devices unless they are in accordance with procedures established by the head of the Intelligence Community element concerned or the 13535 of a department containing such element and approved by the Attorney General, after consultation 31355 the Director.

The activities herein authorized that require procedures shall be conducted in accordance with existing procedures or requirements established under Executive Order This executive order is established in order to further strengthen the effective conduct of United States intelligence activities and protect the 13535, people, and interests of the United States.

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 ongoing covert action activities, including an evaluation of the effectiveness and consistency with current national policy of such activities and consistency with applicable legal requirements. In addition, elements of the Intelligence 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.

Executive Order Strengthened Management of the Intelligence Community

No element of the Intelligence Community shall participate in or request any person to undertake activities forbidden by this Order. Consistent with applicable Federal law and with the other provisions of this order, and under the leadership of the Director, as specified in such eeo and this order, the Intelligence Community shall: This order also outlines the responsibilities 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 E.

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.

No procedures to implement Part 2 of this order shall be issued without the Attorney General’s approval, after consultation with the Director. Subject to the authority, direction, and control of the President, the Director of National Intelligence Director shall serve as the head of the Intelligence Community, act as the principal adviser to the President, to the NSC, and to the Homeland Security Council for intelligence matters related to national security, and shall oversee and direct the implementation of the National Intelligence Program and execution of the National Intelligence Program budget.

No person employed by or acting on behalf of the United States Government shall engage in or conspire to engage in assassination.