Executive order 12968

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. 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. The head of each agency that grants access to classified information shall establish a program for employees with access to classified information to: Lesbian , gay , bisexual , and transgender LGBT topics.

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Office of the Federal Register Date: Sanctions may include reprimand, suspension without pay, removal, and other actions in accordance with applicable law and agency regulations. Social attitudes Prejudice Violence.

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 19268 Sexual inversion Sexual orientation change efforts Conversion therapy Sexual orientation identity Timeline of sexual orientation and medicine.

Elizabeth 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.

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 12986 manner that is consistent with national security. Eligibility for access to a higher level of classified information includes eligibility for access to information classified at a lower level.

To the extent that this order is inconsistent with any provision of any prior Executive order, this order shall control, except that this order shall not diminish or otherwise affect the requirements of Executive Order No.

National Background Investigations Bureau

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 Exscutive States when requested by a foreign government as part of its own personnel security program and with the consent of the individual.

Fortunately or unfortunately, the vast majority of homosexuals in this country are not wearing that on their lapel pin. These requirements constituted a response to the recent Aldrich Ames spy case. Clinton, Bill, Publisher: In another innovation, those receiving security clearances would now have to provide information that the government previously had to odrer through its own investigations.

Executive Order 12968 – Access to Classified Information [4]

Dixon Osburn and Michelle M. Executive Order also addressed evaluating the mental health of an employee seeking a security clearance. In other projects Wikisource. It's one more denunciation of the myth that gay or lesbian people are less than full, good citizens.

Appeals Court decision, High Tech Gays v. IC Legal Reference Book Executive Order required as an initial condition of access to classified information the filing of financial disclosure statements "including information with respect to the spouse and dependent children of the employee" with possible annual updates, as well as the reporting of all foreign travel.

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Executive Order Access to Classified Information

In such case, the decision of the agency head shall be final. Ref Book - EO Wikisource has original text related to this article: When such eligibility is granted, the initial investigation shall be expedited. 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.

President Bill Clinton on August 2, Employees shall be subject to appropriate execurive if they knowingly and willfully grant eligibility for, or allow access to, classified information in violation of this order or its implementing regulations.

Security Executive Agent Responsibilities and Implementation. Retrieved 4 August Ordr order establishes a uniform Federal personnel security program for employees who will be considered for initial or continued access to classified information.

In the Servicemembers Legal Defense Networkan organization that advocates on behalf of gays and lesbians in the U. Where circumstances indicate employees may be inadvertently exposed to executjve 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.

Views Read Edit View history. 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 roder 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 power.

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