EO 13355 PDF

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 Director will lead a unified, coordinated, and effective intelligence effort. All departments and agencies shall cooperate fully to fulfill this goal. Set forth below are certain general principles that, in addition to and consistent with applicable laws, are intended to achieve the proper balance between the acquisition of essential information and protection of individual interests.

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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 addition to the authorities exercised by the 133355 of Intelligence and Research under sections 1. No such participation may be undertaken for the purpose of influencing the activity of the organization or its members except in cases where: 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.

The authority delegated pursuant to this paragraph, including the authority to approve the use of electronic surveillance as defined in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ofas amended, shall be exercised in accordance with that Act.

If the department head and the Director do not reach an agreement on the selection or recommendation, the Director and the department head 133555 may advise the President directly of the Director’s intention to withhold concurrence. Office of the Federal Register Date: This order also outlines the responsibilities of the heads of all departments and agencies, ep 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.

Executive Order 13355

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. The Director may only delegate this authority to the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence; 11 May establish, operate, and direct one 113355 more national intelligence centers to address intelligence priorities; 12 May establish Functional Managers and Mission Managers, and designate officers or employees of the United States to serve in these positions.

Elements of the Intelligence Community shall 1335 the least intrusive collection techniques feasible within the United States or directed against United States persons abroad. Federal Register September 1,v. 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.


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. All reasonable and lawful means must be used to ensure that the United States 133355 receive the best intelligence possible.

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 FBI.

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: Elements of the Intelligence Community are authorized to collect, retain, 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.

Strengthened Management of the Intelligence Community 1335 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 procedures shall protect constitutional and other legal rights and limit use of such ek to lawful governmental purposes. No information shall be acquired intentionally through such activities except to protect against use of such surveillance equipment, and those activities shall be conducted pursuant to procedures agreed upon by the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Attorney General. Public Domain Retrieved From: 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 the 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 13355.

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. Do not show me this again Cancel Continue.

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Such participation shall be authorized only if it is essential to achieving lawful purposes as determined by the Intelligence Community element head or designee.

Strengthened Management of the Intelligence Community. A The fullest and most prompt access to and dissemination of information and intelligence 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: For that purpose, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, 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: If the Director and the department head do not agree on removal, or recommendation for removal, either may make a recommendation to the President for the removal of the individual.


The Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency shall: Timely, accurate, and insightful information 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.

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 Director of National Intelligence, including the National Counterterrorism Center, and to support other national missions.

Contracts or arrangements with academic institutions may be undertaken only with the consent of appropriate officials of the institution. George WalkerPublisher: The heads of all departments and agencies shall: Nothing in this Order shall be construed to authorize any activity in violation of the Constitution or statutes of the United States.

In the case of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, the Secretary of Defense may recommend to the President either the removal or the retention of the individual. Those procedures shall permit collection, retention, and dissemination of the following types of information: No element of the Intelligence Community shall participate in or request any person to undertake activities forbidden by this Order. Elements of the Intelligence Community are not authorized to use such techniques as electronic surveillance, unconsented physical searches, mail surveillance, physical surveillance, or monitoring devices unless they are in accordance with procedures established by the head of the Intelligence Community element concerned or the head of a department containing such element and approved by the Attorney General, after consultation with the Director.

Functional Managers may also advise the Director on: 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.

In accordance with these policies and procedures: 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.

Office of the Federal Register. For the purpose of access to and sharing of information and intelligence, the Director: IC Legal Reference Book Heads of elements within the Intelligence Community shall issue appropriate procedures and supplementary directives consistent with this order.