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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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Executive Order was amended by Executive Order on June 30, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Determinations of Need for Access. No inference concerning the standards in this section may be raised solely on the basis of the sexual orientation of the employee. Where circumstances indicate employees may be inadvertently exposed eoo classified 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.

Executive Order Access to Classified Information

eeo Security policies designed to protect classified information must ensure consistent, cost effective, and efficient protection of our Nation’s classified information, while providing fair and equitable treatment to those Americans upon whom we rely to guard our national security.

Ref Book – EO Requesting or approving eligibility in excess of actual requirements is prohibited. 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.

If there are any doubts concerning granting access, additional lawful investigative procedures 1268 be fully pursued. Gender identities Sexual identities Sexual diversities. 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. However, mental health counseling, where relevant to the adjudication of access to classified information, may justify further inquiry to determine whether the standards of subsection b of this section are satisfied, and mental health may be considered where it directly relates to those standards.


A relevant financial records 12698 are maintained by a financial institution as defined in 31 U.

Executive Order

This order establishes 19268 uniform Federal personnel security program for employees who will be considered for initial or continued access to classified information. It’s one more denunciation of the myth that gay or lesbian people are less than full, good citizens. Social attitudes Prejudice Violence. Fortunately or unfortunately, the vast majority of homosexuals in this country are not wearing that on their lapel pin.

A determination under section 2. InDaniel Patrick Moynihan noted in that the nondiscrimination promises of this Executive Order and its guarantees of transparency with respect to reasons for denying a security clearance had yet to be fully implemented. This certification shall be conclusive.

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. Retrieved 4 August Public Domain Retrieved From: Access to Classified Information.

This order establishes a uniform Federal personnel 1968 program for employees who will be considered for initial or continued access to classified information.


When such eligibility is granted, the initial investigation shall be expedited.

Executive Order 12968

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Executive Order also addressed evaluating the mental health of an employee seeking a security clearance. 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 United States when requested by a foreign government as part of its own personnel security program and with the consent of the individual.

Access will be immediately terminated, along with any assignment requiring an access eligibility approval, if such approval is not granted. In such case, the decision of the agency head shall be final.

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. Access by Non-United States Citizens. Defense Industrial Security Clearance Officeupheld the denial of security clearances to homosexual employees of government contractors. Employees shall be subject to appropriate sanctions if they knowingly and willfully grant eligibility for, or allow eeo to, classified information in violation of this order or its implementing regulations.