H.R.7259 - Security Clearance Oversight and Accountability Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14] (Introduced 10/03/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Intelligence (Permanent); Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||10/03/2008 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: H.R.7259 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/03/2008)
Security Clearance Oversight and Accountability Act - Amends the National Security Act of 1947 to direct the President: (1) every four years, to conduct an audit of how the executive branch determines whether a security clearance is required for a particular position in the federal government, and report audit results to Congress; (2) every year, to report to Congress on the security clearance process with respect to government employees, government contractors, and intelligence community personnel; and (3) to submit a one-time report to Congress on security clearance investigations and adjudications.
Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to report annually to Congress on security clearance determinations completed or ongoing during the preceding fiscal year that have taken longer than one year to complete.