Summary: H.R.4431 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/16/1983)

Intelligence Information Act of 1983 - Amends the National Security Act of 1947 to exempt certain operational files located in the Directorate of Operations, Directorate for Science and Technology, and Office of Security of the Central Intelligence Agency from the disclosure, search and review provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.

Limits such exemption to: (1) files of the Directorate of Operations which document foreign intelligence, counterintelligence, security liaison arrangements, or information exchanges with foreign governments; (2) files of the Directorate of Science and Technology which document the means by which foreign intelligence or counterintelligence is collected through scientific and technical systems; or (3) files of the Office of Security which document investigations of potential intelligence or counterintelligence sources.

Requires the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency to promulgate regulations to implement this Act.

Provides a procedure for judicial review by the district court of an alleged improper withholding of record pursuant to the statutory exemption.