E.O.12958 PDF

Alternate Title: EO Classified National Security Information. “This order prescribes a uniform system for classifying, safeguarding, and declassifying. 31 Dec On May 27, , President Barack Obama ordered a review of E.O. The assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. On March 28, , President George W. Bush amended EO with Executive Order This amendment called upon all agencies to make the concept.

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Executive Order and the amendments incorporated into it, including Executive Orderwere revoked by President Barack Obama in the issuance of Executive Order From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Executive Order ; EO Author: Also, our Nation’s progress depends on the free flow of information.

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Executive Order on Classified National Security Information

Nevertheless, throughout our history, the national interest has required that certain information be maintained in confidence in order to protect our citizens, our democratic institutions, and our participation within the community of nations.

Our democratic principles require that the American people be informed of the activities of their Government. Articles needing more detailed references.

This page was last edited on 27 Augustat Retrieved from ” https: Further amendment to Executive Orderas amended, classified national security information. Among the various changes made to the based regulations, Executive Order notably: In other projects Wikisource. Executive orders of George W. Views Read Edit View history. Bush’s order appears to allow much more information to be classified and for longer periods; the wording is hard to decipher in some areas [ specify ].


Bush on 25 March Changed the e.o.129588 and handling of sensitive and classified information by the United States Government.

Wikisource has original text related to this article: The subsequent revisions to the regulations governing Classified National Security Information practices by both Presidents Bush and Obama differed from EO in that they declared the Vice President directly in their original issuances rather than in a supplemental Order as President Clinton had.

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National Archives and Records Administration, Vol. Byron York of the National Review noted, “Throughout Executive Orderthere are changes to the original Clinton order which, in effect, give the vice president the power of the president in dealing with classified material An example of a U.

Then- Vice President E.o.129588 Cheney said in a February 15,interview, “There is an executive order that specifies who has classification authority, and obviously focuses first and foremost on the President, but also includes the Vice President.


E.12958 analysis is contradicted by the supplemental Order of October 13, issued pursuant to Sec. These changes provide a greater opportunity to emphasize our commitment to open Government.

Executive Order is further evidence of real power in the vice president’s office.

Office of the Federal Register. Clinton, Bill, Publisher: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Kosar, 31 Decemberp. Office of the Federal Register Date: Public Domain Retrieved From: It also appears to give more power over classification to the Offices of the President and Vice President, but the wording used was not properly defined in the listing of relevant definitions now consolidated into their own section in Part 6 of the Executive E.o.1258.

Classified information in the United States. Classified National Security Information “This order prescribes a uniform system for classifying, safeguarding, and declassifying national security information. In recent years, however, dramatic changes have altered, although not eliminated, the national security threats that we confront. Protecting information critical to our Nation’s security remains a priority.