Executive Order 12958 Executive Order 12958 created new standards for the process of identifying and protecting classified information, and led to an unprecedented effort to declassify millions of pages from the U.S. diplomatic and national security history. In 1995, United States President Bill Clinton signed this Executive Order.
Executive Order 12958 created new standards for the process of identifying and protecting classified information, and led to an unprecedented effort to declassify millions of pages from the U.S. diplomatic and national security history.In 1995, United States President Bill Clinton signed this Executive Order. EO 12958 was amended and effectively replaced by President George W. Bush on March 25.
Citation The White House, Executive Order 12958: Classified National Security Information, 60 Fed. Reg. 19825-19843 (Apr. 17, 1995) (full-text), as amended by Executive Order 13292. Overview This Executive Order prescribes a uniform system for classifying, safeguarding, and declassifying national security information, including information relating to defense against transnational terrorism.Executive Order 12958 and the amendments incorporated into it, including Executive Order 13292, were revoked by President Barack Obama in the issuance of Executive Order 13526.Executive Order Amendment to Executive Order Classified National Security Information Protecting information critical to our Nation’s security remains a priority. Then- Vice President Dick 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.
This executive order was issued by President Clinton on April 17, 1995, and will take effect on October 14, 1995. It supersedes Executive Order No. 12,356, which was issued in 1982. This order prescribes a uniform system for classifying, safeguarding, and declassifying national security information.Read More
On April 17 President Clinton signed Executive Order 12958 which has the potential of significantly reforming current policies on secrecy. Almost two years ago, President Clinton established a task force to redraft President Reagan's 1982 Executive Order 12356, which established a policy that encouraged classification and which had no target date for the declassification of older records.Read More
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to further amend Executive Order 12958, as amended, it is hereby ordered that Executive Order 12958 is amended to read as follows: “Classified National Security Information.Read More
Reich, 74 F.3d 1322 (D.C. Cir. 1996), rehearing denied, 83 F.3d 442 (D.C. Cir. 1996), the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that Executive Order 12954 is regulatory in nature, and is therefore preempted by the National Labor Relations Act. A petition for review on writ of certiorari was not filed with the Supreme Court.Read More
Executive Order 13292 Signed: March 25, 2003 Federal Register: 68 FR 15313, March 28, 2003 While Executive Order 12958 established that scientific matters not be considered for classification unless it relates to national security, Executive Order 13292 extended that consideration to include scientific matters relating to defense against transnational terrorism.Read More
Search, browse and learn about the Federal Register. Federal Register 2.0 is the unofficial daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.Read More
Although executive orders have historically related to routine administrative matters and the internal operations of federal agencies, recent Presidents have used Executive Orders more broadly to carry out policies and programs. The National Archives maintains a list of all Executive Orders indexed by Presidents, by Order number, and by subject.Read More
EXECUTIVE ORDER 12938 - - - - - - - PROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the National.Read More
Executive Order (E.O.) 12898 - Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations - was issued by President William J. Clinton in 1994. Its purpose is to focus federal attention on the environmental and human health effects of federal actions on minority and low-income populations with the goal of achieving environmental protection for all.Read More
Executive Order 12968 Revised Adjudicative Guidelines for Determining Eligibility for Access to Classified Information ADJUDICATIVE GUIDELINES FOR DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR ACCESS TO CLASSIFIED INFORMATION 1. Introduction. The following adjudicative guidelines are established for all U.S. government civilian and.Read More