50 U.S.C. § 3058

Current through P.L. 117-214 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/19/2022)
Section 3058 - National Intelligence Centers
(a) Authority to establish

The Director of National Intelligence may establish one or more national intelligence centers to address intelligence priorities, including, but not limited to, regional issues.

(b) Resources of directors of centers
(1) The Director of National Intelligence shall ensure that the head of each national intelligence center under subsection (a) has appropriate authority, direction, and control of such center, and of the personnel assigned to such center, to carry out the assigned mission of such center.
(2) The Director of National Intelligence shall ensure that each national intelligence center has appropriate personnel to accomplish effectively the mission of such center.
(c) Information sharing

The Director of National Intelligence shall, to the extent appropriate and practicable, ensure that each national intelligence center under subsection (a) and the other elements of the intelligence community share information in order to facilitate the mission of such center.

(d) Mission of centers

Pursuant to the direction of the Director of National Intelligence, each national intelligence center under subsection (a) may, in the area of intelligence responsibility assigned to such center-

(1) have primary responsibility for providing all-source analysis of intelligence based upon intelligence gathered both domestically and abroad;
(2) have primary responsibility for identifying and proposing to the Director of National Intelligence intelligence collection and analysis and production requirements; and
(3) perform such other duties as the Director of National Intelligence shall specify.
(e) Review and modification of centers

The Director of National Intelligence shall determine on a regular basis whether-

(1) the area of intelligence responsibility assigned to each national intelligence center under subsection (a) continues to meet appropriate intelligence priorities; and
(2) the staffing and management of such center remains appropriate for the accomplishment of the mission of such center.
(f) Termination

The Director of National Intelligence may terminate any national intelligence center under subsection (a).

(g) Separate budget account

The Director of National Intelligence shall, as appropriate, include in the National Intelligence Program budget a separate line item for each national intelligence center under subsection (a).

50 U.S.C. § 3058

July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title I, §119B, as added Pub. L. 108-458, title I, §10231023,, 118 Stat. 3676.

EDITORIAL NOTES

CODIFICATIONSection was formerly classified to section 404o-2 of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

STATUTORY NOTES AND RELATED SUBSIDIARIES

EFFECTIVE DATEFor Determination by President that section take effect on Apr. 21, 2005, see Memorandum of President of the United States, Apr. 21, 2005, 70 F.R. 23925, set out as a note under section 3001 of this title.Section effective not later than six months after Dec. 17, 2004, except as otherwise expressly provided, see section 1097(a) of Pub. L. 108-458 set out in an Effective Date of 2004 Amendment; Transition Provisions note under section 3001 of this title.

National Intelligence Program
The term "National Intelligence Program" refers to all programs, projects, and activities of the intelligence community, as well as any other programs of the intelligence community designated jointly by the Director of National Intelligence and the head of a United States department or agency or by the President. Such term does not include programs, projects, or activities of the military departments to acquire intelligence solely for the planning and conduct of tactical military operations by United States Armed Forces.
intelligence community
The term "intelligence community" includes the following:(A) The Office of the Director of National Intelligence.(B) The Central Intelligence Agency.(C) The National Security Agency.(D) The Defense Intelligence Agency.(E) The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.(F) The National Reconnaissance Office.(G) Other offices within the Department of Defense for the collection of specialized national intelligence through reconnaissance programs.(H) The intelligence elements of the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marine Corps, the Coast Guard, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Department of Energy.(I) The Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the Department of State.(J) The Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of the Treasury.(K) The Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security.(L) Such other elements of any department or agency as may be designated by the President, or designated jointly by the Director of National Intelligence and the head of the department or agency concerned, as an element of the intelligence community.
intelligence
The term "intelligence" includes foreign intelligence and counterintelligence.
national intelligence
The terms "national intelligence" and "intelligence related to national security" refer to all intelligence, regardless of the source from which derived and including information gathered within or outside the United States, that-(A) pertains, as determined consistent with any guidance issued by the President, to more than one United States Government agency; and(B) that involves- (i) threats to the United States, its people, property, or interests;(ii) the development, proliferation, or use of weapons of mass destruction; or(iii) any other matter bearing on United States national or homeland security.