In this title:
The term "appropriate congressional committees" means-
The term "appropriate industry partner" means a contractor, licensee, or grantee (as defined in section 101(a) of Executive Order No. 12829 ( note; relating to National Industrial Security Program)) that is participating in the National Industrial Security Program established by such Executive order.
The term "continuous vetting" has the meaning given such term in Executive Order No. 13467 (note; relating to reforming processes for determining suitability for government employment, fitness for contractor employees, and eligibility for access to classified national security information).
The term "Council" means the Security, Suitability, and Credentialing Performance Accountability Council established pursuant to such Executive order, or any successor entity.
The term "reciprocity" means reciprocal recognition by Federal departments and agencies of eligibility for access to classified information.
The term "Security Executive Agent" means the officer serving as the Security Executive Agent pursuant to section 3162a of this title.
The term "Suitability and Credentialing Executive Agent" means the Director of the Office of Personnel Management acting as the Suitability and Credentialing Executive Agent in accordance with Executive Order No. 13467 ( note; relating to reforming processes related to suitability for Government employment, fitness for contractor employees, and eligibility for access to classified national security information), or any successor entity.
50 U.S.C. § 3352
REFERENCES IN TEXTThis title, referred to in text, means title LXVI of div. E of Pub. L. 116-92 which enacted this section and sections 3162a and 3352a to 3352f of this title and amended sections, , , and of this title. For complete classification of title LXVI to the Code, see Tables.
DEFINITIONSFor definition of "congressional intelligence committees", referred to in par. (1)(A), see section 5003 of div. E of Pub. L. 116-92 set out as a note under sectionof this title.