Protection of Classified Information by Congress: Practices and Proposals

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This report discusses safeguards in place to protect conterolled information and proposals for change of some of the mechanisms in place. Congress uses classified national security and other controlled information to fulfill its constitutional responsibilities, particularly overseeing the executive, appropriating funds, and legislating public policy.

Creator(s): Kaiser, Frederick M.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: August 31, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Kaiser, Frederick M.

Specialist in American National Government

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 31, 2011
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United States
Description:

This report discusses safeguards in place to protect conterolled information and proposals for change of some of the mechanisms in place. Congress uses classified national security and other controlled information to fulfill its constitutional responsibilities, particularly overseeing the executive, appropriating funds, and legislating public policy.

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13 pages.

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Keyword(s): internal security
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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