[Clips] Executive Order 12949

R. A. Hettinga rah at shipwright.com
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 <http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/eo/eo-12949.htm>
  [Executive Orders]
 [Federal Register page and date: 60 FR 8169; February 13, 1995]



                             THE WHITE HOUSE

                      Office of the Press Secretary

 ________________________________________________________________________
 For Immediate Release                                   February 9, 1995


                         EXECUTIVE ORDER 12949

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                FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE PHYSICAL SEARCHES


        By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution
 and the laws of the United States, including sections 302 and 303 of the
 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 ("Act") (50 U.S.C.  1801,
 et seq.), as amended by Public Law 103- 359, and in order to provide for
 the authorization of physical searches for foreign intelligence purposes
 as set forth in the Act, it is hereby ordered as follows:

        Section 1.  Pursuant to section 302(a)(1) of the Act, the
 Attorney General is authorized to approve physical searches, without a
 court order, to acquire foreign intelligence information for periods of
 up to one year, if the Attorney General makes the certifications
 required by that section.

        Sec. 2.  Pursuant to section 302(b) of the Act, the Attorney
 General is authorized to approve applications to the Foreign
 Intelligence Surveillance Court under section 303 of the Act to obtain
 orders for physical searches for the purpose of collecting foreign
 intelligence information.

        Sec. 3.  Pursuant to section 303(a)(7) of the Act, the following
 officials, each of whom is employed in the area of national security or
 defense, is designated to make the certifications required by section
 303(a)(7) of the Act in support of applications to conduct physical
 searches:

        (a) Secretary of State;

        (b) Secretary of Defense;

        (c) Director of Central Intelligence;

        (d) Director of the Federal Bureau of
   Investigation;

        (e) Deputy Secretary of State;

        (f) Deputy Secretary of Defense; and

        (g) Deputy Director of Central Intelligence.

        None of the above officials, nor anyone officially acting in that
 capacity, may exercise the authority to make the above certifications,
 unless that official has been appointed by the President, by and with
 the advice and consent of the Senate.


                          WILLIAM J. CLINTON


   THE WHITE HOUSE,
       February 9, 1995.






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