Impact of the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act on Intelligence Activities: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Legislation of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, April 5, 1979

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - Freedom of information - 182 pages
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Page 168 - ... (8) To a person pursuant to a showing of compelling circumstances affecting the health or safety of an individual if, upon such disclosure, notification is transmitted to the last known address of such individual...
Page 173 - That if any individual is denied any right, privilege, or benefit that he would otherwise be entitled by Federal law, or for which he would otherwise be eligible, as a result of the maintenance of such material, such material shall be provided to such individual, except to the extent that the disclosure of such material would reveal the identity of a source who furnished information to the Government under an express promise that the identity of the source would be held in confidence...
Page 150 - Executive order; (2) related solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of an agency; r f (3) specifically exempted from disclosure by statute (other than section 552b of this title) , provided that such statute (A) requires that the matters be withheld from the public in such a manner as to leave no discretion on the issue, or (B) establishes particular criteria for withholding or refers to particular types of matters to be withheld...
Page 178 - Schedule under section 5332 of such title, and (2) procure temporary and intermittent services to the same extent as is authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, but at rates not to exceed $50 a day for individuals.
Page 45 - A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Page 23 - Required by statute to be maintained and used solely as statistical records; (5) Investigatory material compiled solely for the purpose of determining suitability, eligibility, or qualifications for Federal civilian employment, military service, Federal contracts, or access to classified information, but only to the extent that the disclosure of such material would reveal the identity of a source who furnished information to the Government under an express promise that the identity of the source...
Page 160 - That the Director of Central Intelligence shall be responsible for protecting intelligence sources and methods from unauthorized disclosure...
Page 163 - As used in this subparagraph, "unusual circumstances" means, but only to the extent reasonably necessary to the proper processing of the particular request — (i) the need to search for and collect the requested records from field facilities or other establishments that are separate from the office processing the request; (ii) the need to search for, collect, and appropriately examine a voluminous amount of separate and distinct records which are demanded in a single request...
Page 149 - This section does not apply to matters that are — ( 1 )(A) specifically authorized under criteria established by an Executive order to be kept secret in the interest of national defense or foreign policy and (B) are in fact properly classified pursuant to such Executive order...
Page 162 - ... take precedence on the docket over all other causes and shall be assigned for hearing and trial at the earliest practicable date and expedited in every way.

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