Centralizing clearances

Tuesday, 21 December 2004, 11:30 AM EST

The intelligence reform bill recently passed by Congress includes provisions to make it easier to get a security clearance to work in the federal government and a national database to keep track of them.

The legislation, which President Bush is expected to sign, calls for designating a government agency to oversee and conduct security clearances. That is a change from the current haphazard system that agencies use.

By Judi Hasson at FCW.

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