50 U.S. Code § 3506 - General authorities

(a) In general
In the performance of its functions, the Central Intelligence Agency is authorized to—
(1) Transfer to and receive from other Government agencies such sums as may be approved by the Office of Management and Budget, for the performance of any of the functions or activities authorized under section 3036 of this title., [1] and any other Government agency is authorized to transfer to or receive from the Agency such sums without regard to any provisions of law limiting or prohibiting transfers between appropriations. Sums transferred to the Agency in accordance with this paragraph may be expended for the purposes and under the authority of this chapter without regard to limitations of appropriations from which transferred;
(2) Exchange funds without regard to section 3651 of the Revised Statutes;
(3) Reimburse other Government agencies for services of personnel assigned to the Agency, and such other Government agencies are authorized, without regard to provisions of law to the contrary, so to assign or detail any officer or employee for duty with the Agency;
(4) Authorize personnel designated by the Director to carry firearms to the extent necessary for the performance of the Agency’s authorized functions, except that, within the United States, such authority shall be limited to the purposes of protection of classified materials and information, the training of Agency personnel and other authorized persons in the use of firearms, the protection of Agency installations and property, the protection of current and former Agency personnel and their immediate families, defectors and their immediate families, and other persons in the United States under Agency auspices, and the protection of the Director of National Intelligence and such personnel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as the Director of National Intelligence may designate;
(5) Make alterations, improvements, and repairs on premises rented by the Agency, and pay rent therefor;
(6) Determine and fix the minimum and maximum limits of age within which an original appointment may be made to an operational position within the Agency, notwithstanding the provision of any other law, in accordance with such criteria as the Director, in his discretion, may prescribe; and
(7) Notwithstanding section 1341 (a)(1) of title 31, enter into multiyear leases for up to 15 years.
(b) Scope of authority for expenditure
(1) The authority to enter into a multiyear lease under subsection (a)(7) of this section shall be subject to appropriations provided in advance for—
(A) the entire lease; or
(B) the first 12 months of the lease and the Government’s estimated termination liability.
(2) In the case of any such lease entered into under subparagraph (B) of paragraph (1)—
(A) such lease shall include a clause that provides that the contract shall be terminated if budget authority (as defined by section 622 (2) of title 2) is not provided specifically for that project in an appropriations Act in advance of an obligation of funds in respect thereto;
(B) notwithstanding section 1552 of title 31, amounts obligated for paying termination costs with respect to such lease shall remain available until the costs associated with termination of such lease are paid;
(C) funds available for termination liability shall remain available to satisfy rental obligations with respect to such lease in subsequent fiscal years in the event such lease is not terminated early, but only to the extent those funds are in excess of the amount of termination liability at the time of their use to satisfy such rental obligations; and
(D) funds appropriated for a fiscal year may be used to make payments on such lease, for a maximum of 12 months, beginning any time during such fiscal year.
(c) Transfers for acquisition of land
(1) Sums appropriated or otherwise made available to the Agency for the acquisition of land that are transferred to another department or agency for that purpose shall remain available for 3 years.
(2) The Director shall submit to the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives a report on the transfer of sums described in paragraph (1) each time that authority is exercised.


[1]  So in original. The period probably should not appear.

Source

(June 20, 1949, ch. 227, § 5, formerly § 6,63 Stat. 211; June 26, 1951, ch. 151, 65 Stat. 89; renumbered § 5,Pub. L. 85–507, § 21(b)(2),July 7, 1958, 72 Stat. 337; amended Pub. L. 88–448, title IV, § 402(a)(28),Aug. 19, 1964, 78 Stat. 494; Pub. L. 97–89, title V, § 502,Dec. 4, 1981, 95 Stat. 1153; Pub. L. 98–215, title IV, § 401,Dec. 9, 1983, 97 Stat. 1477; Pub. L. 103–178, title V, § 501(1),Dec. 3, 1993, 107 Stat. 2038; Pub. L. 105–107, title IV, § 401(a),Nov. 20, 1997, 111 Stat. 2257; Pub. L. 105–272, title IV, §§ 401, 403 (a)(1),Oct. 20, 1998, 112 Stat. 2403, 2404; Pub. L. 106–567, title IV, § 405(a), (b),Dec. 27, 2000, 114 Stat. 2849; Pub. L. 107–306, title VIII, § 841(c),Nov. 27, 2002, 116 Stat. 2431; Pub. L. 108–177, title III, § 377(b)(1),Dec. 13, 2003, 117 Stat. 2630; Pub. L. 111–259, title IV, § 421, title VIII, § 802(1),Oct. 7, 2010, 124 Stat. 2727, 2746.)
References in Text

Section 3651 of the Revised Statutes, referred to in subsec. (a)(2), was classified to section 543 of former Title 31, and was repealed by Pub. L. 97–258, § 5(b),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1084, the first section of which enacted Title 31, Money and Finance.
Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 403f of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section. Some section numbers of this title referenced in amendment notes below reflect the classification of such sections prior to their editorial reclassification.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 5 of act June 20, 1949, was renumbered section 4 and is classified to section 3505 of this title.
Amendments

2010—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–259, § 802(1), substituted “authorized under section 403–4a of this title.” for “authorized under paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 403 (a) of this title, subsections (c)(7) and (d) ofsection 403–3 of this title, subsections (a) and (g) ofsection 403–4 of this title, and section 405 of this title”.
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 111–259, § 421, substituted “the protection of current” for “and the protection of current” and inserted “, and the protection of the Director of National Intelligence and such personnel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as the Director of National Intelligence may designate” before the semicolon.
2003—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 108–177substituted “(c)(7)” for “(c)(6)”.
2002—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 107–306substituted “a report on the transfer of sums described in paragraph (1) each time that authority is exercised.” for “an annual report on the transfers of sums described in paragraph (1).”
2000—Pub. L. 106–567added subsec. (a) and (b) headings and subsec. (c).
1998—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 105–272, § 403(a)(1), substituted “paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 403 (a)” for “subparagraphs (B) and (C) of section 403 (a)(2)” and “(c)(6)” for “(c)(5)” and made technical amendments to references in original act which appear in text as references to sections 403, 403–3, 403–4 of this title.
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 105–272, § 401, substituted “and the protection of current and former Agency personnel and their immediate families, defectors and their immediate families,” for “and the protection of Agency personnel and of defectors, their families,”.
1997—Pub. L. 105–107designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), redesignated former subsecs. (a) to (f) as pars. (1) to (6), respectively, of subsec. (a), in par. (5) substituted semicolon for “without regard to limitations on expenditures contained in the Act of June 30, 1932, as amended: Provided, That in each case the Director shall certify that exception from such limitations is necessary to the successful performance of the Agency’s functions or to the security of its activities; and”, and added par. (7) and subsec. (b).
1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–178substituted “Office of Management and Budget” for “Bureau of the Budget” and “subparagraphs (B) and (C) of section 403 (a)(2) of this title, subsections (c)(5) and (d) ofsection 403–3 of this title, subsections (a) and (g) ofsection 403–4 of this title, and section 405 of this title” for “sections 403 and 405 of this title”.
1983—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 98–215added subsec. (f).
1981—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 97–89substituted “Authorize personnel designated by the Director to carry firearms to the extent necessary for the performance of the Agency’s authorized functions, except that, within the United States, such authority shall be limited to the purposes of protection of classified materials and information, the training of Agency personnel and other authorized persons in the use of firearms, the protection of Agency installations and property, and the protection of Agency personnel and of defectors, their families, and other persons in the United States under Agency auspices; and” for “Authorize couriers and guards designated by the Director to carry firearms when engaged in transportation of confidential documents and materials affecting the national defense and security;”.
1964—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 88–448repealed subsec. (f) which authorized employment of not more than fifteen retired officers who must elect between civilian salary and retired pay. See section 3101 et seq. of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
1951—Subsec. (f). Act June 26, 1951, added subsec. (f).
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment

Pub. L. 106–567, title IV, § 405(c),Dec. 27, 2000, 114 Stat. 2849, provided that: “Subsection (c) ofsection 5 of the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 [50 U.S.C. 3506(c)], as added by subsection (a) of this section, shall apply with respect to amounts appropriated or otherwise made available for the Central Intelligence Agency for fiscal years after fiscal year 2000.”
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Pub. L. 105–107, title IV, § 401(b),Nov. 20, 1997, 111 Stat. 2257, provided that: “The amendments made by subsection (a) [amending this section] apply to multiyear leases entered into under section 5 of the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 [this section], as so amended, on or after October 1, 1997.”
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–89effective Oct. 1, 1981, see section 806 ofPub. L. 97–89, set out as an Effective Date note under section 1621 of Title 10, Armed Forces.
Effective Date of 1964 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 88–448effective on first day of first month which begins later than the ninetieth day following Aug. 19, 1964, see section 403 ofPub. L. 88–448, title IV, Aug. 19, 1964, 78 Stat. 496.
Restriction on Transfer of Funds Available to Central Intelligence Agency for Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities

Pub. L. 113–76, div. C, title VIII, § 8045(b),Jan. 17, 2014, 128 Stat. 115, provided that: “None of the funds available to the Central Intelligence Agency for any fiscal year for drug interdiction and counter-drug activities may be transferred to any other department or agency of the United States except as specifically provided in an appropriations law.”
Similar provisions were contained in the following prior appropriation acts:
Pub. L. 113–6, div. C, title VIII, § 8045(b),Mar. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 308.
Pub. L. 112–74, div. A, title VIII, § 8045(b),Dec. 23, 2011, 125 Stat. 817.
Pub. L. 112–10, div. A, title VIII, § 8045(b),Apr. 15, 2011, 125 Stat. 67.
Pub. L. 111–118, div. A, title VIII, § 8047(b),Dec. 19, 2009, 123 Stat. 3439.
Pub. L. 110–329, div. C, title VIII, § 8047(b),Sept. 30, 2008, 122 Stat. 3632.
Pub. L. 110–116, div. A, title VIII, § 8048(b),Nov. 13, 2007, 121 Stat. 1325.
Pub. L. 109–289, div. A, title VIII, § 8045(b),Sept. 29, 2006, 120 Stat. 1283.
Pub. L. 109–148, div. A, title VIII, § 8052(b),Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2710.
Pub. L. 108–287, title VIII, § 8057(b),Aug. 5, 2004, 118 Stat. 983.
Pub. L. 108–87, title VIII, § 8057(b),Sept. 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 1085.
Pub. L. 107–248, title VIII, § 8058(b),Oct. 23, 2002, 116 Stat. 1550.
Pub. L. 107–117, div. A, title VIII, § 8063(b),Jan. 10, 2002, 115 Stat. 2261.
Pub. L. 106–259, title VIII, § 8062(b),Aug. 9, 2000, 114 Stat. 688.
Pub. L. 106–79, title VIII, § 8065(b),Oct. 25, 1999, 113 Stat. 1244.
Pub. L. 105–262, title VIII, § 8065(b),Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2312.
Pub. L. 105–56, title VIII, § 8071(b),Oct. 8, 1997, 111 Stat. 1235.
Pub. L. 104–208, div. A, title I, § 101(b) [title VIII, § 8080(b)], Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009–71, 3009–104.
Pub. L. 104–61, title VIII, § 8096(b),Dec. 1, 1995, 109 Stat. 671.
Pub. L. 103–335, title VIII, § 8154(b),Sept. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 2658.

 

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