(a) Annual report by President to Congress on measures to protect identities of covert agents
The President, after receiving information from the Director of National Intelligence, shall submit to the congressional intelligence committees an annual report on measures to protect the identities of covert agents, including an assessment of the need, if any, for modification of this subchapter for the purpose of improving legal protections for covert agents, and on any other matter relevant to the protection of the identities of covert agents. The date for the submittal of the report shall be the date provided in section
415b of this title.
(b) Exemption from disclosure
The report described in subsection (a) of this section shall be exempt from any requirement for publication or disclosure.
2010—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–259inserted “including an assessment of the need, if any, for modification of this subchapter for the purpose of improving legal protections for covert agents,” after “measures to protect the identities of covert agents,”.
2004—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–458substituted “Director of National Intelligence” for “Director of Central Intelligence”.
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–306, § 811(b)(1)(E)(i), inserted at end “The date for the submittal of the report shall be the date provided in section
415b of this title.”
Pub. L. 107–306, § 353(b)(1)(B), substituted “congressional intelligence committees” for “Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–306, § 811(b)(1)(E)(ii), struck out at end “The first such report shall be submitted no later than February 1, 1983.”
Effective Date of 2004 Amendment
For Determination by President that amendment by Pub. L. 108–458take effect on Apr. 21, 2005, see Memorandum of President of the United States, Apr. 21, 2005, 70 F.R. 23925, set out as a note under section
401 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 108–458effective not later than six months after Dec. 17, 2004, except as otherwise expressly provided, see section 1097(a) ofPub. L. 108–458, set out in an Effective Date of 2004 Amendment; Transition Provisions note under section
401 of this title.
Termination of Reporting Requirements
For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions of law requiring submittal to Congress of any annual, semiannual, or other regular periodic report listed in House Document No. 103–7 (in which the 8th item on page 156 identifies a reporting provision which, as subsequently amended, is contained in subsec. (a) of this section), see section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66, as amended, set out as a note under section
1113 of Title
31, Money and Finance.
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