DefinitionsIn this subchapter:
The term “defense intelligence position” means a civilian position as an intelligence officer or intelligence employee of the Department of Defense.
(2) The term “intelligence component of the Department of Defense” means any of the following:
The National Security Agency.
The Defense Intelligence Agency.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
Any other component of the Department of Defense that performs intelligence functions and is designated by the Secretary of Defense as an intelligence component of the Department of Defense.
Any successor to a component specified in, or designated pursuant to, this paragraph.
(3) The term “congressional oversight committees” means—
the Committee on Armed Services and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate; and
the Committee on Armed Services and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.
(Added Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title XVI
, § 1632(d), Sept. 23, 1996
, 110 Stat. 2750
; amended Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title X
, § 1067(1), Oct. 5, 1999
, 113 Stat. 774
; Pub. L. 106–398
, § 1 [[div. A], title XI, § 1141(c)], Oct. 30, 2000
, 114 Stat. 1654
, 1654A–319; Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title IX
, § 921(d)(7), Nov. 24, 2003
, 117 Stat. 1569
2003—Par. (2)(C). Pub. L. 108–136 substituted “National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency” for “National Imagery and Mapping Agency”.
2000—Par. (1). Pub. L. 106–398 substituted “of the Department of Defense” for “of an intelligence component of the Department of Defense or of a military department”.
1999—Par. (3)(B). Pub. L. 106–65 substituted “Committee on Armed Services” for “Committee on National Security”.
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