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50 U.S. Code § 3322 - Additional education and training requirements

(a) FindingsCongress makes the following findings:
Foreign language education is essential for the development of a highly-skilled workforce for the intelligence community.
Since September 11, 2001, the need for language proficiency levels to meet required national security functions has been raised, and the ability to comprehend and articulate technical and scientific information in foreign languages has become critical.
(b) Linguistic requirements
(1) The Director of National Intelligence shall—
identify the linguistic requirements for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence;
identify specific requirements for the range of linguistic skills necessary for the intelligence community, including proficiency in scientific and technical vocabularies of critical foreign languages; and
develop a comprehensive plan for the Office to meet such requirements through the education, recruitment, and training of linguists.
In carrying out activities under paragraph (1), the Director shall take into account education grant programs of the Department of Defense and the Department of Education that are in existence as of December 17, 2004.
(c) Professional intelligence trainingThe Director of National Intelligence shall require the head of each element and component within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence who has responsibility for professional intelligence training to periodically review and revise the curriculum for the professional intelligence training of the senior and intermediate level personnel of such element or component in order to—
strengthen the focus of such curriculum on the integration of intelligence collection and analysis throughout the Office; and
prepare such personnel for duty with other departments, agencies, and elements of the intelligence community.
Editorial Notes

Section was formerly classified to section 403–1b of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.


2012—Subsec. (b)(3), (4). Pub. L. 112–87 struck out pars. (3) and (4) which read as follows:

“(3) Not later than one year after December 17, 2004, and annually thereafter, the Director shall submit to Congress a report on the requirements identified under paragraph (1), including the success of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in meeting such requirements. Each report shall notify Congress of any additional resources determined by the Director to be required to meet such requirements.

“(4) Each report under paragraph (3) shall be in unclassified form, but may include a classified annex.”

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

For Determination by President that section take 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 3001 of this title.

Section effective not later than six months after Dec. 17, 2004, except as otherwise expressly provided, see section 1097(a) of Pub. L. 108–458, set out in an Effective Date of 2004 Amendment; Transition Provisions note under section 3001 of this title.

Pilot Project on Civilian Linguist Reserve Corps

Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title IX, § 944(a)(1), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2366, transferred administration of pilot project on establishment of Civilian Linguist Reserve Corps required by section 613 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 [Pub. L. 108–487, formerly set out as a note below] from Director of National Intelligence to Secretary of Defense.

Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title XI, § 1124, Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3454, authorized Secretary of Defense to support implementation of Civilian Linguist Reserve Corps pilot project authorized by section 613 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 [Pub. L. 108–487, formerly set out as a note below], subject to availability of appropriated funds.

Pub. L. 108–487, title VI, § 613, Dec. 23, 2004, 118 Stat. 3959, as amended by Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title IX, § 944(a)(2), (b)–(e), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2366, provided that Secretary of Defense, in coordination with Director of National Intelligence, shall conduct five-year pilot project to assess feasibility and advisability of establishing Civilian Linguist Reserve Corps comprised of United States citizens with advanced levels of proficiency in foreign languages who would be available upon the call of the Secretary to perform such service or duties with respect to such foreign languages in the intelligence community as the Secretary may specify and provided that the Secretary shall submit final report on project to Congress six months after completion of project.