50 U.S. Code § 3342 - Security clearances for transition team members
In this section, the term “eligible candidate” has the meaning given such term by section 3(h)(4) of the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 (3 U.S.C. 102 note).
Each eligible candidate for President may submit, before the date of the general election, requests for security clearances for prospective transition team members who will have a need for access to classified information to carry out their responsibilities as members of the President-elect’s transition team.
Necessary background investigations and eligibility determinations to permit appropriate prospective transition team members to have access to classified information shall be completed, to the fullest extent practicable, by the day after the date of the general election.
This section, referred to in par. (1), is section 7601 of Pub. L. 108–458. See Codification note below.
Section was formerly classified as a note under section 435b of this title prior to editorial reclassification as this section.
Section is comprised of subsec. (c) of section 7601 of Pub. L. 108–458. Subsec. (a) of section 7601 amended provisions set out as a note under section 102 of Title 3, The President, subsec. (b) of section 7601 is not classified to the Code, and subsec. (d) of section 7601 is set out as a note under section 102 of Title 3.
2010—Par. (1). Pub. L. 111–283, § 2(c)(1)(A), added par. (1) and struck out former par. (1) which read as follows: “In this section, the term ‘major party’ shall have the meaning given under section 9002(6) of title 26.”
Par. (2). Pub. L. 111–283, § 2(c)(1)(B), substituted “eligible candidate” for “major party candidate”.