The mission of the Director shall be to serve as the head of national counterintelligence for the United States Government.
50 U.S. Code § 3382 - Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center
Section was formerly classified to section 402b of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.
2017—Pub. L. 115–31, § 401(a)(1), amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to the National Counterintelligence Executive.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 115–31, § 401(a)(3), provided that the amendment made by Pub. L. 114–113, § 401(a), was deemed to not have taken effect. See 2015 Amendment and Effective Date of 2015 Amendment notes below.
2015—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 114–113, which directed that subsec. (a) be amended to read as follows:
“(a) Establishment.—There shall be a National Counterintelligence Executive who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.”,
was deemed to not have taken effect by Pub. L. 115–31, § 401(a)(3). See 2017 Amendment note above.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 108–458, § 1072(d)(1)(B), substituted “Director of National Intelligence” for “President” and “Director of the Central Intelligence Agency” for “Director of Central Intelligence”.
For Determination by President that amendment by Pub. L. 108–458 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.
Amendment by Pub. L. 108–458 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.