Ex- convicts and addicts may get DoD clearance

Schor, Elana; Tiron, Roxana
July 2007
Hill;7/10/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 82, p1
The article reports on the repeal provision of the U.S. Department of Defense's restriction on granting security clearances to ex-convicts, drug addicts and the mentally incompetent. The repeal provision is creating disagreement between the Senate Armed Services and the Intelligence committees. Moreover, the fate of the provision could become a critical point as the Senate takes up the bill in July 2007.


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