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Legislative Branch

Centralize Security Clearance Process

When each government entity has it's own clearance process, there is significant redundant use of resources that could be eliminated by centralizing the process for less sensitive positions (e.g. IT, administrative). For example, over the past few years, I've had to go through 3 clearance processes working for different branches of the government. They all wanted the same information and the work to be performed was... more »

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Department of Defense

Refine/Consolidate the Federal Govt Security Clearance Process

Refine the Federal security clearance process by establishing (1) federal agency responsible for adjudicating all federal security clearance investigations government-wide. I recommend the entire security clearance operation be transferred to the Department of Homeland Security. Homeland Security will have direct IT access or work with various Federal agencies and local law enforcement to complete the entire adjudication... more »

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Department of Defense

Security Clearance Reciprocity

For the love of all that's holy, every player doesn't need a vote in my trustworthiness. Designate a single entity - DSS, perhaps - that's the ONLY source of clearances in the DoD. All components - services, DIA, NGA, etc... - are investigated and adjudicated THE EXACT SAME WAY by the EXACT SAME PLACE. Poly's need to go away as well - they're nothing more than voodoo science being used as an interrogation tool in lieu... more »

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Office of Personnel Management

Suitability/Security Reform - the next step

Presidential Executive Order 13467 calls for greater alignment of the processes for determining suitability for Federal employment, fitness to work on Government contracts, eligibility for access to classified information or for sensitive national security positions, and eligibility for access to federally controlled facilities and information systems, under the leadership of the Performance Accountability Council (PAC),... more »

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