Administrative Law - CFR - 32 CFR 1909.02: Definitions.


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32 CFR 1909.02: Definitions.

For purposes of this part, the following terms have the meanings indicated:

(a) Agency  or CIA

means the United States Central Intelligence Agency acting through the CIA Information and Privacy Coordinator;

(b) Agency Release Panel  or Panel or ARP

means the CIA Agency Release Panel established pursuant to 32 CFR 1900.41;

(c) Days

means calendar days when the Agency is operating and specifically excludes Saturdays, Sundays, and legal public holidays. Three (3) days may be added to any time limit imposed on a requester by this part if responding by U.S. domestic mail; ten (10) days may be added if responding by international mail;

(d) Control

means ownership or the authority of the CIA pursuant to federal statute or privilege to regulate official or public access to records;

(e) Coordinator

means the CIA Information and Privacy Coordinator who serves as the Agency manager of the historical access program established pursuant to § 4.5 of this Order;

(f) Director, Center for the Study of Intelligence or “D/CSI”

means the Agency official responsible for the management of the CIA's various historical programs including the management of access granted under this section;

(g) Director of Personnel Security

means the Agency official responsible for making all security and access approvals and for effecting the necessary non-disclosure and/or pre-publication agreements as may be required;

(h) Federal agency

means any executive department, military department, or other establishment or entity included in the definition of agency in 5 U.S.C. 552(f);

(i) Former Presidential appointee

means any person who has previously occupied a policy-making position in the executive branch of the United States Government to which they were appointed by the current or former President and confirmed by the United States Senate;

(j) Historian or historical researcher

means any individual with professional training in the academic field of history (or related fields such as journalism) engaged in a research project leading to publication (or any similar activity such as academic course development) reasonably intended to increase the understanding of the American public into the operations and activities of the United States government;

(k) Information

means any knowledge that can be communicated or documentary material, regardless of its physical form that is owned by, produced by or for, or is under the control of the United States Government;

(l) Interested party

means any official in the executive, military, congressional, or judicial branches of government, United States or foreign, or U.S. Government contractor who, in the sole discretion of the CIA, has a subject matter or physical interest in the documents or information at issue;

(m) Originator

means the CIA officer who originated the information at issue, or successor in office, or a CIA officer who has been delegated declassification authority for the information at issue in accordance with the provisions of this Order;

(n) This Order

means Executive Order 12958 of April 17 1995 and published at 60 FR 19825-19843 (or successor Orders).