Intelligence Law Glossary - Senior Agency Official


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Senior Agency Official

Administrative Law

Executive Order 12958, Classified National Security Information, § 6.1(ii) (1995) (superseded)

“Senior agency official” means the official designated by the agency head under section 5.4(d) of this order to direct and administer the agency's program under which information is classified, safeguarded, and declassified.

Executive Order 13,526, Classified National Security Information, § 6.1 (mm) (December 29, 2009)

For purposes of this order:
(mm)  "Senior agency official" means the official designated by the agency head under section 5.4(d) of this order to direct and administer the agency's program under which information is classified, safeguarded, and declassified.