Statutory Law - US Code - 50 USC 403-3e. Director of Science and Technology


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50 USC § 403–3e. Director of Science and Technology

*Current through Public Law 112-173, August 16th, 2012.

(a) Director of Science and Technology
There is a Director of Science and Technology within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence who shall be appointed by the Director of National Intelligence.
(b) Requirement relating to appointment
An individual appointed as Director of Science and Technology shall have a professional background and experience appropriate for the duties of the Director of Science and Technology.
(c) Duties
The Director of Science and Technology shall—
(1) act as the chief representative of the Director of National Intelligence for science and technology;
(2) chair the Director of National Intelligence Science and Technology Committee under subsection (d) of this section;
(3) assist the Director in formulating a long-term strategy for scientific advances in the field of intelligence;
(4) assist the Director on the science and technology elements of the budget of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; and
(5) perform other such duties as may be prescribed by the Director of National Intelligence or specified by law.
(d) Director of National Intelligence Science and Technology Committee
(1) There is within the Office of the Director of Science and Technology a Director of National Intelligence Science and Technology Committee.
(2) The Committee shall be composed of the principal science officers of the National Intelligence Program.
(3) The Committee shall—
(A) coordinate advances in research and development related to intelligence; and
(B) perform such other functions as the Director of Science and Technology shall prescribe.
(July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title I, §103E, as added Pub. L. 108–458, title I, §1011(a), Dec. 17, 2004, 118 Stat. 3659.)