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Authority of Federal Agencies to Investigate and Screen Non-Federal Employees Before Granting Them Access to Unclassified Information in Federal Computer Systems


Federal Computer Systems—Access by Contractor Employees—Authority to Screen for Security Purposes (31 U.S.C. § 18a; 5 U.S.C. §§ 301, 552a; 44 U.S.C. § 3102)—Due Process

Updated July 9, 2014