The National Background Investigations Bureau is working out the details of the upcoming transfer of the governmentwide security clearance portfolio, and the people, resources and IT that come with it, to the Defense Department.
Industry says the President’s recent security clearance transfer brings promise for long-awaited modernization to the entire personnel vetting process.
After months of promises that the move was imminent, President Donald Trump has made the transfer of the governmentwide security clearance program from the Office of Personnel Management to the Pentagon official.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a version of the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act is introduced into the Senate.
The costs of conducting a security clearance in fiscal 2020 will remain consistent at 2019 levels, even as the Defense Department prepares to assume responsibility for background investigations across most of government.