How Security Clearance Reform May Affect Contractors

Law360, New York (October 24, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT) -- In the wake of recent leaks of top secret information and attacks on military installations, Congress and members of the Obama administration are taking a closer look at the security clearance process. Notably, a bipartisan group of senators have proposed the Security Clearance Oversight and Reform Enforcement (SCORE) Act, which aims to increase transparency in the security clearance process and revamp applicable policies and guidelines within the government. The act would also impose significant sanctions on government contractors who perform background investigations, and are found to...
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