Feds fast-tracking new system for cleared personnel

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Last year, the number of cleared personnel to more than 5 million, according to a report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Last year, faced with across-the-board sequestration cuts, many agencies reported that they had temporarily stopped requesting periodic reinvestigations of their cleared personnel, as of March 2014, about 22 percent of top-secret clearance holders were past the five-year due date.

Only about 8,000 top-secret clearance holders — out of a total 1 million — typically file incident reports in a given year.

Source: http://www.federalnewsradio.com/513/3624627/Feds-fast-tracking-new-system-for-keeping-tabs-on-cleared-personnel-