20 December 1997

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Subject: 1997-12-16 Executive Order on Intelligence Oversight Board Amendment
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                              THE WHITE HOUSE

                       Office of the Press Secretary


For Immediate Release                                  December 16, 1997

                              EXECUTIVE ORDER

                     AMENDMENT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 12863

    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and 
the laws of the United States of America, and in order to emphasize 
the role of the Intelligence Oversight Board in providing executive 
branch oversight, it is hereby ordered that Executive Order 12863 is 
amended as follows:

    Section 1.  The text in section 2.1 is deleted and the following 
text is inserted in lieu thereof:  "The Intelligence Oversight Board 
(IOB) is hereby established as a standing committee of the PFIAB.  
The IOB shall consist of no more than four members designated by the 
President from among the membership of the PFIAB.  The Chairman of the 
PFIAB may also serve as the Chairman or a member of the IOB if so 
designated by the President.  The IOB shall utilize such full-time 
staff and consultants as authorized by the Chairman of the IOB with 
the concurrence of the Chairman of the PFIAB."

    Sec. 2.  The first sentence in section 2.3 is deleted and the 
following sentence is inserted in lieu thereof:  "The IOB shall 
report to the President."

                                              WILLIAM J. CLINTON

                                              THE WHITE HOUSE,
                                              December 15, 1997.

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