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February 14, 1975
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Approved For Release 2002/05/02 : CIA-RDP83B00823R000700040034-0 14 February 1975 MEMORANDUM FOR: Principals of Ad Hoc Coordinating Group on Congressional Investigations SUBJECT: Fourth Meeting (14 February 1975) of the Ad Hoc Group on Congressional Review of the Intelligence Community 1. The Ad Hoc Group met at 1015 hours in the DCI Conference Room. 25X1A 2. I I opened the meeting with a review of his 10 February meeting with William G. Miller, Staff Director of the Senate Select Committee. Mr. Miller was firnished copies at that time of the Security ground rules including (1) Guidelines for Protection of Information and Documents furnished the Select Committee, (2) Suggested Secrecy Agreement for Personnel Employed by or assigned to Select Committees, and (3) copy of the Marchetti brief. No commit- ment was made on acceptance of the Security Agreement concept. Mr. Miller expressed the Committee's desire to avoid confrontation between the review activities of the Committee and those of the President, as Commander in Chief. 3. Mr. Cary, CIA Legislative Counsel, reported on present status of organization of the House Select Committee and alerted all agencies to HRs 121 and 125 addressing this subject. Organiza- tional requirements indicate that any appearances of the DCI before this group is several weeks away. Mr. Cary emphasized to the Agency's representatives the importance of being completely familiar the desirability of keeping their particular Congressional Committees informed on their activities with the Select Committees. with proposed legislation. I :J reminded all Agencies of 'See list of Attendees attached. Approved For Release 2002/05/02 : CIA-RDP83B00823R000700040034-0 Approved For Release 2002/05/02 : CIA-RDP83B00823R000700040034-0 held with White House, FBI and DoD representatives eand the DCI to address DCI/Congressional reporting on especially. sensitive material. The date for this meeting has n t b o een detrmined. I lalso informed the Group (1) of the DCI's appearance (20/21) February) before members of the House Appropriations Committee, and (2) the DCI's desire to table with the Senate Select Committee at an early date, a copy of his statement with appropriate annexes. Community agencies will receive copies of this statement. 5. Copies of the reworked Security paper prepared by the Chairman of the USIB Security Committee, and the paper prepared by Admiral Showers of the IC Staff on Community External Reviews were distributed to the Group members. Early completion of all outstanding annexes was urged. Agencies will have the opportunity for final review. 6. Mr. Hitchcock of State Department was requested to prepare a Glossary of appropriate Community terms.. A copy of the Glossary prepared for the Presidential Commission was nom. de available to Mr. Hitchcock. The Open Budget, The Black Budget Process,uGAO Audits The S hlestion; inger Study and The Separation of Clandestine Collection from Analyses, the pros and cons.. 8. Mr. Collins of Treasury raised the issue of methods to protect sensitive information which is not formally classified. Department of Justice representative,, Mr. Wilderotter, agreed to develop language and provide to Mr. Moore, Chairman, USIB Security Committee. Executive Secretary Attachments: 1) Attendees 2) Revised Membership List Approved For Release 2002/05/02 : CIA-RDP83B00823R000700040034-0