The Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy (also called the Moynihan Commission) was established by the Protection and Reduction of Government Secrecy Act; Classified information, in Title IX of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995.
The purpose of the Commission was:
- (1) to examine the implications of the extensive classification of information and to make recommendations to reduce the volume of information classified and thereby to strengthen the protection of legitimately classified information; and
- (2) to examine and make recommendations concerning current procedures relating to the granting of security clearances.
The Commission issued its Report of the Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy in 1997.
- ↑ Pub. L. No. 103-236 (Apr. 30, 1994); 50 U.S.C. §401 note.