NAVY - SECNAV M-5510.30
PERSONNEL SECURITY PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||1 June 2006|
The Department of Navy (DON) Personnel Security Program (PSP) implements Executive Order (EO) 12968, "Access to Classified Information" and incorporates PSP policies and procedures established by other executive branch agencies.
This Manual establishes specific policy set forth in SECNAVINST 5510.30B, "Department of Navy (DON) Personnel Security Program (PSP) Instruction." It is intended to provide maximum uniformity and effectiveness in the application of PSP policies throughout DON. It applies to all DON commands and to all DON military and civilian personnel.
This Manual should be read in its entirety. Major changes to the DON PSP include: updates to national and DoD level program management responsibilities, requires copies of security manager designation letter be provided to CNO (N09N2), mandates formal security manager training, includes attestation policy, clarifies Information Technology (IT) position requirements, details citizenship requirements for sensitive duty assignments, redefines the eligibility determinations, process for both position sensitivity and clearance eligibility determinations, clarifies eligibility prohibition, clarifies prohibitions for foreign passport, dual citizenship and Smith Amendment issues, redefines interim clearance and temporary access, requires Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) use for local access records, details the access authorization process for individuals who are ineligible for security clearance and introduces the Automated Continuing Evaluation Program (ACES) and the Electronic Questionnaire for Investigations Processing (e-QIP).
This regulation applies to all regular and reserve military members of the Navy and Marine Corps; civilian personnel employed by, hired on a contractual basis by, or serving in an advisory/consultant capacity to the DON whether on a permanent, temporary or part-time basis, and whether or not compensated from appropriated or non-appropriated funds; and applicants selected for sensitive positions, or persons accepted for consideration for enlistment or appointment (military), or other persons covered by contract or other legal agreement.
This regulation establishes coordinated policies for personnel security matters. It incorporates policies provided in references (a) through (e) and other directives bearing on personnel security. This is the controlling regulation for implementation and maintenance of the DON PSP. Personnel security provisions incorporated in other departmental directives must comply with these policies and procedures.
This regulation provides minimum program requirements. Commanding officers may choose to impose more stringent requirements on their command or on their subordinate commands; however, they may not establish requirements that impact on commands that are not their subordinate commands. Commanding officers may not establish requirements that are contradictory to this regulation.
Commanding officers are responsible for compliance with and implementation of this regulation within their commands. Personnel are individually responsible for compliance with this regulation. "Command" is used as a generic term for the organizational entity and includes ship, laboratory, facility, activity, unit, squadron, etc.