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CHAPTER VI-UNITED STATES

ARMS CONTROL AND
DISARMAMENT AGENCY

Part 601 602 603 604

Page 298 303 311

Statement of organization ....
Freedom of information policy and procedures
Privacy Act policy and procedures ....
Administrative claims under the Federal Tort

Claims Act .......
National security information regulations
Conduct of employees ............
Enforcement of nondiscrimination on the basis of

handicap in programs or activities conducted by
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PART 601-STATEMENT OF

ORGANIZATION

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Sec. 601.1 Definition.

Subpart A-Agency Responsibilities and

Structure

601.5 Responsibilities. 601.6 Structure. 601.7 General Advisory Committee. 601.8 Office of Arms Control Negotiations in

Geneva.

Subpart B-Functional Statements 601.10 Office of the Director. 601.11 Bureau of Strategic and Nuclear Af

fairs (SNA). 601.12 Bureau of Multilateral Affairs (MA). 601.13 Bureau of Nonproliferation Policy

(NP). 601.14 Bureau of Verification and Implemen

tation (VI). 601.15 Office of the General Counsel (GC). 601.16 Office of Congressional Affairs (CA). 601.17 Office of Public Affairs (PA). 601.18 Office of Administration (A). 601.19 Office of the Inspector General (OIG). 601.20 Office of Security (SY). 601.21 Office of the Chief Science Advisor

(OCSA). AUTHORITY: Sec. 1, Pub. L. 90-23, 81 Stat. 54 (5 U.S.C. 552(a)(1)); Title II, Pub. L. 87-297, 75 Stat. 632, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2561 et seq.); and sec. 41(h), Pub. L. 87-297, 75 Stat. 636, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2581(1)).

SOURCE: 56 FR 13266, Apr. 1, 1991, unless otherwise noted.

economic, political, military, legal, social, psychological, and technological information on which realistic arms control and disarmament policy must be based, and the authority, under the direction of the President and the Secretary of State, to carry out the following primary functions:

(1) The conduct, support, and coordination of research for arms control and disarmament policy formulation;

(2) The preparation for and management of United States participation in international negotiations in the arms control and disarmament field as well as United States implementation of existing treaties;

(3) The dissemination and coordination of ublic information concerning arms control and disarmament; and

(4) The preparation for, operation of, or as appropriate, direction of United States participation in such verification systems as may become part of United States arms control and disarmament activities. Verification systems include both United States national means and negotiated control measures such as on-site inspections.

(c) The Agency works at the highest level of the United States Government and, under the direction of the Secretary of State, conducts United States participation in international arms control and disarmament negotiations. It does not normally hand down decisions or engage in regulatory activities affecting the general public, since its functions are principally in the advisory or diplomatic areas. Copies of publications resulting from the Agency's activities, such as its Annual Report, may be ordered from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, or requested directly from the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 320 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20451.

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8 601.6 Structure.

(a) The Agency is headed by a Director, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, who is responsible for the executive direction of the Agency. He also functions as the principal adviser to the Secretary of State, the National Security Council, and the President on

arms control and disarmament matters Director appointed by the President and, under the direction of the Sec- with the advice and consent of the Senretary, has primary responsibility ate. Within the range of its program rewithin the Government for such mat- sponsibilities, each of the Bureaus and ters. He is assisted by a Deputy Direc- the Office of the Chief Science Advisor tor, similarly appointed by the Presi- is responsible for generating polloy dent with the advice and consent of the proposals, and for working closely with Senate, who acts for him in his ab- other Agency units and Government sence.

agencies on matters related to its pro(b) The Director is supported by a gram areas. Other organizations units personal staff which includes the Exec- with staff responsibilities are the Ofutive Assistant, Special Assistant and fice of the General Counsel, the Office Personal Secretary. Other officials in- of Congressional Affairs, the Office of cluded within the Director's office are Public Affairs, the Office of Administhe Counselor of the Agency, the Exec

tration, the Office of the Inspector utive Secretary, two Special Rep General, and the Office of Security, resentatives appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the

8 601.7 General Advisory Committee. Senate, the U.S. Commissioner on the The Act creating the Agency authorStanding Consultative Commission, ized the President, by and with the adthe U.S. Representative to the Special vice and consent of the Senate, to ap Verification Commission, the U.S. Rep- point a General Advisory Committoo resentative to the Conference on Disar

(GAC) of not to exceed 15 members. mament, the Senior Military Advisor, This Committee must meet at least the Senior Policy Advisor, the Prin- twice each year. From time to time 10 cipal Deputy Director of the On-Site advises the President, the Secretary of Inspection Agency, and the Equal Em

State, and the Director of the Agency ployment Opportunity Officer. The Of

on matters affecting arms control, die fice of the Director also supports the

armament, and world peace. Under the General Advisory Committee.

Federal Advisory Committee Act (6 (c) In its deliberations during the es

U.S.C. appendix I) and Executive Order tablishment of the Agency, Congress

12024, as implemented by the General made it clear that the Director of the Services Administration, the Agency Agency would rank with the Under exercises significant support functions Secretary (now Deputy Secretary) of for the GAC. State and report directly to the Secretary; the Deputy Director would

8601.8 Office of Arms Control Negotia

tions in Geneva. rank with the Deputy Under Secretary of State (now Under Secretary) and As

This diplomatic mission was estabsistant Directors would rank with As- lished by the State Department for the sistant Secretaries of State. Congress

expanded negotiations on defense and also made it clear that although he has

space weapons, strategic nuclear weap a special and close relationship to the

ons, and intermediate range nuclear Secretary of State, the Director also weapons. Consistent with the Agency's has direct access to the President when

statutory authority, under the direcnecessary and that he has sufficient

tion of the President and the Mecretary authority and independence to deal di

of State, for management of United rectly with the heads of other agencies,

States participation in arme control such as the Department of Defense, on

negotiations, the Agency manages the matters not falling within the com- operation of these negotiations, petence of the Department of State. (d) The Agency's program respon

Subpart B-Functional Statornents sibilities are primarily discharged through four Bureaus and the Office of

COL10 Office of the Director, the Chief Science Advisor. Each of the (2) The Director of the Agency I# the Bureaus (Strategic and Nuclear Affairs, principal snake to the worsetary of Nonproliferation Policy, Multilateral Bate, the Yational Heaniny (m1), Affairs, and Verification and Imple- and the President on arms omtrol mata mentation) is headed by an Assistant tere. Under the direttin the War retary of State, he has primary respon- top decisionmakers within the Agency sibility within the Government for for- and in other agencies. mulation of policy recommendations (h) The Senior Military Advisor to and for operations in such matters. He the Director is responsible for serving is responsible for the executive direc- as the principal adviser to the Director tion and coordination of all activities on military affairs and is the principal of the Agency and the Agency's rela- representative of the Director to the tions with the Congress. He attends all Office of the Secretary of Defense and meetings of the National Security the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He evaluates Council involving arms control and dis- arms control proposals from a military armament matters, proliferation, arms perspective and assesses their potential transfers, weapons procurement, and contribution to the national security. consideration of the defense budget. (i) The Senior Policy Advisor to the

(b) The Deputy Director assists the Director provides analysis and advice Director in carrying out his respon

on policy areas within the Agency's sibilities as head of the Agency, and

mission from a broad and independent acts for and exercises the powers of the

perspective, and is a principal repDirector during his absence and has

resentative of the Director on policy special responsibility for the Office of matters. The Senior Policy Advisor Administration and the Office of Secu

also serves as Director of the Policy rity.

Planning Group, establishing and exe(c) The two Special Representatives

cuting needed planning activities and perform their assigned duties under the

developing analyses for short and longdirection of the President and the Sec

range policy planning issues. retary of State, acting through the Di

(j) The Principal Deputy Director of rector of the Agency.

the On-Site Inspection Agency (OSIA) (d) The U.S. Commissioner to the

assists the Director of OSIA in the Standing Consultative Commission

management of that Agency and acts (SCC), with the rank of Ambassador,

as the representative of the Director of

the U.S. Arms Control and Disarunder the direction of the President and the Director of the Agency, serves

mament Agency on matters falling as head of the United States compo

within the competence of OSIA.

(k) The Executive Director of the nent of the SCC, which is the U.S.-So

General Advisory Committee (GAC) viet implementing body for the AntiBallistic Missile Treaty.

provides substantive and administra

tive support to the GAC, including (e) The U.S. Representative to the

White House and Congressional liaison, Special Verification Commission

in the GAC's exercise of broad statu(SVC), with the rank of Ambassador,

tory responsibilities as a Presidential under the Direction of the President

advisory body on arms control and disand the Director of the Agency, heads

armament activities. the United States Delegation to the

(1) The Equal Employment OpporSVC, which is the U.S.-Soviet imple

tunity (EEO) Officer has the primary menting body for the INF Treaty.

responsibility for advising the Director (1) The U.S. Representative to the of the Agency with respect to the prepConference on Disarmament (CD), with aration of national equal employment the rank of Ambassador, serves as U.S. opportunity plans, procedures, regulaRepresentative to the CD, may rep- tions, reports, and other matters perresent arms control interests on the taining to the Agency's equal employUnited States delegation to the United ment opportunity program, for evaluNations and its constituent bodies, and ating the sufficiency of the total Agenalso represents the Director of the cy program for equal employment opAgency in other negotiations having portunity, and when authorized by the arms control significance as requested Director of the Agency, for making by the Director.

changes in programs and procedurs de(8) The Counselor assists the Direc- signed to eliminate discriminatory tor and serves as a principal adviser on practices and improve the Agency's all aspects of the Agency's operations program for equal employment opporand as a link between the Director and tunity. The EEO Officer maintains con

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