EO 13070
Effective Date: December 13, 1997

Responsible Office: Office of Headquarters Operations
Subject: The Intelligence Oversight Board, 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

December 15, 1997.

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