108 STAT. 3442 PUBLIC LAW 103-359—OCT. 14, 1994 "(3) to provide financial support to that individual during periods of unemployment. "(b) QUALIFIED FORMER INTELLIGENCE EMPLOYEES.— For purposes of this section, a qualified former intelligence employee is an individual who was employed as a civilian employee of the Department of Defense in a sensitive position in an intelligence component of the Department of Defense— "(1) who has been found to be ineligible for continued access to information designated as 'Sensitive Compartmented Information' and employment with the intelligence component; or "(2) whose employment with the intelligence component has been terminated. "(c) CONDITIONS. — Assistance may be provided to a qualified former intelligence employee under subsection (a) only if the Secretary determines that such assistance is essential to— "(1) maintain the judgment and emotional stability of the qualified former intelligence employee; and "(2) avoid circumstances that might lead to the unlawful disclosure of classified information to which the qualified former intelligence employee had access. "(d) DURATION OF ASSISTANCE. —Assistance may not be provided under this section in the case of any individual after the end of the five-year period beginning on the date of the termination of the employment of the individual with an intelligence component of the Department of Defense. "(e) ANNUAL REPORT.— (1) The Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional committees specified in paragraph (2) an annual report with respect to any expenditure made under this section. "(2) The committees referred to in paragraph (1) are the following: "(A) The Committees on Armed Services and Appropriations and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives. "(B) The Committees on Armed Services and Appropriations and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate. "(f) DEFINITION.— In this section, the term 'intelligence component of the Department of Defense' means any of the following: "(1) The National Security Agency. "(2) The Defense Intelligence Agency. "(3) The National Reconnaissance Office. "(4) The Central Imagery Office. "(5) The intelligence components of any of the military departments.". (2) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.— The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item: "1599. Postemployment assistance: certain terminated intelligence employees.". (b) REPEAL OF PREDECESSOR AUTHORITY. — (1) DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY. —Paragraph (4) of section 1604(e) of title 10, United States Code, is repealed. (2) NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY.—Section 17 of the National Security Agency Act of 1959 (50 U.S.C. 402 note) is repealed.