C126.96.36.199. Congress. Access to classified information or
material by Congress, its committees, members, and staff representatives shall
be in accordance with DoD Directive 5400.4 (reference (gg)).
Any DoD employee testifying before a Congressional committee in executive
session in relation to a classified matter shall obtain the assurance of the
committee that individuals present have a security clearance commensurate with
the highest classification of information that may be discussed. Members of
Congress by virtue of their elected positions, are not investigated or cleared
by the Department of Defense.