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Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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AGENCY:

Department of the Navy, DOD.

ACTION:

Notice to Add a System of Records.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Navy proposes to add a system of records notice to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES:

This action will be effective on August 14, 2000 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to the Department of the Navy, PA/FOIA Policy Branch, Chief of Naval Start Printed Page 43308Operations (N09B30), 2000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350-2000.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mrs. Doris Lama at (202) 685-6545 or DSN 325-6545.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Department of the Navy's record system notices for records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the address above.

The proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act was submitted on June 26, 2000, to the House Committee on Government Reform, the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to paragraph 4c of Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A-130, ‘Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About Individuals,’ dated February 8, 1996, (61 FR 6427, February 20, 1996).

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Dated: July 6, 2000.

C.M. Robinson,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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System name:

Voluntary Leave Transfer Program Records.

System location:

Navy Human Resources Offices. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Navy's compilation of systems of records notices.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

Individuals who have volunteered to participate in the leave transfer program as either a donor or recipient.

Categories of records in the system:

Separate files exist for leave recipients and leave donors records.

Leave recipients records contain the individual's name, organization, office telephone number, Social Security Number, position title, grade, pay level, leave balance, number of hours requested, brief description of the medical or personal hardship which qualifies the individual for inclusion in the program, the status of that hardship, and a statement that selected data elements may be used in soliciting donations. The file may also contain medical or physician certifications and agency approvals or denials.

Leave donors records contain the individual's name, organization, office telephone number, Social Security Number, position title, grade, and pay level, leave balance, number of hours donated and the name of the designated recipient.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; 5 U.S.C. 6331 et seq. (Leave); E.O. 9397 (SSN); and 5 CFR part 630.

Purpose(s):

To manage the Department of the Navy's Voluntary Leave Transfer Program. The recipient's name, position data, organization, and brief hardship description are published internally for passive solicitation purposes. The Social Security Number is sought to effectuate the transfer of leave by human resources and pay offices from the donor's account to the recipient's account.

Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories of users and the purposes of such uses:

In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:

To the Department of Labor in connection with a claim filed by an employee for compensation due to a job-connected injury or illness, when leave donor and leave recipient are employed by different Federal agencies.

The ‘Blanket Routine Uses' that appear at the beginning of the Navy's compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system:

Storage:

Paper and automated records.

Retrievability:

Name/Social Security Number of leave recipient for access to their files. Name/Social Security Number of leave donor for access to their files.

Safeguards:

Access to records is limited to the custodian of the records or by persons responsible for servicing the records in the performance of their official duties. Records are stored in locked cabinets or rooms and are controlled by personnel screening. Computer terminals are located in supervised areas. Access to computerized data is controlled by password or other user code systems.

Retention and disposal:

Records are destroyed one year after the end of the year in which the file is closed.

System manager(s) and address:

Policy official: Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (CP/EEO), 3801 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20393-5441.

Record holder: Director of local Human Resources Offices. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Navy's compilation of systems of records.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether this system contains information about themselves should address written inquires to their servicing Human Resources Office. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Navy's compilation of systems of record.

The request should contain the name, approximate date during which the case record was developed, the address of the individual concerned and should be signed.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about them contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to their servicing Human Resources Office. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Navy's compilation of systems of records.

The request should contain the name, approximate date during which the case record was developed, the address of the individual concerned and should be signed.

Contesting record procedures:

The Navy's rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5211.5; 32 CFR part 701; or may be obtained from the system manager.

Record source categories:

Employee, supervisors, and individuals who contribute leave.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

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[FR Doc. 00-17661 Filed 7-12-00; 8:45 am]

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