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AGENCY:

Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice to Amend and Delete Systems of Records.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Army is proposing to delete two systems of records notices and amend one in its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES:

This proposed action will be effective without further notice on September 13, 2000 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES:

Privacy Act System Notice Manager, Records Management Division, U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency, ATTN: TAPC-PDD-RP, Stop 5603, Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-5603.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Janice Thornton at (703) 806-4390 or DSN 656-4390.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Department of the Army systems of records notices 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 specific changes to the record system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in their entirety. The proposed amendments are not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, which requires the submission of a new or altered system report.

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Dated: August 7, 2000.

C.M. Robinson,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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Deletions:

System identifier and name:

A0600-8b NGB, Standard Installation/Division Personnel System Army National Guard (SIDPERS-ARNG) (October 18, 1999, 64 FR 56195).

Reason: Records are being incorporated into A0600-8-23 DAPE, Standard Installation/Division Personnel System.

System identifier and name:

A0600-8TAPC, Standard Installation/Division Personnel System (SIDPERS) (February 22, 1993, 58 FR 10002).

Reason: Records are being incorporated into A0600-8-23 DAPE, Standard Installation/Division Personnel System.

Amendment

A0600-8 DAPE

System name:

Standard Installation/Division Personnel System—USAR (February 22, 1993, 58 FR 10002).

Changes:

System identifier:

Delete entry and replace with ‘A0600-8-23 DAPE’.

System name:

Delete entry and replace with ‘Standard Installation/Division Personnel System’.

System location:

Delete entry and replace with ‘National Guard records are located at the Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve Component records are located at the U.S. Army Reserve Components Personnel and Administration Center, 9700 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132-5200.

Regular Army records are located at the Army Information Processing Centers located in Chambersburg, PA 17201-4150; Huntsville, AL 35898-7340; Rock Island, IL 61299-7210; and St. Louis, MO 63120-1798.’

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

Delete entry and replace with ‘All active duty Army personnel, personnel attached from National Guard and/or Army reserve members of the Army National Guard, and individuals currently assigned to a U.S. Army Reserve unit’.

Categories of records in the system:

Delete entry and replace with ‘Name, Social Security Number, sex, race, citizenship, status, religious denomination, marital status, number of dependents, date of birth, physical profile, ethnic group, grade and date of rank, term of service for enlisted personnel, security clearance, service agreement for non-regular officers, promotion data and dates, special pay and bonus, unit of assignment and identification code, military occupational specialty, civilian occupation, additional skill identifiers, civilian and military education levels, languages, military qualification, assignment eligibility, availability and termination date thereof, security status, suspension of favorable personnel action indicator, Privacy Act disputed record indicator, and similar relevant data’.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

Delete entry and replace with ‘5 U.S.C 301, Departmental Regulations; 10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; Army Regulation 600-8-23, Standard Installation/Division Personnel System Database Management; and E.O 9397 (SSN)’.

Purpose(s):

Delete entry and replace with ‘To support personnel management decisions concerning the selection, distribution and utilization of all personnel in military duties, strength accounting and manpower management, promotions, demotions, transfers, and other personnel actions essential to unit readiness; to identify and fulfill training needs; and to support automated interfaces with authorized information systems for pay, mobilization, and other statistical reports’.

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Safeguards:

Delete entry and replace with ‘Access to data and data storage is controlled and accessible only to authorized personnel and authorized personnel with password capability for the electronic media access’.

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System manager(s) and address:

Delete entry and replace with ‘National Guard: Chief, National Guard Bureau, Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve Component: Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters, Department of the Army 300 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0300.

Regular Army: Commander, U.S. Army Personnel Center, 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, VA 22332-0400.’

Notification procedure:

Delete entry and replace with ‘Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the appropriate address below:

National Guard individuals should address inquiries to the National Guard Bureau, Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

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Regular Army individuals should address inquiries to their local Commander.

All individuals should furnish full name, service identification number, current address and telephone number, signature, and specific information concerning the event or incident that will assist in locating the record.

Personal visits may be made. Individual must furnish proof of identity.’

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking to access information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries appropriate address below:

National Guard individuals should address inquiries to the National Guard Bureau, Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve individuals should address inquiries to the Commander of the Army Headquarters in which the unit is located.

Regular Army individuals should address inquiries to their local Commander.

All individuals should furnish full name, service identification number, current address and telephone number, signature, and specific information concerning the event or incident that will assist in locating the record.

Personal visits may be made. Individual must furnish proof of identity.

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A0600-8-23 DAPE

System name:

Standard Installation/Division Personnel System.

System location:

National Guard records are located at the Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve Component records are located at the U.S. Army Reserve Components Personnel and Administration Center, 9700 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132-5200.

Regular Army records are located at the Army Information Processing Centers located in Chambersburg, PA 17201-4150; Huntsville, AL 35898-7340; Rock Island, IL 61299-7210; and St. Louis, MO 63120-1798.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

All active duty Army personnel, personnel attached from National Guard and/or Army reserve members of the Army National Guard, and individuals currently assigned to a U.S. Army Reserve unit.

Categories of records in the system:

Name, Social Security Number, sex, race, citizenship, status, religious denomination, marital status, number of dependents, date of birth, physical profile, ethnic group, grade and date of rank, term of service for enlisted personnel, security clearance, service agreement for non-regular officers, promotion data and dates, special pay and bonus, unit of assignment and identification code, military occupational specialty, civilian occupation, additional skill identifiers, civilian and military education levels, languages, military qualification, assignment eligibility, availability and termination date thereof, security status, suspension of favorable personnel action indicator, Privacy Act disputed record indicator, and similar relevant data.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

5 U.S.C 301, Departmental Regulations; 10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; Army Regulation 600-8-23, Standard Installation/Division Personnel System Database Management; and E.O 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):

To support personnel management decisions concerning the selection, distribution and utilization of all personnel in military duties, strength accounting and manpower management, promotions, demotions, transfers, and other personnel actions essential to unit readiness; to identify and fulfill training needs; and to support automated interfaces with authorized information systems for pay, mobilization, and other statistical reports.

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:

The ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ set forth at the beginning of the Army's compilation of systems of records notices also apply to this system.

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

Storage:

Magnetic tapes, discs, microfiche, punched cards, and computer printouts.

Retrievability:

By Name, Social Security Number, or other individually identifying characteristics.

Safeguards:

Access to data and data storage is controlled and accessible only to authorized personnel and authorized personnel with password capability for the electronic media access

Retention and disposal:

Records are maintained one year in records holding area or current file area then retired to National Personnel Records Center. Maintained there for 75 years then destroyed.

System manager(s) and address:

National Guard: Chief, National Guard Bureau, Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve Component: Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Headquarters, Department of the Army 300 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0300.

Regular Army: Commander, U.S. Army Personnel Center, 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, VA 22332-0400.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the appropriate address below:

National Guard individuals should address inquiries to the National Guard Bureau, Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382.

Reserve individuals should address inquiries to the Commander of the Army Headquarters in which the unit is located.

Regular Army individuals should address inquiries to their local Commander.

All individuals should furnish full name, service identification number, current address and telephone number, signature, and specific information concerning the event or incident that will assist in locating the record.

Personal visits may be made. Individual must furnish proof of identity.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking to access information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries appropriate address below:

National Guard individuals should address inquiries to the National Guard Bureau, Army National Guard Readiness Center, 111 South George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204-1382. Start Printed Page 49553

Reserve individuals should address inquiries to the Commander of the Army Headquarters in which the unit is located.

Regular Army individuals should address inquiries to their local Commander.

All individuals should furnish full name, service identification number, current address and telephone number, signature, and specific information concerning the event or incident that will assist in locating the record.

Personal visits may be made. Individual must furnish proof of identity.

Contesting record procedures:

The Army's rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in Army Regulation 340-21; 32 CFR part 505; or may be obtained from the system manager.

Record source categories:

National Guard and Reserve Component: From the individual, individual's personnel and pay files, other Army records and reports.

Regular Army: From individual, commanders, Army records and documents, other Federal agencies.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

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[FR Doc. 00-20473 Filed 8-11-00; 8:45 am]

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