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Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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AGENCY:

Department of the Navy, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice to alter a system of records.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Navy proposes to alter a system of records notice in 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 February 7, 2001, 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 Operations (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 December 19, 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: December 21, 2000.

Patricia L. Toppings,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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N05527-1

System name:

Security Incident System (March 2, 1994, 59 FR 9972).

Changes:

System identifier

Delete entry and replace with ‘N05580-1’.

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

Add a new paragraph ‘To individuals involved in base incidents, their insurance companies, and/or attorneys for the purpose of adjudicating a claim, such as personal injury, traffic accident, or other damage to property. The release of personal information is limited to that required to adjudicate a claim.’

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Retention and disposal:

Delete entry and replace with ‘Maintained for two years and then destroyed.’

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N05580-1

System name:

Security Incident System.

System location:

Organizational elements of the Department of the Navy. 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 involved in or witnessing incidents requiring the attention of base, station, or activity security personnel.

Categories of records in the system:

Incident/complaint report, investigator's report, data sheets which contain information on victims and perpetrators, military magistrate's records, confinement records, traffic accident and violation records, traffic court file, citations to appear before U.S. Magistrate.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):

To track and prosecute offenses, counsel victims, and other Start Printed Page 1329administrative actions; to support insurance claims and civil litigation; to revoke base, station, or activity driving privileges.

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 individuals involved in base incidents, their insurance companies, and/or attorneys for the purpose of adjudicating a claim, such as personal injury, traffic accident, or other damage to property. The release of personal information is limited to that required to adjudicate a claim.

The DoD ‘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:

File folders, card files, personal computer, magnetic tape.

Retrievability:

Name, Social Security Number, case number, and organization.

Safeguards:

Access provided on a need-to-know basis only. Manual records are maintained in file cabinets under the control of authorized personnel during working hours. The office space in which the file cabinets are located is locked outside of official working hours. Computer terminals are located in supervised areas. Access is controlled by password or other user code system.

Retention and disposal:

Maintained for two years and then destroyed.

System manager(s) and address:

Policy Official: Commander, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Washington Navy Yard, Building 111, 716 Sicard Street SE, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20388-5380.

Record Holder: Commanding Officer of the activity in question. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Navy's compilation of systems of records notices.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether this system contains information about themselves should address written inquiries to the Commanding Officer or head of the activity where assigned. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Navy's compilation of systems of records notices.

Written requests should contain full name, Social Security Number, and must be signed by the individual.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves should address written inquiries to the Commanding Officer or head of the activity where assigned. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Navy's compilation of systems of records notices.

Written requests should contain full name, Social Security Number, and must be signed by the individual.

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 procedures:

Individual concerned, other records of the activity, investigators, witnesses, and correspondents.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

Parts of this system may be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) if the information is compiled and maintained by a component of the agency which performs as its principle function any activity pertaining to the enforcement of criminal laws.

An exemption rule for this system has been published in accordance with the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(1), (2) and (3), (c) and (e) and published in 32 CFR part 701, subpart G. For additional information contact the system manager.

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[FR Doc. 01-417 Filed 1-5-01; 8:45 am]

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