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Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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AGENCY:

Department of the Navy, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice to amend record system.

SUMMARY:

The Department of the Navy proposes to amend 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:

The amendments will be effective on March 26, 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 (N09B10), 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 Department of the Navy proposes to amend 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. The changes to the system of records 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 new or altered systems reports. The records system being amended is set forth below, as amended, published in its entirety.

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Dated: February 14, 2001.

L.M. Bynum,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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System Name:

Navy Child Development Services Program (April 28, 1999, 64 FR 22840).

Changes:

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Categories of Records in the System:

Add ‘payment records’ to entry.

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System Name:

Navy Child Development Services Program.

System Location:

Navy Child Development or Family Service Centers located at various Navy and Marine Corps activities both in CONUS and overseas. Official mailing addresses of Navy and Marine Corps activities are published as an appendix to the Department of the Navy's compilation of systems of records notices.

Categories of Individuals Covered by the System:

Navy and Marine Corps service members and their families or dependents. In certain locations, DOD civilian employees may be eligible for services.

Categories of Records in the System:

Name; Social Security Number; case number; home address and telephone number; insurance coverage; names of parents and children; payment records; performance rating; complaints; background information, including medical, educational references, and prior work experience, information from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service Start Printed Page 11279(NCIS), the family advocacy program, base security, and state and local agencies; information related to screening, training, and implementation of the Family Child Care program; and reports of fire, safety, housing, and environmental health inspections. Children's records will also include developmental profiles.

Authority for Maintenance of the System:

5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; 10 U.S.C. 5013, Secretary of the Navy; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):

To develop child care programs that meet the needs of children and families, provide child and family program eligibility and background information; verify health status of children and verify immunizations, note special program requirements; consent for access to emergency medical care; data required by USDA programs.

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 Federal officials involved in Child Care Services, including child abuse for the purpose of investigation and litigation.

To State and local officials involved with Child Care Services if required in the performance of their official duties relating to investigations.

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:

Paper and automated records.

Retrievability:

By last name of member and Social Security Number.

Safeguards:

Records are maintained in monitored or controlled areas accessible only to authorized personnel. Building or rooms are locked outside regular working hours. Computer files are protected by software programs that are password protected.

Retention and Disposal:

Records are kept for two years after individual is no longer in the Child Development Program and then destroyed.

System Manager(s) and Address:

Policy Official: Commander, Navy Personnel Command (Pers-659), 5720 Integrity Drive, Millington, TN 38055-6590.

Record Holder: Navy Child Development or Family Service Centers located at various Navy and Marine Corps activities both in CONUS and overseas. Official mailing addresses of Navy and Marine Corps activities are published as an appendix to the Department of the Navy's compilation of systems of records notices.

Notification Procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the appropriate Navy or Marine Corps activity concerned. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Navy's compilation of systems of records notices.

Individuals should provide proof of identity and full name.

Record Access Procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the appropriate Navy or Marine Corps activity concerned. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Navy's compilation of systems of records notices. Individuals should provide proof of identity and full name.

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:

Information in this system comes from individuals either applying as child care providers or participant of the Family Child Care program; background checks from State and local authorities; housing officers; information from the Family Advocacy program; base security officers and base fire, safety and health officers; and local family child care monitors and parents of children enrolled.

Exemptions Claimed for the System:

Investigatory material compiled for law enforcement purposes may be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2). However, if an individual is denied any right, privilege, or benefit for which he would otherwise be entitled by Federal law or for which he would otherwise be eligible, as a result of the maintenance of such information, the individual will be provided access to such information except to the extent that disclosure would reveal the identity of a confidential source.

An exemption rule for this system has been promulgated in accordance with 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. 01-4337 Filed 2-22-01; 8:45 am]

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