Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE.
Notice of new system of records.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the Commission), under the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, is publishing a description of a new system of records.
Comments should be directed to the following address: Commission Security and Safety Officer, Security and Safety Office, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Tod M. Henby, Commission Security and Safety Officer, Security and Safety Office, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-6030.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
I. Report on the New System
The Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, requires that each agency publish a notice of the existence and character of each new or altered “system of records.” 5 U.S.C. 552a(a)(5). This Notice identifies and describes the Commission's new system of records. A copy of this report has been distributed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate as the Act requires.
The Commission has adopted a new system of records under the Privacy Act of 1974. This system does not duplicate any existing agency system. The notice includes for the system of records the name; location; categories of individuals on whom the records are maintained; categories of records in the system; authority for maintenance of the system; each routine use; the policies and practices governing storage, retrievability, access controls, retention and disposal; the title and business address of the agency official responsible for the system of records; procedures for notification, access and contesting the records of each system; and the sources for the records in the system. 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(4). Start Printed Page 61613
B. New System of Records
FERC-55 Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Records.
Personal Identity Verification Records.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of the Executive Director, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Current and former employees, consultants and contractors.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Individual's name, individual's address, individual's telephone number, individual's office of assignment, individual's signature, individual's digital photograph, individual's digital and/or paper fingerprint images, individual's social security number, results of individual's background check, PIV sponsor's signature, PIV credential number and PIV expiration date.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
41 CFR 101-20.103, HSPD-12/FIPS 201.
For Federal Government identity management.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
To document the identity and background of agency employees, contractors and consultants.
DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Paper and computer.
By individual name, PIV credential number.
Paper records are in lockable file cabinets in a lockable room with access limited to those employees whose official duties require access; computer data is password protected and backed up.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Records are maintained for 3 years after final separation. Identification credentials are destroyed after return to security department.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Commission Security and Safety Officer, Security and Safety Office, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426.
Requests from individuals to determine if a system of records contains information about them should be directed to the System Manager.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Same as notification procedure above.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
Same as notification procedure above.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Employee, contractor, or consultant.
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
Magalie R. Salas,
[FR Doc. 05-21270 Filed 10-24-05; 8:45 am]
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