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Office of the Inspector General; Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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AGENCY:

Office of the Inspector General, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice to alter a system of records.

SUMMARY:

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is altering a system of records to its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES:

The changes will be effective on July 14, 2006, unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to Chief, FOIA/PA Office, Inspector General, Department of Defense, 400 Army Navy Drive, Room 201, Arlington, VA 22202-4704.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Darryl R. Aaron at (703) 604-9785.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Office of the Inspector General notices for systems of records 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 systems reports, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, were submitted June 6, 2006, to the House Committee on Government Reform, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and 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 (February 20, 1996, 61 FR 6427).

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Dated: June 7, 2006.

C.R. Choate,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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System name:

Budget Information Tracking System (BITS) (July 23, 2003, 68 FR 43501).

Changes:

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Categories of individuals covered by the system:

Delete entry and replace with: “All Office of the Inspector General (OIG) employees, contractors, or other personnel sponsored by the OIG who participate in OIG Travel, Permanent Change of Station, Awards, Overtime/Start Printed Page 34315Compensation Time, Training, and programs with entitlement to reimbursable expenses.”

Categories of records in the system:

Delete entry and replace with: “Individual's name, Social Security Number, grade and or rank, street address, financial transaction document number, and the cost records of the personnel who have been approved for Temporary Duty; Permanent Change of Station (PCS); an employee cash award; reimbursement for miscellaneous expenses; and Overtime/Compensatory Time.”

Purpose(s):

Delete Item D and replace with: “Tracking cash award costs or overtime costs.”

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Notification procedure:

Delete entry and replace with; “Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information about themselves should address written inquiries to the Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center/Privacy Act Office, 400 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202-4704.

The request should contain the full name, address, and Social Security Number of the Individual.”

Record access procedure:

Delete entry and replace with: “Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquires to the Chief, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Office, 400 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202-4704.

The request should contain the full name, address, and Social Security Number of the individual.”

Record source categories:

Delete entry and replace with: “Data maintained in the system is obtained directly from the individual on the following forms:

a. Request for Temporary Duty Travel Form, provided to the Travel Branch, Administration and Logistics Services Directorate, with information obtained from the individual traveler;

b. Request for Permanent Change of Station Form, provided by the Travel Branch, Administration and Logistics Services Directorate, with information obtained from the individual;

c. Request for Training Form, provided by the Training Officer within each segment of the Office of the Deputy Inspector General with information obtained from the individual; and

d. Request for reimbursement of miscellaneous expenses (DD Form 1164 or SF 1034) provided by respective budget point of contact within each office of the Deputy Inspector General with information obtained from the individual.

To the extent that a follow-up to resolve discrepancies is required, information is collected directly from the individual or the appropriate office within the Office of the Inspector General on Department of Defense (DD) Forms 1610 and 1614, Standard Form 182, and IG Form 1400.430-3.”

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System name:

Budget Information Tracking System (BITS) (July 23, 2003, 68 FR 43501).

System location:

Office of the Chief of Staff, Office of the Comptroller, Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, 400 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202-4704.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

All Office of the Inspector General (OIG) employees, contractors, or other personnel sponsored by the OIG who participate in OIG Travel, Permanent Change of Station, Awards, Overtime/Compensation Time, Training, and programs with entitlement to reimbursable expenses.

Categories of records in the system:

Individual's name, Social Security Number, grade and or rank, street address, financial transaction document number, and the cost records of the personnel who have been approved for Temporary Duty; Permanent Change of Station (PCS); an employee cash award; reimbursement for miscellaneous expenses; and Overtime/Compensatory Time.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

Pub. L. 95-452, the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; DoD 7000.14-R, DoD Financial Management Regulation; DoD Directive 5106.1, Inspector General of the Department of Defense, Organization and Functions Guide; OIG DoD Instruction 7200.1, Budget and Fund Control; OIG DoD Instruction 7250.13, Official Representation Funds; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):

Information is used in determining current year execution and future budgetary requirements for the OIG as follows:

a. Tracking temporary duty travel costs.

b. Tracking Permanent Change of Station costs.

c. Maintain spreadsheets maintained by Human Resources Training/purchase cardholders.

d. Tracking cash award costs or overtime costs.

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 DoD ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ set forth at the beginning of the OIG'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:

Paper records in file folders and or binders and on electronic storage media or a combination thereof.

Retrievability:

Records are retrieved by the individual's financial transaction document number. A specified data element or a combination thereof contained in this system of records are used for accessing information.

Safeguards:

Access to the system is protected/restricted through the use of assigned user identification/passwords for entry into system modules.

Retention and disposal:

Records are maintained for current fiscal year. Destroy 6 years and 3 months after the close of the fiscal year.

System manager(s) and address:

Comptroller, Office of the chief of State, Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, 400 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202-4704.

Notification procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information about themselves should address written inquiries to the Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center/Privacy Act Office, 400 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202-4704.Start Printed Page 34316

The request should contain the full name, address, and Social Security Number of the individual.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Chief, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Office, 400 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202-4704.

The request should contain the full name, address, and Social Security Number of the individual.

Contesting record procedures:

The OIG's rules for accessing records and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in 32 CFR part 312 or may be obtained from the system manager.

Record source categories:

Data maintained in the system is obtained directly from the individual on the following forms:

a. Request for Temporary Duty Travel Form, provided to the Travel Branch, Administration and Logistics Services Directorate, with information obtained from the individual traveler;

b. Request for Permanent Change of Station Form, provided by the Travel Branch, Administration and Logistics Services Directorate, with information obtained from the individual;

c. Request for Training Form, provided by the Training Officer within each segment of the Office of the Deputy Inspector General with information obtained from the individual; and

d. Request for reimbursement of miscellaneous expenses (DD Form 1164 or SF 1034) provided by respective budget point of contact within each office of the Deputy Inspector General with information obtained from the individual.

To the extent that a follow-up to resolve discrepancies is required, information is collected directly from the individual or the appropriate office within the Office of the Inspector General on Department of Defense (DD) Forms 1610 and 1614, Standard Form 182, and IG Form 1400.430-3.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

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