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Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records, DOD

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AGENCY:

Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Defense.

ACTION:

Notice to alter a system of records.

SUMMARY:

The Defense Logistics Agency proposes to alter a system of records notice 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 July 5, 2007 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination.

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ADDRESSES:

Send comments to the Privacy Act Officer, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Jody Sinkler at (703) 767-5045.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Defense Logistics Agency 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 proposed system reports, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a (r), of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, were submitted on May 24, 2007, to the House Committee on Oversight and 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: May 29, 2007.

C.R. Choate,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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S153.20 DLA-I

System name:

Personnel Security Information Subsystem of COSACS (November 16, 2004, 69 FR 67112).

Changes:

System identifier:

Delete “DLA-I” from entry.

System name:

Delete entry and replace with “Automated Listing of Eligibility and Clearances (ALEC).”

System location:

Delete entry and replace with “Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Enterprise Data Center (EDC), Columbus, OH, 43218-3990. Headquarters DLA, the DLA Field Activities, and the DLA Enterprise Support have on-line access to the data concerning personnel under their jurisdiction.”

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Categories of records in the system:

Delete entry and replace with “Individual's name, Social Security Number (SSN), date of birth, place of birth (state), country, citizenship, job series, category, organization, servicing activity, employing activity, position sensitivity and determination date, type of investigation, investigating agency, date initiated, date completed, Periodic Reinvestigation (PR) due date, eligibility and date, access and date, new investigation pending (type and date initiated), Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) executed and date, date of departure, and special accesses.”

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Authority for maintenance of the system:

Delete entry and replace with “E.O. 10450, Security Requirements for Government Employment; E.O. 10865, Safeguarding Classified Information Within Industry; E.O. 12333, United States Intelligence Activities; E.O. 12958, Classified National Security Information; DoD 5200.2-R, DoD Personnel Security Program; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).”

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Retrievability:

Delete entry and replace with “Individual's name and/or Social Security Number (SSN).”

Safeguards:

Delete entry and replace with “Records are maintained in a secure, limited access, and monitored work area. Physical entry by unauthorized persons is restricted by the use of locks, guards, and administrative procedures. Access to personal information is restricted to those who require the records in the performance of their official duties. Access to computer records is further restricted by the use of passwords. All personnel whose official duties require access to the information are trained in the proper safeguarding and use of the information and received Information Assurance and Privacy Act training. Paper records are marked “FOUO-PRIVACY ACT PROTECTED DATA” and stored in a locked container when not in use.”

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System manager(s) and address:

Delete entry and replace with “Staff Director, Public Safety, DLA Enterprise Support, ATTN: DES-S, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6220, Ft. Belvoir, VA, 22060-6220, and Security Managers of all DLA Field Activities. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to DLA's compilation of systems of records notices.”

Notification procedures:

Delete entry and replace with “Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Inquiry should contain the individual's full name, Social Security Number (SSN), current address, and telephone number.”

Record access procedures:

Delete entry and replace with “Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Inquiry should contain the individual's full name, Social Security Number (SSN), current address, and telephone number.”

Contesting record procedures:

Delete entry and replace with “The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.”

Record source categories:

Delete entry and replace with “Certificates of clearance or types of personnel security investigations previously completed by the Office of Personnel Management, the Defense Security Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, investigative units of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or other Federal agencies.”

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S153.20

System name:

Automated Listing of Eligibility and Clearances (ALEC).

System location:

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Enterprise Data Center (EDC) in Columbus, OH, 43218-3990. HQ DLA, the DLA Field Activities, and the DLA Enterprise Support have on-line access to the data concerning personnel under their jurisdiction.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

All DLA civilian and military personnel who have been found eligible for employment in a sensitive position or eligible for or granted a security clearance or access to information Start Printed Page 30789classified in the interests of national security.

Categories of records in the system:

Individual's name, Social Security Number (SSN), date of birth, place of birth (state), country, citizenship, job series, category, organization, servicing activity, employing activity, position sensitivity and determination date, type of investigation, investigating agency, date initiated and completed, Periodic Reinvestigation (PR) due date, eligibility and date, access and date, new investigation pending (type and date initiated), Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) executed and date, date of departure, and special accesses.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

E.O. 10450, Security Requirements for Government Employment; E.O. 10865, Safeguarding Classified Information Within Industry; E.O. 12333, United States Intelligence Activities; E.O. 12958, Classified National Security Information; DoD 5200.2-R, DoD Personnel Security Program; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):

Records are collected and maintained for the purpose of centralizing eligibility and clearance information for use by all Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Security Managers (listings are generated from ALEC in the form of a Record Activity Clearance Eligibility Listing (RACEL)). DLA Security Managers use the data to determine whether or not DLA employees are eligible for or occupy sensitive positions; whether they, or assigned military personnel, have been cleared for or granted access to classified information; and the level of such clearance or access, if granted.

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 other Federal Government agencies and Federal Government contractors for the purpose of verifying clearance status and other clearance related information when necessary in the course of official business.

The DOD “Blanket Routine Uses” also apply to this system of records.

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

Storage:

Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media.

Retrievability:

Individual's name and/or Social Security Number (SSN).

Safeguards:

Records are maintained in a secure, limited access, and monitored work area. Physical entry by unauthorized persons is restricted by the use of locks, guards, and administrative procedures. Access to personal information is restricted to those who require the records in the performance of their official duties. Access to computer records is further restricted by the use of passwords. All personnel whose official duties require access to the information are trained in the proper safeguarding and use of the information and received Information Assurance and Privacy Act training. Paper records are marked “FOUO-PRIVACY ACT PROTECTED DATA” and stored in a locked container when not in use.

Retention and disposal:

New listings are published monthly and prior listings are destroyed as soon as the new listings are verified, but in no case beyond 90 days. Electronic records are purged two years after the individual departs DLA.

System manager(s) and address:

Staff Director, Public Safety, DLA Enterprise Support, ATTN: DES-S, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6220, Ft. Belvoir, VA, 22060-6220, and Security Managers of all DLA Field Activities. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to DLA's compilation of systems of records notices.

Notification procedures:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Inquiry should contain the individual's full name, Social Security Number (SSN), current address, and telephone number.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Inquiry should contain the individual's full name, Social Security Number (SSN), current address, and telephone number.

Contesting record procedures:

The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Record source categories:

Certificates of clearance or types of personnel security investigations previously completed by the Office of Personnel Management, the Defense Security Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, investigative units of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or other Federal agencies.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

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[FR Doc. E7-10689 Filed 6-1-07; 8:45 am]

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