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Privacy Act of 1974; Retirement of System of Records

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AGENCY:

Privacy Office, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of the retirement of one Privacy Act systems of records notice.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security is giving notice that it proposes to retire the following Privacy Act system of records notice, DOE-33 Personnel Medical Records System (60 FR 33510 June 28, 1995), from its inventory of record systems and rely upon the Government-wide system of records notice issued by the Office of Personnel Management, OPM/GOV-10 Employee Medical File System Records (71 FR 35360 June 19, 2006), which is written to cover all Federal employee medical file records.

DATES:

These changes will take effect on October 30, 2008.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Hugo Teufel III, Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528, by telephone (703) 235-0780 or facsimile (703) 235-0442.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and as part of its ongoing integration and management efforts, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is retiring the system of records notice, DOE-33 Personnel Medical Records System (60 FR 33510 June 28, 1995), that had been issued by the Department of Energy prior to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

DHS will continue to collect and maintain records regarding Federal employees medical files and will rely upon the existing Federal Government-wide system of records titled OPM/GOV-10 Employee Medical File System Records (71 FR 35360 June 19, 2006), which is written to cover all Federal employee medical file records.

Eliminating this system notice will have no adverse impacts on individuals, but will promote the overall streamlining and management of DHS Privacy Act record systems.

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Hugo Teufel III,

Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security.

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[FR Doc. E8-22999 Filed 9-29-08; 8:45 am]

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