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AGENCY:

Privacy Office, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

SUMMARY:

The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet on March 18, 2010, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES:

The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, March 18, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please note that the meeting may end early if the Committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services Tomich Center, 111 Massachusetts Ave, NW., (corner of New Jersey Avenue) Washington, DC 20529. Written materials, requests to make oral presentations, and requests to have a copy of your materials distributed to each member of the Committee prior to the meeting should be sent to Martha K. Landesberg, Executive Director, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, by March 11, 2010. Persons who wish to submit comments and who are not able to attend or speak at the meeting may submit comments at any time. All submissions must include the Docket Number (DHS-2010-0009) and may be submitted by any one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • E-mail: PrivacyCommittee@dhs.gov. Include the Docket Number (DHS-2010-0009) in the subject line of the message.
  • Fax: (703) 483-2999.
  • Mail: Martha K. Landesberg, Executive Director, Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528.

Instructions: All submissions must include the words “Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee” and the Docket Number (DHS-2010-0009). Comments will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.

Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Martha K. Landesberg, Executive Director, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528, by telephone (703) 235-0780, by fax (703) 235-0442, or by e-mail to PrivacyCommittee@dhs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). During the meeting, the Chief Privacy Officer will provide the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee an update on the activities of the DHS Privacy Office. The Committee will also hear presentations on the Department's cyber security efforts. In addition, the Committee's subcommittees will discuss their ongoing work. The agenda will be posted in advance of the meeting on the Committee's Web site at http://www.dhs.gov/​privacy. Please note that the meeting may end early if all business is completed.

If you wish to attend the meeting, please plan to arrive at the Tomich Center by 8:15 a.m., to allow extra time to be processed through security, and bring a photo ID. The DHS Privacy Office encourages you to register for the meeting in advance by contacting Martha K. Landesberg, Executive Director, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, at PrivacyCommittee@dhs.gov. Advance registration is voluntary. The Privacy Act Statement below explains how DHS uses the registration information you may provide and how you may access or correct information retained by DHS, if any. At the discretion of the Chair, members of the public may make brief (i.e., no more than three minutes) oral presentations from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. If you would like to make an oral presentation at the meeting, we request that you register in advance or sign up on the day of the meeting. The names and affiliations, if any, of individuals who address the Committee are included in the public record of the meeting. If you wish to provide written materials to be distributed to each Start Printed Page 8088member of the Committee in advance of the meeting, please submit them, preferably in electronic form to facilitate distribution, to Martha K. Landesberg, Executive Director, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, by March 11, 2010.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

For information on services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Martha K. Landesberg, Executive Director, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, as soon as possible.

Privacy Act Statement: DHS's Use of Your Information

Principal Purposes: When you register to attend a DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee meeting, DHS collects your name, contact information, and the organization you represent, if any. We use this information to contact you for purposes related to the meeting, such as to confirm your registration, to advise you of any changes in the meeting, or to assure that we have sufficient materials to distribute to all attendees. We may also use the information you provide for public record purposes such as posting publicly available transcripts and meeting minutes.

Routine Uses and Sharing: In general, DHS will not use the information you provide for any purpose other than the Principal Purposes, and will not share this information within or outside the agency. In certain circumstances, DHS may share this information on a case-by-case basis as required by law or as necessary for a specific purpose, as described in the DHS Mailing and Other Lists System of Records Notice, DHS/ALL-002 (73 FR 71659).

DHS Authority to Collect This Information: DHS requests that you voluntarily submit this information under its following authorities: 5 U.S.C. 301; the Federal Records Act, 44 U.S.C. 3101; FACA, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463); 5 U.S.C., App. 2 Sec. 10; E.O. 9397; 14 U.S.C. 632; The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987, Public Law 101-103, Section 9503(c), 101 Stat. 1330, 1330-381 (1987) (codified at 19 U.S.C. 2071 note).

Effects of Not Providing Information: You may choose not to provide the requested information or to provide only some of the information DHS requests. If you choose not to provide some or all of the requested information, DHS may not be able to contact you for purposes related to the meeting.

Accessing and Correcting Information: If you are unable to access or correct this information by using the method that you originally used to submit it, you may direct your request in writing to the DHS Deputy Chief FOIA Officer at foia@dhs.gov. Additional instructions are available at http://www.dhs.gov/​foia and in the DHS/ALL-002 System of Records Notice referenced above.

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Dated: February 17, 2010.

Mary Ellen Callahan,

Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security.

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[FR Doc. 2010-3400 Filed 2-22-10; 8:45 am]

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