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Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records Appendices

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AGENCY:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION:

Revisions of NASA Appendices to Privacy Act System of Records.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given that NASA is amending the standard appendices that it regularly publishes with the Agency's systems of records under the Privacy Act of 1974. This notice publishes those amendments as set forth below under the caption SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. In this notice, NASA (1) names an additional location, the NASA Shared Services Center, and (2) adds two new routine uses in Appendix B, the Agency's Standard Routine Uses, to ensure the Agency's ability to disclose records from systems to individuals engaged by NASA in performance of its activities, as well as to Members of Congress or their staffs seeing records on behalf of subjects of the records.

DATES:

Submit comments on or before 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. These changes will be effective as proposed at the end of the comment period unless comments are received which would require a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES:

Patti F. Stockman, Privacy Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546-0001, (202) 358-4787, NASA-PAOfficer@nasa.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

NASA Privacy Act Officer, Patti F. Start Printed Page 64113Stockman, (202) 358-4787, NASA-PAOfficer@nasa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Appendix A is amended to name a new NASA location 19, NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Appendix B is amended to set forth two new standard routine uses to enable the Agency to release records to (1) Agency contractors, grantees, volunteers, or others engaged by the Agency to assist in the accomplishment of its work and (2) members of Congress or their staffs when they are acting on behalf of an individual covered by a NASA system of records. These appendices are applicable as noted in every NASA System of Records notice.

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Submitted by:

Linda Y. Cureton,

NASA Chief Information Officer.

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Appendix A

Location Numbers and Mailing Addresses of NASA Installations at Which Records Are Located

Location 1

NASA Headquarters, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC 20546-0001.

Location 2

Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Moffett Field, CA 94035-1000.

Location 3

Dryden Flight Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, PO Box 273, Edwards, CA 93523-0273.

Location 4

Goddard Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD 20771-0001.

Location 5

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX 77058-3696.

Location 6

John F. Kennedy Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899-0001.

Location 7

Langley Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA 23681-2199.

Location 8

John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135-3191.

Location 9

George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812-0001.

Location 10

HQ NASA Management Office—JPL, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109-8099.

Location 11

John C. Stennis Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529-6000.

Location 12

JSC White Sands Test Facility, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, PO Drawer MM, Las Cruces, NM 88004-0020.

Location 13

GRC Plum Brook Station, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Sandusky, OH 44870.

Location 14

MSFC Michoud Assembly Facility, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, PO Box 29300, New Orleans, LA 70189.

Location 15

NASA Independent Verification and Validation Facility (NASA IV&V), 100 University Drive, Fairmont, WV 26554.

Location 16

New Jersey Post of Duty, 402 East State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608.

Location 17

Western Field Office, Glenn Anderson Federal Building, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802-4222.

Location 18

NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC), Building 5100, Stennis Space Center, MS 39529-6000.

Location 19

NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA 23337.

Appendix B

Standard Routine Uses—NASA

The following routine uses of information contained in SORs, subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, are standard for many NASA systems. They are cited by reference in the paragraph “Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories of users and the purpose of such uses” of the Federal Register Notice on those systems to which they apply. Any disclosures of information will be compatible with the purpose for which the Agency collected the information.Standard Routine Use No. 1—In the event this system of records indicates a violation or potential violation of law, whether civil, criminal, or regulatory in nature, and whether arising by general statute or particular program statute, or by regulation, rule or order issued pursuant thereto, the relevant records in the SOR may be referred to the appropriate agency, whether Federal, State, local or foreign, charged with the responsibility of investigating or prosecuting such violation or charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, or rule, regulation or order issued pursuant thereto.

Standard Routine Use No. 2—A record from this SOR may be disclosed to a Federal, State, or local agency maintaining civil, criminal, or other relevant enforcement information or other pertinent information, such as current licenses, if necessary to obtain information relevant to an agency decision concerning the hiring or retention of an employee, the issuance of a security clearance, the letting of a contract, or the issuance of a license, grant, or other benefit.

Standard Routine Use No. 3—A record from this SOR may be disclosed to a Federal agency, in response to its request, in connection with the hiring or retention of an employee, the issuance of a security clearance, the reporting of an investigation of an employee, the letting of a contract, or the issuance of a license, grant, or other benefit by the requesting agency, to the extent that the information is relevant and necessary to the requesting agency's decision on the matter.

Standard Routine Use No. 4—A record from this system may be disclosed to the Department of Justice when (a) the Agency, or any component thereof; or (b) any employee of the Agency in his or her official capacity; or (c) any employee of the Agency in his or her individual capacity where the Department of Justice or the Agency has agreed to represent the employee; or (d) the United States, where the Agency determines that litigation is likely to affect the Agency or any of its components, is a party to litigation or has an interest in such litigation, and the use of such records by the Department of Justice or the Agency is deemed by the Agency to be relevant and necessary to the litigation provided, however, that in each case it has been determined that the disclosure is compatible with the purpose for which the records were collected.

Standard Routine Use No. 5—A record from this system may be disclosed in a proceeding before a court or adjudicative body before which the agency is authorized to appear, when: (a) The Agency, or any component thereof; or (b) any employee of the Agency in his or her official capacity; or (c) any employee of the Agency in his or her individual capacity where the Agency has agreed to represent the employee; or (d) the United States, where the Agency determines that litigation is likely to affect the Agency or any of its components, is a party to litigation or has an interest in such litigation, and the use of such records by the Agency is deemed to be relevant and necessary to the litigation, provided, however, that in each case, the Agency has determined that the disclosure is compatible with the purpose for which the records were collected.

Standard Routine Use No. 6—A record from this SOR may be disclosed to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) NASA suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) NASA has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by NASA or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (3) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist Start Printed Page 64114in connection with NASA's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

Standard Routine Use No. 7—A record from this system may be disclosed to contractors, grantees, experts, consultants, students, and others performing or working on a contract, service, grant, cooperative agreement, or other assignment for the federal government, when necessary to accomplish an Agency function related to this system of records.

Standard Routine Use No. 8—A record from this system may be disclosed to a Member of Congress or staff acting upon the Member's behalf when the Member or staff requests the information on behalf of, and at the request of, the individual who is the subject of the record.

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[FR Doc. 2011-26731 Filed 10-14-11; 8:45 am]

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