Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.
The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet on July 17, 2012, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.
The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the meeting may end early if the Committee has completed its business.
The meeting will be held at the U.S. Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, (across from the National Press Building) Washington, DC 20004-1111.
For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, as soon as possible.
To facilitate public participation, we invite public comment on the issues to be considered by the Committee as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. A public comment period will be held during the meeting from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. If you would like to address the Committee at the meeting, we request that you register in advance by contacting Shannon Ballard at the address provided below or sign up at the registration desk 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. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Written comments should be sent to Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, by July 6, 2012. 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-2012-0014) 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-2012-0014) in the subject line of the message.
Fax: (703) 235-0442.
Mail: Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0655, 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-2012-0014). Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
If you wish to attend the meeting, please plan to arrive at the U.S. Access Board by 12:45 p.m., to allow extra time to be processed through security, and bring a photo I.D. The DHS Privacy Office encourages you to register for the meeting in advance by contacting Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, 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.
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.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0655, Washington, DC 20528, by telephone (703) 235-0780, by fax (703) 235-0442, or by email to PrivacyCommittee@dhs.gov.
Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee provides advice at the request of the Secretary of Homeland Security and the DHS Chief Privacy Officer on programmatic, policy, operational, administrative, and technological issues within the DHS that relate to personally identifiable information, as well as data integrity and other privacy-related matters. The committee was established by the Secretary of Homeland Security under the authority of 6 U.S.C. 451.
During the meeting, the Chief Privacy Officer will provide the Committee an update on the activities of the DHS Privacy Office.
In support of the Committee's ongoing advice to the Department on implementing privacy protections in DHS operations, the Committee will hear and discuss a presentation on the DHS Office of Operations' use of social media for situational awareness. The Committee will also hear and discuss a presentation on privacy considerations surrounding the United States Coast Guard (USCG) pilot program to use biometrics in their illegal immigration interdiction process at sea.
During the meeting, the Committee plans to discuss and may vote on a draft report to the Department providing guidance on privacy protections for cybersecurity pilot programs. The draft report will be posted on the Committee's Web site (www.dhs.gov/privacy) on or before July 13, 2012. If you wish to submit comments on the draft report, you may do so in advance of the meeting by forwarding them to the Committee at the locations listed under ADDRESSES. The agenda will be posted on or before July 13, 2012, on the Committee's Web site at www.dhs.gov/privacy. Please note that the meeting may end early if all business is completed.
Privacy Act Statement: DHS's Use of Your Information
Dated: June 4, 2012.
Mary Ellen Callahan,
Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-13969 Filed 6-19-12; 8:45 am]
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