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Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

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AGENCY:

Office of the Secretary, DoD.

ACTION:

Notice to alter a System of Records.

SUMMARY:

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service proposes to alter a system of records, T7340c, entitled “Defense Workload Operations Web System (DWOWS)” in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. This system will enable DFAS to track inquiries and communications received and processed to include questions involving the Saving Deposit Program, and allow management to capture benchmark reporting in order to track the turn-around time on financial inquiries.

DATES:

This proposed action will be effective on August 13, 2013 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. Comments will be accepted on or before August 12, 2013.

ADDRESSES:

You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:

  • Federal Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, 2nd Floor, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Gregory L. Outlaw, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications, DFAS-HKC/IN, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150 or at (317) 212-4591.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service notices for systems of records 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 in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT or from the Defense Privacy and Civil Liberties Office Web site at http://dpclo.defense.gov/​privacy/​SORNs/​component/​dfas/​index.html.

The proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on June 27, 2013, to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Senate Committee on 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: July 9, 2013.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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T7340c

System name:

Defense Workload Operations Web System (DWOWS) (March 7, 2007, 72 FR 10182).

Changes:

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Categories of individuals covered by the system:

Delete entry and replace with “Navy and Marine Corps Active Duty and Reserve members.”

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Purpose(s):

Delete entry and replace with “The system will enable the Defense Finance Accounting Service to track communications and inquiries received and processed to include questions involving the Savings Deposit Program and allow management to capture benchmark reporting in order to track the turn-around time on financial inquiries.”

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Storage:

Delete entry and replace with “Electronic storage media.”

Retrievability:

Delete entry and replace with “Name, Social Security Number (SSN) and or case number.”

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System manager(s) and address:

Delete entry and replace with “Defense Finance and Accounting Service-Cleveland, System Manager, Military Pay Operations, 1240 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44199-2055.”

Notification procedure:

Delete entry and replace with “Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this record system should address written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications, DFAS-ZCF/IN, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.

Requests should contain individual's full name, SSN for verification, current address, and provide a reasonable description of what they are seeking.”Start Printed Page 41920

Record access procedures:

Delete entry and replace with “Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this record system should address written inquiries to Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications, DFAS-ZCF/IN, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.

Request should contain individual's full name, SSN for verification, current address, and telephone number.”

Contesting record procedures:

Delete entry and replace with “The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Defense Finance and Accounting Service Regulation 5400.11-R, 32 CFR 324; or may be obtained from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications, DFAS-ZCF/IN, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.”

Record source categories:

Delete entry and replace with “Subject individual, Federal agencies and the Military Service (Marine Corps and Navy).”

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[FR Doc. 2013-16746 Filed 7-11-13; 8:45 am]

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