Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records, 54902-54904 [05-18566]

Download as PDF 54902 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 180 / Monday, September 19, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dated: September 9, 2005. Daniel J. Basta, Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Ocean Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 05–18506 Filed 9–16–05; 8:45 am] Availability of Commercial Fishing Seat for the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. AGENCY: COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS or Sanctuary) is seeking applicants for the Commercial Fishing seat on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (Council). The Applicant will be selected based upon his or her particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which he or she is applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the Sanctuary. The Applicant chosen as a member should expect to serve a 2-year term, pursuant to the Council’s Charter. DATES: Applications are due by October 11, 2005. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Jennifer Morgan at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 1200 Briarcrest, Suite 4000, Bryan, Texas 77802. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Morgan, 1200 Briarcrest, Suite 4000, Bryan, Texas 77802, 979–846– 5942, Jennifer.Morgan@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Located in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary includes three separate areas, known as East Flower Garden, West Flower Garden, and Stetson Banks. The Sanctuary was designated on January 17, 1992. Stetson Bank was added to the Sanctuary in 1996. The Sanctuary Advisory Council will consist of no more than 11 members; 8 nongovernmental voting members and 3 governmental non-voting members. The Council may serve as a forum for consultation and deliberation among its members and as a source of advice to the Sanctuary manager regarding the management of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. SUMMARY: Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:48 Sep 16, 2005 Jkt 205001 FEDERAL REGISTER CITATION OF PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT: 70 FR 173. PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED TIME AND DATE OF THE MEETING: 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 21, 2005. economical research and development program in the area of electron devices. The AGED meeting will be limited to review of research and development efforts in electronics and photonics with a focus on benefits to national defense. These reviews may form the basis for research and development programs initiated by the Military Departments and Defense Agencies to be conducted by industry, universities or in government laboratories. The agenda for this meeting will include programs on rf technology, microelectronics, electrooptics, and electronic materials. In accordance with Section 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended, (5 U.S.C. App. 2) it has been determined that this Advisory Group meeting concerns matters listed in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1), and that accordingly, this meeting will be closed to the public. The closed meeting to discuss a Derivatives Clearing Organization Review has been changed to Monday, October 3, 2005 at 11 a.m. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Jean A. Webb, 202–418–5100. Dated: September 12, 2005. L.M. Bynum, Alternate, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 05–18561 Filed 9–16–05; 8:45 am] Catherine D. Daniels, Assistant Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 05–18677 Filed 9–15–05; 11:27 am] DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE BILLING CODE 6351–01–M Defense Finance and Accounting Service DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records Office of the Secretary of Defense AGENCY: CHANGES IN THE MEETING: Meeting of the DoD Advisory Group on Electron Devices Department of Defense, Advisory Group on Electron Devices. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The DoD Advisory Group on Electron Devices (AGED) announces a closed session meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held at 0830, Tuesday, September 27, 2005. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Noesis, Inc., 4100 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 800, Arlington, VA 22203. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Vicki Schneider, Noesis, Inc., 4100 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 800, Arlington, VA 22203, 703–741–0300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The mission of the Advisory Group is to provide advice to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics to the Director of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E), and through the DDR&E to the Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Military Departments in planning and managing an effective and PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 5001–06–M Defense Finance and Accounting Service; DoD. ACTION: Notice to Amend a System of Records. SUMMARY: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service is amending a system of records notice to its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This action will be effective without further notice on October 19, 2005 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. Send comments to Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Denver, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279– 8000, telephone (303) 676–6045. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft at (303) 676–6045. 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 ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 180 / Monday, September 19, 2005 / Notices published in the Federal Register and are available from the address above. The specific changes to the record system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendment is not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, which requires the submission of a new or altered system report. Dated: September 12, 2005. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. SYSTEM NAME: Defense Civilian Pay System (DCPS) (May 19, 2000, 65 FR 31888). CHANGES: * * * * RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records may be temporary in nature and destroyed when actions are completed, they are superseded, obsolete, or no longer needed. Other records may be cut off at the end of the payroll year and destroyed up to 6 years after cutoff or cutoff at the end of the payroll year and then sent to the National Personnel Records Center after 3 payroll years where they are retained for 56 years. Individual retirement records are cut off upon separation, transfer, retirement or death, and forwarded to the Office of Personnel Management.’’ * * * * * T7335 SYSTEM NAME: Defense Civilian Pay System (DCPS). SYSTEM LOCATION: Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Denver Finance Center, 6760 East Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279– 5000. Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Pensacola Operation Location, Civilian Pay Directorate, Code P, 130 West Avenue, Suite A, Pensacola, FL 32508–5120. Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Charleston Operating Location, Civilian Pay Directorate, Code P, 1545 Truxtun Avenue, Charleston, SC 29405–1968. Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Systems Engineering Organization Pensacola, 250 Raby Avenue, Building 801, Pensacola, FL 32509–5128. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:48 Sep 16, 2005 Jkt 205001 CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: All DoD civilian employees paid by appropriated funds and employees of the Executive Office of the President who are paid by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service’s consolidated civilian payroll offices. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: T7335 * Director, Area Command Mechanicsburg, 5450 Carlisle Pike, Building 309, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055–0975. Individual’s pay and leave records; source documents for posting of time and leave attendance; individual retirement deduction records, source documents, and control files; wage and separation information files; health benefit records; income tax withholding records; allowance and differential eligibility files, such as, but not limited to clothing allowances and night rate differentials; withholding and deduction authorization files, such as, but not limited to federal income tax withholding, insurance and retirement deductions; accounting documents files, input data posting media, including personnel actions affecting pay; accounting and statistical reports and computer edit listings; claims and waivers affecting pay; control logs and collection/disbursement vouchers; listings for administrative purposes, such as, but not limited to health insurance, life insurance, bonds, locator files, and checks to financial institutions; correspondence with the civilian personnel office, dependents, attorneys, survivors, insurance companies, financial institutions, and other governmental agencies; leave and earnings statements; separation documents; official correspondence, federal, state, and city tax reports and tapes; forms covering pay changes and deductions; and documentation pertaining to garnishment of wages. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; 5 U.S.C. Chapter 53, 55, and 81; and E.O. 9397 (SSN). PURPOSE(S): The records are used to accurately compute individual employees pay entitlements, withhold required and authorized deductions, and issue payments for amounts due. Output products are forwarded as required to the subject matter areas to ensure accurate accounting and recording of pay to civilian employees. These records and related products are also used to verify and balance all payments, deductions, and PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54903 contributions with the DD Form 592 (Payroll for Personal Services certification and Summary) in the DFAS civilian pay office and other applicable subject matter areas, and to report this information to the recipients and other government and nongovernment agencies. Records are also used for extraction or compilation of data and reports for management studies and statistical analyses for use internally or externally as required by DoD or other government agencies. All records in this system are subject to use in authorized computer matching programs within the Department of Defense and with other Federal agencies or non-Federal agencies as regulated by the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, (5 U.S.C. 552a). Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories of users and the purposes of such uses: In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows: Federal Reserve Banks under procedures specified in 31 CFR part 210 for health benefit carriers to ensure proper credit for employee-authorized health benefit deductions; Officials of labor organizations recognized under E.O. 11491 and E.O. 11636, as amended, when relevant and necessary to their duties of exclusive representation concerning personnel policies, practices, and matters affecting working conditions (including disclosure of reasons for non-deduction of dues, if applicable); To the U.S. Treasury, to maintain cash accountability; To the Internal Revenue Service to record withholding and social security information; To the Bureau of Employment Compensation to process disability claims; To the Social Security Administration and Office of Personnel Management to credit the employee’s account for Federal Insurance Contributions Act or Civil Service Retirement withheld; To the National Finance Center, Office of Thrift Savings Plan for participating employees; To state revenue departments to credit employee’s state tax withholding; To state employment agencies which require wage information to determine eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of former employees; E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 54904 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 180 / Monday, September 19, 2005 / Notices To city revenue departments of appropriate cities to credit employees for city tax withheld; To any agency or component thereof that needs the information for proper accounting of funds, such as but not limited to the Office of Personnel Management to assist in resolving complaints, grievances, etc. and to compute Civil Service Retirement annuity. To Federal, State, and local agencies for the purpose of conducting computer matching programs as regulated by the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a). The ‘‘Blanket Routine Uses’’ published at the beginning of the DFAS compilation of systems of records notices also apply to this system. DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES: Disclosures pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12) may be made from this system to ‘consumer reporting agencies’ as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. 1681a(f)) or the Federal Claims Collection Act of 1966 (31 U.S.C. 3701(a)(3)). The purpose of this disclosure is to aid in the collection of outstanding debts owned to the Federal government; typically to provide an incentive for debtors to repay delinquent Federal government debts by making these debts part of their credit records. The disclosure is limited to information necessary to establish the identity of the individual, including name, address, and taxpayer identification number (Social Security Number); the amount, status, and history of the claim; and the agency or program under which the claim arose for the sole purpose of allowing the consumer reporting agency to prepare a commercial credit report. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Maintained in file folders, notebooks/ binders, and visible file binders/ cabinets; in card files; in computers and computer output products; and on microform such as microfiche or microfilm. RETRIEVABILITY: Retrieved by name, Social Security Number, civilian payroll number, or other identification number or system identifier (Unit Identification Code, Submitting Office Number, Accountable Disbursing Station Symbol Number). VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:48 Sep 16, 2005 Jkt 205001 SAFEGUARDS: RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: As a minimum, records are accessed by person(s) responsible for servicing and authorized to sue the record system in the performance of their official duties who are properly screened and cleared for need to know. Additionally, at some Centers, records are in office buildings protected by guards and controlled by the screening of personnel and the registration of visitors. Information is obtained from previous employers, financial institutions, medical institutions, automated systems interfaces, state or local governments, and from other DoD components and other Federal agencies such as, but not limited to, Social Security Administration, Internal Revenue Service, state revenue departments, State Department, and Department of Defense components (including the Department of the Air Force, Army, or Navy, or Defense agencies); correspondence with attorneys, dependents, survivors, or guardians may also furnish data for the system. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records may be temporary in nature and destroyed when actions are completed, they are superseded, obsolete, or no longer needed. Other records may be cut off at the end of the payroll year and destroyed up to 6 years after cutoff or cutoff at the end of the payroll year and then sent to the National Personnel Records Center after 3 payroll years where they are retained for 56 years. Individual retirement records are cut off upon separation, transfer, retirement or death, and forwarded to the Office of Personnel Management. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Program Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service-Headquarters, ATTN: DFAS–HQ/FMP–SMO, 250 Raby Avenue, Building 801, Pensacola, FL 32509–5128. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. 05–18566 Filed 9–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Finance and Accounting Service; Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records Defense Finance and Accounting Service; DoD. ACTION: Notice to Amend a System of Records. AGENCY: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Officer at the appropriate DFAS Center. Individuals should furnish full name, Social Security Number, current address, and telephone number. SUMMARY: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service is amending a system of records notice to its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This action will be effective without further notice on October 19, 2005 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: ADDRESSES: NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Officer at the appropriate DFAS Center. Individuals should provide full name, Social Security Number, or other information verifiable from the record itself. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: The DFAS rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in DFAS Regulation 5400.11– R; 32 CFR part 324; or may be obtained from the Freedom of Information/ Privacy Act Program Manager, Office of Corporate Communications, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279– 8000. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Send comments to Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Denver, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279– 8000, telephone (303) 676–6045. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft at (303) 676–6045. 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 above. The specific changes to the records system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendment is not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Finance and Accounting Service


Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records

AGENCY: Defense Finance and Accounting Service; DoD.

ACTION: Notice to Amend a System of Records.

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SUMMARY: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service is amending a 
system of records notice to its existing inventory of record systems 
subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES: This action will be effective without further notice on October 
19, 2005 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary 
determination.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft, Freedom of 
Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, Defense Finance and 
Accounting Service, Denver, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279-
8000, telephone (303) 676-6045.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft at (303) 676-
6045.

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

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published in the Federal Register and are available from the address 
above.
    The specific changes to the record system being amended are set 
forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its 
entirety. The proposed amendment is not within the purview of 
subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, 
which requires the submission of a new or altered system report.

    Dated: September 12, 2005.
L.M. Bynum,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
T7335

System name:
    Defense Civilian Pay System (DCPS) (May 19, 2000, 65 FR 31888).

Changes:
* * * * *

Retention and disposal:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Records may be temporary in nature 
and destroyed when actions are completed, they are superseded, 
obsolete, or no longer needed. Other records may be cut off at the end 
of the payroll year and destroyed up to 6 years after cutoff or cutoff 
at the end of the payroll year and then sent to the National Personnel 
Records Center after 3 payroll years where they are retained for 56 
years. Individual retirement records are cut off upon separation, 
transfer, retirement or death, and forwarded to the Office of Personnel 
Management.''
* * * * *
T7335

System name:
    Defense Civilian Pay System (DCPS).

System location:
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service--Denver Finance Center, 6760 
East Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279-5000.
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service--Pensacola Operation 
Location, Civilian Pay Directorate, Code P, 130 West Avenue, Suite A, 
Pensacola, FL 32508-5120.
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service--Charleston Operating 
Location, Civilian Pay Directorate, Code P, 1545 Truxtun Avenue, 
Charleston, SC 29405-1968.
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Systems Engineering 
Organization Pensacola, 250 Raby Avenue, Building 801, Pensacola, FL 
32509-5128.
    Director, Area Command Mechanicsburg, 5450 Carlisle Pike, Building 
309, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-0975.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    All DoD civilian employees paid by appropriated funds and employees 
of the Executive Office of the President who are paid by the Defense 
Finance and Accounting Service's consolidated civilian payroll offices.

Categories of records in the system:
    Individual's pay and leave records; source documents for posting of 
time and leave attendance; individual retirement deduction records, 
source documents, and control files; wage and separation information 
files; health benefit records; income tax withholding records; 
allowance and differential eligibility files, such as, but not limited 
to clothing allowances and night rate differentials; withholding and 
deduction authorization files, such as, but not limited to federal 
income tax withholding, insurance and retirement deductions; accounting 
documents files, input data posting media, including personnel actions 
affecting pay; accounting and statistical reports and computer edit 
listings; claims and waivers affecting pay; control logs and 
collection/disbursement vouchers; listings for administrative purposes, 
such as, but not limited to health insurance, life insurance, bonds, 
locator files, and checks to financial institutions; correspondence 
with the civilian personnel office, dependents, attorneys, survivors, 
insurance companies, financial institutions, and other governmental 
agencies; leave and earnings statements; separation documents; official 
correspondence, federal, state, and city tax reports and tapes; forms 
covering pay changes and deductions; and documentation pertaining to 
garnishment of wages.

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; 5 U.S.C. Chapter 53, 55, 
and 81; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):
    The records are used to accurately compute individual employees pay 
entitlements, withhold required and authorized deductions, and issue 
payments for amounts due. Output products are forwarded as required to 
the subject matter areas to ensure accurate accounting and recording of 
pay to civilian employees.
    These records and related products are also used to verify and 
balance all payments, deductions, and contributions with the DD Form 
592 (Payroll for Personal Services certification and Summary) in the 
DFAS civilian pay office and other applicable subject matter areas, and 
to report this information to the recipients and other government and 
nongovernment agencies.
    Records are also used for extraction or compilation of data and 
reports for management studies and statistical analyses for use 
internally or externally as required by DoD or other government 
agencies.
    All records in this system are subject to use in authorized 
computer matching programs within the Department of Defense and with 
other Federal agencies or non-Federal agencies as regulated by the 
Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, (5 U.S.C. 552a).
    Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including 
categories of users and the purposes of such uses:
    In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 
552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained 
therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use 
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
    Federal Reserve Banks under procedures specified in 31 CFR part 210 
for health benefit carriers to ensure proper credit for employee-
authorized health benefit deductions;
    Officials of labor organizations recognized under E.O. 11491 and 
E.O. 11636, as amended, when relevant and necessary to their duties of 
exclusive representation concerning personnel policies, practices, and 
matters affecting working conditions (including disclosure of reasons 
for non-deduction of dues, if applicable);
    To the U.S. Treasury, to maintain cash accountability;
    To the Internal Revenue Service to record withholding and social 
security information;
    To the Bureau of Employment Compensation to process disability 
claims;
    To the Social Security Administration and Office of Personnel 
Management to credit the employee's account for Federal Insurance 
Contributions Act or Civil Service Retirement withheld;
    To the National Finance Center, Office of Thrift Savings Plan for 
participating employees;
    To state revenue departments to credit employee's state tax 
withholding;
    To state employment agencies which require wage information to 
determine eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of former 
employees;

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    To city revenue departments of appropriate cities to credit 
employees for city tax withheld;
    To any agency or component thereof that needs the information for 
proper accounting of funds, such as but not limited to the Office of 
Personnel Management to assist in resolving complaints, grievances, 
etc. and to compute Civil Service Retirement annuity.
    To Federal, State, and local agencies for the purpose of conducting 
computer matching programs as regulated by the Privacy Act of 1974, as 
amended (5 U.S.C. 552a).
    The ``Blanket Routine Uses'' published at the beginning of the DFAS 
compilation of systems of records notices also apply to this system.

Disclosure to consumer reporting agencies:
    Disclosures pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12) may be made from this 
system to `consumer reporting agencies' as defined in the Fair Credit 
Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. 1681a(f)) or the Federal Claims Collection Act 
of 1966 (31 U.S.C. 3701(a)(3)). The purpose of this disclosure is to 
aid in the collection of outstanding debts owned to the Federal 
government; typically to provide an incentive for debtors to repay 
delinquent Federal government debts by making these debts part of their 
credit records.
    The disclosure is limited to information necessary to establish the 
identity of the individual, including name, address, and taxpayer 
identification number (Social Security Number); the amount, status, and 
history of the claim; and the agency or program under which the claim 
arose for the sole purpose of allowing the consumer reporting agency to 
prepare a commercial credit report.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, 
and disposing of records in the system:
Storage:
    Maintained in file folders, notebooks/binders, and visible file 
binders/cabinets; in card files; in computers and computer output 
products; and on microform such as microfiche or microfilm.

Retrievability:
    Retrieved by name, Social Security Number, civilian payroll number, 
or other identification number or system identifier (Unit 
Identification Code, Submitting Office Number, Accountable Disbursing 
Station Symbol Number).

Safeguards:
    As a minimum, records are accessed by person(s) responsible for 
servicing and authorized to sue the record system in the performance of 
their official duties who are properly screened and cleared for need to 
know. Additionally, at some Centers, records are in office buildings 
protected by guards and controlled by the screening of personnel and 
the registration of visitors.

Retention and disposal:
    Records may be temporary in nature and destroyed when actions are 
completed, they are superseded, obsolete, or no longer needed. Other 
records may be cut off at the end of the payroll year and destroyed up 
to 6 years after cutoff or cutoff at the end of the payroll year and 
then sent to the National Personnel Records Center after 3 payroll 
years where they are retained for 56 years. Individual retirement 
records are cut off upon separation, transfer, retirement or death, and 
forwarded to the Office of Personnel Management.

System manager(s) and address:
    Program Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service-
Headquarters, ATTN: DFAS-HQ/FMP-SMO, 250 Raby Avenue, Building 801, 
Pensacola, FL 32509-5128.

Notification procedure:
    Individuals seeking to determine whether information about 
themselves is contained in this system of records should address 
written inquiries to the Privacy Act Officer at the appropriate DFAS 
Center.
    Individuals should furnish full name, Social Security Number, 
current address, and telephone number.

Record access procedures:
    Individuals seeking access to information about themselves 
contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to 
the Privacy Act Officer at the appropriate DFAS Center.
    Individuals should provide full name, Social Security Number, or 
other information verifiable from the record itself.

Contesting record procedures:
    The DFAS rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and 
appealing initial agency determinations are published in DFAS 
Regulation 5400.11-R; 32 CFR part 324; or may be obtained from the 
Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Office of Corporate 
Communications, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279-8000.

Record source categories:
    Information is obtained from previous employers, financial 
institutions, medical institutions, automated systems interfaces, state 
or local governments, and from other DoD components and other Federal 
agencies such as, but not limited to, Social Security Administration, 
Internal Revenue Service, state revenue departments, State Department, 
and Department of Defense components (including the Department of the 
Air Force, Army, or Navy, or Defense agencies); correspondence with 
attorneys, dependents, survivors, or guardians may also furnish data 
for the system.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    None.

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