Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records, 68865-68866 [E7-23666]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2007 / Notices these swap agreements to allow them to be cleared may promote liquidity and transparency in the markets for OTC derivatives on coffee, sugar, and cocoa, as well as on futures on those commodities. Extending the exemption also may promote financial integrity by providing the benefits of clearing to these OTC markets. Determining ICE Futures U.S. floor members to be ESPs may increase the flow of trading information between markets, increase the pool of potential counterparties for participants trading OTC, and provide essential trading expertise to the market. 3. Price discovery. Price discovery may be enhanced through market competition. 4. Sound risk management practices. Clearing of OTC transactions may foster risk management by the participant counterparties. ICE Clear’s risk management practices in clearing these transactions would be subject to the Commission’s supervision and oversight. 5. Other public interest considerations. The requested exemption may encourage market competition in agricultural derivative products without unnecessary regulatory burden. After considering these factors, the Commission has determined to seek comment on the exemption requests as discussed above. The Commission also invites public comment on its application of the cost-benefit provision. * * * * * Issued in Washington, DC, on November 30, 2007 by the Commission. David A. Stawick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–23635 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Secretary [DOD–2007–OS–0130] Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records Defense Finance and Accounting Service. ACTION: Notice to Add a System of Records. AGENCY: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) is proposing to add a system of records notices to its 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 January 7, mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:57 Dec 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 2008 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. Send comments to the FOIA/PA Program Manager, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279–8000. 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 proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on November 29, 2007 to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Senate Committee on Government 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 December 12, 2000, 65 FR 239. ADDRESSES: Dated: November 30, 2007. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. T7901 SYSTEM NAME: Standard Finance and Accounting Payment System. SYSTEM LOCATIONS: Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Enterprise Computing Center-St Louis, Post Office Box 20012, St. Louis, MO 63120–0012. Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Indianapolis, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–2700. Defense Finance Accounting Service—Columbus, 3990 East Broad Street, Building 21, Columbus OH 43213–2317. Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Kansas City, 1500 E. Bannister Street, Kansas City, MO 64197–0001. For a list of other DFAS, U.S. Army, and Marine Corps sites utilizing the system contact the Standard Finance System, Redesigned Subsystem, System Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Indianapolis, Information Technology Directorate, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–2700. Telephone number (317) 510–4003. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68865 CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Active duty military members (Army and U.S. Marine Corps), Reserve and Guard military members, Army Military Academy cadets, Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students, DoD contractors, and vendors. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Individual’s name, Social Security Number (SSN), home address, and military branch of service, military status, disbursing and accounting transaction data. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation (DoDFMR) 7000.14–R, Volume 5; 31 U.S.C. Sections 3511, 3512, and 3513; and E.O. 9397 (SSN). PURPOSE(S): The system processes payments and collections utilizing the Electronic Funds Transfer system. It is a multifunctional, interactive, automated disbursing and accounting system composed of several functional modules that perform vendor pay, travel pay, and military payroll payment. Defense Finance and Accounting Service, U.S. Army, and Marine Corps will use the system for processing accounting and disbursing transactions in contingency locations requiring foreign currency operations. 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: To Federal Reserve banks to distribute payments made through the direct deposit system to financial organizations or their processing agents authorized by individuals to receive and deposit payments in their accounts. The ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ published at the beginning of the DoD compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Electronic storage media. RETRIEVABILITY: Name and Social Security Number (SSN). E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 68866 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2007 / Notices SAFEGUARDS: Records are stored in an office building protected by guards, controlled screening, use of visitor registers, electronic access, and/or locks. Access to records is limited to individuals who are properly screened and cleared on a need-to-know basis in the performance of their duties. Passwords and digital signatures are used to control access to the system data, and procedures are in place to deter and detect browsing and unauthorized access. Physical and electronic access are limited to persons responsible for servicing and authorized to use the system. R; 32 CFR part 324; or may be obtained from Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/ Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279–8000. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Individual or DoD military components. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. E7–23666 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E7–23644 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records may be temporary in nature and deleted when actions are completed, 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 and 3 months after cutoff. Records are destroyed by degaussing, shredding, or burning. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: System Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Indianapolis, Information Technology Directorate, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–2700. Telephone number (317) 510–4003. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/ Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279–8000. Requests should contain individual’s name, Social Security Number (SSN), current address, and telephone number. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279– 8000. Requests should contain individual’s name, Social Security Number (SSN), current address, and telephone number. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: The DFAS rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in DFAS Regulation 5400.11– VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:57 Dec 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army BILLING CODE 3710–08–P Availability for Non-Exclusive, Exclusive, or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Concerning a Device and Method for Determining All Components of the Stokes Polarization Vector Within a Radar Signal Department of the Army, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6 and 404.7, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of the invention set forth in U.S. Patent No. 6,762,713 entitled ‘‘A Device and Method for Determining All Components of the Stokes Polarization Vector within a Radar Signal,’’ issued on July 13, 2004. The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights in this invention. ADDRESSES: Office of Research and Technology Applications, SDMC–RDT– TL (Ms. Susan D. McRae), Bldg. 5220, Von Braun Complex, Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Joan Gilsdorf, Patent Attorney, e-mail: joan.gilsdorf@smdc.army.mil (256) 955– 3213 or Ms. Susan D. McRae, Office of Research and Technology Applications, e-mail: susan.mcrae@smdc.army.mil; (256) 955–1501. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The invention pertains to measuring the polarization state of a wideband electromagnetic signal. A polarimeter includes a first antenna for receiving the electromagnetic signal and a modulator. The modulator is interconnected with the first antenna for modulating the electromagnetic signal. A modulated electromagnetic signal results that contains a different polarization state for each frequency of the electromagnetic signal, and wherein the amplitude of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 each frequency component of the modulated electromagnetic signal is a function of the particular polarization state of each frequency component of the electromagnetic signal. The modulator may be configured to modulate at a radar frequency. A linear polarizer passes a first predetermined polarization of the modulated electromagnetic signal through a first output thereof. A first receiver includes a detector for receiving and demodulating the modulated electromagnetic signal from the linear polarizer. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Notice of Intent To Grant a Partially Exclusive Patent License to Linear Systems AGENCY: ACTION: Department of the Army, DOD. Notice of intent. SUMMARY: In compliance with 37 CFR 404 et seq., the Department of the Army hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Linear Systems, a corporation having its principle place of business at 8403 Maple Place; Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 91730, a partially exclusive license relative to ARL patent application # 11/ 038,401 entitled, ‘‘Method for Super Resolving Images’’; January 19, 2005, Inventor: Shiqiong Susan Young. Anyone wishing to object to the grant of this license must file written objections along with supporting evidence, if any, not later than 15 days from the date of this notice. DATES: Send written objections to Michael D. Rausa, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Technology Applications, Attn: AMSRD–ARL–DP–P/Bldg. 434, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005– 5425. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael D. Rausa, telephone (410) 278– 5028. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of Secretary

[DOD-2007-OS-0130]


Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records

AGENCY: Defense Finance and Accounting Service.

ACTION: Notice to Add a System of Records.

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SUMMARY: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) is proposing 
to add a system of records notices to its 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 January 
7, 2008 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary 
determination.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FOIA/PA Program Manager, Corporate 
Communications and Legislative Liaison, Defense Finance and Accounting 
Service, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279-8000.

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 proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the 
Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on November 29, 2007 to 
the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Senate 
Committee on Government 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 December 12, 2000, 65 FR 239.

    Dated: November 30, 2007.
L.M. Bynum,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
T7901

System name:
    Standard Finance and Accounting Payment System.

System locations:
    Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Enterprise Computing 
Center-St Louis, Post Office Box 20012, St. Louis, MO 63120-0012.
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service--Indianapolis, 8899 East 
56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-2700.
    Defense Finance Accounting Service--Columbus, 3990 East Broad 
Street, Building 21, Columbus OH 43213-2317.
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service--Kansas City, 1500 E. 
Bannister Street, Kansas City, MO 64197-0001.
    For a list of other DFAS, U.S. Army, and Marine Corps sites 
utilizing the system contact the Standard Finance System, Redesigned 
Subsystem, System Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service--
Indianapolis, Information Technology Directorate, 8899 East 56th 
Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-2700. Telephone number (317) 510-4003.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    Active duty military members (Army and U.S. Marine Corps), Reserve 
and Guard military members, Army Military Academy cadets, Army Reserve 
Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students, DoD contractors, and vendors.

Categories of records in the system:
    Individual's name, Social Security Number (SSN), home address, and 
military branch of service, military status, disbursing and accounting 
transaction data.

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; Department of Defense 
Financial Management Regulation (DoDFMR) 7000.14-R, Volume 5; 31 U.S.C. 
Sections 3511, 3512, and 3513; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):
    The system processes payments and collections utilizing the 
Electronic Funds Transfer system. It is a multi-functional, 
interactive, automated disbursing and accounting system composed of 
several functional modules that perform vendor pay, travel pay, and 
military payroll payment. Defense Finance and Accounting Service, U.S. 
Army, and Marine Corps will use the system for processing accounting 
and disbursing transactions in contingency locations requiring foreign 
currency operations.

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:
    To Federal Reserve banks to distribute payments made through the 
direct deposit system to financial organizations or their processing 
agents authorized by individuals to receive and deposit payments in 
their accounts.
    The `Blanket Routine Uses' published at the beginning of the DoD 
compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, 
and disposing of records in the system:
Storage:
    Electronic storage media.

Retrievability:
    Name and Social Security Number (SSN).

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Safeguards:
    Records are stored in an office building protected by guards, 
controlled screening, use of visitor registers, electronic access, and/
or locks. Access to records is limited to individuals who are properly 
screened and cleared on a need-to-know basis in the performance of 
their duties. Passwords and digital signatures are used to control 
access to the system data, and procedures are in place to deter and 
detect browsing and unauthorized access. Physical and electronic access 
are limited to persons responsible for servicing and authorized to use 
the system.

Retention and disposal:
    Records may be temporary in nature and deleted when actions are 
completed, 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 
and 3 months after cutoff. Records are destroyed by degaussing, 
shredding, or burning.

System manager(s) and address:
    System Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service--
Indianapolis, Information Technology Directorate, 8899 East 56th 
Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-2700. Telephone number (317) 510-4003.

Notification procedure:
    Individuals seeking to determine whether information about 
themselves is contained in this system of records should address 
written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, 
Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate 
Communications and Legislative Liaison, 6760 E. Irvington Place, 
Denver, CO 80279-8000.
    Requests should contain individual's name, Social Security Number 
(SSN), 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 
Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy 
Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 
6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279-8000.
    Requests should contain individual's name, Social Security Number 
(SSN), current address, and telephone number.

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 Defense 
Finance and Accounting Service, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act 
Program Manager, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 6760 
E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279-8000.

Record source categories:
    Individual or DoD military components.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    None.

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