Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records, 23434-23436 [E8-9387]

Download as PDF 23434 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 84 / Wednesday, April 30, 2008 / Notices individual is denied any right, privilege, or benefit for which he would otherwise be entitled by Federal law or for which he would otherwise be eligible, as a result of the maintenance of such information, the individual will be provided access to such information except to the extent that disclosure would reveal the identity of a confidential source. Investigatory material compiled solely for the purpose of determining suitability, eligibility, or qualifications for federal civilian employment, military service, federal contracts, or access to classified information may be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(5), but only to the extent that such material would reveal the identity of a confidential source. An exemption rule for this exemption has been promulgated in accordance with requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(1), (2), and (3), (c) and (e) and published in 32 CFR part 326. For additional information contact the system manager. [FR Doc. E8–9411 Filed 4–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.65, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Board of Advisors to the President of the Naval War College (hereafter referred to as the Board). The Board is a discretionary federal advisory committee established by the Secretary of Defense to provide the Department of the Navy independent advice and recommendations on matters pertaining to the organization management, curricula, and methods of instruction, facilities and other matters of interest to the Naval War College. The Secretary of the Navy or designated representative, on behalf of the Secretary of Defense, may act upon the Board’s advice and recommendations. The Board shall be composed of not more than ten members, who are eminent authorities in the field of academia, business, and the defense industry. Board members appointed by VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Apr 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 the Secretary of Defense, who are not federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Board members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and shall serve terms of four years and may be renewed at the discretion of the President of the Naval War College. The Board’s Chairperson shall be selected by the Board members. Board members shall, with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, serve without compensation. The Board shall be authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission, and these subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976, and other appropriate federal regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Board nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Board members. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Board’s chairperson. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a full-time or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. The Designated Federal Officer or duly appointed Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend all committee meetings and subcommittee meetings. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Board of Advisors to the President Naval War College’s membership about the Board’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board of Advisors to the President Naval War College. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Board of Advisors to the PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 President Naval War College, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Board of Advisors to the President Naval War College’s Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https://www.fido.gov/ facadatabase/public.asp. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Board of Advisors to the President Naval War College. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. Dated: April 24, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–9398 Filed 4–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force [Docket ID: USAF–2008–0008] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, DoD. Notice To Alter a System of Records. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Air Force proposes to alter a system of records notice in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: The proposed action will be effective on May 30, 2008 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Air Force Privacy Act Officer, Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, SAF/XCX, 1800 Air Force Pentagon, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20330–1800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Novella Hill at (703) 696–6518. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Air Force’s 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 systems reports, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act, were submitted on April E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 84 / Wednesday, April 30, 2008 / Notices 10, 2008, to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and 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). Dated: April 23, 2008. Patricia Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. F051 AF JA A SYSTEM NAME: Judge Advocate General’s Professional Conduct Files (June 11, 1997, 62 FR 31793). CHANGES: * * * * * SYSTEM LOCATION: Delete paragraph 1 and replace with ‘‘Office of the Professional Responsibility Administrator, Office of the Air Force Judge Advocate General, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420.’’ Add to entry ‘‘National Guard Bureau, Judge Advocate’s Office (NGB/JA), 1411 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202.’’ personnel, administrative, adverse information, and technical reports.’’ * * * * * PURPOSES: Delete paragraph 3 and replace with ‘‘To ensure licensing agencies of the individual states (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), and the various courts that licensed Air Force attorneys are advised of adverse determinations documenting violations of the rules of professional responsibility affecting an attorney’s fitness to practice law, this in an effort to protect the Air Force and the general public from substandard legal practitioners.’’ Delete paragraph 4 and replace with ‘‘To record the disposition of professional responsibility complaints and to document professional responsibility violations and corrective action taken.’’ * * * * * SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Office of The Judge Advocate General, Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420.’’ NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Judge advocates (active duty, reserve, or guard), civilian attorneys employed by The Judge Advocate General’s Corps and civilian attorneys subject to the disciplinary authority of The Judge Advocate General who have been the subject of a complaint related to their professional conduct.’’ Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information about themselves should address written inquiries to the Office of The Judge Advocate General, Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420. Written inquiries should include full name, mailing address, and Social Security Number (SSN).’’ CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records include, but are not limited to name, address, social security number (SSN); complaints with substantiating documents; letters/transcriptions of complaints, allegations and queries; letters of appointment; reports of reviews, inquiries, and investigations with supporting attachments, exhibits and photographs; records of interviews; witness statements; recommendations; reports of legal reviews of case files; reports of Advisory Committee reviews; congressional responses; memoranda; letters and reports of findings and actions taken; letters to complainants and subjects of investigations; letters of rebuttal from subjects; financial, Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in this system should address written requests to the Office of The Judge Advocate General, Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420. Written inquiries should include full name, mailing address, and Social Security Number (SSN).’’ * * * * * rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Apr 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: Delete paragraph, Replace with ‘‘Exemption (k)(2), 5 U.S.C. 552a. Investigatory material compiled for law enforcement purposes, other than PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23435 material within the scope of subsection 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), may be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2). However, if an individual is denied any right, privilege, or benefit for which he would otherwise be entitled by Federal law or for which he would otherwise be eligible, as a result of the maintenance of the information, the individual will be provided access to the information except to the extent that disclosure would reveal the identity of a confidential source.’’ * * * * * F051 AF JA A SYSTEM NAME: Judge Advocate General’s Professional Conduct Files SYSTEM LOCATION: Office of the Professional Responsibility Administrator, Office of the Air Force Judge Advocate General, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420; Army-Air Force Exchange Service Headquarters, General Counsel, P.O. Box 660202, Dallas, TX 75266–0202; Defense Commissary Agency Headquarters, General Counsel, Building P11200, Fort Lee, VA 23801; and Defense Logistics Agency, Judge Advocate, Alexandria, VA 22310–6130. The Judge Advocate’s office at headquarters of major commands, field operating offices, and unified commands. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force’s compilation of systems of records notices. National Guard Bureau, Judge Advocate’s Office (NGB/JA), 1411 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Judge advocates (active duty, reserve, or guard), civilian attorneys employed by The Judge Advocate General’s Corps and civilian attorneys subject to the disciplinary authority of The Judge Advocate General who have been the subject of a complaint related to their professional conduct. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Records include, but are not limited to name, address, social security number (SSN); complaints with substantiating documents; letters/ transcriptions of complaints, allegations and queries; letters of appointment; reports of reviews, inquiries, and investigations with supporting attachments, exhibits and photographs; records of interviews; witness E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 23436 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 84 / Wednesday, April 30, 2008 / Notices statements; recommendations; reports of legal reviews of case files; reports of Advisory Committee reviews; congressional responses; memoranda; letters and reports of findings and actions taken; letters to complainants and subjects of investigations; letters of rebuttal from subjects; financial, personnel, administrative, adverse information, and technical reports. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 10 U.S.C. 8037, Judge Advocate General, Deputy Judge Advocate General: Appointment and duties; RCM 109, Manual for Courts-Martial, 1984 and Executive Order 9397 (SSN). To assist The Judge Advocate General in the evaluation, management, administration and regulation of the delivery of legal services by offices and personnel under his jurisdiction. To ensure the proper qualifications for the practice of law are met and maintained by each attorney practicing under the direct or indirect supervision of The Judge Advocate General. To ensure licensing agencies of the individual states (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), and the various courts that licensed Air Force attorneys are advised of adverse determinations documenting violations of the rules of professional responsibility affecting an attorney’s fitness to practice law, this in an effort to protect the Air Force and the general public from substandard legal practitioners. To record the disposition of professional responsibility complaints and to document professional responsibility violations and corrective action taken. ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: 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 and state agencies or bar associations charged with licensing and authorizing attorneys to practice law, and to various courts authorizing attorneys to practice before said courts, in order to protect the public and ensure the proper administration of justice. To current and potential governmental employers during 17:09 Apr 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 Maintained in file folders, in computer, and on computer output products. Retrieved by name of individual. SAFEGUARDS: Records are accessed by person(s) responsible for servicing the record system in performance of their official duties and by authorized personnel who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Records are stored in locked rooms and cabinets. Those in computer storage devices are protected by computer system software. Computers must be accessed with a password. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Retained in office files for three (3) years after year in which case is closed. Records are destroyed by tearing into pieces, shredding, pulping, macerating or burning. Computer records are destroyed by erasing, deleting or overwriting. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Office of The Judge Advocate General, Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information about themselves should address written inquiries to the Office of The Judge Advocate General, Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420. Written inquiries should include full name, mailing address, and Social Security Number (SSN). RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in this system should address written requests to the Office of The Judge Advocate General, Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Written inquiries should include full name, mailing address, and Social Security Number (SSN). CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: The Air Force rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Air Force Instruction 37–132; 32 CFR part 806b; or may be obtained from the system manager. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: STORAGE: RETRIEVABILITY: PURPOSE(S): VerDate Aug<31>2005 authorized background checks to assist their efforts to protect the public and ensure the proper administration of justice. The ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ published at the beginning of the Air Force’s compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Information is received from individuals; federal, state and local authorities; other Air Force records; state bar records; law enforcement records; educational records; complainants; inspectors; witnesses and subjects of inquiries. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: Exemption (k)(2), 5 U.S.C. 552a. Investigatory material compiled for law enforcement purposes, other than material within the scope of subsection 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), may be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2). However, if an individual is denied any right, privilege, or benefit for which he would otherwise be entitled by Federal law or for which he would otherwise be eligible, as a result of the maintenance of the information, the individual will be provided access to the information except to the extent that disclosure would reveal the identity of a confidential source. [FR Doc. E8–9387 Filed 4–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Availability of Non-Exclusive, Exclusive License or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Concerning Apparatus and Method To Test Abrasion Resistance of Material Using Airborne Particulate Department of the Army, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent No. U.S. 7,347,768 entitled ‘‘Apparatus and Method to Test Abrasion Resistance of Material Using Airborne Particulate’’ issued March 25, 2008. This patent has been assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Army. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey DiTullio at U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center, Kansas Street, Natick, E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Air Force

[Docket ID: USAF-2008-0008]


Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, DoD.

ACTION: Notice To Alter a System of Records.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Air Force proposes to alter a system of 
records notice in its inventory of record systems subject to the 
Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES: The proposed action will be effective on May 30, 2008 unless 
comments are received that would result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Air Force Privacy Act Officer, Office 
of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, SAF/XCX, 1800 
Air Force Pentagon, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20330-1800.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Novella Hill at (703) 696-6518.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Air Force's 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 systems reports, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of 
the Privacy Act, were submitted on April

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10, 2008, to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, 
the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and 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).

    Dated: April 23, 2008.
Patricia Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
F051 AF JA A

System Name:
    Judge Advocate General's Professional Conduct Files (June 11, 1997, 
62 FR 31793).

Changes:
* * * * *

System Location:
    Delete paragraph 1 and replace with ``Office of the Professional 
Responsibility Administrator, Office of the Air Force Judge Advocate 
General, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420.''
    Add to entry ``National Guard Bureau, Judge Advocate's Office (NGB/
JA), 1411 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202.''

Categories of Individuals Covered by the System:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Judge advocates (active duty, 
reserve, or guard), civilian attorneys employed by The Judge Advocate 
General's Corps and civilian attorneys subject to the disciplinary 
authority of The Judge Advocate General who have been the subject of a 
complaint related to their professional conduct.''

Categories of records in the system:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Records include, but are not 
limited to name, address, social security number (SSN); complaints with 
substantiating documents; letters/transcriptions of complaints, 
allegations and queries; letters of appointment; reports of reviews, 
inquiries, and investigations with supporting attachments, exhibits and 
photographs; records of interviews; witness statements; 
recommendations; reports of legal reviews of case files; reports of 
Advisory Committee reviews; congressional responses; memoranda; letters 
and reports of findings and actions taken; letters to complainants and 
subjects of investigations; letters of rebuttal from subjects; 
financial, personnel, administrative, adverse information, and 
technical reports.''
* * * * *

Purposes:
    Delete paragraph 3 and replace with ``To ensure licensing agencies 
of the individual states (including the District of Columbia, Puerto 
Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), and the various courts 
that licensed Air Force attorneys are advised of adverse determinations 
documenting violations of the rules of professional responsibility 
affecting an attorney's fitness to practice law, this in an effort to 
protect the Air Force and the general public from substandard legal 
practitioners.''
    Delete paragraph 4 and replace with ``To record the disposition of 
professional responsibility complaints and to document professional 
responsibility violations and corrective action taken.''
* * * * *

System Manager(s) and Address:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Office of The Judge Advocate 
General, Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force 
Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420.''

Notification Procedure:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Individuals seeking to determine 
whether this system of records contains information about themselves 
should address written inquiries to the Office of The Judge Advocate 
General, Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force 
Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420.
    Written inquiries should include full name, mailing address, and 
Social Security Number (SSN).''

Record Access Procedures:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Individuals seeking access to 
records about themselves contained in this system should address 
written requests to the Office of The Judge Advocate General, 
Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20330-1420.
    Written inquiries should include full name, mailing address, and 
Social Security Number (SSN).''
* * * * *

Exemptions Claimed for the System:
    Delete paragraph, Replace with ``Exemption (k)(2), 5 U.S.C. 552a. 
Investigatory material compiled for law enforcement purposes, other 
than material within the scope of subsection 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), may 
be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2). However, if an individual is 
denied any right, privilege, or benefit for which he would otherwise be 
entitled by Federal law or for which he would otherwise be eligible, as 
a result of the maintenance of the information, the individual will be 
provided access to the information except to the extent that disclosure 
would reveal the identity of a confidential source.''
* * * * *
F051 AF JA A

System Name:
    Judge Advocate General's Professional Conduct Files

System Location:
    Office of the Professional Responsibility Administrator, Office of 
the Air Force Judge Advocate General, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20330-1420;
    Army-Air Force Exchange Service Headquarters, General Counsel, P.O. 
Box 660202, Dallas, TX 75266-0202;
    Defense Commissary Agency Headquarters, General Counsel, Building 
P11200, Fort Lee, VA 23801; and
    Defense Logistics Agency, Judge Advocate, Alexandria, VA 22310-
6130.
    The Judge Advocate's office at headquarters of major commands, 
field operating offices, and unified commands. Official mailing 
addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force's compilation 
of systems of records notices.
    National Guard Bureau, Judge Advocate's Office (NGB/JA), 1411 
Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202.

Categories of Individuals Covered by the System:
    Judge advocates (active duty, reserve, or guard), civilian 
attorneys employed by The Judge Advocate General's Corps and civilian 
attorneys subject to the disciplinary authority of The Judge Advocate 
General who have been the subject of a complaint related to their 
professional conduct.

Categories of records in the system:
    Records include, but are not limited to name, address, social 
security number (SSN); complaints with substantiating documents; 
letters/transcriptions of complaints, allegations and queries; letters 
of appointment; reports of reviews, inquiries, and investigations with 
supporting attachments, exhibits and photographs; records of 
interviews; witness

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statements; recommendations; reports of legal reviews of case files; 
reports of Advisory Committee reviews; congressional responses; 
memoranda; letters and reports of findings and actions taken; letters 
to complainants and subjects of investigations; letters of rebuttal 
from subjects; financial, personnel, administrative, adverse 
information, and technical reports.

Authority for Maintenance of the System:
    10 U.S.C. 8037, Judge Advocate General, Deputy Judge Advocate 
General: Appointment and duties; RCM 109, Manual for Courts-Martial, 
1984 and Executive Order 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):
    To assist The Judge Advocate General in the evaluation, management, 
administration and regulation of the delivery of legal services by 
offices and personnel under his jurisdiction.
    To ensure the proper qualifications for the practice of law are met 
and maintained by each attorney practicing under the direct or indirect 
supervision of The Judge Advocate General.
    To ensure licensing agencies of the individual states (including 
the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. 
Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), 
and the various courts that licensed Air Force attorneys are advised of 
adverse determinations documenting violations of the rules of 
professional responsibility affecting an attorney's fitness to practice 
law, this in an effort to protect the Air Force and the general public 
from substandard legal practitioners.
    To record the disposition of professional responsibility complaints 
and to document professional responsibility violations and corrective 
action taken.

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 and state agencies or bar associations charged with 
licensing and authorizing attorneys to practice law, and to various 
courts authorizing attorneys to practice before said courts, in order 
to protect the public and ensure the proper administration of justice.
    To current and potential governmental employers during authorized 
background checks to assist their efforts to protect the public and 
ensure the proper administration of justice.
    The `Blanket Routine Uses' published at the beginning of the Air 
Force's 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:
    Maintained in file folders, in computer, and on computer output 
products.

Retrievability:
    Retrieved by name of individual.

Safeguards:
    Records are accessed by person(s) responsible for servicing the 
record system in performance of their official duties and by authorized 
personnel who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. 
Records are stored in locked rooms and cabinets. Those in computer 
storage devices are protected by computer system software. Computers 
must be accessed with a password.

Retention and Disposal:
    Retained in office files for three (3) years after year in which 
case is closed. Records are destroyed by tearing into pieces, 
shredding, pulping, macerating or burning. Computer records are 
destroyed by erasing, deleting or overwriting.

System Manager(s) and Address:
    Office of The Judge Advocate General, Professional Responsibility 
Administrator, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420.

Notification Procedure:
    Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records 
contains information about themselves should address written inquiries 
to the Office of The Judge Advocate General, Professional 
Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 
20330-1420.
    Written inquiries should include full name, mailing address, and 
Social Security Number (SSN).

Record Access Procedures:
    Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in 
this system should address written requests to the Office of The Judge 
Advocate General, Professional Responsibility Administrator, 1420 Air 
Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330-1420.
    Written inquiries should include full name, mailing address, and 
Social Security Number (SSN).

Contesting Record Procedures:
    The Air Force rules for accessing records, and for contesting 
contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in 
Air Force Instruction 37-132; 32 CFR part 806b; or may be obtained from 
the system manager.

Record Source Categories:
    Information is received from individuals; federal, state and local 
authorities; other Air Force records; state bar records; law 
enforcement records; educational records; complainants; inspectors; 
witnesses and subjects of inquiries.

Exemptions Claimed for the System:
    Exemption (k)(2), 5 U.S.C. 552a. Investigatory material compiled 
for law enforcement purposes, other than material within the scope of 
subsection 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), may be exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
552a(k)(2). However, if an individual is denied any right, privilege, 
or benefit for which he would otherwise be entitled by Federal law or 
for which he would otherwise be eligible, as a result of the 
maintenance of the information, the individual will be provided access 
to the information except to the extent that disclosure would reveal 
the identity of a confidential source.

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