Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records, 44976-44977 [E8-17607]

Download as PDF 44976 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 149 / Friday, August 1, 2008 / Notices EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. E8–17604 Filed 7–31–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE STORAGE: Department of the Army Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media.’’ * * * * * [Docket ID: USA–2008–0046] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Department of the Army, DoD. ACTION: Notice to amend a system of records. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Army is amending a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on September 2, 2008 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. Department of the Army, Freedom of Information/Privacy Division, U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency, 7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Suite 144, Alexandria, VA 22325–3905. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Vicki Short at (703) 428–6508. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Army systems of records notices 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 record system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendments are 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. ADDRESSES: Dated: July 25, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES A0027–20d DAJA SYSTEM NAME: Medical Expense Claim Files (February 22, 1993, 58 FR 10002). CHANGES: * * * VerDate Aug<31>2005 * Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records at the Judge Advocate General’s Office are destroyed 10 years after final action; i.e., completion of litigation or determination that case will not be prosecuted. Claims settled by local Staff Judge Advocates are destroyed 6 years and 3 months after final action.’’ * * * * * A0027–20d DAJA SYSTEM NAME: Medical Expense Claim Files. SYSTEM LOCATION: Staff Judge Advocate Offices at Army commands, field operating agencies, installations and activities. A segment of the system is located at U.S. Army Claims Service, Fort Meade, MD 20755– 5360. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Individuals who have received medical treatment at the expense of the U.S. Army as a result of a tortuous or negligent act of a third party; third parties causing medical care to be furnished to individuals entitled to medical care at Government expense. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Copies of medical and personnel records of individuals injured by a third party from whom the U.S. Army is seeking to recover the costs of medical care furnished the injured party; accident and police reports relating to the injury, claims investigation files; correspondence with attorneys representing the Army’s interest; court documents; and similar pertinent documents. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; 42 U.S.C. 2651–3, Recovery by United States; Army Regulation 27–20, Claims; and E.O. 9397 (SSN). PURPOSE(S): To negotiate with the tort-feasor or an insurance carrier, or to sue the same to * 19:39 Jul 31, 2008 Delete entry and replace with ‘‘10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; 42 U.S.C. 2651–3, Recovery by United States; Army Regulation 27–20, Claims; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).’’ * * * * * Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collect the value of medical care furnished the injured party. 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: Information may be disclosed to the Department of Justice, appropriate U.S. Attorneys, civilian attorneys representing the injured party who agree also to represent the U.S. Army’s claim, and opposing parties and their attorneys. Information from this system of records may be disclosed to law students participating in a volunteer legal support program approved by the Judge Advocate General of the Army. The ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ set forth at the beginning of the Army’s compilation of systems of records notices also apply to this system. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media. RETRIEVABILITY: By individual’s surname, Social Security Number, and court docket number. SAFEGUARDS: Records are accessible only by authorized personnel who are properly instructed in the permissible use of the information. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records at the Judge Advocate General’s Office are destroyed 10 years after final action; i.e., completion of litigation or determination that case will not be prosecuted. Claims settled by local Staff Judge Advocates are destroyed 6 years and 3 months after final action. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC 20310–2210. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Judge Advocate General, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC 20310–2210. E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 149 / Friday, August 1, 2008 / Notices Individual should provide full name, current address and telephone number, case number that appeared on documentation, any other information that will assist in locating pertinent records, and signature. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Judge Advocate General, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC 20310–2210. Individual should provide full name, current address and telephone number, case number that appeared on documentation, any other information that will assist in locating pertinent records, and signature. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: The Army’s rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in Army Regulation 340– 21; 32 CFR part 505; or may be obtained from the system manager. Building, Suite 144, Alexandria, VA 22325–3905. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Vicki Short at (703) 428–6508. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Army systems of records notices 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 record system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendments are 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: July 25, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. A0027–20b DAJA SYSTEM NAME: RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: From the individual; Army records and reports; Office of Personnel Management; Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys, opposing counsel, and similar pertinent sources. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: Tort Claim Files (February 1, 1996, 61 FR 3682). CHANGES: * * * * * SYSTEM NAME: [FR Doc. E8–17607 Filed 7–31–08; 8:45 am] Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Tort Claim Files in Litigation.’’ * * * * * BILLING CODE 5001–06–P AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: None. Delete entry and replace with ‘‘10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; 28 U.S.C. 2671–2680, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure; Army Regulation 27–20, Claims; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).’’ * * * * * DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [Docket ID: USA–2008–0048] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records STORAGE: Department of the Army, DoD. ACTION: Notice to amend a system of records. AGENCY: The Department of the Army is amending a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on September 2, 2008 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Department of the Army, Freedom of Information/ Privacy Division, U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency, 7701 Telegraph Road, Casey ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:39 Jul 31, 2008 Jkt 214001 Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media.’’ * * * * * A0027–20b DAJA SYSTEM NAME: Tort Claim Files in Litigation SYSTEM LOCATION: Office of the Judge Advocate General, U.S. Army Litigation Division, 901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22203–1837. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Individuals who have filed a complaint against the U.S. Army in the U.S. District Court under the Federal Tort Claims Act. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44977 CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Pleadings, motions, briefs, orders, decisions, memoranda, opinions, supporting documentation, and allied material, including claims investigation, reports and files involved in representing the U.S. Army in the Federal Court System. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; 28 U.S.C. 2671–2680, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure; Army Regulation 27–20, Claims; and E.O. 9397 (SSN). PURPOSE(S): To defend the Army in civil suits filed against it in state or federal courts. 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: Information is disclosed to the Department of Justice and United States Attorneys’ offices handling the particular case. Most of the information is filed in some manner in the courts in which the litigation is pending and therefore is a public record. In addition, some of the information will appear in the written orders, opinions, and decisions of the courts which, in turn, are published in the Federal Reporter System under the name or style of the case and are available to individuals with access to a law library. Information from this system of records may also be disclosed to law students participating in a volunteer legal support program approved by the Judge Advocate General of the Army. The ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ set forth at the beginning of the Army’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: Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media. RETRIEVABILITY: Retrieved by claimant’s surname and court docket number. SAFEGUARDS: Records are maintained in file cabinets within secured buildings and available only to designated authorized individuals who have official need for them. E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 149 (Friday, August 1, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44976-44977]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-17607]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army

[Docket ID: USA-2008-0046]


Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION: Notice to amend a system of records.

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

DATES: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on 
September 2, 2008 unless comments are received which result in a 
contrary determination.

ADDRESSES: Department of the Army, Freedom of Information/Privacy 
Division, U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency, 
7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Suite 144, Alexandria, VA 22325-
3905.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Vicki Short at (703) 428-6508.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Army systems of 
records notices 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 record system being amended are set 
forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its 
entirety. The proposed amendments are 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: July 25, 2008.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
A0027-20d DAJA

System name:
    Medical Expense Claim Files (February 22, 1993, 58 FR 10002).

Changes:
* * * * *

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    Delete entry and replace with ``10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the 
Army; 42 U.S.C. 2651-3, Recovery by United States; Army Regulation 27-
20, Claims; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).''
* * * * *

Storage:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Paper records in file folders and 
electronic storage media.''
* * * * *

Retention and disposal:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Records at the Judge Advocate 
General's Office are destroyed 10 years after final action; i.e., 
completion of litigation or determination that case will not be 
prosecuted. Claims settled by local Staff Judge Advocates are destroyed 
6 years and 3 months after final action.''
* * * * *
A0027-20d DAJA

System name:
    Medical Expense Claim Files.

System location:
    Staff Judge Advocate Offices at Army commands, field operating 
agencies, installations and activities. A segment of the system is 
located at U.S. Army Claims Service, Fort Meade, MD 20755-5360.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    Individuals who have received medical treatment at the expense of 
the U.S. Army as a result of a tortuous or negligent act of a third 
party; third parties causing medical care to be furnished to 
individuals entitled to medical care at Government expense.

Categories of records in the system:
    Copies of medical and personnel records of individuals injured by a 
third party from whom the U.S. Army is seeking to recover the costs of 
medical care furnished the injured party; accident and police reports 
relating to the injury, claims investigation files; correspondence with 
attorneys representing the Army's interest; court documents; and 
similar pertinent documents.

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; 42 U.S.C. 2651-3, Recovery 
by United States; Army Regulation 27-20, Claims; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):
    To negotiate with the tort-feasor or an insurance carrier, or to 
sue the same to collect the value of medical care furnished the injured 
party.

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:
    Information may be disclosed to the Department of Justice, 
appropriate U.S. Attorneys, civilian attorneys representing the injured 
party who agree also to represent the U.S. Army's claim, and opposing 
parties and their attorneys.
    Information from this system of records may be disclosed to law 
students participating in a volunteer legal support program approved by 
the Judge Advocate General of the Army.
    The `Blanket Routine Uses' set forth at the beginning of the Army's 
compilation of systems of records notices also apply to this system.

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

Retrievability:
    By individual's surname, Social Security Number, and court docket 
number.

Safeguards:
    Records are accessible only by authorized personnel who are 
properly instructed in the permissible use of the information.

Retention and disposal:
    Records at the Judge Advocate General's Office are destroyed 10 
years after final action; i.e., completion of litigation or 
determination that case will not be prosecuted. Claims settled by local 
Staff Judge Advocates are destroyed 6 years and 3 months after final 
action.

System manager(s) and address:
    The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters, Department of the Army, 
Washington, DC 20310-2210.

Notification procedure:
    Individuals seeking to determine whether information about 
themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries 
to the Judge Advocate General, Headquarters, Department of the Army, 
Washington, DC 20310-2210.

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    Individual should provide full name, current address and telephone 
number, case number that appeared on documentation, any other 
information that will assist in locating pertinent records, and 
signature.

Record access procedures:
    Individuals seeking access to information about themselves 
contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Judge 
Advocate General, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC 
20310-2210.
    Individual should provide full name, current address and telephone 
number, case number that appeared on documentation, any other 
information that will assist in locating pertinent records, and 
signature.

Contesting record procedures:
    The Army's rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents 
and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in Army 
Regulation 340-21; 32 CFR part 505; or may be obtained from the system 
manager.

Record source categories:
    From the individual; Army records and reports; Office of Personnel 
Management; Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys, opposing counsel, 
and similar pertinent sources.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    None.

[FR Doc. E8-17607 Filed 7-31-08; 8:45 am]
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