Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records, 7669-7671 [E9-3513]

Download as PDF 7669 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 32 / Thursday, February 19, 2009 / Notices obtain data for the appointment or termination of deputies and the appointment or termination of other than finance officers as accountable officers. Service—Indianapolis, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0001. Defense Finance Accounting Service, 3990 East Broad Street, Building #21, Columbus, OH 43213–1152. ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: 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 verify authority of the accountable individual to issue Treasury checks. To the United States Treasury to verify authority of the accountable individual to issue Treasury checks and validate the signature of the Disbursing Officer. The DoD ‘‘Blanket Routine Uses’’ published at the beginning of the DFAS 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 and on electronic storage media. RETRIEVABILITY: By individual’s name, Social Security Number and accounting and disbursing station number. SAFEGUARDS: Records are maintained in a controlled facility. Physical entry is restricted by the use of locks, guards, and is accessible only to authorized personnel. Access to records is limited to person(s) responsible for servicing the record in performance of their official duties and who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Access to computerized data is restricted by passwords, which are changed periodically. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Cut-off at the end of Fiscal Year in which order is revoked or cancelled or when action has been taken to correct discrepancies. Destroy 6 years after cutoff. The records are destroyed by shredding, pulping, burning or degaussing. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Director of Network Operations, Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Cleveland, 1240 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44199–2055. Director of Network Operations, Defense Finance and Accounting VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:38 Feb 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 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, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0150. Individuals should provide sufficient proof of identity, such as full name, Social Security Number (SSN), telephone number and other information verifiable from the record itself. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves 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, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0150. Individuals should provide sufficient proof of identity, such as full name, Social Security Number (SSN), telephone number and 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, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–1050. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [Docket ID USA–2009–0003] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Department of the Army, DoD. Notice to alter a system of AGENCY: ACTION: records. SUMMARY: The Department of the Army is proposing to alter a system of records in its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: The proposed action will be effective on March 23, 2009 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Department of the Army, Privacy Office, U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency, 7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Suite 144, Alexandria, VA 22325–3905. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Dickerson, (703) 428–6513. 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 proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on February 11, 2009, 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: February 12, 2009. Morgan E. Frazier, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. A0025–2 SAIS DoD RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: SYSTEM NAME: The individual concerned. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: Defense Biometric Services (October 15, 2008, 73 FR 61093). CHANGES: None. [FR Doc. E9–3511 Filed 2–18–09; 8:45 am] * * * * * CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: BILLING CODE 5001–06–P Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals covered include, but are PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1 7670 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 32 / Thursday, February 19, 2009 / Notices not limited to, members of the U.S. Armed Forces, DoD civilian and contractor personnel, military reserve personnel, Army and Air National Guard personnel, foreign national partners, and other individuals (who are U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence) requiring or requesting employment by DoD and/or access to DoD or DoD controlled information systems and/or DoD or DoD contractor operated or controlled installations and facilities.’’ CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Biometrics images; biometric templates; supporting documents; identifying biographic information including, but not limited to, name, Social Security Number (SSN), date of birth, place of birth, height, weight, eye color, hair color, race, globally unique identifier, organization, telephone number, office symbol, clearance, gender, and similar relevant information; and information from and electronic images of international, federal, tribal, or state issued individual identity documents.’’ AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘10 U.S.C. 113, Secretary of Defense; 10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; 10 U.S.C. 5013, Secretary of the Navy; 10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; E.O. 12333, United States Intelligence Activities; E.O. 13467, Reforming Processes Related to Suitability for Government Employment, Fitness for Contractor Employees, and Eligibility for Access to Classified National Security Information; National Defense Authorization Act of 2008, Section 1069; DoDD 8521.01E, Department of Defense Biometrics; DoDD 8500.1, Information Assurance; AR 25–2, Information Assurance and E.O. 9397 (SSN).’’ * * * * * RETRIEVABILITY: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Name, Social Security Number (SSN), biometric template, fingerprints, face, iris, DNA and other biometric data.’’ * * * * * sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Data is destroyed when superseded or when no longer needed for operational purposes, whichever is later by shredding, pulping, degaussing or erasing.’’ SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:38 Feb 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4512.’’ NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4512. For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit locating pertinent records and signature.’’ RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4512. For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit locating pertinent records and signature.’’ * * * * * A0025–2 SAIS DoD SYSTEM NAME: Defense Biometric Services. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Individuals covered include, but are not limited to, members of the U.S. Armed Forces, DoD civilian and contractor personnel, military reserve personnel, Army and Air National Guard personnel, foreign national partners, and other individuals (who are U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence) requiring or requesting employment by DoD and/or access to DoD or DoD controlled information systems and/or DoD or DoD contractor operated or controlled installations and facilities. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Biometrics images; biometric templates; supporting documents; identifying biographic information including, but not limited to, name, Social Security Number (SSN), date of birth, place of birth, height, weight, eye color, hair color, race, globally unique identifier, organization, telephone number, office symbol, clearance, gender, and similar relevant information; and information from and electronic images of international, federal, tribal, or state issued individual identity documents. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 10 U.S.C. 113, Secretary of Defense; 10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; 10 U.S.C. 5013, Secretary of the Navy; 10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; E.O. 12333, United States Intelligence Activities; E.O. 13467, Reforming Processes Related to Suitability for Government Employment, Fitness for Contractor Employees, and Eligibility for Access to Classified National Security Information; National Defense Authorization Act of 2008, Section 1069; DoDD 8521.01E, Department of Defense Biometrics; DoDD 8500.1, Information Assurance; AR 25–2, Information Assurance and E.O. 9397 (SSN). PURPOSE(S): To control logical and physical access to Department of Defense (DoD) and DoD controlled information systems and DoD or DoD contractor operated or controlled installations and facilities and to support the DoD physical and logical security, force protection, identity management, personnel recovery, and information assurance programs, by identifying an individual or verifying/authenticating the identity of an individual through the use of biometrics (i.e., measurable physiological or behavioral characteristics) for purposes of protecting U.S./Coalition/allied government and/or U.S./Coalition/allied national security areas of responsibility and information. Information assurance purposes include the administration of passwords and identification numbers for operators/users of data in automated media; identifying data processing and communication customers authorized access to or disclosure from data residing in information processing and/ or communication activities; and determining the propriety of individual access into the physical data residing in automated media. 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, State, tribal, local, or foreign agencies, for the purposes of law enforcement, counterterrorism, immigration management and control, and homeland security as authorized by U.S. Law or Executive Order, or for the E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 32 / Thursday, February 19, 2009 / Notices purpose of protecting the territory, people, and interests of the United States of America against breaches of security related to DoD controlled information or facilities, and against terrorist activities. The DoD ‘‘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: For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit 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. STORAGE: RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media. From the individual, DoD security offices, system managers, computer facility managers, automated interfaces for user codes on file at Department of Defense sites. RETRIEVABILITY: Name, Social Security Number (SSN), biometric template, fingerprints, face, iris, DNA and other biometric data. SAFEGUARDS: Computerized records maintained in a controlled area are accessible only to authorized personnel. Records are maintained in a controlled facility. Physical entry is restricted by the use of locks, guards, and is accessible only to authorized personnel. Physical and electronic access is restricted to designated individuals having a need therefore in the performance of official duties and who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Data is destroyed when superseded or when no longer needed for operational purposes, whichever is later by shredding, pulping, degaussing or erasing. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4512. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4512. For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit locating pertinent records and signature. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4512. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:38 Feb 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. E9–3513 Filed 2–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P 7671 for small disadvantaged businesses in certain acquisitions. This price evaluation adjustment is implemented in Subpart 19.11 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Section 801 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Pub. L. 105–261) amended 10 U.S.C. 2323(e)(3) to prohibit DoD from applying such a price evaluation adjustment for a 1-year period following a fiscal year in which DoD achieved the 5 percent goal for contract awards established in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a). Since, in fiscal year 2008, DoD exceeded this 5 percent goal, use of the price evaluation adjustment in DoD acquisitions must be suspended for a 1year period, from March 13, 2009, to March 12, 2010. Michele P. Peterson, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. E9–3518 Filed 2–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Department of the Navy Suspension of the Price Evaluation Adjustment for Small Disadvantaged Businesses [Docket ID: USN–2009–0003] AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice of 1-year suspension of the price evaluation adjustment for small disadvantaged businesses. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Director of Defense Procurement has suspended the use of the price evaluation adjustment, as required by 10 U.S.C. 2323(e)(3)(B), because DoD exceeded its 5 percent goal described in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a) in fiscal year 2008. The suspension will be in effect for 1 year and will be reevaluated in fiscal year 2009 based on the level of DoD contract awards established in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a). DATES: Effective Date: March 13, 2009. Applicability Date: This suspension applies to all solicitations issued during the period from March 13, 2009, to March 12, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Susan Pollack, Defense Procurement, OUSD(AT&L)/DPAP, 3015 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3015, telephone 703–697–8336; facsimile 703–614–1254. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authority granted in 10 U.S.C. 2323(e), DoD has previously applied a 10 percent price evaluation adjustment PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records ACTION: Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice to alter a system of records. SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy proposes to alter a system of records notice in its existing inventory of records 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 March 23, 2009 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Department of the Navy, PA/FOIA Policy Branch, Head of Naval Operations (DNS–36), 2000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350–2000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Miriam Brown-Lam, (202) 685–6545. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Navy’s 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 proposed system reports, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, were E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1

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[Notices]
[Pages 7669-7671]
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[FR Doc No: E9-3513]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army

[Docket ID USA-2009-0003]


Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION: Notice to alter a system of records.

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

DATES: The proposed action will be effective on March 23, 2009 unless 
comments are received that would result in a contrary determination.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Dickerson, (703) 428-6513.

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 proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the 
Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on February 11, 2009, 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: February 12, 2009.
Morgan E. Frazier,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
A0025-2 SAIS DoD

System name:
    Defense Biometric Services (October 15, 2008, 73 FR 61093).

Changes:
* * * * *

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Individuals covered include, but 
are

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not limited to, members of the U.S. Armed Forces, DoD civilian and 
contractor personnel, military reserve personnel, Army and Air National 
Guard personnel, foreign national partners, and other individuals (who 
are U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence) 
requiring or requesting employment by DoD and/or access to DoD or DoD 
controlled information systems and/or DoD or DoD contractor operated or 
controlled installations and facilities.''

Categories of records in the system:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Biometrics images; biometric 
templates; supporting documents; identifying biographic information 
including, but not limited to, name, Social Security Number (SSN), date 
of birth, place of birth, height, weight, eye color, hair color, race, 
globally unique identifier, organization, telephone number, office 
symbol, clearance, gender, and similar relevant information; and 
information from and electronic images of international, federal, 
tribal, or state issued individual identity documents.''

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    Delete entry and replace with ``10 U.S.C. 113, Secretary of 
Defense; 10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of the Army; 10 U.S.C. 5013, 
Secretary of the Navy; 10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; E.O. 
12333, United States Intelligence Activities; E.O. 13467, Reforming 
Processes Related to Suitability for Government Employment, Fitness for 
Contractor Employees, and Eligibility for Access to Classified National 
Security Information; National Defense Authorization Act of 2008, 
Section 1069; DoDD 8521.01E, Department of Defense Biometrics; DoDD 
8500.1, Information Assurance; AR 25-2, Information Assurance and E.O. 
9397 (SSN).''
* * * * *

Retrievability:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Name, Social Security Number (SSN), 
biometric template, fingerprints, face, iris, DNA and other biometric 
data.''
* * * * *

Retention and disposal:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Data is destroyed when superseded 
or when no longer needed for operational purposes, whichever is later 
by shredding, pulping, degaussing or erasing.''

System manager(s) and address:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Director, Biometrics Task Force, 
1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202-4512.''

Notification procedure:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Individuals seeking to determine 
whether information about themselves is contained in this system should 
address written inquiries to Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 
South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202-4512.
    For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, 
Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit locating 
pertinent records and signature.''

Record access procedures:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Individuals seeking access to 
information about themselves contained in this system should address 
written inquiries to Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell 
Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202-4512.
    For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, 
Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit locating 
pertinent records and signature.''
* * * * *
A0025-2 SAIS DoD

System name:
    Defense Biometric Services.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    Individuals covered include, but are not limited to, members of the 
U.S. Armed Forces, DoD civilian and contractor personnel, military 
reserve personnel, Army and Air National Guard personnel, foreign 
national partners, and other individuals (who are U.S. citizens or 
aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence) requiring or 
requesting employment by DoD and/or access to DoD or DoD controlled 
information systems and/or DoD or DoD contractor operated or controlled 
installations and facilities.

Categories of records in the system:
    Biometrics images; biometric templates; supporting documents; 
identifying biographic information including, but not limited to, name, 
Social Security Number (SSN), date of birth, place of birth, height, 
weight, eye color, hair color, race, globally unique identifier, 
organization, telephone number, office symbol, clearance, gender, and 
similar relevant information; and information from and electronic 
images of international, federal, tribal, or state issued individual 
identity documents.

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    10 U.S.C. 113, Secretary of Defense; 10 U.S.C. 3013, Secretary of 
the Army; 10 U.S.C. 5013, Secretary of the Navy; 10 U.S.C. 8013, 
Secretary of the Air Force; E.O. 12333, United States Intelligence 
Activities; E.O. 13467, Reforming Processes Related to Suitability for 
Government Employment, Fitness for Contractor Employees, and 
Eligibility for Access to Classified National Security Information; 
National Defense Authorization Act of 2008, Section 1069; DoDD 
8521.01E, Department of Defense Biometrics; DoDD 8500.1, Information 
Assurance; AR 25-2, Information Assurance and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):
    To control logical and physical access to Department of Defense 
(DoD) and DoD controlled information systems and DoD or DoD contractor 
operated or controlled installations and facilities and to support the 
DoD physical and logical security, force protection, identity 
management, personnel recovery, and information assurance programs, by 
identifying an individual or verifying/authenticating the identity of 
an individual through the use of biometrics (i.e., measurable 
physiological or behavioral characteristics) for purposes of protecting 
U.S./Coalition/allied government and/or U.S./Coalition/allied national 
security areas of responsibility and information.
    Information assurance purposes include the administration of 
passwords and identification numbers for operators/users of data in 
automated media; identifying data processing and communication 
customers authorized access to or disclosure from data residing in 
information processing and/or communication activities; and determining 
the propriety of individual access into the physical data residing in 
automated media.

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, State, tribal, local, or foreign agencies, for the 
purposes of law enforcement, counterterrorism, immigration management 
and control, and homeland security as authorized by U.S. Law or 
Executive Order, or for the

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purpose of protecting the territory, people, and interests of the 
United States of America against breaches of security related to DoD 
controlled information or facilities, and against terrorist activities.
    The DoD ``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:
    Name, Social Security Number (SSN), biometric template, 
fingerprints, face, iris, DNA and other biometric data.

Safeguards:
    Computerized records maintained in a controlled area are accessible 
only to authorized personnel. Records are maintained in a controlled 
facility. Physical entry is restricted by the use of locks, guards, and 
is accessible only to authorized personnel. Physical and electronic 
access is restricted to designated individuals having a need therefore 
in the performance of official duties and who are properly screened and 
cleared for need-to-know.

Retention and disposal:
    Data is destroyed when superseded or when no longer needed for 
operational purposes, whichever is later by shredding, pulping, 
degaussing or erasing.

System manager(s) and address:
    Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, 
Arlington, Virginia 22202-4512.

Notification procedure:
    Individuals seeking to determine whether information about 
themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries 
to Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, 
Arlington, Virginia 22202-4512.
    For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, 
Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit locating 
pertinent records and signature.

Record access procedures:
    Individuals seeking access to information about themselves 
contained in this system should address written inquiries to Director, 
Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, 
Virginia 22202-4512.
    For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, 
Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit 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, DoD security offices, system managers, 
computer facility managers, automated interfaces for user codes on file 
at Department of Defense sites.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    None.

[FR Doc. E9-3513 Filed 2-18-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-P