Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records, 8066-8068 [E9-3700]

Download as PDF 8066 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 34 / Monday, February 23, 2009 / Notices CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: All persons who request access to, information from, or amendment of records about themselves maintained by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service under the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Full name, Social Security Number (SSN), address, telephone number, letters, memoranda, legal opinions, messages, and miscellaneous documents relating to an individual’s request for access to, or amendment of, records concerning that person, including letters of denial, appeals, statements of disagreements, and related documents accumulated in processing requests received under the Privacy Act of 1974. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; 5 U.S.C. 552a, The Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, as implemented by DFAS Regulation; DoD 5400.11–R, Privacy Program; and E.O. 9397 (SSN). PURPOSE(S): To record, process, and coordinate individual requests for access to, or amendment of personal records, and appeals on denials of requests for access or amendment to personal records. 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 from this system may be provided to other Federal, state, and local agencies when it is necessary to coordinate responses or denials. 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: Paper file folders and on electronic storage media. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES RETRIEVABILITY: Retrieved by name and Social Security Number. SAFEGUARDS: Records are maintained in a controlled facility. Physical entry is VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:31 Feb 20, 2009 Jkt 217001 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: and Legislative Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–1050. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Records are obtained from the individual requester, DFAS Components, such as, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, and other Federal, state, and local governments, as applicable or appropriate, for processing the case. Official Privacy Act requests are kept a minimum of 2 years; requests denied but not appealed are destroyed after 5 years; requests for access or amendment and appeals or denial are destroyed 4 years after final action or 3 years after adjudication by the courts, whichever is later; control logs of accounting of disclosures are kept 5 years or in accordance with the approved disposition instructions for the related subject records, whichever is later. Records are destroyed by shredding, pulping, burning or degaussing. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: AGENCY: Defense Finance and Accounting Service, DoD. ACTION: Notice to Amend a System of Records. Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0150. 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, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–1050. Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, current address, and telephone number. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–1050. Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, 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; DoD 5400.11–R; 32 CFR part 324; or may be obtained from the Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Corporate Communications PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 None. [FR Doc. E9–3699 Filed 2–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID DOD–2009–OS–0024] Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records SUMMARY: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) is proposing to amend 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: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on March 25, 2009 unless comments are received which would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, FOIA/PA Program Manager, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0150. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft at (303) 589–3510. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service systems of 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 records 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. E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 34 / Monday, February 23, 2009 / Notices Dated: February 17, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. end of the calendar year and retained from 180 days to 2 years after cutoff. Permanent records are cut off at the end of the calendar year and retained on site for 5 years and then retired to the appropriate Federal Records Center. Records are destroyed by degaussing, shredding, tearing, or pulping.’’ SYSTEM NAME: Congressional Inquiry File System (September 16, 1998, 63 FR 49554). CHANGES: * * * * * SYSTEM LOCATION: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Primary location: Defense Finance and Accounting Service Headquarters, 1851 S. Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202– 4511. SECONDARY LOCATIONS: Defense Finance and Accounting— Cleveland, 1240 East Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH 44199–2055. Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Columbus, 4280 East Fifth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219–1879.’’ * * * * * ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘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: The ‘DoD Blanket Routine Uses’ published at the beginning of the DFAS compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.’’ * * * * * STORAGE: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media.’’ * * * * * jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SAFEGUARDS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘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: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Temporary records are cut off at the VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:31 Feb 20, 2009 Jkt 217001 RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: SYSTEMS MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: T5500a 8067 SYSTEM NAME: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Operations Directorate, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0001.’’ NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘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, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0150. Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, current address, telephone number and/or other identifying information verifiable from the records.’’ Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Information is obtained from the individual requester and the Congressman, Senator or their staff.’’ * * * * * T5500a Congressional Inquiry File. SYSTEM LOCATION: Primary location: Defense Finance and Accounting Service Headquarters, 1851 S. Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4511. Secondary locations: Defense Finance and Accounting—Cleveland, 1240 East Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH 44199– 2055. Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Columbus, 4280 East Fifth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219–1879. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Any individual who contacts a Member of Congress requesting that the Member solicit information from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) on their behalf. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: RECORDS ACCESS PROCEDURES: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/ Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249– 0150. Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, current address, telephone number and/or other identifying information verifiable from the records.’’ Delete entry and replace with ‘‘The DFAS rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in DFAS Regulation; DoD 5400.11–R; 32 CFR part 324; or may be obtained from the Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/ Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249– 0150.’’ Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; DoD Directive 5400.4, Provisions of Information to Congress; and DFAS Regulation 003 and E.O. 9397 (SSN). PURPOSE(S): To maintain a record of Congressional inquiries and the DFAS response. CONTESTING RECORDS PROCEDURES: PO 00000 Full name, Social Security Number, current address, telephone number and/ or other identifying information verifiable from the records. Correspondence and related records from and to Members of Congress pertaining to requests for Congressional assistance in resolving problems. 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: The ‘DoD Blanket Routine Uses’ published at the beginning of the DFAS compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system. E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1 8068 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 34 / Monday, February 23, 2009 / Notices POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249– 0150. Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, current address, telephone number and/or other identifying information verifiable from the records. STORAGE: Paper records in file folders and electronic media. RETRIEVABILITY: Retrieved by constituent’s name and Social Security Number, and Congressman’s name. 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: Temporary records are cut off at the end of the calendar year and retained from 180 days to 2 years after cut off. Permanent records are cut off at the end of the calendar year and retained on site for 5 years and then retired to the appropriate Federal Records Center. Records are destroyed by degaussing, shredding, tearing, or pulping. Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Operations Directorate, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0001. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Information is obtained from the individual requester and the Congressman, Senator or their staff. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. E9–3700 Filed 2–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AGENCY: DoD, Office of the Under Secretary (Personnel and Readiness). ACTION: Notice. 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, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0150. Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, current address, telephone number and/or other identifying information verifiable from the records. Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/ Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. Jkt 217001 RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Publication of Housing Price Inflation Adjustment Under 50 U.S.C. App. 531 NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: 16:31 Feb 20, 2009 The DFAS rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in DFAS Regulation; DoD 5400.11–R; 32 CFR part 324; or may be obtained from the Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, at Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/ Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249– 0150. Office of the Secretary SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: VerDate Nov<24>2008 CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: SUMMARY: The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, as codified at 50 U.S.C. App. 531, prohibits a landlord from evicting a Service member (or the Service member’s family) from a residence during a period of military service except by court order. The law as originally passed by Congress applied to dwellings with monthly rents of $2400 or less. The law requires the Department of Defense to adjust this amount annually to reflect inflation, and to publish the new amount in the Federal Register. We have applied the inflation index required by the statute. The maximum monthly rental amount for 50 U.S.C. App. 531(a)(1)(A)(ii) as of January 1, 2009, will be $2,932.31. EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Colonel Thomas R. Williams II, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, (703) 697–3387. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: February 17, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–3703 Filed 2–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Office of the Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)/TRICARE Management Activity Department of Defense. Notice of an Extension of a TRICARE Demonstration Project for the State of Alaska. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice is to advise interested parties of the extension of a Military Health System (MHS) demonstration project entitled ‘‘TRICARE Demonstration Project for the State of Alaska.’’ The original demonstration notice was published on May 18, 2004 (69 FR 28124–28125) and described a demonstration project to exempt from the TRICARE managed care support contract for the Western Region the underwriting provisions for the cost of civilian health care in the State of Alaska. The demonstration was to be conducted for up to five years after the start of health care delivery under the contract and therefore is scheduled to end on March 31, 2009. The demonstration project will now be extended for one additional year (March 31, 2010). DATES: Effective Date: The extension of the demonstration will be effective April 1, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael O’Bar, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)— TRICARE Management Activity, TRICARE Policy and Operations Directorate, 5111 Leesburg Pike, Suite 810, Falls Church, VA 22041–3206; telephone (703) 681–0039. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Background For additional information on the TRICARE Demonstration Project for the State of Alaska, please see 69 FR 28124– 28125. The demonstration notice focused on the unique situation involved in the delivery of health care services in the State of Alaska which cannot be addressed fully by applying all of the at-risk standards that apply to the TRICARE managed care support contracts under which services are provided in the other 49 states without some modification. Under the extended E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 34 (Monday, February 23, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8066-8068]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-3700]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID DOD-2009-OS-0024]


Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records

AGENCY: Defense Finance and Accounting Service, DoD.

ACTION: Notice to Amend a System of Records.

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SUMMARY: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) is proposing 
to amend 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: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on 
March 25, 2009 unless comments are received which would result in a 
contrary determination.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, 
FOIA/PA Program Manager, Corporate Communications and Legislative 
Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft at (303) 589-
3510.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service 
systems of 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 records 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.


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    Dated: February 17, 2009.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
T5500a

SYSTEM NAME:
    Congressional Inquiry File System (September 16, 1998, 63 FR 
49554).

CHANGES:
* * * * *

SYSTEM LOCATION:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Primary location: Defense Finance 
and Accounting Service Headquarters, 1851 S. Bell Street, Arlington, VA 
22202-4511.

SECONDARY LOCATIONS:
    Defense Finance and Accounting--Cleveland, 1240 East Ninth Street, 
Cleveland, OH 44199-2055.
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service--Columbus, 4280 East Fifth 
Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219-1879.''
* * * * *

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES 
OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
    Delete entry and replace with ``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:
    The `DoD Blanket Routine Uses' published at the beginning of the 
DFAS compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.''
* * * * *

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

SAFEGUARDS:
    Delete entry and replace with ``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:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Temporary records are cut off at 
the end of the calendar year and retained from 180 days to 2 years 
after cutoff. Permanent records are cut off at the end of the calendar 
year and retained on site for 5 years and then retired to the 
appropriate Federal Records Center. Records are destroyed by 
degaussing, shredding, tearing, or pulping.''

SYSTEMS MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Defense Finance and Accounting 
Service, Operations Directorate, 8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, 
IN 46249-0001.''

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES:
    Delete entry and replace with ``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, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 
Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th 
Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.
    Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, 
current address, telephone number and/or other identifying information 
verifiable from the records.''

RECORDS ACCESS PROCEDURES:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Individuals seeking access to 
information about themselves contained in this system of records should 
address written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting 
Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of 
Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, 
Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.
    Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, 
current address, telephone number and/or other identifying information 
verifiable from the records.''

CONTESTING RECORDS PROCEDURES:
    Delete entry and replace with ``The DFAS rules for accessing 
records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency 
determinations are published in DFAS Regulation; DoD 5400.11-R; 32 CFR 
part 324; or may be obtained from the Freedom of Information/Privacy 
Act Program Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate 
Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/
Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 
46249-0150.''

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Information is obtained from the 
individual requester and the Congressman, Senator or their staff.''
* * * * *
T5500a

SYSTEM NAME:
    Congressional Inquiry File.

SYSTEM LOCATION:
    Primary location: Defense Finance and Accounting Service 
Headquarters, 1851 S. Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202-4511.
    Secondary locations: Defense Finance and Accounting--Cleveland, 
1240 East Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH 44199-2055.
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service--Columbus, 4280 East Fifth 
Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219-1879.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
    Any individual who contacts a Member of Congress requesting that 
the Member solicit information from the Defense Finance and Accounting 
Service (DFAS) on their behalf.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
    Full name, Social Security Number, current address, telephone 
number and/or other identifying information verifiable from the 
records. Correspondence and related records from and to Members of 
Congress pertaining to requests for Congressional assistance in 
resolving problems.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
    5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations; DoD Directive 5400.4, 
Provisions of Information to Congress; and DFAS Regulation 003 and E.O. 
9397 (SSN).

PURPOSE(S):
    To maintain a record of Congressional inquiries and the DFAS 
response.

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:
    The `DoD Blanket Routine Uses' published at the beginning of the 
DFAS compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.

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POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, 
AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
STORAGE:
    Paper records in file folders and electronic media.

RETRIEVABILITY:
    Retrieved by constituent's name and Social Security Number, and 
Congressman's name.

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:
    Temporary records are cut off at the end of the calendar year and 
retained from 180 days to 2 years after cut off. Permanent records are 
cut off at the end of the calendar year and retained on site for 5 
years and then retired to the appropriate Federal Records Center. 
Records are destroyed by degaussing, shredding, tearing, or pulping.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
    Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Operations Directorate, 
8899 East 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0001.

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, 
Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of 
Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, 
Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.
    Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, 
current address, telephone number and/or other identifying information 
verifiable from the records.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
    Individuals seeking access to information about themselves 
contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to 
the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications 
and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program 
Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.
    Individual should furnish full name, Social Security Number, 
current address, telephone number and/or other identifying information 
verifiable from the records.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
    The DFAS rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and 
appealing initial agency determinations are published in DFAS 
Regulation; DoD 5400.11-R; 32 CFR part 324; or may be obtained from the 
Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager, at Defense Finance 
and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative 
Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 
E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249-0150.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
    Information is obtained from the individual requester and the 
Congressman, Senator or their staff.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
    None.

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