Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a Computer Matching Program, 8311-8313 [2010-3664]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 36 / Wednesday, February 24, 2010 / Notices The meetings will be held at the Sheraton Hotel, 173 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Master Chief Steven A. Hady, Designated Federal Officer, MLDC, at (703) 602–0838, 1851 South Bell Street, Suite 532, Arlington, VA. E-mail: steven.hady@wso.whs.mil. ADDRESSES: The purpose of the meeting is for the commissioners of the MLDC to continue their efforts to address congressional concerns as outlined in the commission charter. 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Written Statements Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the MLDC about its mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting of the Commission. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the MLDC, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https:// www.fido.gov/facadatabase/public.asp. Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) at least five calendar days prior the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the MLDC until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the MLDC Chairperson and ensure they are provided to all members of the Commission before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8311 Dated: February 18, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–3666 Filed 2–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2010–OS–0018] Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a Computer Matching Program AGENCY: Defense Manpower Data Center, DoD. ACTION: Notice of a computer matching program. SUMMARY: Subsection (e)(12) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, (5 U.S.C. 552a) requires agencies to publish advance notice of any proposed or revised computer matching program by the matching agency for public comment. The DoD, as the matching agency under the Privacy Act is hereby giving notice to the record subjects of a computer matching program between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and DoD that their records are being matched by computer. The purpose of this agreement is to verify an individual’s eligibility for receipt of benefits under programs administered by the Veterans Benefits Administration. DATES: This proposed action will become effective March 26, 2010 and matching may commence unless changes to the matching program are required due to public comments or by Congressional or by Office of Management and Budget objections. Public comments must be received before March 26, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 8312 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 36 / Wednesday, February 24, 2010 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Samuel P. Jenkins at telephone (703) 607–2943. Pursuant to subsection (o) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, (5 U.S.C. 552a), the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) and VA have concluded an agreement to conduct a computer matching program between the agencies. The purpose of this agreement is to verify an individual’s eligibility for receipt of benefits under programs administered by the Veterans Benefits Administration. The parties to this agreement have determined that a computer matching program is the most efficient, expeditious, and effective means of obtaining the information needed by the VA to identify individuals that have not separated from military service and/or confirm elements of military service relevant to the adjudication of VA benefits. If this identification is not accomplished by computer matching, but is done manually, the cost would be prohibitive and it is possible that not all individuals would be identified. A copy of the computer matching agreement between VA and DMDC is available upon request to the public. Requests should be submitted to the Director, Defense Privacy Office, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 920, Arlington, VA 22202–4512 or to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefit Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Set forth below is the notice of the establishment of a computer matching program required by paragraph 6.c. of the Office of Management and Budget Guidelines on computer matching published in the Federal Register at 54 FR 25818 on June 19, 1989. The matching agreement, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act, and an advance copy of this notice was submitted on February 12, 2010, to the House Committee on Government Reform, the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, and the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget pursuant to paragraph 4d of Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A–130, ‘‘Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records about Individuals,’’ February 8, 1996 (February 20, 1996; 61 FR 6427). pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:49 Feb 23, 2010 Jkt 220001 Dated: February 18, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. Notice of a Computer Matching Program Between the Office of the Inspector General, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense for Verification of Eligibility A. Participating Agencies: Participants in this computer matching program are the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) of the Department of Defense (DoD). The VA is the source agency, i.e., the activity disclosing the records for the purpose of the match. The DMDC is the specific recipient activity or matching agency, i.e., the agency that actually performs the computer matching. B. Purpose of the Match: The purpose of this agreement is to verify an individual’s eligibility for receipt of benefits under programs administered by the Veterans Benefits Administration. VA, as the source agency, will provide DMDC with two electronic files, the C&P and VADS files. The C&P file contains names of veterans, SSNs, and compensation and pension records. The VADS file contains names of veterans, SSNs, and DD214 data. Upon receipt of the electronic files, DMDC will perform a match using the SSNs in the VA C&P file and the VADS file against the DMDC Active Duty Transaction, Reserve Transaction, and Reserve Master files. DMDC will provide VA OIG an electronic listing of VA C&P and VADS records for which there is no matching record from any of the three DMDC files, and an electronic listing of records that contain data that are inconsistent with data contained in the VA C&P or VADS files. VA OIG is responsible for verifying and determining that the data on the DMDC electronic reply file are consistent with the VA source file and for resolving any discrepancies or inconsistencies on an individual basis. C. Authority for Conducting the Match: The authority for VA to conduct this match is 5 U.S.C. App. 3, the Inspector General Act of 1978 (IG Act). The IG Act authorizes the VA OIG to conduct audits and investigations relating to the programs and operations of VA. IG Act, section 2. In addition, section 4 of the IG Act provides that the IG will conduct activities designed to promote economy and efficiency and to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in VA’s programs and operations. D. Records to be Matched: The systems of records maintained by the PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 respective agencies under the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a, from which records will be disclosed for the purpose of this computer match are as follows: VA will use personal data from the following Privacy Act record system for the match: Compensation, Pension, Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Records—VA, 58VA21/22/28, published at 74 FR 29275 on June 19, 2009. DoD will use personal data from the following Privacy Act record system for the match: Defense Manpower Data Center Data Base—DMDC 01, published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 39666 on August 7, 2009. E. Description of Computer Matching Program: VA, as the source agency, will provide DMDC with two electronic files, the C&P and VADS files. The C&P file contains names of veterans, SSNs, and compensation and pension records. The VADS file contains names of veterans, SSNs, and DD214 data. Upon receipt of the electronic files, DMDC will perform a match using the SSNs in the VA C&P file and the VADS file against the DMDC Active Duty Transaction, Reserve Transaction, and Reserve Master files. DMDC will provide VA OIG an electronic listing of VA C&P and VADS records for which there is no matching record from any of the three DMDC files, and an electronic listing of records that contain data that are inconsistent with data contained in the VA C&P or VADS files. VA OIG is responsible for verifying and determining that the data on the DMDC electronic reply file are consistent with the VA source file and for resolving any discrepancies or inconsistencies on an individual basis. The VADS file provided by VA contains approximately 308,000 records per year that include data elements showing veteran’s name, SSN, VA claim number, Date of Birth, Date of Discharge, and Character of Service. The C&P file provided by VA contains approximately 3.6 million records per year that includes data elements showing veteran’s stub name, SSN, Date of Birth, Date of Discharge, Entitlement Code, File Number, Combined Degree of Disability, Station Number/Regional Office Number, Suspense Segment Indicator, Address Line 1, Branch of Service, Additional Service Indicator, Net Award Amount, and Net Award Date. The Active Duty Transaction file provided by DMDC contains approximately 2.7 million records per year historically dating from 1971 to the present. This file includes data elements showing service member’s name, SSN, Date of Birth, Separation Program E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 36 / Wednesday, February 24, 2010 / Notices Designator, Interservice Separation code, Date of Separation, and Branch of Service. The Reserve Transaction file provided by DMDC contains approximately 1.5 million records per year historically dating from 1977 to the present. This file includes data elements showing reserve service member’s name, SSN, Date of Birth, Separation Program Designator, Interservice Separation code, Date of Separation, and Branch of Service. The Reserve Master file provided by DMDC contains approximately 1.3 million records per year historically dating from 1977 to the present. This file does not include character of service. However, a match on this file may indicate that the Reserve service member spent time on active duty while a member of the Reserve Forces. F. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program: This computer matching program is subject to public comment and review by Congress and the Office of Management and Budget. If the mandatory 30 day period for comment has expired and no comments are received and if no objections are raised by either Congress or the Office of Management and Budget within 40 days of being notified of the proposed match, the computer matching program becomes effective and the respective agencies may begin the exchange at a mutually agreeable time and thereafter on a quarterly basis. By agreement between VA and DMDC, the matching program will be in effect for 18 months with an option to renew for 12 additional months unless one of the parties to the agreement advises the other by written request to terminate or modify the agreement. G. For Questions, Contact: Director, Defense Privacy Office, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 920, Arlington, VA 22202– 4512. Telephone (703) 607–2943. [FR Doc. 2010–3664 Filed 2–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Availability of GovernmentOwned Inventions; Available for Licensing Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for licensing by the Department of the Navy. U.S. Patent Application Number VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:49 Feb 23, 2010 Jkt 220001 12/606,218 filed on October 27, 2009, Navy Case Number 96899 entitled ‘‘Oxygen monitor’’; U.S. Patent Application Number 11/482,303 filed on July 11, 2006, Navy Case Number 97495 entitled ‘‘Hoisting harness assembly tool’’; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/432,019 filed on April 29, 2009, Navy Case Number PAX06 entitled ‘‘Method for producing Nanoparticles’’; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/471,607 filed on May 26, 2009, Navy Case Number PAX11 entitled ‘‘Embedded ground proximity warning system for helicopters’’; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/469,197 filed on May 20, 2009, Navy Case Number PAX14 entitled ‘‘Fast rope’’; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/ 433,142 filed on April 30, 2009, Navy Case Number PAX21 entitled ‘‘Improved aircraft pod store separation characteristics’’; U.S. Patent Application Number 12/639,476 filed on December 16, 2009, Navy Case Number PAX42 entitled ‘‘Siloxane solvent compositions’’; U.S. Patent Number 7,380,467 entitled ‘‘Bond integrity tool’’ issued on June 3, 2008; U.S. Patent Number 7,494,670 entitled ‘‘Composition and process for removing and preventing mildew and fungal growth’’ issued on February 24, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,523,876 entitled ‘‘Adjustable liquid atomization nozzle’’ issued on April 28, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,524,516 entitled ‘‘Corrosion inhibiting mildew remover kit’’ issued on April 28, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,548,801 entitled ‘‘Just in time wiring information system’’ issued on June 16, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,564,455 entitled ‘‘Global visualization process for personal computer platforms (GVP+)’’ issued on July 21, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,568,418 entitled ‘‘Radically compressive rope assembly’’ issued on August 4, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,606,411 entitled ‘‘Robotic gesture recognition system’’ issued on October 20, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,606,642 entitled ‘‘Just in time wiring information system’’ issued on October 20, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,618,580 entitled ‘‘Method for fabrication of a polymeric conductive optical transparency’’ issued on November 17, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,626,398 entitled ‘‘Systems for isolating faults between electrical equipment’’ issued on December 1, 2009; U.S. Patent Number 7,629,004 entitled ‘‘Composition and process for removing and preventing mildew and fungal growth’’ issued on December 8, 2009. ADDRESSES: Requests for data and inventor interviews should be directed to Mr. Paul Fritz, Naval Air Warfare PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8313 Center Aircraft Division, Business and Partnership Office, Office of Research and Technology Applications, Building 505, 22473 Millstone Road, Patuxent River, MD 20670, 301–342–5586 or email Paul.Fritz@navy.mil. DATES: Requests for data, samples, and inventor interviews should be made prior to June 1, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Paul Fritz, Office of Research and Technology Applications, Building 505, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, 22473 Millstone Road, Patuxent River, MD 20670, 301–342– 5586, Paul.Fritz@navy.mil. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The U.S. Navy intends to move expeditiously to license these inventions. All licensing application packages and commercialization plans must be returned to Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Business and Partnership Office, Office of Research and Technology Applications, Building 505, 22473 Millstone Road, Patuxent River, MD 20670. The Navy, in its decisions concerning the granting of licenses, will give special consideration to existing licensees, small business firms, and consortia involving small business firms. The Navy intends to ensure that its licensed inventions are broadly commercialized throughout the United States. PCT application may be filed for each of the patents as noted above. The Navy intends that licensees interested in a license in territories outside of the United States will assume foreign prosecution and pay the cost of such prosecution. Authority: 35 U.S.C. 207, 37 CFR Part 404. Dated: February 16, 2010. A.M. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID: DOD-2010-OS-0018]


Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a Computer Matching Program

AGENCY: Defense Manpower Data Center, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of a computer matching program.

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SUMMARY: Subsection (e)(12) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, (5 
U.S.C. 552a) requires agencies to publish advance notice of any 
proposed or revised computer matching program by the matching agency 
for public comment. The DoD, as the matching agency under the Privacy 
Act is hereby giving notice to the record subjects of a computer 
matching program between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and 
DoD that their records are being matched by computer. The purpose of 
this agreement is to verify an individual's eligibility for receipt of 
benefits under programs administered by the Veterans Benefits 
Administration.

DATES: This proposed action will become effective March 26, 2010 and 
matching may commence unless changes to the matching program are 
required due to public comments or by Congressional or by Office of 
Management and Budget objections. Public comments must be received 
before March 26, 2010.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Samuel P. Jenkins at telephone 
(703) 607-2943.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to subsection (o) of the Privacy 
Act of 1974, as amended, (5 U.S.C. 552a), the Defense Manpower Data 
Center (DMDC) and VA have concluded an agreement to conduct a computer 
matching program between the agencies. The purpose of this agreement is 
to verify an individual's eligibility for receipt of benefits under 
programs administered by the Veterans Benefits Administration.
    The parties to this agreement have determined that a computer 
matching program is the most efficient, expeditious, and effective 
means of obtaining the information needed by the VA to identify 
individuals that have not separated from military service and/or 
confirm elements of military service relevant to the adjudication of VA 
benefits. If this identification is not accomplished by computer 
matching, but is done manually, the cost would be prohibitive and it is 
possible that not all individuals would be identified.
    A copy of the computer matching agreement between VA and DMDC is 
available upon request to the public. Requests should be submitted to 
the Director, Defense Privacy Office, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 
920, Arlington, VA 22202-4512 or to the Department of Veterans Affairs, 
Veterans Benefit Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20420.
    Set forth below is the notice of the establishment of a computer 
matching program required by paragraph 6.c. of the Office of Management 
and Budget Guidelines on computer matching published in the Federal 
Register at 54 FR 25818 on June 19, 1989.
    The matching agreement, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the 
Privacy Act, and an advance copy of this notice was submitted on 
February 12, 2010, to the House Committee on Government Reform, the 
Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, and the Administrator of the 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget pursuant to paragraph 4d of Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A-
130, ``Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records about 
Individuals,'' February 8, 1996 (February 20, 1996; 61 FR 6427).

    Dated: February 18, 2010.
Mitchell S. Bryman,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

Notice of a Computer Matching Program Between the Office of the 
Inspector General, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the 
Department of Defense for Verification of Eligibility

    A. Participating Agencies: Participants in this computer matching 
program are the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) of 
the Department of Defense (DoD). The VA is the source agency, i.e., the 
activity disclosing the records for the purpose of the match. The DMDC 
is the specific recipient activity or matching agency, i.e., the agency 
that actually performs the computer matching.
    B. Purpose of the Match: The purpose of this agreement is to verify 
an individual's eligibility for receipt of benefits under programs 
administered by the Veterans Benefits Administration.
    VA, as the source agency, will provide DMDC with two electronic 
files, the C&P and VADS files. The C&P file contains names of veterans, 
SSNs, and compensation and pension records. The VADS file contains 
names of veterans, SSNs, and DD214 data. Upon receipt of the electronic 
files, DMDC will perform a match using the SSNs in the VA C&P file and 
the VADS file against the DMDC Active Duty Transaction, Reserve 
Transaction, and Reserve Master files. DMDC will provide VA OIG an 
electronic listing of VA C&P and VADS records for which there is no 
matching record from any of the three DMDC files, and an electronic 
listing of records that contain data that are inconsistent with data 
contained in the VA C&P or VADS files. VA OIG is responsible for 
verifying and determining that the data on the DMDC electronic reply 
file are consistent with the VA source file and for resolving any 
discrepancies or inconsistencies on an individual basis.
    C. Authority for Conducting the Match: The authority for VA to 
conduct this match is 5 U.S.C. App. 3, the Inspector General Act of 
1978 (IG Act). The IG Act authorizes the VA OIG to conduct audits and 
investigations relating to the programs and operations of VA. IG Act, 
section 2. In addition, section 4 of the IG Act provides that the IG 
will conduct activities designed to promote economy and efficiency and 
to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in VA's programs and operations.
    D. Records to be Matched: The systems of records maintained by the 
respective agencies under the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 
552a, from which records will be disclosed for the purpose of this 
computer match are as follows:
    VA will use personal data from the following Privacy Act record 
system for the match: Compensation, Pension, Education, and Vocational 
Rehabilitation and Employment Records--VA, 58VA21/22/28, published at 
74 FR 29275 on June 19, 2009.
    DoD will use personal data from the following Privacy Act record 
system for the match: Defense Manpower Data Center Data Base--DMDC 01, 
published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 39666 on August 7, 2009.
    E. Description of Computer Matching Program: VA, as the source 
agency, will provide DMDC with two electronic files, the C&P and VADS 
files. The C&P file contains names of veterans, SSNs, and compensation 
and pension records. The VADS file contains names of veterans, SSNs, 
and DD214 data. Upon receipt of the electronic files, DMDC will perform 
a match using the SSNs in the VA C&P file and the VADS file against the 
DMDC Active Duty Transaction, Reserve Transaction, and Reserve Master 
files. DMDC will provide VA OIG an electronic listing of VA C&P and 
VADS records for which there is no matching record from any of the 
three DMDC files, and an electronic listing of records that contain 
data that are inconsistent with data contained in the VA C&P or VADS 
files. VA OIG is responsible for verifying and determining that the 
data on the DMDC electronic reply file are consistent with the VA 
source file and for resolving any discrepancies or inconsistencies on 
an individual basis.
    The VADS file provided by VA contains approximately 308,000 records 
per year that include data elements showing veteran's name, SSN, VA 
claim number, Date of Birth, Date of Discharge, and Character of 
Service.
    The C&P file provided by VA contains approximately 3.6 million 
records per year that includes data elements showing veteran's stub 
name, SSN, Date of Birth, Date of Discharge, Entitlement Code, File 
Number, Combined Degree of Disability, Station Number/Regional Office 
Number, Suspense Segment Indicator, Address Line 1, Branch of Service, 
Additional Service Indicator, Net Award Amount, and Net Award Date.
    The Active Duty Transaction file provided by DMDC contains 
approximately 2.7 million records per year historically dating from 
1971 to the present. This file includes data elements showing service 
member's name, SSN, Date of Birth, Separation Program

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Designator, Interservice Separation code, Date of Separation, and 
Branch of Service.
    The Reserve Transaction file provided by DMDC contains 
approximately 1.5 million records per year historically dating from 
1977 to the present. This file includes data elements showing reserve 
service member's name, SSN, Date of Birth, Separation Program 
Designator, Interservice Separation code, Date of Separation, and 
Branch of Service.
    The Reserve Master file provided by DMDC contains approximately 1.3 
million records per year historically dating from 1977 to the present. 
This file does not include character of service. However, a match on 
this file may indicate that the Reserve service member spent time on 
active duty while a member of the Reserve Forces.
    F. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program: This computer matching 
program is subject to public comment and review by Congress and the 
Office of Management and Budget. If the mandatory 30 day period for 
comment has expired and no comments are received and if no objections 
are raised by either Congress or the Office of Management and Budget 
within 40 days of being notified of the proposed match, the computer 
matching program becomes effective and the respective agencies may 
begin the exchange at a mutually agreeable time and thereafter on a 
quarterly basis. By agreement between VA and DMDC, the matching program 
will be in effect for 18 months with an option to renew for 12 
additional months unless one of the parties to the agreement advises 
the other by written request to terminate or modify the agreement.
    G. For Questions, Contact: Director, Defense Privacy Office, 1901 
South Bell Street, Suite 920, Arlington, VA 22202-4512. Telephone (703) 
607-2943.
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