Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records, 76432-76435 [2010-30716]

Download as PDF 76432 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 235 / Wednesday, December 8, 2010 / Notices SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: statistical data may be used by management for reporting and policy evaluation purposes. 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 of 1974, these records may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows: To officials of labor organizations reorganized under the Civil Service Reform Act when relevant and necessary to the performance of their exclusive representation duties concerning personnel policies, practices, and matters affecting working conditions. To representatives of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on matters relating to the inspection, survey, audit, or evaluation of civilian personnel management programs. To the Comptroller General, or any of his authorized representatives, in the course of the performance of duties of the Government Accountability Office relating to the Labor-Management Relations Program. To arbitrators, examiners, or other third parties appointed to inquire into or adjudicate labor-management issues. The ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ set forth at the beginning of the Office of the Secretary of Defense compilation of systems of records notices also apply to this system of records. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Assistant Director for Labor and Management Employee Relations, Human Resources Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, Department of Defense, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Office of the Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Office of Freedom of Information, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. Requests should include the name and number of this system of records notice the type of issue (e.g., administrative grievance) and the case subject or case number and be signed and dated. Names of individuals initiating grievance procedures, case number, and/or by subject matter. The Office of the Secretary of Defense’s rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Office of the Secretary of Defense Administrative Instruction 81, 32 CFR part 311, or may be obtained from the system manager. SAFEGUARDS: RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Paper file folders and electronic storage media. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES RETRIEVABILITY: Records are maintained in areas only accessible to Labor Management Employee Relations personnel who must access the records to perform their official duties. The electronic records require a Common Access Card and can only be accessed by Labor Management Employee Relations personnel. Paper records are stored in locked file cabinets in secured offices and buildings that are locked and guarded during non-duty hours. Grievance files are disposed of four years after the case is closed. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:23 Dec 07, 2010 The individual, management officials involved with the incident leading to or adjudication of grievance or unfair labor practice charges, Washington Headquarters Service Labor Management Employee Relations personnel, arbitrator’s office, the Federal Labor Relations Authority Headquarters and Regional Offices, and union officials. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Jkt 223001 [FR Doc. 2010–30720 Filed 12–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Docket ID: DOD–2010–OS–0158] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Office of the Secretary of Defense, DoD. ACTION: Notice to alter a system of records. AGENCY: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Assistant Director for Labor and Management Employee Relations, Human Resources Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, Department of Defense, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. Requests should include the individual’s name, type of issue (e.g., administrative grievance), the case subject or case number, a current telephone number and be signed and dated. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: STORAGE: Office of the Secretary The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to alter a system of records in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This proposed action would be effective without further notice on January 7, 2011 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. SUMMARY: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and/ Regulatory Information Number (RIN) and title, by any of the following methods: * Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. * Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, Room 3C843, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief, OSD/JS Privacy Office, Freedom of Information Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington DC 20301–1155, Ms. Cindy Allard at (703) 588–6830. The Office of the Secretary of Defense notices for systems of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 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 November 24, 2010, to the House Committee on Oversight and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 235 / Wednesday, December 8, 2010 / Notices Dated: November 24, 2010. Morgan F. Park Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. DWHS E02 SYSTEM NAME: Freedom of Information Act Case Files (July 21, 2008, 73 FR 42330). CHANGES: SYSTEM LOCATION: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Washington Headquarters Services Records: Freedom of Information Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. DoD Educational Activity Records: Department of Defense Education Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Executive Services Office, Financial & Business Operations Directorate, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203– 1634. TRICARE Management Activity Records: TRICARE Management Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011–9066.’’ jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals who have requested documents under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) from the Office of the Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff, the DoD Education Activity, or the TRICARE Management Activity Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requester Service Centers; individuals whose requests and/or records have been processed under the Freedom of Information Act and referred by other Federal agencies; and attorneys representing individuals submitting such requests.’’ CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records created or compiled in response to Freedom of Information Act requests and administrative appeals, i.e., original requests and administrative appeals (including requester’s name, Jkt 223001 DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Executive Services Office, Associate Director For Financial & Business Operations, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203–1634. TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management Activity, Freedom of Information Act Officer, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011–9066.’’ NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘5 U.S.C. 552, Public information; agency rules, opinions, orders, records and proceedings; 10 U.S.C. 113, Secretary of Defense; and DoD 5400.7–R, DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program.’’ * * * * * 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: For Washington Headquarters Services records: Chief, Freedom of Information Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. For DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Executive Services Office, Associate Director For Financial & Business Operations, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203–1634. For TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011–9066. Requests should include the requester’s name, mailing address, and signature.’’ 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 of 1974, these records 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’ set forth at the beginning of the Office of the Secretary of Defense’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: * * * * * RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: RETRIEVABILITY: CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: 18:23 Dec 07, 2010 mailing address, Freedom of Information Act case number, and subject of the request, with some requesters also voluntarily submitting additional information such as telephone numbers and e-mail addresses); responses to such requests and administrative appeals; all related memoranda, correspondence, notes and other related or supporting documentation; and copies of requested records and records under administrative appeal.’’ AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Government Reform, the Senate Committee on 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). VerDate Mar<15>2010 76433 Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Retrieved by name of requester, subject matter, date of request, and Freedom of Information Act request case number.’’ SAFEGUARDS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Paper records are maintained in security containers with access only to officials based on requirements of assigned duties. Computer databases are password protected and accessed by individuals with a common access card (CAC) who have a need-to-know.’’ * * * * * SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Washington Headquarters Services records: Chief, Freedom of Information Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to: For Washington Headquarters Services records: Office of the Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Office of Freedom of Information, Washington Headquarters, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. For DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Executive Services Office, Financial & Business Operations Directorate, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203– 1634. Note: For Department of Defense Education Activity records, a non-custodial parent or legal guardian requesting records pertaining E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1 76434 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 235 / Wednesday, December 8, 2010 / Notices to his or her minor child or ward must also provide evidence of that relationship. For example, such parent or legal guardian may provide a copy of a divorce decree or a child custody or guardianship order that includes the child’s name. For TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011–9066. Requests for information should be in writing, signed, and provide evidence of the requester’s identity, such as a copy of a photo ID or passport or similar document bearing the requester’s signature. Requests must contain the requester’s name, mailing address, Freedom of Information Act case number, name and number of this system of records notice and be signed.’’ * * * * * EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘During the course of a Freedom of Information Act action, exempt materials from other systems of records may, in turn, become part of the case records in this system. To the extent that copies of exempt records from those ‘other’ systems of records are entered into this Freedom of Information Act case record, Washington Headquarters Services, the DoD Education Activity, and the TRICARE Management Activity hereby claim the same exemptions for the records from those ‘other’ systems that are entered into this system, as claimed for the original primary systems of records which they are a part. An exemption rule for this system has been promulgated in accordance with requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(1), (2), and (3), (c), and (e) and published in 32 CFR part 311. For additional information contact the system manager.’’ * * * * * DWHS E02 SYSTEM NAME: Freedom of Information Act Case Files. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SYSTEM LOCATION: Washington Headquarters Services Records: Freedom of Information Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. DoD Educational Activity Records: Department of Defense Education Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Executive Services Office, Financial & Business VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:23 Dec 07, 2010 Jkt 223001 Operations Directorate, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203– 1634. TRICARE Management Activity Records: TRICARE Management Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 16401 East Centretech Parkway Aurora, CO 80011–9066. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Individuals who have requested documents under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) from the Office of the Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff, the DoD Education Activity, or the TRICARE Management Activity Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requester Service Centers; individuals whose requests and/or records have been processed under the Freedom of Information Act and referred by other Federal agencies; and attorneys representing individuals submitting such requests. 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 of 1974, these records 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’ set forth at the beginning of the Office of the Secretary of Defense’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 name of requester, subject matter, date of request, and Freedom of Information Act request case number. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: SAFEGUARDS: Records created or compiled in response to Freedom of Information Act requests and administrative appeals, i.e., original requests and administrative appeals (including requester’s name, mailing address, Freedom of Information Act case number, and subject of the request, with some requesters also voluntarily submitting additional information such as telephone numbers and e-mail addresses); responses to such requests and administrative appeals; all related memoranda, correspondence, notes and other related or supporting documentation; and copies of requested records and records under administrative appeal. Paper records are maintained in security containers with access only to officials based on requirements of assigned duties. Computer databases are password protected and accessed by individuals with a common access card (CAC) who have a need-to-know. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 5 U.S.C. 552, Public information; agency rules, opinions, orders, records and proceedings; 10 U.S.C. 113, Secretary of Defense; and DoD 5400.7– R, DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program. PURPOSE(S): Information is being collected and maintained for the purpose of processing Freedom of Information Act requests and administrative appeals; for participating in litigation regarding agency action on such requests and appeals; and for assisting the Department of Defense in carrying out any other responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act. PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Paper records that are granted are destroyed two years after the date of reply. Paper records that are denied in whole or part, no records responses, responses to requesters who do not adequately describe records being sought, or do not state a willingness to pay fees, and records which are appealed or litigated are destroyed six years after final action. Electronic records are deleted when no longer needed to support Directorate business needs. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Washington Headquarters Services records: Chief, Freedom of Information Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Executive Services Office, Associate Director For Financial & Business Operations, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203–1634. TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 235 / Wednesday, December 8, 2010 / Notices Activity, Freedom of Information Act Officer, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011–9066. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to: For Washington Headquarters Services records: Chief, Freedom of Information Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. For DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Executive Services Office, Associate Director For Financial & Business Operations, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203–1634. For TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011–9066. Requests should include the requester’s name, mailing address, and signature. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquires to: For Washington Headquarters Services records: Office of the Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Office of Freedom of Information, Washington Headquarters, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. For DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, Executive Services Office, Financial & Business Operations Directorate, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203– 1634. Note: For Department of Defense Education Activity records, a non-custodial parent or legal guardian requesting records pertaining to his or her minor child or ward must also provide evidence of that relationship. For example, such parent or legal guardian may provide a copy of a divorce decree or a child custody or guardianship order that includes the child’s name. For TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:23 Dec 07, 2010 Jkt 223001 Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011–9066. Requests for information should be in writing, signed, and provide evidence of the requester’s identity, such as a copy of a photo ID or passport or similar document bearing the requester’s signature. Requests must contain the requester’s name, mailing address, Freedom of Information Act case number, name and number of this system of records notice and be signed. The Office of the Secretary of Defense rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in Office of the Secretary of Defense Administrative Instruction 81; 32 CFR part 311; or may be obtained from the system manager. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Individuals who submit initial requests and administrative appeals pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act; the agency records searched in the process of responding to such requests and appeals; Department of Defense personnel assigned to handle such requests and appeals; other agencies or entities that have referred to the Department of Defense requests concerning Department of Defense records or that have consulted with the Department of Defense regarding the handling of particular requests; submitters of records; and information from those that have provided assistance to the Department of Defense in making Freedom of Information Act access determinations. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: During the course of a Freedom of Information Act action, exempt materials from other systems of records may, in turn, become part of the case records in this system. To the extent that copies of exempt records from those ‘other’ systems of records are entered into this Freedom of Information Act case record, Washington Headquarters Services, the DoD Education Activity, and the TRICARE Management Activity hereby claim the same exemptions for the records from those ‘other’ systems that are entered into this system, as claimed for the original primary systems of records of which they are a part. An exemption rule for this system has been promulgated in accordance with Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(1), (2), and (3), (c), and (e) and published in 32 CFR part 311. For additional information contact the system manager. [FR Doc. 2010–30716 Filed 12–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Revised Non-Foreign Overseas Per Diem Rates Per Diem, Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee, DoD. ACTION: Notice of Revised Non-Foreign Overseas Per Diem Rates. AGENCY: CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: PO 00000 76435 The Per Diem, Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee is publishing Civilian Personnel Per Diem Bulletin Number 272. This bulletin lists revisions in the per diem rates prescribed for U.S. Government employees for official travel in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands and Possessions of the United States. AEA changes announced in Bulletin Number 194 remain in effect. Bulletin Number 272 is being published in the Federal Register to assure that travelers are paid per diem at the most current rates. DATES: Effective Date: December 1, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document gives notice of revisions in per diem rates prescribed by the Per Diem Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee for non-foreign areas outside the continental United States. It supersedes Civilian Personnel Per Diem Bulletin Number 271. Distribution of Civilian Personnel Per Diem Bulletins by mail was discontinued. Per Diem Bulletins published periodically in the Federal Register now constitute the only notification of revisions in per diem rates to agencies and establishments outside the Department of Defense. For more information or questions about per diem rates, please contact your local travel office. The text of the Bulletin follows: The changes in Civilian Bulletin 272 are updated rates for American Samoa. SUMMARY: Dated: November 30, 2010. Morgan F. Park, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2010-30716]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID: DOD-2010-OS-0158]


Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary of Defense, DoD.

ACTION: Notice to alter a system of records.

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

DATES: This proposed action would be effective without further notice 
on January 7, 2011 unless comments are received which result in a 
contrary determination.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and/
Regulatory Information Number (RIN) and title, by any of the following 
methods:
    * Federal Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    * Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, Room 3C843, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief, OSD/JS Privacy Office, Freedom 
of Information Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 
Defense Pentagon, Washington DC 20301-1155, Ms. Cindy Allard at (703) 
588-6830.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of the Secretary of Defense 
notices for systems of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 
U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register 
and are available from the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 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 November 24, 2010, to 
the House Committee on Oversight and

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Government Reform, the Senate Committee on 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: November 24, 2010.
Morgan F. Park
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
DWHS E02

SYSTEM NAME:
    Freedom of Information Act Case Files (July 21, 2008, 73 FR 42330).

CHANGES:
SYSTEM LOCATION:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Washington Headquarters Services 
Records: Freedom of Information Division, Executive Services 
Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-1155.
    DoD Educational Activity Records: Department of Defense Education 
Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
Executive Services Office, Financial & Business Operations Directorate, 
4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203-1634.
    TRICARE Management Activity Records: TRICARE Management Activity, 
ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 16401 East 
Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011-9066.''

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Individuals who have requested 
documents under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 
from the Office of the Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff, the DoD 
Education Activity, or the TRICARE Management Activity Freedom of 
Information Act (FOIA) Requester Service Centers; individuals whose 
requests and/or records have been processed under the Freedom of 
Information Act and referred by other Federal agencies; and attorneys 
representing individuals submitting such requests.''

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Records created or compiled in 
response to Freedom of Information Act requests and administrative 
appeals, i.e., original requests and administrative appeals (including 
requester's name, mailing address, Freedom of Information Act case 
number, and subject of the request, with some requesters also 
voluntarily submitting additional information such as telephone numbers 
and e-mail addresses); responses to such requests and administrative 
appeals; all related memoranda, correspondence, notes and other related 
or supporting documentation; and copies of requested records and 
records under administrative appeal.''

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
    Delete entry and replace with ``5 U.S.C. 552, Public information; 
agency rules, opinions, orders, records and proceedings; 10 U.S.C. 113, 
Secretary of Defense; and DoD 5400.7-R, DoD Freedom of Information Act 
(FOIA) Program.''
* * * * *

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 of 1974, 
these records 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' set forth at the beginning of the 
Office of the Secretary of Defense'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:
* * * * *

RETRIEVABILITY:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Retrieved by name of requester, 
subject matter, date of request, and Freedom of Information Act request 
case number.''

SAFEGUARDS:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Paper records are maintained in 
security containers with access only to officials based on requirements 
of assigned duties. Computer databases are password protected and 
accessed by individuals with a common access card (CAC) who have a 
need-to-know.''
* * * * *

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
    Delete entry and replace with ``Washington Headquarters Services 
records: Chief, Freedom of Information Division, Executive Services 
Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-1155.
    DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education 
Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
Executive Services Office, Associate Director For Financial & Business 
Operations, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203-1634.
    TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management Activity, 
Freedom of Information Act Officer, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, 
Aurora, CO 80011-9066.''

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:
    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:
    For Washington Headquarters Services records: Chief, Freedom of 
Information Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington 
Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-
1155.
    For DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education 
Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
Executive Services Office, Associate Director For Financial & Business 
Operations, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203-1634.
    For TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management 
Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011-9066.
    Requests should include the requester's name, mailing address, and 
signature.''

RECORD 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:
    For Washington Headquarters Services records: Office of the 
Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff Freedom of Information Act Requester 
Service Center, Office of Freedom of Information, Washington 
Headquarters, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1155.
    For DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education 
Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
Executive Services Office, Financial & Business Operations Directorate, 
4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203-1634.

    Note:  For Department of Defense Education Activity records, a 
non-custodial parent or legal guardian requesting records pertaining

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to his or her minor child or ward must also provide evidence of that 
relationship. For example, such parent or legal guardian may provide 
a copy of a divorce decree or a child custody or guardianship order 
that includes the child's name.

    For TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management 
Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011-9066.
    Requests for information should be in writing, signed, and provide 
evidence of the requester's identity, such as a copy of a photo ID or 
passport or similar document bearing the requester's signature. 
Requests must contain the requester's name, mailing address, Freedom of 
Information Act case number, name and number of this system of records 
notice and be signed.''
* * * * *

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
    Delete entry and replace with ``During the course of a Freedom of 
Information Act action, exempt materials from other systems of records 
may, in turn, become part of the case records in this system. To the 
extent that copies of exempt records from those `other' systems of 
records are entered into this Freedom of Information Act case record, 
Washington Headquarters Services, the DoD Education Activity, and the 
TRICARE Management Activity hereby claim the same exemptions for the 
records from those `other' systems that are entered into this system, 
as claimed for the original primary systems of records which they are a 
part.
    An exemption rule for this system has been promulgated in 
accordance with requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(1), (2), and (3), (c), 
and (e) and published in 32 CFR part 311. For additional information 
contact the system manager.''
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DWHS E02

SYSTEM NAME:
    Freedom of Information Act Case Files.

SYSTEM LOCATION:
    Washington Headquarters Services Records: Freedom of Information 
Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington Headquarters 
Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1155.
    DoD Educational Activity Records: Department of Defense Education 
Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
Executive Services Office, Financial & Business Operations Directorate, 
4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203-1634.
    TRICARE Management Activity Records: TRICARE Management Activity, 
ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 16401 East 
Centretech Parkway Aurora, CO 80011-9066.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
    Individuals who have requested documents under the provisions of 
the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) from the Office of the Secretary 
of Defense/Joint Staff, the DoD Education Activity, or the TRICARE 
Management Activity Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requester Service 
Centers; individuals whose requests and/or records have been processed 
under the Freedom of Information Act and referred by other Federal 
agencies; and attorneys representing individuals submitting such 
requests.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
    Records created or compiled in response to Freedom of Information 
Act requests and administrative appeals, i.e., original requests and 
administrative appeals (including requester's name, mailing address, 
Freedom of Information Act case number, and subject of the request, 
with some requesters also voluntarily submitting additional information 
such as telephone numbers and e-mail addresses); responses to such 
requests and administrative appeals; all related memoranda, 
correspondence, notes and other related or supporting documentation; 
and copies of requested records and records under administrative 
appeal.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
    5 U.S.C. 552, Public information; agency rules, opinions, orders, 
records and proceedings; 10 U.S.C. 113, Secretary of Defense; and DoD 
5400.7-R, DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program.

PURPOSE(S):
    Information is being collected and maintained for the purpose of 
processing Freedom of Information Act requests and administrative 
appeals; for participating in litigation regarding agency action on 
such requests and appeals; and for assisting the Department of Defense 
in carrying out any other responsibilities under the Freedom of 
Information Act.

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 of 1974, these records 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' set forth at the beginning of the 
Office of the Secretary of Defense'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 name of requester, subject matter, date of request, 
and Freedom of Information Act request case number.

SAFEGUARDS:
    Paper records are maintained in security containers with access 
only to officials based on requirements of assigned duties. Computer 
databases are password protected and accessed by individuals with a 
common access card (CAC) who have a need-to-know.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
    Paper records that are granted are destroyed two years after the 
date of reply. Paper records that are denied in whole or part, no 
records responses, responses to requesters who do not adequately 
describe records being sought, or do not state a willingness to pay 
fees, and records which are appealed or litigated are destroyed six 
years after final action.
    Electronic records are deleted when no longer needed to support 
Directorate business needs.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
    Washington Headquarters Services records: Chief, Freedom of 
Information Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington 
Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-
1155.
    DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education 
Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
Executive Services Office, Associate Director For Financial & Business 
Operations, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203-1634.
    TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management

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Activity, Freedom of Information Act Officer, 16401 East Centretech 
Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011-9066.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:
    Individuals seeking to determine whether information about 
themselves is contained in this system of records should address 
written inquiries to:
    For Washington Headquarters Services records: Chief, Freedom of 
Information Division, Executive Services Directorate, Washington 
Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-
1155.
    For DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education 
Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
Executive Services Office, Associate Director For Financial & Business 
Operations, 4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203-1634.
    For TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management 
Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011-9066.
    Requests should include the requester's name, mailing address, and 
signature.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
    Individuals seeking access to information about themselves 
contained in this system of records should address written inquires to:
    For Washington Headquarters Services records: Office of the 
Secretary of Defense/Joint Staff Freedom of Information Act Requester 
Service Center, Office of Freedom of Information, Washington 
Headquarters, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1155.
    For DoD Education Activity records: Department of Defense Education 
Activity, Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
Executive Services Office, Financial & Business Operations Directorate, 
4040 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203-1634.

    Note:  For Department of Defense Education Activity records, a 
non-custodial parent or legal guardian requesting records pertaining 
to his or her minor child or ward must also provide evidence of that 
relationship. For example, such parent or legal guardian may provide 
a copy of a divorce decree or a child custody or guardianship order 
that includes the child's name.

    For TRICARE Management Activity records: TRICARE Management 
Activity, ATTN: Freedom of Information Act Requester Service Center, 
16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011-9066.
    Requests for information should be in writing, signed, and provide 
evidence of the requester's identity, such as a copy of a photo ID or 
passport or similar document bearing the requester's signature. 
Requests must contain the requester's name, mailing address, Freedom of 
Information Act case number, name and number of this system of records 
notice and be signed.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
    The Office of the Secretary of Defense rules for accessing records, 
for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are 
published in Office of the Secretary of Defense Administrative 
Instruction 81; 32 CFR part 311; or may be obtained from the system 
manager.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
    Individuals who submit initial requests and administrative appeals 
pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act; the agency records searched 
in the process of responding to such requests and appeals; Department 
of Defense personnel assigned to handle such requests and appeals; 
other agencies or entities that have referred to the Department of 
Defense requests concerning Department of Defense records or that have 
consulted with the Department of Defense regarding the handling of 
particular requests; submitters of records; and information from those 
that have provided assistance to the Department of Defense in making 
Freedom of Information Act access determinations.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
    During the course of a Freedom of Information Act action, exempt 
materials from other systems of records may, in turn, become part of 
the case records in this system. To the extent that copies of exempt 
records from those `other' systems of records are entered into this 
Freedom of Information Act case record, Washington Headquarters 
Services, the DoD Education Activity, and the TRICARE Management 
Activity hereby claim the same exemptions for the records from those 
`other' systems that are entered into this system, as claimed for the 
original primary systems of records of which they are a part.
    An exemption rule for this system has been promulgated in 
accordance with requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(1), (2), and (3), (c), 
and (e) and published in 32 CFR part 311. For additional information 
contact the system manager.

[FR Doc. 2010-30716 Filed 12-7-10; 8:45 am]
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