Privacy Act; System of Records: State-35, Information Access Programs Records, 48199-48201 [2012-19796]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 156 / Monday, August 13, 2012 / Notices these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Paul W. Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6469). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: August 6, 2012. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–19800 Filed 8–10–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. Dated: August 7, 2012. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–19798 Filed 8–10–12; 8:45 am] [Public Notice 7978] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Bernini: Sculpting in Clay’’ Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Bernini: Sculpting in Clay,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, from on or about October 3, 2012, until on or about January 6, 2013, the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, from on or about February 3, 2013, until on or about April 14, 2013, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Paul W. Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6469). The mailing address is U.S. Department of mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:29 Aug 10, 2012 Jkt 226001 Dated: June 18, 2012. Joyce A. Barr, Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of State. STATE-35 SYSTEM NAME: Information Access Programs Records. BILLING CODE 4710–05–P SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Unclassified and Classified. DEPARTMENT OF STATE SYSTEM LOCATION: [Public Notice 7979] Privacy Act; System of Records: State35, Information Access Programs Records Notice is hereby given that the Department of State proposes to amend an existing system of records, Information Access Programs Records, State-35, pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A–130, Appendix I. SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF STATE 48199 This system of records will be effective on September 24, 2012, unless we receive comments that will result in a contrary determination. DATES: Any persons interested in commenting on the amended system of records may do so by writing to the Director; Office of Information Programs and Services, A/GIS/IPS; Department of State, SA–2; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522–8001. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director; Office of Information Programs and Services, A/GIS/IPS; Department of State, SA–2; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522–8001. The Department of State proposes that the current system retain the name ‘‘Information Access Programs Records.’’ The proposed system will include revisions to the following sections: Categories of individuals, Categories of records, Authorities, Purpose, Routine Uses, Safeguards, and other administrative updates. The following section has been added to the system of records, Information Access Programs Records, State-35, to ensure Privacy Act of 1974 compliance: Disclosure to Consumer Reporting Agencies. The Department’s report was filed with the Office of Management and Budget. The amended system description, ‘‘Information Access Programs Records, State-35,’’ will read as set forth below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of State; SA–2; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522– 8001. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Individuals requesting access to Department of State records under the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, the Ethics in Government Act, the access provisions of Executive Order 13526 or a successor order on national security information, and Touhy regulations. Also covered are individuals and entities requesting access to Department of State records pursuant to certain other authorities for special document requests, discovery and litigation support requests. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Records in the system include but are not limited to the request letters and Department responses, copies of responsive records (if applicable) and any other correspondence, memoranda, interrogatories and declarations related to the processing of the request from the initial receipt stage through to completion, amendment, appeal and litigation. Hard copy records and electronic records may contain: the date of the request; requester’s name and requester’s mailing and email address; Social Security number (if provided by the requester) or other personal identifiers; place of birth, and/or date of birth in the form of scanned hardcopy documents or case tracking information entered into the system during the initial processing stage; type of case; case number; dates of acknowledgement letters; fee categories; search and review taskings; number of documents/pages found, reviewed and released or denied; date of response and, where applicable, the exemptions applied pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act or Privacy Act. These records may also contain names, addresses and phone numbers of attorneys, law firms, judges and U.S. attorneys involved with the processing or litigation of the case, as well as separate but related court decisions. E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1 48200 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 156 / Monday, August 13, 2012 / Notices AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 5 U.S.C. 301 (Management of Executive Agencies); 5 U.S.C. 552 (Freedom of Information Act); 5 U.S.C. 552a (Privacy Act); 22 U.S.C. 2651a (Organization of the Department of State); 22 U.S.C. 3921 (Management of Foreign Service) and Executive Order 13526 (Classified National Security Information). PURPOSE: The information in this system supports the Department in the administration of its statutory responsibility for processing requests for access; amendments; appeals; special projects for Congress, the Government Accountability Office, and the Department of Justice in support of court orders and subpoenas; discovery, litigation support, and litigation pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, Executive Order 13526 or a successor order on national security information, and Touhy regulations. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: Information in this system may be disclosed to: 1. Government agencies that have custody of Department of State records or that share with the Department responsibility for granting access to certain categories of records, to coordinate decisions on access to records; 2. Government agencies for concurrence reviews in recommendations for access to classified or restricted material and in making appropriate arrangements for such access; 3. A Court or adjudicative body for a proceeding, when the agency, or any component thereof, or any employee of the agency in his or her official capacity, is a party to litigation or has an interest in such litigation, and the agency determines that use of such records is relevant and necessary to the litigation; 4. Department of Justice for the purpose of obtaining its advice on any aspect of the processing of requests for information under the access provisions of the laws or in connection with litigation; 5. Actual or potential party to litigation or the party’s attorney for the purpose of negotiation or discussion on such matters as settlement of the case or matter, plea bargaining or in formal or informal discovery proceedings; 6. Office of Management and Budget, National Archives and Records Administration or the Interagency VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:29 Aug 10, 2012 Jkt 226001 Security Oversight Office, for the purpose of obtaining advice regarding agency obligations under any access provisions or restrictions of law; 7. Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel or member agencies for the purpose of obtaining advice regarding agency obligations under any access provisions or restrictions of law; and 8. In response to a properly issued subpoena. 9. To the National Archives and Records Administration, Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), to the extent necessary to fulfill its responsibilities in 5 U.S.C. 552(h), to review administrative agency policies, procedures, and compliance with the Freedom of Information Act, and to facilitate OGIS’ offering of mediation services to resolve disputes between persons making FOIA requests and administrative agencies. The Department of State periodically publishes in the Federal Register its standard routine uses which apply to all of its Privacy Act systems of records. These notices appear in the form of a Prefatory Statement. These standard routine uses apply to Information Access Programs Records, State-35. DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES: None. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Hard copy and electronic media. RETRIEVABILITY: Individual name, case number. SAFEGUARDS: All users are given cyber security awareness training which covers the procedures for handling Sensitive but Unclassified information, including personally identifiable information (PII). Annual refresher training is mandatory. In addition, all Foreign Service and Civil Service employees and those Locally Engaged Staff who handle PII are required to take the Foreign Service Institute distance learning course instructing employees on privacy and security requirements, including the rules of behavior for handling PII and the potential consequences if it is handled improperly. Before being granted access to Information Access Programs Records, a user must first be granted access to the Department of State computer system. All employees of the Department of State with authorized access have PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 undergone a thorough background security investigation. Access to the Department of State, its annexes, and posts abroad is controlled by security guards and admission is limited to those individuals possessing a valid identification card or individuals under proper escort. All paper records containing personal information are maintained in secured file cabinets in restricted areas, access to which is limited to authorized personnel. Access to computerized files is passwordprotected and under the direct supervision of the system manager. In addition, all cases and user-accessible records containing PII are only accessible by cleared individuals whose login is contained on the Access Control List (ACL). If an individual is not listed on the ACL, he/she does not have any access to electronic records containing PII in the system. The system manager has the capability of printing audit trails of access from the computer media, thereby permitting regular and ad hoc monitoring of computer usage. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records are retired and destroyed in accordance with published Department of State Records Disposition Schedules as approved by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). More specific information may be obtained by writing to the Director; Office of Information Programs and Services, A/GIS/IPS; SA–2, Department of State; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522–8001. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Director, Office of Information Programs and Services, SA–2; Department of State; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522–8001. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals who have reason to believe that the Office of Information Programs and Services might have records maintained under their name or personal identifier should write to the Director, Office of Information Programs and Services; SA–2; Department of State; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522–8001. The individual must specify that he/she wishes the system to be checked. At a minimum, the individual must include: Name; date and place of birth; current mailing address and zip code; signature; case number if available; and other information helpful in identifying the record. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals who wish to gain access to or amend records pertaining to E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 156 / Monday, August 13, 2012 / Notices themselves should write to the Director, Office of Information Programs and Services (address above). CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: (See above.) RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: These records may contain information obtained from the requester, attorneys representing the requester and others authorized to represent requesters, records systems searched, and officials of other government agencies who may have provided/ referred information relative to the request including, but not limited to documents, advice, concurrence, recommendations and disclosure determinations. SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), records in this system of records may be exempted from any part of the Privacy Act except 5 U.S.C. 552a(b), (c)(1) and (2), (e)(4)(A) through (F), (e)(6), (7), (9), (10), and (11), and (i). Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(1), (k)(2), (k)(3), (k)(4), (k)(5), (k)(6), and (k)(7), records in this system of records may be exempted from 5 U.S.C. 552a(c)(3), (d), (e)(1), (e)(4)(G), (H), and (I) and (f). When the Department of State is processing requests under the purpose of this system, exempt materials from other systems of records may become part of the records in this system. To the extent that copies of exempt records from other systems of records are entered into this system, the Department of State hereby claims the same exemptions for those records that are claimed for the original primary systems of records from which they originated. [FR Doc. 2012–19796 Filed 8–10–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: By Federal Register notice (See 77 FR 27835–27836; May 11, 2012) the National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) invited interested persons to apply to fill six upcoming openings on the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) Aviation Rulemaking SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:29 Aug 10, 2012 Jkt 226001 Committee (ARC). The notice invited interested persons to apply to fill six vacancies representing commercial air tour operators (2), general aviation (1), Native American tribal (1), and environmental (2) concerns due to the incumbent members’ completion of three-year term appointments on October 9, 2012. This notice informs the public of the persons selected to fill five of the six vacancies on the NPOAG ARC. Vacancies filled include the two commercial tour operator openings, the general aviation opening, the tribal opening, and one of the environmental openings. Since the previous notice did not draw enough responses from individuals for the remaining environmental vacancy, NPS and FAA are also using this notice to invite other interested individuals to apply for the remaining environmental opening. If you responded to the initial notice for the environmental openings, you will still be under consideration and need not re-apply. DATES: Persons interested in applying for the remaining NPOAG opening representing environmental concerns need to apply by September 12, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry Brayer, Special Programs Staff, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009–2007, telephone: (310) 725–3800, email: Barry.Brayer@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (the Act) was enacted on April 5, 2000, as Public Law 106–181. The Act required the establishment of the advisory group within 1 year after its enactment. The NPOAG was established in March 2001. The advisory group is comprised of a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS (or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating 1-year terms as chairman of the advisory group. In accordance with the Act, the advisory group provides ‘‘advice, information, and recommendations to the Administrator and the Director— (1) On the implementation of this title [the Act] and the amendments made by this title; (2) On commonly accepted quiet aircraft technology for use in PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48201 commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands, which will receive preferential treatment in a given air tour management plan; (3) On other measures that might be taken to accommodate the interests of visitors to national parks; and (4) At the request of the Administrator and the Director, safety, environmental, and other issues related to commercial air tour operations over a national park or tribal lands.’’ Membership The current NPOAG ARC is made up of one member representing general aviation, three members representing the commercial air tour industry, four members representing environmental concerns, and two members representing Native American interests. Current members of the NPOAG ARC are as follows: Heidi Williams representing general aviation; Alan Stephen, Elling Halvorson, and Matthew Zuccaro representing commercial air tour operators; Chip Dennerlein, Greg Miller, Kristen Brengel, and Dick Hingson representing environmental interests; and Rory Majenty and Ray Russell representing Native American tribes. Selection Selected to fill the air tour operator vacancies, for additional terms, are returning members Alan Stephen and Matthew Zuccaro. Selected to fill the general aviation vacancy is returning member Heidi Williams. Selected to fill the Native American opening is new member Martin Begaye. Selected to fill one of the environmental vacancies is returning member Greg Miller. These members’ new or additional terms begin on October 10, 2012. The term of service for NPOAG ARC members is 3 years. Additional Opening In order to retain balance within the NPOAG ARC with one remaining opening, the FAA and NPS invite persons interested in representing environmental concerns on the ARC to contact Mr. Barry Brayer (contact information is written above in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Requests to serve on the ARC must be made to Mr. Brayer in writing and postmarked or emailed on or before September 12, 2012. The request should indicate whether or not you are a member of an association or group related to environmental issues or concerns or have another affiliation with issues relating to aircraft flights over national parks. The request should also state what expertise you would bring to the NPOAG ARC as related to E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 7979]


Privacy Act; System of Records: State-35, Information Access 
Programs Records

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of State proposes 
to amend an existing system of records, Information Access Programs 
Records, State-35, pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 
1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Office of Management and Budget 
Circular No. A-130, Appendix I.

DATES: This system of records will be effective on September 24, 2012, 
unless we receive comments that will result in a contrary 
determination.

ADDRESSES: Any persons interested in commenting on the amended system 
of records may do so by writing to the Director; Office of Information 
Programs and Services, A/GIS/IPS; Department of State, SA-2; 515 22nd 
Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522-8001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director; Office of Information 
Programs and Services, A/GIS/IPS; Department of State, SA-2; 515 22nd 
Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522-8001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of State proposes that the 
current system retain the name ``Information Access Programs Records.'' 
The proposed system will include revisions to the following sections: 
Categories of individuals, Categories of records, Authorities, Purpose, 
Routine Uses, Safeguards, and other administrative updates. The 
following section has been added to the system of records, Information 
Access Programs Records, State-35, to ensure Privacy Act of 1974 
compliance: Disclosure to Consumer Reporting Agencies.
    The Department's report was filed with the Office of Management and 
Budget. The amended system description, ``Information Access Programs 
Records, State-35,'' will read as set forth below.

    Dated: June 18, 2012.
 Joyce A. Barr,
Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of State.
STATE-35

SYSTEM NAME:
    Information Access Programs Records.

SECURITY CLASSIFICATION:
    Unclassified and Classified.

SYSTEM LOCATION:
    Department of State; SA-2; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 
20522-8001.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
    Individuals requesting access to Department of State records under 
the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, the Ethics in 
Government Act, the access provisions of Executive Order 13526 or a 
successor order on national security information, and Touhy 
regulations. Also covered are individuals and entities requesting 
access to Department of State records pursuant to certain other 
authorities for special document requests, discovery and litigation 
support requests.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
    Records in the system include but are not limited to the request 
letters and Department responses, copies of responsive records (if 
applicable) and any other correspondence, memoranda, interrogatories 
and declarations related to the processing of the request from the 
initial receipt stage through to completion, amendment, appeal and 
litigation.
    Hard copy records and electronic records may contain: the date of 
the request; requester's name and requester's mailing and email 
address; Social Security number (if provided by the requester) or other 
personal identifiers; place of birth, and/or date of birth in the form 
of scanned hardcopy documents or case tracking information entered into 
the system during the initial processing stage; type of case; case 
number; dates of acknowledgement letters; fee categories; search and 
review taskings; number of documents/pages found, reviewed and released 
or denied; date of response and, where applicable, the exemptions 
applied pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act or Privacy Act. 
These records may also contain names, addresses and phone numbers of 
attorneys, law firms, judges and U.S. attorneys involved with the 
processing or litigation of the case, as well as separate but related 
court decisions.

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AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
    5 U.S.C. 301 (Management of Executive Agencies); 5 U.S.C. 552 
(Freedom of Information Act); 5 U.S.C. 552a (Privacy Act); 22 U.S.C. 
2651a (Organization of the Department of State); 22 U.S.C. 3921 
(Management of Foreign Service) and Executive Order 13526 (Classified 
National Security Information).

PURPOSE:
    The information in this system supports the Department in the 
administration of its statutory responsibility for processing requests 
for access; amendments; appeals; special projects for Congress, the 
Government Accountability Office, and the Department of Justice in 
support of court orders and subpoenas; discovery, litigation support, 
and litigation pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy 
Act, Executive Order 13526 or a successor order on national security 
information, and Touhy regulations.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES 
OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
    Information in this system may be disclosed to:
    1. Government agencies that have custody of Department of State 
records or that share with the Department responsibility for granting 
access to certain categories of records, to coordinate decisions on 
access to records;
    2. Government agencies for concurrence reviews in recommendations 
for access to classified or restricted material and in making 
appropriate arrangements for such access;
    3. A Court or adjudicative body for a proceeding, when the agency, 
or any component thereof, or any employee of the agency in his or her 
official capacity, is a party to litigation or has an interest in such 
litigation, and the agency determines that use of such records is 
relevant and necessary to the litigation;
    4. Department of Justice for the purpose of obtaining its advice on 
any aspect of the processing of requests for information under the 
access provisions of the laws or in connection with litigation;
    5. Actual or potential party to litigation or the party's attorney 
for the purpose of negotiation or discussion on such matters as 
settlement of the case or matter, plea bargaining or in formal or 
informal discovery proceedings;
    6. Office of Management and Budget, National Archives and Records 
Administration or the Interagency Security Oversight Office, for the 
purpose of obtaining advice regarding agency obligations under any 
access provisions or restrictions of law;
    7. Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel or member 
agencies for the purpose of obtaining advice regarding agency 
obligations under any access provisions or restrictions of law; and
    8. In response to a properly issued subpoena.
    9. To the National Archives and Records Administration, Office of 
Government Information Services (OGIS), to the extent necessary to 
fulfill its responsibilities in 5 U.S.C. 552(h), to review 
administrative agency policies, procedures, and compliance with the 
Freedom of Information Act, and to facilitate OGIS' offering of 
mediation services to resolve disputes between persons making FOIA 
requests and administrative agencies.
    The Department of State periodically publishes in the Federal 
Register its standard routine uses which apply to all of its Privacy 
Act systems of records. These notices appear in the form of a Prefatory 
Statement. These standard routine uses apply to Information Access 
Programs Records, State-35.

DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:
    None.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, 
AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
STORAGE:
    Hard copy and electronic media.

RETRIEVABILITY:
    Individual name, case number.

SAFEGUARDS:
    All users are given cyber security awareness training which covers 
the procedures for handling Sensitive but Unclassified information, 
including personally identifiable information (PII). Annual refresher 
training is mandatory. In addition, all Foreign Service and Civil 
Service employees and those Locally Engaged Staff who handle PII are 
required to take the Foreign Service Institute distance learning course 
instructing employees on privacy and security requirements, including 
the rules of behavior for handling PII and the potential consequences 
if it is handled improperly.
    Before being granted access to Information Access Programs Records, 
a user must first be granted access to the Department of State computer 
system.
    All employees of the Department of State with authorized access 
have undergone a thorough background security investigation. Access to 
the Department of State, its annexes, and posts abroad is controlled by 
security guards and admission is limited to those individuals 
possessing a valid identification card or individuals under proper 
escort. All paper records containing personal information are 
maintained in secured file cabinets in restricted areas, access to 
which is limited to authorized personnel. Access to computerized files 
is password-protected and under the direct supervision of the system 
manager. In addition, all cases and user-accessible records containing 
PII are only accessible by cleared individuals whose login is contained 
on the Access Control List (ACL). If an individual is not listed on the 
ACL, he/she does not have any access to electronic records containing 
PII in the system. The system manager has the capability of printing 
audit trails of access from the computer media, thereby permitting 
regular and ad hoc monitoring of computer usage.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
    Records are retired and destroyed in accordance with published 
Department of State Records Disposition Schedules as approved by the 
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). More specific 
information may be obtained by writing to the Director; Office of 
Information Programs and Services, A/GIS/IPS; SA-2, Department of 
State; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522-8001.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
    Director, Office of Information Programs and Services, SA-2; 
Department of State; 515 22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522-8001.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:
    Individuals who have reason to believe that the Office of 
Information Programs and Services might have records maintained under 
their name or personal identifier should write to the Director, Office 
of Information Programs and Services; SA-2; Department of State; 515 
22nd Street NW.; Washington, DC 20522-8001. The individual must specify 
that he/she wishes the system to be checked. At a minimum, the 
individual must include: Name; date and place of birth; current mailing 
address and zip code; signature; case number if available; and other 
information helpful in identifying the record.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
    Individuals who wish to gain access to or amend records pertaining 
to

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themselves should write to the Director, Office of Information Programs 
and Services (address above).

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
    (See above.)

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
    These records may contain information obtained from the requester, 
attorneys representing the requester and others authorized to represent 
requesters, records systems searched, and officials of other government 
agencies who may have provided/referred information relative to the 
request including, but not limited to documents, advice, concurrence, 
recommendations and disclosure determinations.

SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT:
    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), records in this system of records 
may be exempted from any part of the Privacy Act except 5 U.S.C. 
552a(b), (c)(1) and (2), (e)(4)(A) through (F), (e)(6), (7), (9), (10), 
and (11), and (i).
    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(1), (k)(2), (k)(3), (k)(4), (k)(5), 
(k)(6), and (k)(7), records in this system of records may be exempted 
from 5 U.S.C. 552a(c)(3), (d), (e)(1), (e)(4)(G), (H), and (I) and (f).
    When the Department of State is processing requests under the 
purpose of this system, exempt materials from other systems of records 
may become part of the records in this system. To the extent that 
copies of exempt records from other systems of records are entered into 
this system, the Department of State hereby claims the same exemptions 
for those records that are claimed for the original primary systems of 
records from which they originated.

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