Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records, 45539-45541 [2016-16670]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices circumstances that the applicant believes constitute good cause. 4. The Special Master shall determine the timeliness of all claims. Part IX. Award of Compensation to Informers If an applicant is seeking additional compensation as an informer, as described in 42 U.S.C. 10609(g)(2)(a), the applicant must identify, and notify the Attorney General in writing by contacting the Chief, Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, Criminal Division, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530–0001, of funds or property of a state sponsor of terrorism, or held by a third party on behalf of or subject to the control of that state sponsor of terrorism. See 42 U.S.C. 10609(g)(1). asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Part X. Request for a Hearing An applicant may request a hearing regarding the Special Master’s denial of the claim in whole or in part no later than 30 days after receipt of the Special Master’s written decision. 1. Hearings shall be before the Special Master or his designee. All hearings will be closed to the public. 2. Based on the circumstances of the claim, the Special Master or his designee shall determine the time, location, duration, and procedures for the hearing. 3. The Special Master shall notify the applicant in writing of his final decision affirming or amending the original decision within 90 days of the hearing, but need not create or provide any written record of the deliberations that resulted in that determination. There shall be no further review or appeal of the Special Master’s determination. See 42 U.S.C. 10609(b)(3)(B). Part XI. Signatures and Certifications An application will be deemed submitted when it is submitted online at www.usvsst.com, emailed to info@ usvsst.com, faxed toll-free for domestic callers at (855) 409–7130 and for international callers at (614) 553–1426, or if mailed or overnight mailed, by the postmark date. By submitting the application, the applicant (or if submitted through counsel, both applicant and counsel) acknowledges and certifies as to each of the following: 1. Veracity of Application. The applicant certifies, under oath, subject to penalty of perjury or in a manner that meets the requirements of 28 U.S.C. 1746, that the information provided in the application and any documents submitted in support of the claim are true and accurate to the best of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 applicant’s knowledge, and the applicant agrees that any payment made by the Fund is expressly conditioned upon the truthfulness and accuracy of the information and documentation submitted in support of the claim. Where an applicant is represented by a third party, such as an applicant’s legal guardian, the Personal Representative of the deceased applicant’s estate, or other personal legally authorized to act for the applicant, these persons must have authority to certify on behalf of the applicant. 2. Potential Criminal Penalties. The applicant understands that false statements or claims made in connection with the application may result in fines, imprisonment and/or any other remedy available by law to the Federal Government, including as provided in 18 U.S.C. 1001, and that claims that appear to be potentially fraudulent or to contain false information will be forwarded to federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities for possible investigation and prosecution. 3. Limitation on Attorneys’ Fees. If an applicant is represented by counsel, no attorney shall charge, receive, or collect, and the Special Master will not approve, any payment of fees and costs that in the aggregate exceeds 25 percent of any payment made under the Act on such claim. 4. Subrogation of Rights. If the applicant receives payment under the Act, the applicant agrees and accepts that the United States shall be subrogated to the rights of the applicant (and any of his heirs, successors, or assigns) to the extent and in the amount of such payment, but that, to the extent amounts of damages remain unpaid and outstanding to the applicant following any payments made under this Act, each applicant shall retain that applicant’s creditor rights in any unpaid or outstanding amounts of the judgment, including any prejudgment or postjudgment interest, or punitive damages, awarded by a United States district court pursuant to a judgment. 5. Conditional Payment. If the applicant is seeking a conditional payment pursuant to Part VI above, the applicant understands that, notwithstanding the applicant’s eligibility for payment and the deadline for initial payments set forth in the Act, the Special Master shall allocate but withhold payment to such applicant until such time as an adverse final judgment is entered in both of the proceedings identified in Part VI. PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45539 Dated: July 8, 2016. Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master. [FR Doc. 2016–16672 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–14–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [CPCLO Order No. 06–2016] Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice. ACTION: Notice of a new system of records. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A–130, notice is hereby given that the Criminal Division (CRM), a component within the United States Department of Justice (Department or DOJ), is establishing a new system of records as noted below to process applications filed by individuals seeking compensation from the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. DATES: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11), this system of records notice will become effective upon publication, subject to a 30-day comment period for the routine uses claimed in the ‘‘ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM’’ section of this systems of records notice. Therefore, please submit any comments regarding the described routine uses by August 15, 2016. ADDRESSES: The public, OMB, and Congress are invited to submit any comments to the Department of Justice, ATTN: Privacy Analyst, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, Department of Justice, National Place Building, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20530, or by facsimile at 202–307–0693. To ensure proper handling, please reference the abovelisted CPCLO Order No. on your correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Marchand Jones, Chief, FOIA/ PA Unit, Criminal Division, Suite 1127 Keeney Building, NW., Washington, DC 20530, or by facsimile at 202–514–6117. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Justice for United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Act (Act), passed as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, Public Law 114–113, mandated the establishment of the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund (Fund). Pursuant to the Act, the Fund may SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 45540 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices compensate eligible United States persons who (1) hold a final judgment issued by a United States district court awarding the applicant compensatory damages arising from acts of international terrorism for which a foreign state sponsor of terrorism was found not immune from the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act; or (2) were taken and held hostage from the United States Embassy in Tehran, Iran, during the period beginning November 4, 1979, and ending January 20, 1981, or are spouses and children of these hostages, if also identified as a member of the proposed class in case number 1:00–CV–03110 (EGS) of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. In order to establish eligibility for compensation, claimants must provide sufficient information for a determination by the Special Master for the USVSST Fund, of whether they are eligible, and if so, what amount of compensation. The Act also mandates collection of information regarding other sources of compensation related to the judgment which may modify the amount of compensation. This system of records is being established to enable the prompt adjudication of these claims. Elsewhere in the Federal Register, the Department has provided the eligibility requirements and procedures for the submission and consideration of applications to the Fund. More detailed information regarding the Fund, including answers to frequently asked questions, is available on the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Web site at www.usvsst.com. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), the Department is providing a report to OMB and Congress on the new systems of records. Dated: July 8, 2016. Erika Brown Lee, Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer, United States Department of Justice. Justice/CRM–029 SYSTEM NAME: United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund (USVSSTF) File System. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Unclassified. SYSTEM LOCATION: Records in this system are located at: U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530; Federal Records Center, Suitland, MD 20409, 5151 Blazer Parkway, Suite A, Dublin, VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 OH 43017; and 1985 Marcus Avenue, Suite 200, Lake Success, NY 11042. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: The system covers: Those individuals claiming eligibility for compensation from the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund, including the personal representative of any decedent’s estate, or legal counsel representing the claimant; and those DOJ employees, including contractors, that are administering, assessing, and adjudicating the claims. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Application forms filed by or on behalf of claimants seeking benefits under the Fund; documentation submitted in support of claims; legal, personal, financial, insurance, tax, and other records obtained or generated to assess, adjudicate, and pay claims. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Justice for United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Act, enacted into law as Title IV, Division O, section 404 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, Public Law 114–113, codified at 42 U.S.C. 10609 (2015). PURPOSE(S): These records are collected or generated for the purpose of determining eligibility of and compensation to claimants under the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Act. ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: A record maintained in this system of records may be disseminated as a routine use of records as follows: (a) To the Department of Treasury to ensure that any recipients of federal payments who also owe delinquent federal debts have their payment offset or withheld or reduced to satisfy the debt. (b) Where a record, either alone or in conjunction with other information, indicates a violation or potential violation of law—criminal, civil, or regulatory in nature—the relevant records may be referred to the appropriate federal, state, local, territorial, tribal, or foreign law enforcement authority or other appropriate entity charged with the responsibility for investigating or prosecuting such violation or charged with enforcing or implementing such law. (c) In an appropriate proceeding before a court, grand jury, or administrative or adjudicative body, PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 when the Department of Justice determines that the records are arguably relevant to the proceeding; or in an appropriate proceeding before an administrative or adjudicative body when the adjudicator determines the records to be relevant to the proceeding. (d) To an actual or potential party to litigation or the party’s authorized representative for the purpose of negotiation or discussion of such matters as settlement, plea bargaining, or in informal discovery proceedings. (e) To the news media and the public, including disclosures pursuant to 28 CFR 50.2, unless it is determined that release of the specific information in the context of a particular case would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. (f) To contractors, grantees, experts, consultants, students, and others performing or working on a contract, service, grant, cooperative agreement, or other assignment for the federal government, when necessary to accomplish an agency function related to this system of records. (g) To a former employee of the Department for purposes of: Responding to an official inquiry by a federal, state, or local government entity or professional licensing authority, in accordance with applicable Department regulations; or facilitating communications with a former employee that may be necessary for personnel-related or other official purposes where the Department requires information and/or consultation assistance from the former employee regarding a matter within that person’s former area of responsibility. (h) To a Member of Congress or staff acting upon the Member’s behalf when the Member or staff requests the information on behalf of, and at the request of, the individual who is the subject of the record. (i) To appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) the Department suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) the Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (3) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department’s efforts to respond to the suspected or E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 135 / Thursday, July 14, 2016 / Notices confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm. (j) To the National Archives and Records Administration for purposes of records management inspections conducted under the authority of 44 U.S.C. 2904 and 2906. None. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Records are maintained in a hardcopy, paper format in filing cabinets in a secure room. Electronic data is stored in electronic media via a configuration of client/servers and personal computers. Records are stored in accordance with applicable executive orders, statutes, and agency implementing regulations. RETRIEVABILITY: Files and automated data are retrieved by name of a claimant, the personal representative, or legal counsel of a claimant, claim number, Social Security Number and/or Tax Identification Number. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SAFEGUARDS: Information in this system is maintained in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and policies on protecting individual privacy. Access to the servers storing electronic data and the backup tapes is controlled by a cardkey security system with access provided only to appropriate personnel. Backup tapes stored offsite are maintained in accordance with a government contract that requires adherence to applicable laws, rules, and policies on protecting individual privacy. Internet connections are protected by multiple firewalls. Security personnel conduct periodic vulnerability scans to ensure security compliance and access reviews are conducted on a regular basis. User access requires two factor RSA authentication and user access is determined by the minimal amount of user authorization necessary to complete their job. Paper records are maintained in a secure room. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records are to be retained and disposed of in accordance with agency retention plans. Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 19:33 Jul 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Notice of Public Comment Period on Revised Federal Advisory Committee Work Products Same as ‘‘RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES,’’ below. [Docket No. ODAG 163] Department of Justice. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: All requests for access must be in writing and should be addressed to: Chief, FOIA/PA Unit, Criminal Division, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530– 0001 or crm.foia@usdoj.gov. The communication should be clearly marked ‘‘Privacy Act Access Request.’’ The request should include a general description of the records sought and must include the requester’s full name, current address, and date and place of birth. The request must be signed and either notarized or submitted under penalty of perjury. Although no specific form is required, you may obtain forms for this purpose from the FOIA/Privacy Act Mail Referral Unit, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530–0001, or on the Department of Justice Web site at http:// www.justice.gov/oip/oip-request.html. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking to contest or amend information maintained in the system should direct their requests to the address indicated in the ‘‘RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES’’ section, above, stating clearly and concisely what information is being contested, the reasons for contesting it, and the proposed amendment to the information sought. The communication should be clearly marked ‘‘Privacy Act Amendment Request.’’ RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Individuals or entities having information pertinent to the adjudication of compensation claims, including but not limited to: Injured individuals; personal representatives of deceased individuals; eligible claimants; family members; physicians and other medical professionals, hospitals, and clinics; insurers, employers, and their agents and representatives. This notice announces the opening of the comment period on revised subcommittee draft work products of the National Commission on Forensic Science. DATES: Written public comment regarding revised subcommittee draft work products of the National Commission on Forensic Science meeting materials should be submitted through www.regulations.gov before August 15, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan McGrath, Ph.D., Senior Policy Analyst at the National Institute of Justice and Designated Federal Official, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531, by email at Jonathan.McGrath@ usdoj.gov by phone at (202) 514–6277. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 26, 2016, the Department of Justice published in the Federal Register a Notice announcing the June 20–21, 2016, Federal Advisory Committee Meeting of the National Commission on Forensic Science (81 FR 33550). During the Commission proceedings on June 20–21, 2016, subcommittees were provided an opportunity to revise existing draft work products. This Notice announces a public comment period to provide an opportunity for submitting comments for the revised work products. Pursuant to section 10(a)(3) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments to the Commission in response to the revised draft work products. Work products are available on the Commission’s Web site: http:// www.justice.gov/ncfs/work-products and on www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: Dated: July 7, 2016. Victor W. Weedn, Senior Forensic Advisor to the Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–16682 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree None. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: VerDate Sep<11>2014 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20503–0001. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES: 45541 [FR Doc. 2016–16670 Filed 7–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–14–P PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 135 (Thursday, July 14, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45539-45541]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-16670]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[CPCLO Order No. 06-2016]


Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records

AGENCY: Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice.

ACTION: Notice of a new system of records.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-130, notice is hereby 
given that the Criminal Division (CRM), a component within the United 
States Department of Justice (Department or DOJ), is establishing a new 
system of records as noted below to process applications filed by 
individuals seeking compensation from the United States Victims of 
State Sponsored Terrorism Fund.

DATES: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11), this system of 
records notice will become effective upon publication, subject to a 30-
day comment period for the routine uses claimed in the ``ROUTINE USES 
OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM'' section of this systems of 
records notice. Therefore, please submit any comments regarding the 
described routine uses by August 15, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The public, OMB, and Congress are invited to submit any 
comments to the Department of Justice, ATTN: Privacy Analyst, Office of 
Privacy and Civil Liberties, Department of Justice, National Place 
Building, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 
20530, or by facsimile at 202-307-0693. To ensure proper handling, 
please reference the above-listed CPCLO Order No. on your 
correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Marchand Jones, Chief, FOIA/PA 
Unit, Criminal Division, Suite 1127 Keeney Building, NW., Washington, 
DC 20530, or by facsimile at 202-514-6117.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Justice for United States Victims of 
State Sponsored Terrorism Act (Act), passed as part of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Act of 2016, Public Law 114-113, mandated the 
establishment of the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism 
Fund (Fund). Pursuant to the Act, the Fund may

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compensate eligible United States persons who (1) hold a final judgment 
issued by a United States district court awarding the applicant 
compensatory damages arising from acts of international terrorism for 
which a foreign state sponsor of terrorism was found not immune from 
the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States under the Foreign 
Sovereign Immunities Act; or (2) were taken and held hostage from the 
United States Embassy in Tehran, Iran, during the period beginning 
November 4, 1979, and ending January 20, 1981, or are spouses and 
children of these hostages, if also identified as a member of the 
proposed class in case number 1:00-CV-03110 (EGS) of the United States 
District Court for the District of Columbia. In order to establish 
eligibility for compensation, claimants must provide sufficient 
information for a determination by the Special Master for the USVSST 
Fund, of whether they are eligible, and if so, what amount of 
compensation. The Act also mandates collection of information regarding 
other sources of compensation related to the judgment which may modify 
the amount of compensation. This system of records is being established 
to enable the prompt adjudication of these claims.
    Elsewhere in the Federal Register, the Department has provided the 
eligibility requirements and procedures for the submission and 
consideration of applications to the Fund. More detailed information 
regarding the Fund, including answers to frequently asked questions, is 
available on the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Web site at 
www.usvsst.com.
    In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), the Department is providing a 
report to OMB and Congress on the new systems of records.

    Dated: July 8, 2016.
Erika Brown Lee,
Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer, United States Department of 
Justice.
Justice/CRM-029

SYSTEM NAME:
    United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund (USVSSTF) 
File System.

SECURITY CLASSIFICATION:
    Unclassified.

SYSTEM LOCATION:
    Records in this system are located at: U.S. Department of Justice, 
Criminal Division, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530; 
Federal Records Center, Suitland, MD 20409, 5151 Blazer Parkway, Suite 
A, Dublin, OH 43017; and 1985 Marcus Avenue, Suite 200, Lake Success, 
NY 11042.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
    The system covers: Those individuals claiming eligibility for 
compensation from the United States Victims of State Sponsored 
Terrorism Fund, including the personal representative of any decedent's 
estate, or legal counsel representing the claimant; and those DOJ 
employees, including contractors, that are administering, assessing, 
and adjudicating the claims.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
    Application forms filed by or on behalf of claimants seeking 
benefits under the Fund; documentation submitted in support of claims; 
legal, personal, financial, insurance, tax, and other records obtained 
or generated to assess, adjudicate, and pay claims.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
    Justice for United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Act, 
enacted into law as Title IV, Division O, section 404 of the 
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, Public Law 114-113, codified at 
42 U.S.C. 10609 (2015).

PURPOSE(S):
    These records are collected or generated for the purpose of 
determining eligibility of and compensation to claimants under the 
United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Act.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES 
OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
    A record maintained in this system of records may be disseminated 
as a routine use of records as follows:
    (a) To the Department of Treasury to ensure that any recipients of 
federal payments who also owe delinquent federal debts have their 
payment offset or withheld or reduced to satisfy the debt.
    (b) Where a record, either alone or in conjunction with other 
information, indicates a violation or potential violation of law--
criminal, civil, or regulatory in nature--the relevant records may be 
referred to the appropriate federal, state, local, territorial, tribal, 
or foreign law enforcement authority or other appropriate entity 
charged with the responsibility for investigating or prosecuting such 
violation or charged with enforcing or implementing such law.
    (c) In an appropriate proceeding before a court, grand jury, or 
administrative or adjudicative body, when the Department of Justice 
determines that the records are arguably relevant to the proceeding; or 
in an appropriate proceeding before an administrative or adjudicative 
body when the adjudicator determines the records to be relevant to the 
proceeding.
    (d) To an actual or potential party to litigation or the party's 
authorized representative for the purpose of negotiation or discussion 
of such matters as settlement, plea bargaining, or in informal 
discovery proceedings.
    (e) To the news media and the public, including disclosures 
pursuant to 28 CFR 50.2, unless it is determined that release of the 
specific information in the context of a particular case would 
constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
    (f) To contractors, grantees, experts, consultants, students, and 
others performing or working on a contract, service, grant, cooperative 
agreement, or other assignment for the federal government, when 
necessary to accomplish an agency function related to this system of 
records.
    (g) To a former employee of the Department for purposes of: 
Responding to an official inquiry by a federal, state, or local 
government entity or professional licensing authority, in accordance 
with applicable Department regulations; or facilitating communications 
with a former employee that may be necessary for personnel-related or 
other official purposes where the Department requires information and/
or consultation assistance from the former employee regarding a matter 
within that person's former area of responsibility.
    (h) To a Member of Congress or staff acting upon the Member's 
behalf when the Member or staff requests the information on behalf of, 
and at the request of, the individual who is the subject of the record.
    (i) To appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) the 
Department suspects or has confirmed that the security or 
confidentiality of information in the system of records has been 
compromised; (2) the Department has determined that as a result of the 
suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic 
or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security 
or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether 
maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely 
upon the compromised information; and (3) the disclosure made to such 
agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in 
connection with the Department's efforts to respond to the suspected or

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confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.
    (j) To the National Archives and Records Administration for 
purposes of records management inspections conducted under the 
authority of 44 U.S.C. 2904 and 2906.

DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:
    None.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, 
AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
STORAGE:
    Records are maintained in a hard-copy, paper format in filing 
cabinets in a secure room. Electronic data is stored in electronic 
media via a configuration of client/servers and personal computers. 
Records are stored in accordance with applicable executive orders, 
statutes, and agency implementing regulations.

RETRIEVABILITY:
    Files and automated data are retrieved by name of a claimant, the 
personal representative, or legal counsel of a claimant, claim number, 
Social Security Number and/or Tax Identification Number.

SAFEGUARDS:
    Information in this system is maintained in accordance with 
applicable laws, rules, and policies on protecting individual privacy. 
Access to the servers storing electronic data and the backup tapes is 
controlled by a card-key security system with access provided only to 
appropriate personnel. Backup tapes stored offsite are maintained in 
accordance with a government contract that requires adherence to 
applicable laws, rules, and policies on protecting individual privacy. 
Internet connections are protected by multiple firewalls. Security 
personnel conduct periodic vulnerability scans to ensure security 
compliance and access reviews are conducted on a regular basis. User 
access requires two factor RSA authentication and user access is 
determined by the minimal amount of user authorization necessary to 
complete their job. Paper records are maintained in a secure room.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
    Records are to be retained and disposed of in accordance with 
agency retention plans.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
    Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of 
Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20503-0001.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:
    Same as ``RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES,'' below.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
    All requests for access must be in writing and should be addressed 
to: Chief, FOIA/PA Unit, Criminal Division, Department of Justice, 950 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530-0001 or 
crm.foia@usdoj.gov. The communication should be clearly marked 
``Privacy Act Access Request.'' The request should include a general 
description of the records sought and must include the requester's full 
name, current address, and date and place of birth. The request must be 
signed and either notarized or submitted under penalty of perjury.
    Although no specific form is required, you may obtain forms for 
this purpose from the FOIA/Privacy Act Mail Referral Unit, Justice 
Management Division, United States Department of Justice, 950 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20530-0001, or on the 
Department of Justice Web site at http://www.justice.gov/oip/oip-request.html.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
    Individuals seeking to contest or amend information maintained in 
the system should direct their requests to the address indicated in the 
``RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES'' section, above, stating clearly and 
concisely what information is being contested, the reasons for 
contesting it, and the proposed amendment to the information sought. 
The communication should be clearly marked ``Privacy Act Amendment 
Request.''

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
    Individuals or entities having information pertinent to the 
adjudication of compensation claims, including but not limited to: 
Injured individuals; personal representatives of deceased individuals; 
eligible claimants; family members; physicians and other medical 
professionals, hospitals, and clinics; insurers, employers, and their 
agents and representatives.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
    None.

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