Department of Education May 8, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act Regulations
Document Number: E8-10110
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-08
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education (Department) proposes to amend its regulations implementing the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act). These proposed regulations would amend the Department's current Privacy Act regulations to exempt from certain Privacy Act requirements investigative material in a new system of records to be maintained by the Department that will be known as the Office of Inspector General Data Analytics System (ODAS) (18-10-02). Specifically, the exemption would apply to materials compiled by the Department's Office of Inspector General (OIG) for law enforcement purposes to identify internal control weaknesses and system issues and to improve methods of data modeling and annual audit planning in order to detect and investigate fraud, waste, and mismanagement in Department programs and operations.