Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Form USM-164, Applicant Reference Check Questionnaire
The Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-108, notice is hereby given that the Department of Justice (Department or DOJ) proposes to add a new DOJ system of records titled, ``DOJ Insider Threat Program Records (ITPR),'' JUSTICE/DOJ-018. In the Federal Register of May 31, 2017, the Department is rescinding its notice of an FBI system of records notice titled ``FBI Insider Threat Program Records,'' JUSTICE/FBI-023, published on September 19, 2016. This new DOJ-wide system of records will cover the records previously claimed under JUSTICE/FBI-023. This new system of records establishes certain Department-wide capabilities to detect, deter, and mitigate insider threats. Insiders are defined to include any person with authorized access to any United States Government resource to include personnel, facilities, information, equipment, networks, or systems. DOJ personnel assigned to the DOJ Insider Threat Prevention and Detection Program (ITPDP) will use the system to facilitate management of insider threat inquiries and activities associated with inquiries and referrals, identify potential threats to DOJ resources and information assets, track referrals of potential insider threats to internal and external partners, and provide statistical reports and meet other insider threat reporting requirements. Elsewhere in this Federal Register, DOJ is concurrently issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to exempt JUSTICE/DOJ-018 from certain provisions of the Privacy Act, and withdrawing the notice of proposed rulemaking regarding for JUSTICE/FBI-023, issued in CPCLO Order No. 008-2016.
Privacy Act of 1974; Implementation
Elsewhere in this Federal Register, the United States Department of Justice (Department or DOJ) has published a new Privacy Act System of Records Notice, JUSTICE/DOJ-018, ``DOJ Insider Threat Program Records.'' Further, the Department issued a rescindment notice for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) System of Records Notice titled, ``FBI Insider Threat Program Records,'' JUSTICE/FBI-023. In this document, the DOJ withdraws the notice of proposed rulemaking for the ``FBI Insider Threat Program Records'' issued in CPCLO Order No. 008-2016, published on September 19, 2016, and proposes to exempt JUSTICE/DOJ-018 from certain provisions of the Privacy Act, in order to avoid interference with efforts to detect, deter, and/or mitigate insider threats. Public comment is invited.