System name: Adopt a Wild Horse--Interior, BLM-28.
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 18th and C Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20240 and offices listed in Appendix XI.
Categories of individuals covered by the system:
Applicable to obtain custody of a wild horse or burro.
Categories of records in the system:
The record contains the applicant's identification and qualifications to obtain custody of a wild horse or burro, the record of the disposition of the application, the cooperative agreement when custody is granted, information on fees assessed, and debts owned the Bureau.
Authority for maintenance of the system:
16 U.S.C. 1333(b).
Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories of users and the purposes of such uses:
The primary uses of the records are (a) to identify individuals who have applied to obtain custody of a wild horse or burro and (b) to document the rejection, suspension or granting of the request.
Disclosures outside the Department of the Interior may be made, (1) to organizations and members of the general public as to the disposition of wild horses or burros, (2) to the U.S. Department of Justice or in a proceeding before a court or adjudicative body when (a) the United States, the Department of the Interior, a component of the Department, or, when represented by the government, an employee of the Department is a party to litigation or anticipated litigation or has an interest in such litigation, and (b) the Department of the Interior determines that the disclosure is relevant or necessary to the litigation and is compatible with the purpose for which the records were compiled, (3) of information indicating a violation or potential violation of a statute, regulation, rule, order or license, to appropriate Federal, State, local or foreign agencies responsible for investigation or prosecuting the violation or for enforcing or implementing the statute, rule, regulation, order or license, and (4) to a congressional office from the record of an individual in response to an inquiry the individual has made to the congressional office.
Disclosure to consumer reporting agencies:
Disclosure pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12): Disclosures may be made to consumer reporting agencies as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. 1681a(f) or the Federal Claims Collection Act of 1966 (31 U.S.C. 3701(a)(3)).
Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system:
Storage: Manual, file folders arranged alphabetically by name, and
computer data base program.
Retrievability: Indexed by name.
Safeguards: In accordance with 43 CFR 2.51.
Retention and disposal: BLM Manual H1271-1, Category ``Q'', item No. 1. Records will remain indefinitely until all local needs are satisfied. Destroy individual data elements when superse or no longer needed for administrative purposes. Computer files are archived periodically.
System manager(s) and address:
Chief, Division of Wild Horses and Burros, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 18th and C Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20240.
Notification procedure: To determine whether records are maintained on you in this system, write to the System Manager or to the offices cited under
Records Location. See 43 CFR 2.60.
Record access procedures: To see your records write to the System Manager or to the offices cited under Records Location. Describe as specifically as possible the records sought. If copies are desired indicate the maximum you are willing to pay. See 43 CFR 2.63.
Contesting record procedures: To request corrections or the removal of material from your files, write the System Manager. See 43 CFR 2.71.
Record source categories: Applicants.