System name: Mineral Surveyor Appointment File--Interior, BLM-6.
     System location: 
       Division of Cadastral Survey (720), U.S. Department of the 
   Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 18th & C Streets, NW, 
   Washington, DC 20240.
     Categories of individuals covered by the system: 
       Applicants for a Mineral Surveyor appointment and holders of an 
     Categories of records in the system: 
       Contains the name and biographical information for qualification 
   of each applicant and data on the granting or rejection of each 
   application for appointment.
     Authority for maintenance of the system: 
       30 U.S.C. 39.
     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 process applications 
   for appointment and (b) to issue notices of appointments. Disclosures 
   outside the Department of the Interior may be made (1) to a member of 
   the general public in response to a request for identification of 
   appointment mineral surveyors within a particular state, (2) to 
   Federal, State or local agencies when necessary to obtain information 
   relevant to the application for appointment, (3) 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, (4) 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 investigating or 
   prosecuting the violation or for enforcing or implementing the 
   statute, rule, regulation, order or license, (5) to a congressional 
   office from the record of an individual in response to an inquiry the 
   individual has made to the congressional office.
     Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, 
   retaining, and disposing of records in the system: 
       Manual, file folders arranged alphabetically by name.
       Indexed by name of applicant of appointee.
       In accordance with 43 CFR 2.51.
     Retention and disposal: 
       File destroyed fifty years after administrative need has been 
   completed, in accordance with BLM Manual 1271, Category H, Item No. 
     System manager(s) and address: 
       Chief, Division of Cadastral Survey (720) U.S. Department of the 
   Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 18th & C Streets, NW, 
   Washington, DC 20240.
     Notification procedure: 
       To determine whether the records are maintained on you in this 
   system, write to the Systems Manager. See 43 CFR 2.60.
     Record access procedures: 
       To see your records write to the Systems Manager. 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 Systems Manager. See 43 CFR 2.71.
     Record source categories: