INTERIOR/USGS-11
 
System name: 
 
       Security--Interior, USGS-11.
     System location: 
       Office of the Chief Geologist, Geologic Division, U.S. Geological 
   Survey, National Center, Mail Stop 912, Reston, VA 20192.
     Categories of individuals covered by the system: 
       Geologic Division employees who have been granted security 
   clearances.
     Categories of records in the system: 
       Record of security clearance for Division personnel; contains 
   name, title, organization, office location, social security number, 
   place and date of birth, and type of security clearance of person 
   being granted access.
     Authority for maintenance of the system: 
       Executive Order 10501.
     Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including 
   categories of users and the purposes of such uses:  
       The primary use of the records is to keep current records on 
   security clearances in the Geologic Division. Disclosure outside the 
   Department of the Interior may be made (1) 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; (2) to disclose pertinent information to an 
   appropriate Federal, State, local, or foreign agency responsible for 
   investigating, prosecuting, enforcing, or implementing a statute, 
   regulation, rule, or order, where the disclosing agency becomes aware 
   of an indication of a violation or potential violation of civil or 
   criminal law or regulation; (3) to a congressional office from the 
   record of an individual in response to an inquiry the individual has 
   made to the congressional office; (4) to a Federal agency which has 
   requested information relevant or necessary to its hiring or 
   retention of an employee; or issuance of a security clearance, 
   license, contract, grant, or other benefit; (5) to Federal, State, or 
   local agencies where necessary to obtain information relevant to the 
   hiring or retention of an employee, or the issuance of a security 
   clearance, license, contract, grant, or other benefit.
     Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, 
   retaining, and disposing of records in the system:   
     Storage: 
       Manual systems maintained in locked files. Automated system 
   maintained in dBase III file.
     Retrievability:  
       Indexed by individual name.
     Safeguards:  
       Maintained with security meeting the requirements of 43 CFR 2.51.
     Retention and disposal:  
       Retained and disposed of according to Bureau Records Disposition 
   Schedule, RCS/System 306-16.
     System manager(s) and address:
       Administrative Officer, Geologic Division, U.S. Geological 
   Survey, National Center, Mail Stop 912, Reston, VA 20192.
     Notification procedure:  
       Inquiries should be addressed to the System Manager. See 43 CFR 
   2.60.
     Record access procedures:  
       A request for access may be addressed to the System Manager. The 
   request must be in writing and signed by the requester. The request 
   must meet the content requirements of 43 CFR 2.63.
     Contesting record procedures:  
       A petition for amendment should be addressed to the System 
   manager and must meet the content requirements of 43 CFR 2.71.
     Record source categories:  
       Individual on whom the record is maintained.