Employee Conduct Investigations
System name: Employee Conduct Investigations--Interior, BLM-20.
System location: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 18th and C Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20240.
Categories of individuals covered by the system: BLM employees.
Categories of records in the system: The record contains the employee's name, work location, and subject matter.
Authority for maintenance of the system: 5 U.S.C. 7301, 43 U.S.C.
11, E.O. 11222.
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 employee and subject matter of allegation and (b) to accumulate investigative data to determine the validity of the allegation. Disclosures outside the Department of the Interior may be made, (1) to the U.S. Department of Justice when related to litigation or anticipated litigation, (2) 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 enforcing or implementing the statute, rule, regulation, order or license, (3) from the record of an individual in response to an inquiry from a Congressional office made at the request of that individual, (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.
Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing,
retaining, and disposing of records in the system:
Storage: Manual, file folders arranged alphabetically by name.
Retrievability: Indexed by name of employee.
Safeguards: In accordance with 43 CFR 2.51.
Retention and disposal: Record destroyed seven years after case is closed.
System manager(s) and address: Associate Director, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 18th and 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.
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.
Contesting record procedures: To request corrections or the removal of material from your files, write the Systems Manager.
Systems exempted from certain provisions of the act: Under the specific exemption authority provided by 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2), the Department of the Interior has adopted a regulation, 43 CFR 2.79(b), which exempts this system from the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(c)(3), (d), (e)(1), (e)(4) (G), (H) and (I) and (f) and the portions of 43 CFR, part 2, subpart C which implement these provisions. The reasons for adoption of this regulation are set out at 40 FR 37217 (August 26, 1975) and (I), and (f).