Incentive and Honor Awards
System name: Incentive and Honor Awards--Interior, BLM-26.
System location: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land
Management, 18th and C Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20240; U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Denver Federal Center, Bldg., 50, Denver, Colorado 80225; Boise Interagency Fire Center, BLM, 3905 Vista Avenue, Boise, Idaho 83705, and all State Offices listed in the Appendix, Part B.
Categories of individuals covered by the system: BLM employees who have submitted a beneficial suggestion and individuals recommended or nominated for a performance or honor award.
Categories of records in the system: The record contains the person's name, file number, and biographic data for honor awards.
Authority for maintenance of the system: 5 U.S.C. 4502, 4503, 4504, and 4506.
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 accumulate information concerning an individual to be used as a basis for awarding and/or honoring employees and nonemployees. Disclosures outside the Department of the Interior may be made, (1) to nominate individuals for non-government awards, (2) to the U.S. Department of Justice when related to litigation or anticipated litigation, (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 investigating or prosecuting the violation or for enforcing or implementing the statute, rule, regulation, order or license, (4) from the record of an individual in response to an inquiry from a congressional office made at the request of that individual.
Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system:
Storage: Manual, file folders arranged alphabetically by name and cross-index by control number.
Retrievability: Indexed by name of individual and assigned file number.
Safeguards: In accordance with 43 CFR 2.51.
Retention and disposal: Record destroyed two years after approval or four years after rejection.
System manager(s) and address: Assistant Director--Technical Services, 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 or to the offices cited under Records Location.
Record access procedures: To see your records write to the Systems 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.
Contesting record procedures: To request corrections or the removal of material from your files, write the Systems Manager.
Record source categories: Suggestions received from employees. Evaluations by supervisors for performance awards and from employees nominating persons for honor awards.