Land Acquisition and Relocation Files
System name: Land Acquisition and Relocation Files--Interior,
All project offices and Regional land offices of the National
Park Service (See Appendix for addresses).
Categories of individuals covered by the system:
Owners and tenants of land within National Parks.
Categories of records in the system:
Contains property owners' and tenants' names, assigned tract
numbers, addresses, title evidence, appraisals, negotiator's reports,
property plats, all documents relative to acquisition of properties
by direct purchase, donation, or condemnation proceedings, general
correspondence, and relocation claims with supporting documents and
Authority for maintenance of the system:
16 U.S.C. 1, 44 U.S.C. 3101, and 42 U.S.C. 4651.
Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including
categories of users and the purposes of such uses:
The primary use of the record is for: (1) Land acquisition and
relocation purposes. Disclosures outside the Department of the
Interior may be made: (1) To authorized title companies and closing
agents for title policies and closings, (2) to the United States
Department of Justice for preliminary and final title opinions and
condemnation proceedings, (3) to the United States Department of
Justice when related to litigation or anticipated litigation, (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) from the record of
an individual in response to an inquiry from a Congressional Office
at the request of that individual.
Disclosure to consumer reporting agencies:
Disclosures pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12). Disclosures may be
made from this system 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:
Maintained in manual form in file folders.
Indexed by tract and generally cross-indexed alphabetically by
Stored in lockable metal file cabinets or unlocked cabinets in
secured rooms or buildings on either United States Government-owned
or leased facilities.
Retention and disposal:
Pertinent land acquisition documents retired to park
superintendent's offices and Land Resources Division, Washington,
when land acquisition matters complete and remainder of file disposed
of. Reserved tract relocation files retained at Regional Lands
Offices. Pertinent relocation documents filed with the National Park
Service, Finance Office and remainder of files disposed of one year
after all claims are processed for payment.
System manager(s) and address:
Chief, Land Resources Division, National Park Service, United
States Department of the Interior, Washington, DC 20240.
To determine whether the records are maintained on you in this
system, write to the Systems Manager or to the Regional Land Offices
cited under ``Records Location.'' (See 43 CFR 2.60)
Record access procedures:
To see your records, write the Systems Manager or the land
acquisition 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 materials from your
files, write the Systems Manager. (See 43 CFR 2.71).
Record source categories:
Title companies, mapping contractors, contract appraisers,
individuals on whom tract files are maintained.
Systems exempted from certain provisions of the act:
The Privacy Act does not entitle an individual to have access to
any information compiled in reasonable anticipation of a civil action
Individual, Agency Officials, local, and State authorities.