INTERIOR/OS-29

System name: Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Recruitment Files--
      Interior, Office of the Secretary--29.

     System location:
       Records are kept at participating field stations of the U.S.
   Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service and National
   Park Service. A listing of field locations may be obtained from the
   pertinent system manager noted below.
     Categories of individuals covered by the system:
       Youths between the ages of 15 and 18 who file an application to
   attend a Department of the Interior, or State Grant YCC camp.
     Categories of records in the system:
       The system consists of application forms submitted by eligible
   youth and contains the following categories of information: Name,
   address, telephone number, birthdate, sex, and name of parent or
   guardian.
     Authority for maintenance of the system:
       Pub. L. 93-408.
     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 for selection among
   applications of all eligible applications. Persons selected are
   either offered employment in a YCC camp or placed on an alternate
   list to be used in case of declination. Disclosures outside the
   Department of the Interior may be made (1) to the U.S. Forest
   Service, States, counties, cities and other subgrantees for
   employment purposes; (2) to the U.S. Department of Justice or in a
   proceeding before a court of 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; (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) to
   a congressional office from the record of an individual in response
   to an inquiry the individual has made to the congressional office;
   (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.
     Retrievability:
       Applications are filed alphabetically by name of individual
   applicant.
     Safeguards:
       Records are kept locked in confidential files.
     Retention and disposal:
       Pending approval of the Archivist of the U.S.
     System manager(s) and address:
       (1) Chief, Division of Refuges, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
   U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC 20240; (2) Director,
   Office of Youth Activities, National Park Service, U.S. Department of
   the Interior, Washington, DC 20240.
     Notification procedure:
       Inquiries regarding the existence of records should be addressed
   to the appropriate system manager. A written, signed request stating
   that the requester seeks information concerning records pertaining to
   him is required. See 43 CFR 2.60.
     Record access procedures:
       A request for access may be addressed to the appropriate System
   Manager. The request must be in writing and be 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 appropriate
   System Manager and must meet the content requirements of 43 CFR 2.71.
     Record source categories:
       The records in this system originate in two ways: (1) The YCC
   application form prepared by the applicant and any additions or
   corrections thereto, also prepared by the applicant. (2) Additional
   information added to the file by the State recruiter concerning the
   applicant's selection, nonselection, declination, etc.