• Litigation, Appeal and Case Files--Interior, Office of the Solicitor--1.

    Categories of individuals covered by the system: Individuals involved in litigation with the United States, or the Department of the Interior, officials or constituent units thereof; individuals involved in administrative proceedings before the Department, to which the Department is a party or in which it has an interest; individuals suspected of violations of criminal and civil statutes or regulations or orders the violation of which carries criminal penalties; individuals who have applied to the Department forpermits, grants or loans; individuals who have appealed to the Officeof the Solicitor from the decisions of other constituent units of the Department; individuals involved in negotiations, claims or disputes with the Department; individuals for whom the Department hasperformed legal services.
Categories of individuals covered by the system: Individuals who have filed Tort, Federal Employee, Admiralty or Irrigation claims.
  • Patent Files--Interior, Office of the Solicitor--3.

    Categories of individuals covered by the system:Inventors of Inventions arising from Government research and development programs; and applicants for Patents, Trademark Registrations, and Copyright Registrations.
Categories of individuals covered by the system: Attorneys employed in the Office of the Solicitor.
Categories of individuals covered by the system: The system contains the names of individuals and entities responsible for unabated federal violations, unpaid federal civil penalties, or outstanding abandoned mine land reclamation fees (AML fees) arising under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, 30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq. (SMCRA), where the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) has referred the outstanding violation or debt to the Solicitor's Office for litigation, and the names of individuals or entities who own or control entities responsible for such unabated federal violations,unpaid federal civil penalties, or outstanding AML fees arising under SMCRA. Although the system of records contains information about individuals and entities, only the records about individuals are subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act.