INTERIOR/BLM-6, Mineral Surveyor Appointment File

51 FR 25107 (July 10, 1982); Modification published 73 FR 17376, (April 1, 2008) and 86 FR 50156 (September 7, 2021)
 
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INTERIOR/LLM-6
 
SYSTEM NAME: 
Mineral Surveyor Appointment File--Interior, BLM-6.
 
SYSTEM LOCATION:
Division of Cadastral Survey (720), U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 18th & C Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20240.
 
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Applicants for a Mineral Surveyor appointment and holders of an Appointment.
 
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Contains the name and biographical information for qualification of each applicant and data on the granting or rejection of each application for appointment.
 
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
30 U.S.C. 39.
 
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 process applications for appointment and (b) to issue notices of appointments. 
 
Disclosures outside the Department of the Interior may be made
  • (1) To a member of the general public in response to a request for identification of appointment mineral surveyors within a particular state, 
  • (2) To Federal, State or local agencies when necessary to obtain information relevant to the application for appointment,
  • (3) To the U.S. Department of Justice or in a proceeding before a court or 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,
  • (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) To a congressional office from the record of an individual in response to an inquiry the individual has made to the congressional office.
  • (6)  To appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when:
    • (a) It is suspected or confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; and 
    • (b) The Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interest, identity theft, or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and 
    • (c) The disclosure is made to such agencies, entities, and persons who are reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.
  • (7) To another Federal agency or Federal entity, when DOI determines that information from this system of records is reasonably necessary to assist the recipient agency or entity in:
    • (a) Responding to a suspected or confirmed breach; or
    • (b) Preventing, minimizing, or remedying the risk of harm to individuals, the recipient agency or entity (including its information systems, programs, and operations), the Federal Government, or national security, resulting from a suspected or confirmed breach.
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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 applicant of appointee.
 
SAFEGUARDS:
In accordance with 43 CFR 2.51.
 
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
File destroyed fifty years after administrative need has been completed, in accordance with BLM Manual 1271, Category H, Item No. 1.
 
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Chief, Division of Cadastral Survey (720) U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 18th & 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. See 43 CFR 2.60.
 
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. See 43 CFR 2.63.
 
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
To request corrections or the removal of material from your files, write the Systems Manager. See 43 CFR 2.71.
 
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Applicants.

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