48 FR 51696, November 10, 1983; Modification published 73 FR 63992, October 28, 2008
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Office of the Secretary
Privacy Act of 1974—Revision of Systems of Records Notices
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, notice is hereby given that the Department of the Interior proposes to revise existing notices describing records maintained by the National Park Service. Except as noted below, all changes being published are editorial in nature, and reflect organization changes and other minor administrative or system revisions which have occurred since the publication of the material in the Federal Register on April 11,1977 (42 FR 19072), March 6,1981 (46 FR 15587), and August 6,1982 (47 FR 34208). The revised system notices are published in their entirety below.
Substantive changes, being made to specific notices, are:
5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(ll) requires that the public be provided a 30-day period in which to comment. Therefore, written comments on these proposed changes can be addressed to the Department Privacy Act Officer, Office of the Secretary (PIR), U.S, Department of the Interior. Washington, D.C. 20240.
Comments received on or before December 12,1983, will be considered. The system notices shall be effective as proposed without further notice at the end of the comment period, unless comments are received which would require a contrary determination.
Dated: November 3,1983.
Oscar W. Mueller, Jr.,
Acting Director, Office of Information Resources Management.
Land Acquisition and Relocation Files--Interior, NPS-2.
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 payments.
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:
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 landowner's name.
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 or proceeding. Individual, Agency Officials, local, and State authorities.