[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 13, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8296-8297]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-2755]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary of Defense

[DoD-2008-OS-0010]


Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: National Security Agency/Central Security Service.

ACTION: Notice to Add a System of Records.

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SUMMARY: The National Security Agency/Central Security Service proposes 
to add a system of records notice to its existing inventory of record 
systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as 
amended.

DATES: This proposed action would be effective without further notice 
on March 14, 2008 unless comments are received which result in a 
contrary determination.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the National Security Agency/ Central 
Security Service, Office of Policy, 9800 Savage Road, Suite 6248, Ft. 
George G. Meade, MD 20755-6248.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Anne Hill at (301) 688-6527.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Security Agency's record system 
notices for records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 
U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register 
and are available from the address above.
    The proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the 
Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on February 6, 2008, to 
the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Senate 
Committee on Governmental Affairs, and the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) pursuant to paragraph 4c of Appendix I to OMB Circular No. 
A-130, `Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About 
Individuals,' dated February 8, 1996 (February 20, 1996, 61 FR 6427).

    Dated: February 7, 2008.
L.M. Bynum,
Alternative OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of 
Defense.
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System name:
    NSA/CSS Pre-Publication Review Records.

System location:
    National Security Agency/Central Security Service, 9800 Savage 
Road, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-6000.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:
    Current and former NSA/CSS employee, advisor, military assignee, or 
Agency contractor; other authors obligated to submit writings or oral 
presentations for pre-publication review; and individuals involved in 
pre-publication review.

Categories of records in the system:
    Individual's full name, home telephone number, address, employment 
history, and possibly level of Education (type of degree), manuscripts 
and other writings submitted for pre-publication review, correspondence 
on pre-publication requests and appeals, and resumes.

Authority for maintenance of the system:
    National Security Agency Act of 1959, as amended, 50 U.S.C. 402 
note (Pub. L. 86-36), 50 U.S.C 403 (Pub. L. 80-253); 44 U.S.C. 3101; 
E.O. 12333; E.O. 12958; E.O. 12968; DoD Directive 5100.20, The National 
Security Agency and the Central Security Service; DoD Directive 
5230.09, Clearance of DoD Information for Public Release; DoDI 5230.29, 
Security and Policy Review of DoD Information for Public Release; and 
NSA/CSS Policy 1-30, Review of NSA/CSS Information for Public 
Dissemination.

Purpose(s):
    To maintain records relating to the pre-publication review of 
official NSA/CSS information intended for public dissemination.

Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories 
of users and the purposes of such uses:
    In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 
552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained 
therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use 
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
    To Federal agencies involved in a classification review of 
information containing National Security Agency as well as other agency 
and/or government information.
    The DoD `Blanket Routine Uses' published at the beginning of the 
NSA/CSS's compilation of record systems also apply to this record 
system.

Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, 
and disposing of records in the system:
Storage:
    Paper records in file folders and electronic media.

Retrievability:
    Individual's name, title of the pre-publication document, and the 
case number assigned to the FOIA request.

Safeguards:
    Secured by a series of guarded pedestrian gates and checkpoints. 
Access to facilities is limited to security-cleared personnel and 
escorted visitors only. With the facilities themselves, access to paper 
and computer printouts are controlled by limited-access facilities and 
lockable containers. Access to electronic means is controlled by 
computer password protection.

Retention and disposal:
    Records are permanently retained and will be transferred to the 
NSA/CSS Archives when no longer needed for operations.

System manager(s) and address:
    Director of Policy, National Security Agency/Central Security 
Service, 9800 Savage Road, Suite 6248, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-
6248.

Notification procedure:
    Individuals seeking to determine if records about themselves are 
contained in this record system should address written inquiries to the 
Director of Policy, National Security Agency/Central Security Service, 
9800 Savage Road, Suite 6248, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-6248.
    Written inquires should include individual's full name, address, 
and telephone number.

Record access procedures:
    Individuals seeking access to records about themselves contained in 
this record system should address written inquiries to the Deputy 
Director of Policy, National Security Agency/Central Security Service, 
9800 Savage Road, Suite 6248, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-6248.
    Written inquires should include individual's full name, address, 
and telephone number.

Contesting record procedures:
    The NSA/CSS rules for contesting contents and appealing initial 
determinations are published at 32 CFR part 322 or may be obtained by 
written request addressed to the Chief, Office of Policy, National 
Security Agency/Central Security Service, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 
20755-6000.

Record source categories:
    Individuals and other NSA personnel involved in the publications 
review process.

Exemptions claimed for the system:
    None.
[FR Doc. E8-2755 Filed 2-12-08; 8:45 am]
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