[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 191 (Tuesday, October 2, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60131-60132]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-24167]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Office of the Secretary

[Docket No. DHS-2012-0052]


DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Privacy Office, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will 
meet on November 7, 2012, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open 
to the public.

DATES: The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will meet 
on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that 
the meeting may end early if the Committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room B 1.5-10, Washington, DC 20004.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and 
Integrity Advisory Committee, as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we invite public comment on the 
issues to be considered by the Committee as listed in the 
``SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION'' section below. A public comment period 
will be held during the meeting from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and speakers 
are requested to limit their comments to three minutes. If you would 
like to address the Committee at the meeting, we request that you 
register in advance by contacting Shannon Ballard at the address 
provided below or sign up at the registration desk on the day of the 
meeting. The names and affiliations, if any, of individuals who address 
the Committee are included in the public record of the meeting. Please 
note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, 
following the last call for comments. Written comments should be sent 
to Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data Privacy and 
Integrity Advisory Committee, by October 29, 2012. Persons who wish to 
submit comments and who are not able to attend or speak at the meeting 
may submit comments at any time. All submissions must include the 
Docket Number (DHS-2012-0052) and may be submitted by any one of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: PrivacyCommittee@hq.dhs.gov. Include the Docket 
Number (DHS-2012-0052) in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 343-4010.
     Mail: Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, Data 
Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department of Homeland 
Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0655, Washington, DC 20528.

Instructions: All submissions must include the words ``Department of 
Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee'' and 
the Docket Number (DHS-2012-0052). Comments received will be posted 
without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal information provided.
    If you wish to attend the meeting, please plan to arrive at the 
Ronald Reagan Building no later than 12:45 p.m., so as to allow extra 
time to be processed through security, and bring a photo I.D. The DHS 
Privacy Office encourages you to register for the meeting in advance by 
contacting Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal Officer, DHS Data 
Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, at 
PrivacyCommittee@hq.dhs.gov. Advance registration is voluntary. The 
Privacy Act Statement below explains how DHS uses the registration 
information you may provide and how you may access or correct 
information retained by DHS, if any.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory 
Committee, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shannon Ballard, Designated Federal 
Officer, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department 
of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0655, Washington, 
DC 20528, by telephone (202) 343-1717, by fax (202) 343-4010, or by 
email to PrivacyCommittee@hq.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The DHS Data 
Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee provides advice at the request 
of the Secretary of Homeland Security and the DHS Chief Privacy Officer 
on programmatic, policy, operational, administrative, and technological 
issues within the DHS that relate to personally identifiable 
information, as well as data

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integrity and other privacy-related matters. The committee was 
established by the Secretary of Homeland Security under the authority 
of 6 U.S.C. 451.

Agenda

    During the meeting, the Acting Chief Privacy Officer will provide 
the Committee an update on the activities of the DHS Privacy Office.
    During the meeting, the Committee plans to discuss and may vote on 
two draft subcommittee recommendation reports to the Department 
providing guidance on privacy protections for the collection and use of 
biometrics and for cybersecurity pilot programs. These draft reports 
will be posted on the Committee's Web site (www.dhs.gov/privacy) on or 
before October 31, 2012. If you wish to submit comments on the draft 
report, you may do so in advance of the meeting by forwarding them to 
the Committee at the locations listed under ``ADDRESSES''. The agenda 
will be posted on or before November 2, 2012, on the Committee's Web 
site at www.dhs.gov/privacy. Please note that the meeting may end early 
if all business is completed.

Privacy Act Statement: DHS's Use of Your Information

    Authority: DHS requests that you voluntarily submit this 
information under its following authorities: the Federal Records 
Act, 44 U.S.C. 3101; the FACA, 5 U.S.C. App. 2; and the Privacy Act 
of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a.

    Principal Purposes: When you register to attend a DHS Data Privacy 
and Integrity Advisory Committee meeting, DHS collects your name, 
contact information, and the organization you represent, if any. We use 
this information to contact you for purposes related to the meeting, 
such as to confirm your registration, to advise you of any changes in 
the meeting, or to assure that we have sufficient materials to 
distribute to all attendees. We may also use the information you 
provide for public record purposes such as posting publicly available 
transcripts and meeting minutes.
    Routine Uses and Sharing: In general, DHS will not use the 
information you provide for any purpose other than the Principal 
Purposes, and will not share this information within or outside the 
agency. In certain circumstances, DHS may share this information on a 
case-by-case basis as required by law or as necessary for a specific 
purpose, as described in the DHS/ALL-002 Mailing and Other Lists System 
of Records Notice (November 25, 2008, 73 FR 71659).
    Effects of Not Providing Information: You may choose not to provide 
the requested information or to provide only some of the information 
DHS requests. If you choose not to provide some or all of the requested 
information, DHS may not be able to contact you for purposes related to 
the meeting.
    Accessing and Correcting Information: If you are unable to access 
or correct this information by using the method that you originally 
used to submit it, you may direct your request in writing to the DHS 
Deputy Chief FOIA Officer at foia@hq.dhs.gov. Additional instructions 
are available at http://www.dhs.gov/foia and in the DHS/ALL-002 Mailing 
and Other Lists System of Records referenced above.

    Dated: September 20, 2012.
Jonathan R. Cantor,
Acting Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security.
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