[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 27, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 70792]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28674]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Office of the Secretary


Privacy Act of 1974; Retirement of Department of Homeland 
Security Transportation Security Administration System of Records

AGENCY: Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice of retirement of one Privacy Act system of records 
notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of 
Homeland Security is giving notice that it will retire the following 
Privacy Act system of records notice, Department of Homeland Security/
Transportation Security Administration-009 General Legal Records 
(August 18, 2003, 68 FR 49496), which was written to assist attorneys 
in the Office of Chief Counsel in providing legal advice to management 
and to cover general legal records and programs. The Transportation 
Security Administration will rely upon Department of Homeland Security/
ALL-017 General Legal Records (November 23, 2011, 76 FR 72428) to cover 
its legal activities.

DATES: These changes will take effect upon publication.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general questions please contact: 
Peter Pietra, Director, Privacy Policy and Compliance, TSA-36, 
Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, 
Arlington, VA 20598-6036; email: TSAPrivacy@dhs.gov. For privacy issues 
please contact: Jonathan R. Cantor, (202-343-1717), Acting Chief 
Privacy Officer, Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security, 
Washington, DC 20528.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy 
Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and as part of its ongoing integration and 
management efforts, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is 
retiring the system of records notice, DHS/Transportation Security 
Administration (TSA)-009 General Legal Records (August 18, 2003, 68 FR 
49496), which was written to assist attorneys in the Office of Chief 
Counsel in providing legal advice to TSA management on a wide variety 
of legal issues; to respond to claims by employees, former employees, 
and other individuals; to assist in the settlement of claims against 
the government; to represent TSA during litigation; and to maintain 
internal statistics from its inventory of record systems. TSA will rely 
upon DHS/ALL-017 General Legal Records (November 23, 2011, 76 FR 72428) 
to cover its legal activities.
    Eliminating the system of records notice DHS/TSA-009 General Legal 
Records, will have no adverse impacts on individuals, but will promote 
the overall streamlining and management of DHS Privacy Act record 
systems.

    Dated: November 6, 2012.
Jonathan R. Cantor,
Acting Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-28674 Filed 11-26-12; 8:45 am]
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