[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 27, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 70796]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28677]


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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-015 Registered Traveler 
Operations Files (November 8, 2005, 69 FR 67735), which was written to 
establish a new system of records that governs information related to 
the Registered Traveler pilot program. The program is no longer in 
operation within the Transportation Security Administration and 
associated records have been destroyed in accordance with records 
disposition schedules approved by the National Archives and Records 
Administration.

DATES: These changes will take effect upon publication in the Federal 
Register.

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 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)-015 Registered Traveler (RT) Operations File Files 
(November 8, 2005, 69 FR 67735), which was written to establish a new 
system of records that governs records related to the Registered 
Traveler pilot program. The program was designed to positively identify 
certain travelers who volunteered to participate in the program; 
expecting to expedite the pre-boarding process and improve allocation 
of TSA resources.
    Eliminating the system of records notice DHS/TSA-015 (RT) will have 
no adverse impact 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. 2012-28677 Filed 11-26-12; 8:45 am]
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