[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 244 (Tuesday, December 21, 1999)]
[Pages 71499-71500]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-32941]



[AAG/A Order No. 181-99]

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

    The Department of Justice, United States Attorneys' Offices 
proposes to modify the United States Attorneys Offices Criminal Case 
File System, Justice/USA-007, last published separately on January 22, 
1988 at 53 FR 1861 and published as modified on January 20, 1998 at 63 
FR 8659, 8669. The primary purpose of this system is to facilitate a 
uniform system of record keeping related to criminal litigation and 
prosecutions and ancillary civil matters arising from criminal cases 
handled by the United States Attorneys Offices. The Department now 
proposes to modify the system by adding one new routine use.
    New routine use (w) will enable the United States Attorneys Offices 
to better inform victims of crimes of the status of the investigation, 
the disposition of the case in which they were a victim or a 
complainant, and the status of the defendant if convicted.
    5 U.S.C. 552a(e) (4) and (11) provide that the public be given 
thirty days in which to comment on these proposed changes. Comments 
must be submitted in writing to Mary Cahill, Management Analyst, 
Management and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Department 
of Justice, Washington DC 20530 by January 20, 2000.
    As required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) and the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) implementing regulations, the Department of Justice has 
provided a report on the proposed changes to OMB and the Congress.
    A modified system description is set forth below.

    Dated: December 14, 1999.
Stephen R. Colgate,
Assistant Attorney General for Administration.

System Name:
    Criminal Case Files.

System Location:
    Ninety-four United States Attorneys' Offices (see Appendix 
identified as

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Justice/USA-999); the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, 
United States Department of Justice, 10th and Constitution Avenue, N.W. 
Washington D.C. 20530; and posted on the internet website of the EOUSA 
at http://www.usdoj.gov/eousa.
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Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories 
of users and the purposes of such uses:
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    (w) Information may be disclosed to complainants and victims to the 
extent necessary to provide them with information concerning the 
progress or results of the imvestigation or case arising from the 
matters of which they complained or were the victim.
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System Manager(s) and address:
    System manager for the system in each office is the Administrative 
Office/Assistant, for the U.S. Attorney for each district (see appendix 
or EOUSA internet address http://www.usdoj.gov/eous).

Notification Procedure:
    Address inquiries to the system manager for the judicial district 
in which the case or matter is pending. (See appendix or EOUSA internet 
address of http://www.usdoj.gov/eousa).
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[FR Doc. 99-32941 Filed 12-20-99; 8:45 am]