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RECOVERY ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY BOARD

[Doc. No. 12-002]

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.
ACTION: Notice of amendment to existing Privacy Act system of records.
SUMMARY: The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (Board) is issuing public notice of its intent to amend a system of records that it maintains subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended; specifically, RATB-11 entitled "RATB Investigative Files" is being amended to reflect legislation expanding the purview of the Board's responsibilities,see e.g.,Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012, Public Law 112-74, SS 528, 125 Stat. 786, 920 (2011); and Education Jobs Fund, Public Law 111-226, SS 101, 124 Stat. 2389 (2010). Accordingly, the Board is making substantive amendments to its system notice to include: amended categories of individuals covered by the system, amended categories of records in the system, additional authorities for maintenance of the system, amended purposes, a new routine use, and amended record source categories. In addition, the Board is renaming the system as RATB-11-Oversight Support as well as clarifying the security classification, system location, storage, retrievability, safeguards, retention and disposal, and system manager. The amended system of records reads as follows:
ADDRESSES: By Mail or Hand Delivery:Atticus Reaser, Office of General Counsel, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20006;

By Fax:(202) 254-7970; or

By Email to the Board: comments@ratb.gov.

All comments on the proposed amended systems of records should be clearly identified as such.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Atticus Reaser, Acting General Counsel, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 254-7900.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11) provide that the public be given a 30-day period in which to comment on any new routine use of a system of records. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which has oversight responsibilities under the Act, requires a 40-day period in which to conclude its review. Therefore, please submit any comments by April 23, 2012.

In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), the Board has provided a report to OMB and the Congress on the proposed systems of records.

Ivan J. Flores, Paralegal Specialist, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.