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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service

Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; System of Records Notice

AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury.
ACTION: Notice of systems of records.
SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a, Financial Management Service is publishing its inventory of Privacy Act systems of records.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) and the Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-130, Financial Management Service (FMS) has completed a review of its Privacy Act systems of records notices to identify minor changes to those notices. The systems of records were last published in their entirety on May 15, 2009, at 74 FR 23006-23021.

The following system of records was added to FMS's inventory of Privacy Act notices since May 9, 2000:

FMS .008—Mailing List Records—Treasury/FMS, published on December 16, 2010, at 75 FR 78802.

On August 17, 2011, FMS published a notice in theFederal Registerthat amended the scope of the categories of individuals covered by the system and the categories of records in the system. 76 FR 51123.

On July 19, 2011, FMS published a notice in theFederal Registerthat amended system of record FMS .006 (Direct Deposit Enrollment Records) to modify the scope of the categories of records in the system, update one routine use and update the record source categories. 76 FR 42765.On February 15, 2012, FMS published a notice in theFederal Registerthat: (a) Combined two pre-existing systems of records (FMS .002-Payment Issue Records for Regular Recurring Benefit Payments and FMS .016-Payment Records for Other Than Regular Recurring Benefit Payments) into one system of record. The resulting system of record is FMS .002 (Payment Records—Financial Management Service). 77 FR 8947. The sameFederal Registernotice also modified routineuse FMS .014 (Debt Collection Operations System) to reflect updated sources of information, routine uses and other matters.

The systems notices are reprinted in their entirety following the Table of Contents.

Systems Covered by This Notice

This notice covers all systems of records adopted by the FMS as of [enter date of FR publication]. The systems notices are reprinted in their entirety following the Table of Contents.

Dated: October 9, 2012. Melissa Hartman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Privacy, Transparency, and Records, Financial Management Service (FMS). Table of Contents FMS .001—Administrative Records. FMS .002—Payment Records—Treasury/FMS. FMS .003—Claims and Inquiry Records on Treasury Checks, and International Claimants. FMS .004—Education and Training Records. FMS .005—FMS Personnel Records. FMS .006—Direct Deposit Enrollment Records. FMS .007—Payroll and Pay Administration. FMS .008—Mailing List Records—Treasury/FMS. FMS .010—Records of Accountable Officers' Authority With Treasury. FMS .012—Pre-complaint Counseling and Complaint Activities. FMS .013—Gifts to the United States. FMS .014—Debt Collection Operations System. FMS .017—Collections Records. TREASURY/FMS .001 SYSTEM NAME:

Administrative Records—Treasury/FMS.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 144, Hyattsville, MD 20782. Also, please see Appendix I.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

FMS personnel.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

(1) Motor Vehicle Accident Reports. (2) Parking Permits. (3) Distribution lists of individuals requesting various Treasury publications. (4) Treasury Credentials.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

5 U.S.C. 301.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

These records may be used to:

(1) Disclose to GSA for driver's permits, parking permits, accident reports, and credentials;

(2) Disclose to GPO or FMS contractors for servicing the public on Treasury publications and managing subscriptions to the appropriate publications;

(3) Disclose to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) the Department suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) the Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE:

Records in this system are stored electronically or on paper in secure facilities in a locked drawer behind a locked door.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Records may be retrieved by name and Treasury publication.

SAFEGUARDS:

Locked containers.

Administrative Procedure—names are only given to those who control the listing.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

(1) Distribution List [printed materials]—destroyed after appropriate revision of mailing list or after three months, whichever is sooner.

(2) Motor Vehicle Accident Reports—destroyed six years after the end of the fiscal year during which the records were created.

(3) Treasury Credentials—destroyed in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) General Records Schedule 11, item 4.

(4) Parking Permits—destroyed two years after the end of the fiscal year during which the records were created.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Director, Facilities Management Division, FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 144, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Inquiries under the Privacy Act of 1974 shall be sent to the Disclosure Officer, FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Liberty Center Building, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227. All individuals making inquiries should provide with their request as much descriptive matter as is possible to identify the particular record desired. The system manager will advise as to whether the Service maintains the record requested by the individual.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals requesting information under the Privacy Act of 1974 concerning procedures for gaining access or contesting records should write to the Disclosure Officer at the address shown above. All individuals are urged to examine the rules of the U.S. Department of the Treasury published in 31 CFR Part 1, subpart C concerning requirements of this Department with respect to the Privacy Act of 1974.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

See “Record Access Procedures” above.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Financial Management Service personnel.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

None.

Appendix I to FMS .001

Motor Vehicle Accident Reports: Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 127, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

Parking Permits: 1. Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 127, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

2. Liberty Center Building, 401 14th Street SW., Room 118, Washington, DC 20227.Distribution List: Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

Treasury Credentials: Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 158-B, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

TREASURY/FMS .002 SYSTEM NAME:

Payment Records—Treasury/FMS.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

The FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20227. Records are also located throughout the United States at FMS operations centers, Federal Records Centers, Federal Reserve Banks acting as Treasury's fiscal agents, and financial institutions acting as Treasury's financial agents. Additional addresses may be obtained from the system managers.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

Individuals who are the intended or actual recipients of payments disbursed by the United States Government.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

Payment records showing a payee's name; Social Security number, employer identification number, or other agency identification or account number; physical and/or electronic mailing address; telephone numbers; payment amount; date of issuance; trace number or other payment identification number, such as Treasury check number and symbol; financial institution information, including the routing number of his or her financial institution and the payee's account number at the financial institution; and vendor contract and/or purchase order number.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

5 U.S.C. 301; 31 U.S.C. 3325, and 31 U.S.C. 3321 note; Executive Order 6166, dated June 10, 1933.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

These records may be used to:

(1) Disclose to the banking industry for payment verification;

(2) Disclose to Federal investigative agencies, Departments and agencies for whom payments are made, and payees;

(3) Disclose pertinent information to appropriate Federal, State, local or foreign agencies responsible for investigating or prosecuting the violations of, or for enforcing or implementing, a statute, rule, regulation, order, or license, where the disclosing agency becomes aware of an indication of a violation or potential violation of civil or criminal law or regulation;

(4) Disclose information to a Federal, State, or local agency maintaining civil, criminal or other relevant enforcement information or other pertinent information, which has requested information relevant or necessary to the requesting agency's or the bureau's hiring or retention of an individual, or issuance of a security clearance, license, contract, grant, or other benefit;

(5) Disclose information to a court, magistrate, mediator, or administrative tribunal in the course of presenting evidence; to counsel, experts, or witnesses in the course of civil discovery, litigation, or settlement negotiations, in response to a subpoena, or in connection with criminal law proceedings;

(6) Disclose information to foreign governments in accordance with formal or informal international agreements;

(7) Provide information to a congressional office in response to an inquiry made at the request of the individual to whom the record pertains;

(8) Provide information to the news media in accordance with guidelines contained in 28 CFR 50.2 which relate to an agency's functions relating to civil and criminal proceedings;

(9) Provide information to unions recognized as exclusive bargaining representatives under the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, 5 U.S.C. 7111 and 7114;

(10) Provide information to third parties during the course of an investigation to the extent necessary to obtain information pertinent to the investigation;

(11) Disclose information concerning delinquent debtors to Federal creditor agencies, their employees, or their agents for the purpose of facilitating or conducting Federal administrative offset, Federal tax refund offset, Federal salary offset, or for any other authorized debt collection purpose;

(12) Disclose information to any State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States, or the District of Columbia to assist in the collection of State, Commonwealth, Territory or District of Columbia claims pursuant to a reciprocal agreement between FMS and the State, Commonwealth, Territory or the District of Columbia, or pursuant to Federal law that authorizes the offset of Federal payments to collect delinquent obligations owed to the State, Commonwealth, Territory, or the District of Columbia;

(13) Disclose to the Defense Manpower Data Center and the United States Postal Service and other Federal agencies through authorized computer matching programs for the purpose of identifying and locating individuals who are delinquent in their repayment of debts owed to the Department or other Federal agencies in order to collect those debts through salary offset and administrative offset, or by the use of other debt collection tools;

(14) Disclose information to a contractor of the FMS for the purpose of performing routine payment processing services, subject to the same limitations applicable to FMS officers and employees under the Privacy Act;

(15) Disclose information to a fiscal or financial agent of the FMS, its employees, agents, and contractors, or to a contractor of the FMS, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient administration of payment processing services, subject to the same or equivalent limitations applicable to FMS officers and employees under the Privacy Act;

(16) Disclose information to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) the Department suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) the Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm; and

(17) Disclose information to (a) a Federal or state agency, its employees, agents (including contractors of its agents) or contractors; or, (b) a fiscal or financial agent designated by the FMS or other Department of the Treasury bureau or office, including employees, agents or contractors of such agent; or, (c) a contractor of the FMS, for the purpose of identifying, preventing, or recouping improper payments to an applicant for, or recipient of, Federal funds, including funds disbursed by a state in a state-administered, Federally funded program; disclosure may be made to conduct computerized comparisons for this purpose.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE:

Records in this system are stored electronically or on paper in secure facilities in a locked drawer behind a locked door.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Records may be retrieved by name, social security number, employer identification number, agency-supplied identifier, date of payment, or tracenumber or other payment identifying information, such as check number.

SAFEGUARDS:

All official access to the records is on a need-to-know basis, as authorized by a business line manager at FMS, or a fiscal or financial agent of the United States, consistent with agent authority granted by Treasury or FMS. Procedural and physical safeguards, such as personal accountability, audit logs, and specialized communications security, are utilized. Each user of computer systems containing records has individual passwords (as opposed to group passwords) or other unique, secure access authentication credentials for which he or she is responsible. Thus, a security manager can identify access to the records by user. Access to computerized records is limited, through use of access codes, encryption techniques, and/or other internal mechanisms, to those whose official duties require access. Storage facilities are secured by various means such as security guards, badge access, and locked doors with key entry.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

FMS has submitted a records schedule to the NARA with a proposed retention period of seven years. Until NARA approves the proposed records schedule, disposal is not authorized.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Chief Disbursing Officer, FMS, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Inquiries under the Privacy Act of 1974 shall be addressed to the Disclosure Officer, FMS, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227. All individuals making inquiries should provide with their request as much descriptive matter as is possible to identify the particular record desired. The system manager will advise as to whether the FMS maintains the record requested by the individual.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals requesting information under the Privacy Act of 1974 concerning procedures for gaining access or contesting records should write to the Disclosure Officer at the address shown above. All individuals are urged to examine the rules of the U.S. Department of the Treasury published in 31 CFR, Part 1, subpart C concerning requirements of this Department with respect to the Privacy Act of 1974.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

See “Record Access Procedures” above.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Information in this system is provided by Federal departments and agencies responsible for certifying, disbursing, and collecting Federal payments; Treasury or FMS-designated fiscal and financial agents of the United States that process payments and collections; and commercial database vendors. Each of these record sources may include information obtained from individuals.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

None.

TREASURY/FMS .003 SYSTEM NAME:

Claims and Inquiry Records on Treasury Checks, and International Claimants—Treasury/FMS.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 727D, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

(1) Payees and holders of Treasury checks, (2) Claimants awarded benefits under the War Claims Act and the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

(1) Treasury check claim file: Treasury check, claim of payee with name and address, settlement action taken.

(2) Awards for claims for losses sustained by individuals.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

5 U.S.C. 301; (1) For Treasury check claims—31 U.S.C. 71 with delegation of authority from Comptroller General of the United States; (2) International claims—50 U.S.C. 2012; 22 U.S.C. 1627, 1641, 1642.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

(1) Information is routinely disclosed to endorsers concerning checks for which there is liability, Federal agencies, State and local law enforcement agencies, General Accountability Office, Congressional offices and media assistance offices on behalf of payee claimants.

(2) International Claims—Information in files is used by claimants (awardees) and their representatives, Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, and Congressmen. These records and information in the records may be used to:

(a) Disclose pertinent information to appropriate Federal, State, local or foreign agencies responsible for investigating or prosecuting the violations of, or for enforcing or implementing, a statute, rule, regulation, order, or license, where the disclosing agency becomes aware of an indication of a violation or potential violation of civil or criminal law or regulation;

(b) Disclose information to a Federal, State, or local agency, maintaining civil, criminal or other relevant enforcement information or other pertinent information, which has requested information relevant to or necessary to the requesting agency's or the bureau's hiring or retention of an individual, or issuance of a security clearance, license, contract, grant, or other benefit;

(3) Disclose information to a court, magistrate, or administrative tribunal of competent jurisdiction;

(4) Disclose information to foreign governments in accordance with formal or informal international agreements;

(5) Provide information to a congressional office in response to an inquiry made at the request of the individual to whom the record pertains;

(6) Provide information to the news media in accordance with guidelines contained in 28 CFR 50.2 which relate to an agency's functions relating to civil and criminal proceedings;

(7) Provide information to unions recognized as exclusive bargaining representatives under the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, 5 U.S.C. 7111 and 7114;

(8) Provide information to third parties during the course of an investigation to the extent necessary to obtain information pertinent to the investigation;

(9) Disclose information to the public when attempts by FMS to locate the claimant have been unsuccessful. This information is limited to the claimant's name and city and state of last known address, and the amount owed to the claimant. (This routine use does not apply to the Iran Claims Program or the Holocaust Survivors Claims Program or other claims programs that statutorily prohibit disclosure of claimant information); and

(10) Disclose information to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) the Department suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) the Department has determined that as a result of thesuspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE:

Records in this system are stored electronically or on paper in secure facilities in a locked drawer behind a locked door.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Records may be retrieved by:

(1) Name of payee and check number and symbol;

(2) Alpha cross-reference to case number; and

(3) Name of claimant or alpha reference to claim number.

SAFEGUARDS:

(1) Secured building.

(2) Secured files in secured building.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Disposal of electronic Treasury check claims records is not authorized at this time.1 Hardcopy international claims records are scheduled to be destroyed 10 years after the end of the fiscal year in which the case was closed.

1FMS has submitted a records schedule to the NARA with a proposed retention period of seven years for most electronic Treasury check claims records, and a proposed retention period of 20 years for certain trust-fund-related records. Until NARA approves the proposed records schedule, disposal is not authorized.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Category 1: Director, Financial Processing Division, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 727D, Hyattsville, MD 20782. Category 2: Director, Funds Management Division, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 620D, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Inquiries under the Privacy Act of 1974 shall be addressed to the Disclosure Officer, Financial Management Service, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227. All individuals making inquiries should provide with their request as much descriptive matter as is possible to identify the particular record desired. The system managers will advise as to whether FMS maintains the record requested by the individual.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals requesting information under the Privacy Act of 1974 concerning procedures for gaining access or contesting records should write to: Disclosure Officer, Financial Management Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227.

All individuals are urged to examine the rules of the U.S. Department of the Treasury published in 31 CFR Part 1, subpart C concerning requirements of this Department with respect to the Privacy Act of 1974.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

See “Record Access Procedures” above.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

(1) Individual payees of Treasury checks, endorsers of Treasury checks, investigative agencies, contesting claimants.

(2) Awards certified to Treasury for payment by Foreign Claims Settlement Commission.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

None.

TREASURY/FMS .004 SYSTEM NAME:

Education and Training Records—Treasury/FMS.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

Washington, DC 20227; Financial Management Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1990 K Street NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20006.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

All Government employees (including separated employees, in certain cases) and other individuals who access and apply for FMS training services.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

(1) Personal Profile—Account Record;

(2) Transcript Record;

(3) Enrollment Status Record;

(4) Job Skills Record;

(5) Individual Development Plan Record;

(6) Assessment Performance Results Record;

(7) Managerial Approval/Disapproval Status Record;

(8) Class Roster Record;

(9) Certificate—Training Program Status Record;

(10) Class Evaluation Record;

(11) Payment Record;

(12) Statistical Reports—retrievable by names: (a) Personnel Transcript Report, (b) Class Enrollment Report, (c) Class Payment/Billing Report, (d) Status of Training Report, (e) Ad hoc Training Report, and (f) Other similar files or registers.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

5 U.S.C. 301; 31 U.S.C. 321; 31 U.S.C. chapter 33; 31 U.S.C. 3720.

PURPOSE(S):

The purpose of this system is to maintain records about Government employees and other individuals who participate in FMS' education and training program. The information contained in the records will assist FMS in properly tracking individual training and accurately account for training revenue and expenditures generated through the FMS' training programs (for example, Learning Management System (LMS)). For FMS personnel, the records contained in FMS' training records will also assist managers' active participation in their employees' learning plans. FMS maintains the information necessary to ensure that FMS keeps accurate records related to classes, including a training participant's training and enrollment status, class completion information, transcripts and certificates of accomplishment. FMS also maintains the records to ensure that financial records pertaining to a training participant's payment for training fees are maintained accurately. FMS' training records will serve to report receipts to the appropriate Federal agency (currently the Treasury Department's Bureau of Public Debt) responsible for maintaining FMS' financial records for training. Finally, the information contained in the covered records will be used for collateral purposes related to the training processes, such as the collection of statistical information on training programs, development of computer systems, investigation of unauthorized or fraudulent activity related to submission of information to FMS for training program purposes and the collection of debts arising out of such activity.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

These records may be used to disclose information to:

(1) Appropriate Federal, State, local or foreign agencies responsible forinvestigating or prosecuting the violation of, or for enforcing or implementing, a statute, rule, regulation, order, or license;

(2) A court, magistrate, or administrative tribunal, in the course of presenting evidence, including disclosures to opposing counsel or witnesses, for the purpose of civil discovery, litigation, or settlement negotiations or in response to a subpoena, where relevant or potentially relevant to a proceeding, or in connection with criminal law proceedings;

(3) A congressional office in response to an inquiry made at the request of the individual to whom the record pertains;

(4) Federal agencies, financial institutions, and contractors for the purpose of performing financial management services, including, but not limited to, processing payments, investigating and rectifying possible erroneous reporting information, testing and enhancing related computer systems, creating and reviewing statistics to improve the quality of services provided, or conducting debt collection services;

(5) Federal agencies, their agents and contractors for the purposes of facilitating the collection of receipts, determining the acceptable method of collection, the accounting of such receipts, and the implementation of programs related to the receipts being collected as well as status of their personnel training, statistical training information;

(6) Financial institutions, including banks and credit unions, and credit card companies for the purpose of collections and/or investigating the accuracy of information required to complete transactions using electronic methods and for administrative purposes, such as resolving questions about a transaction;

(7) Unions recognized as exclusive bargaining representatives under the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, 5 U.S.C. 7111 and 7114;

(8) Foreign governments in accordance with formal or informal international agreements and if they maintain proper administrative or financial controls related to the training activity;

(9) Third parties during the course of an investigation to the extent necessary to obtain information pertinent to the investigation;

(10) Federal agencies, their agents and contractors, credit bureaus, and employers of individuals who owe delinquent debt when the debt arises from the unauthorized use of electronic payment methods. The information will be used for the purpose of collecting such debt through offset, administrative wage garnishment, referral to private collection agencies, litigation, reporting the debt to credit bureaus, or for any other authorized debt collection purpose;

(11) Representatives of the NARA who are conducting records management inspections under authority of 44 U.S.C. 2904 and 2906; and

(12) Appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) the Department suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) the Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE:

Records in this system are stored electronically or on paper in secure facilities in a locked drawer behind a locked door.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Electronic training data can be retrieved by Class Name and/or Organization Name and Participant Name. Electronic financial data can be retrieved by Name, Organization and payment information (Credit Card, Form 182, DD Form 1556, for example).

SAFEGUARDS:

All hardcopy records are maintained in a secured building, secured room, and locked cabinets. FMS personnel access to training data is primarily for the purpose of using the training services or administering the LMS. For technical and administrative purposes, non-FMS personnel access is limited to contractors who are maintaining the LMS system in the normal performance of their duties and have completed non-disclosure statements and undergone security background checks consistent with their access in accordance with the existing contract.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Retention periods vary by record type, up to a maximum of 7 years after last training activity.

SYSTEM MANAGER AND ADDRESS:

Assistant Commissioner, Management, Human Resources Division, FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Inquiries under the Privacy Act of 1974 shall be addressed to the Disclosure Officer, FMS, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227. All individuals making inquiries should provide with their request as much descriptive matter as is possible to identify the particular record desired. The system manager will advise as to whether the Service maintains the record requested by the individual.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals requesting information under the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, concerning procedures for gaining access to or contesting records should write to the Disclosure Officer. All individuals are urged to examine the rules of the U.S. Department of the Treasury published in 31 CFR Part 1, subpart C, and appendix G, concerning requirements of this Department with respect to the Privacy Act of 1974.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

See “Record Access Procedures” above.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Information in this system is provided by: The individual on whom the record is maintained; the individual's employer, other governmental agency or educational institutions.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

None.

TREASURY/FMS .005 SYSTEM NAME:

FMS Personnel Records—Treasury/FMS.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227; FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

All Government employees (including separated employees, in certain cases) and applicants.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

(1) Locator Cards.

(2) Incentive Awards Record.

(3) Official Personnel Folder.

(4) Personnel Roster.

(5) Logs of SF-52's.

(6) Correspondence File.

(7) Position Listings.

(8) Position Descriptions with Evaluation Statements.

(9) Personnel Management Evaluation Survey Reports.

(10) Request for Certification File.

(11) Merit Promotion File.

(12) Exit Interview File.

(13) Performance File.

(14) Statistical Reports—retrievable by names: (a) Personnel Status Report, (b) Ad Hoc Retiree Report, (c) Monthly EEO report, (d) Direct Hire Authority Report, (e) Registers Worked File, (f) Statements of Employment and Financial Interest, and (g) Other similar files or registers.

(15) Training Course Nominations.

(16) Evaluation of Training Program.

(17) Tuition Assistance Files.

(18) Senior Executive Service Development File.

(19) Management Development File.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

Executive Order 10561, dated September 13, 1954, Federal Personnel Manual, and Title 5 of U.S.C. Code.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

These records may be used to:

(1) Disclose pertinent information to appropriate Federal, State, local or foreign agencies responsible for investigating or prosecuting the violations of, or for enforcing or implementing, a statute, rule, regulation, order, or license, where the disclosing agency becomes aware of an indication of a violation or potential violation of civil or criminal law or regulation;

(2) Disclose information to a Federal, State, or local agency, maintaining civil, criminal or other relevant enforcement information or other pertinent information, which has requested information relevant to or necessary to the requesting agency's or the bureau's hiring or retention of an individual, or issuance of a security clearance, license, contract, grant, or other benefit;

(3) Disclose information to a court, magistrate, or administrative tribunal in the course of presenting evidence, including disclosures to opposing counsel or witnesses in the course of civil discovery, litigation, or settlement negotiations, in response to a subpoena, or in connection with criminal law proceedings;

(4) Disclose information to foreign governments in accordance with formal or informal international agreements;

(5) Provide information to a congressional office in response to an inquiry made at the request of the individual to whom the record pertains;

(6) Provide information to the news media in accordance with guidelines contained in 28 CFR 50.2 which relate to an agency's functions relating to civil and criminal proceedings;

(7) Provide information to unions recognized as exclusive bargaining representatives under the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, 5 U.S.C. 7111 and 7114;

(8) Provide information to third parties during the course of an investigation to the extent necessary to obtain information pertinent to the investigation; and

(9) Disclose information to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) the Department suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) the Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE:

Hardcopy/Electronic.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Alphabetically by name; also in some instances by organization, then Social Security number.

SAFEGUARDS:

Secured building, secured room, and locked cabinets. Non-FMS access is limited to investigators from OPM, etc., members of Fair Employment staff and Union officials.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Delete/destroy in accordance with NARA General Records Schedule 1.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Director, Personnel Management Division, FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 115-F, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Inquiries under the Privacy Act of 1974 shall be addressed to the Disclosure Officer, FMS, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227. All individuals making inquiries should provide with their request as much descriptive matter as is possible to identify the particular record desired. The system manager will advise as to whether the Service maintains the record requested by the individual.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals requesting information under the Privacy Act of 1974 concerning procedures for gaining access or contesting records should write to the Disclosure Officer at the address shown above. All individuals are urged to examine the rules of the U.S. Department of the Treasury published in 31 CFR Part 1, subpart C concerning requirements of this Department with respect to the Privacy Act of 1974.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

See “Record Access Procedures” above.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Applicant Personnel Action Forms (SF-50), SF-171 (completed by applicant), Payroll Actions References, Educational Institutions, etc.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

None.

TREASURY/FMS .006 SYSTEM NAME:

Direct Deposit Enrollment Records—Treasury/FMS.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

Records are located at the Federal Reserve Bank, acting in its capacity as Treasury's fiscal agent, 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, TX 75201.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

Individuals who enroll with the FMS to receive Federal payments from the Federal Government via an electronic funds transfer program known as “Direct Deposit.”

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

The records may contain identifying information, such as an individual's name(s), social security number, homeaddress, home and work telephone number, and personal email address (home and work), and date of birth; about an individual's bank account(s) and other types of accounts to which payments are made, such as the individual's bank account number and the financial institution routing and transit number; information about an individual's payments received from the United States, including the type of payment received and the Federal agency responsible for authorizing the payment; information related to the cancellation or suspension of an individual's Direct Express(R) debit card2 by FMS's financial agent; and information provided by an individual regarding a hardship due to a remote geographic location or about his or her inability to manage a bank account or prepaid debit card due to mental impairment.

2Direct Express(R) is a registered service mark of the FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury. The Direct Express(R) debit card is issued by FMS's financial agent, Comerica Bank.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

5 U.S.C. 301; 31 U.S.C. 321; 31 U.S.C. chapter 33; 31 U.S.C. 3332.

PURPOSE(S):

The purpose of this system is to maintain records about individuals who wish to enroll in the Direct Deposit program in order to receive Federal payments directly to a bank account or other similar type of account via electronic funds transfer, rather than by paper check.The records are used to process Direct Deposit enrollment applications that may be received directly by FMS, its fiscal agents, and/or contractors. The records are collected and maintained to guarantee that Direct Deposit enrollment applications are processed properly to ensure that a recipient's Federal payment will be disbursed to the correct account. Without the appropriate information, FMS, its fiscal agents and contractors, would not be able to process the Direct Deposit enrollment application as requested by the individual authorizing the Direct Deposit.The information will also be used for collateral purposes related to the processing of Direct Deposit enrollments, such as collection of statistical information on operations, development of computer systems, investigation of unauthorized or fraudulent activity, and the collection of debts arising out of such activity.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

These records may be used to disclose information to:

(1) Appropriate Federal, State, local or foreign agencies responsible for investigating or prosecuting the violation of, or for enforcing or implementing, a statute, rule, regulation, order, or license, where the disclosing agency becomes aware of a potential violation of civil or criminal law or regulation;

(2) A court, magistrate, or administrative tribunal, in the course of presenting evidence, including disclosures to opposing counsel or witnesses, for the purpose of civil discovery, litigation, or settlement negotiations or in response to a subpoena, where relevant or potentially relevant to a proceeding, or in connection with criminal law proceedings;

(3) A congressional office in response to an inquiry made at the request of the individual to whom the record pertains;

(4) Fiscal agents, financial agents, financial institutions, and contractors for the purposes of (a) Processing Direct Deposit enrollment applications, including, but not limited to, processing Direct Deposit enrollment forms and implementing programs related to Direct Deposit; investigating and rectifying possible erroneous information; creating and reviewing statistics to improve the quality of services provided; conducting debt collection services for debts arising from Direct Deposit activities; or developing, testing and enhancing computer systems; and (b) processing waivers from the requirement to receive payments electronically, including, but not limited to, processing automatic waivers and applications for waivers, as well as implementing the waivers; investigating and rectifying possible erroneous information or fraud; creating and reviewing statistics to improve the quality of services provided; or developing, testing and enhancing computer systems.

(5) Federal agencies, their agents and contractors for the purposes of facilitating the processing of Direct Deposit enrollment applications and the implementation of programs related to Direct Deposit;

(6) Federal agencies, their agents and contractors, credit bureaus, and employers of individuals who owe delinquent debt for the purpose of garnishing wages, only when the debt arises from the unauthorized or improper use of the Direct Deposit program. The information will be used for the purpose of collecting such debt through offset, administrative wage garnishment, referral to private collection agencies, litigation, reporting the debt to credit bureaus, or for any other authorized debt collection purpose;

(7) Financial institutions, including banks and credit unions, for the purpose of disbursing payments and/or investigating the accuracy of information required to complete transactions using Direct Deposit and for administrative purposes, such as resolving questions about a transaction;

(8) Representatives of the NARA who are conducting records management inspections under authority of 44 U.S.C. 2904 and 2906; and

(9) Appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (a) the Department suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (b) the Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:

Debt information concerning a government claim against a debtor when the debt arises from the unauthorized use of Direct Deposit is also furnished, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12) and 31 U.S.C. 3711(e), to consumer reporting agencies, as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 5 U.S.C. 1681(f), to encourage repayment of a delinquent debt.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE:

Records in this system are stored electronically or on paper in secure facilities in a locked drawer behind a locked door.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Records are retrieved by name, social security number, telephone number, transaction identification number, or other alpha/numeric identifying information.

SAFEGUARDS:

All official access to the system of records is on a need-to-know basis only, as authorized by a business line manager at FMS or FMS's fiscal agent. Procedural and physical safeguards, such as personal accountability, audit logs, and specialized communications security, are utilized. Each user of computer systems containing records has individual passwords (as opposed to group passwords) for which he or she is responsible. Thus, a security manager can identify access to the records by user. Access to computerized records is limited, through use of access codes, encryption techniques, and/or other internal mechanisms, to those whose official duties require access. Storage facilities are secured by various means such as security guards, badge access, and locked doors with key entry.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Electronic and paper records for enrollments and associated transactions will be retained for six (6) months or as otherwise required by statute or court order. Records in electronic media are electronically erased using industry-accepted techniques, and in accordance with applicable FMS policies regarding the retention and disposal of fiscal agency records. Paper records are destroyed in accordance with fiscal agency archive and disposal procedures and applicable FMS policies regarding the retention and disposal of fiscal agency records.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Assistant Commissioner, Payment Management, EFT Strategy Division, Financial Management Service, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Inquiries under the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, shall be addressed to the Disclosure Officer, Financial Management Service, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227. All individuals making inquiries should provide with their request as much descriptive matter as is possible to identify the particular record desired. The system manager will advise as to whether FMS maintains the records requested by the individual.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals requesting information under the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, concerning procedures for gaining access to or contesting records should write to the Disclosure Officer. All individuals are urged to examine the rules of the U.S. Department of the Treasury published in 31 CFR Part 1, subpart C, and appendix G, concerning requirements of this Department with respect to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

See “Record Access Procedures” above.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Information in this system is provided by the individual on whom the record is maintained (or by his or her authorized representative), other persons who electronically authorize payments from the Federal government, Federal agencies responsible for authorizing payments, Federal agencies responsible for disbursing payments, Treasury financial agents, and Treasury fiscal agents that process Direct Deposit enrollment applications, and contractors.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

None.

TREASURY/FMS .007 SYSTEM NAME:

Payroll and Pay Administration—Treasury/FMS.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

FMS, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 133 and 101A, Hyattsville, MD 20782; and Room 120, Liberty Center Building, Washington, DC 20227.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

All employees of the Service and separated employees.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

(1) Official Payroll Folder (a) Levy and Garnishment Records. (b) SF-1192—Savings Bond Authorization. (c) SF-1199A—Allotment of Pay to Savings Account. (d) Copies of SF-50—Notification of Personnel Action. (e) Withholding Tax Exemptions. (f) Copy of Health Benefit Designation. (g) Copy of Life Insurance Forms. (h) Payroll Change Slips. (i) Combined Federal Campaign Designations. (j) Copy of SF-1150. (2) Time and Attendance Reports (a) SF-71 Request for Leave. (b) Court Leave Documents. (c) Request for Advancement of Leave. (3) Payroll Comprehensive Listing (a) Current Payment Information. (b) Record of Leave Earned and Used. (c) All Deductions from Pay. (d) Personnel Information such as Grade, Step, Salary, Title, Date of Birth, Social Security Number, Veterans Preference, Tenure, etc. (4) Payroll Control Registers.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

Title 5—Pay, Leave and Allowances.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

These records may be used to disclose information:

(1) To Federal Agencies and to State and Local Agencies for tax purposes; and

(2) To appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) the Department suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) the Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (3) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department's efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE:

Records in this system are stored electronically or on paper in secure facilities in a locked drawer behind a locked door. The records are stored on magnetic disc, tape, digital media, and CD-ROM.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Records may be retrieved by Social Security Number.

SAFEGUARDS:

Records in this system are safeguarded in a secured building, secured room and locked cabinets.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Dispose of in accordance with NARA General Records Schedule 2.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Director, Personnel Management Division, FMS, Prince George's Metro Center II, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 115-F, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Inquiries under the Privacy Act of 1974 shall be addressed to the Disclosure Officer, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227. All individuals making inquiries should provide withtheir request as much descriptive matter as is possible to identify the particular record desired. The system manager will advise as to whether FMS maintains the record requested by the individual.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

Individuals requesting information under the Privacy Act of 1974 concerning procedures for gaining access or contesting records should write to the Disclosure Officer at the address shown above. All individuals are urged to examine the rules of the U.S. Department of the Treasury published in 31 CFR Part 1, subpart C concerning requirements of this Department with respect to the Privacy Act of 1974.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

See “Record Access Procedures” above.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

From individual Service employees.

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:

None.

Treasury/FMS .008 SYSTEM NAME:

Mailing List Records—Treasury/FMS.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

Records are located at the offices of FMS, 401 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20227, or its fiscal or financial agents at various locations. The addresses of the fiscal or financial agents may be obtained by contacting the System Manager below.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

Low- to moderate-income individuals, who are more likely to be unbanked or underbanked, who could potentially receive Federal tax refund payments, and whose names and addresses are included on mailing lists purchased from commercial providers.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

The records may contain identifying information, such as an individual's name(s) and address.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

5 U.S.C. 301; 31 U.S.C. 321; 31 U.S.C. chapter 33; 31 U.S.C. 3332; Title XII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Pub. L. 111-203, Jul. 21, 2010).

PURPOSE(S):

The purpose of this system is to maintain limited records (names and addresses) about low to moderate income individuals, who are more likely to be unbanked or under-banked, and who could potentially receive Federal tax refund payments. The records are used to send letters to individuals informing them of the benefits of electronic payments and Treasury-recommended account options for receiving payments electronically. Without the information, FMS, its fiscal or financial agents and contractors, would not be able to directly notify prospective payment recipients about the benefits of electronic payments and the Treasury-recommended account options for the receipt of Federal payments electronically.

The information will also be used to study the effectiveness of offering account options to individuals for the purpose of receiving Federal payments. To study