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<DOC> [2001 Privacy Act] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access] #.CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Notice of System of Records--Preliminary Statement Corporation--when used in the notice refers to Corporation for National and Community Service. AmeriCorps--when used in the notice refers to the Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA) program, the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) program, the Leaders program, or the state and national program. Operating Units--The names of the operating units within the Corporation to which a particular system of records pertains are listed under the system manager and address section of each system notice. Official Personnel Files--Official personnel files of Federal employees in the General Schedule and the Corporation's Alternative Personnel System, in the custody of the Corporation are considered the property of the Office of Personnel Management. Access to such files shall be in accordance with such notices published by OPM. Access to such files in the custody of the Corporation will be granted to individuals to whom such files pertain upon request to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Director, Human Resources, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525. Various offices in the Corporation maintain files which contain copies of miscellaneous personnel material affecting Corporation employees. These include copies of standard personnel forms, evaluation forms, etc. These files are kept only for immediate office reference and are considered by the Corporation to be part of the personnel file system. The Corporation's internal policy provides that such information is a part of the general personnel files and can be disclosed only through the Director, Human Resources, in order that he or she may ensure that any material be disclosed is relevant, current, and fair to the individual employees. Also, it is the policy of the Corporation to limit the use of such files and to encourage the destruction of as many as possible. Statement of General Routine Uses The following general routine uses are incorporated by this reference into each system of records set forth herein, unless specifically limited in the system description. 1. In the event that a record in a system of records maintained by the Corporation indicates, either by itself or in combination with other information in the Corporation's possession, a violation or potential violation of the law (whether civil, criminal, or regulatory in nature, and whether arising by statute or by regulation, rule or order issued pursuant thereto), that record may be referred, as a routine use, to the appropriate agency, whether Federal, state, local or foreign, charged with the responsibility of investigating or prosecuting such violation, or charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, rule, regulation, or order issued pursuant thereto. Such referral shall include, and be deemed to authorize: (1) Any and all appropriate and necessary uses of such records in a court of law or before an administrative board or hearing; and (2) such other interagency referrals as may be necessary to carry out the receiving agencies' assigned law enforcement duties. 2. A record may be disclosed as a routine use to designated officers and employees of other agencies and departments of the Federal government having an interest in the individual for employment purposes including the hiring or retention of any employee, the issuance of a security clearance, the letting of a contract, or the issuance of a license, grant or other benefit by the requesting agency, to the extent that the information is relevant and necessary to the requesting agency's decision on the matter involved, provided, however, that other than information furnished for the issuance of authorized security clearances, information divulged hereunder as to full-time volunteers under Title I of the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4951), and the National and Community Service Act of 1990, as amended, shall be limited to the provision of dates of service and a standard description of service as heretofore provided by the Corporation. 3. A record may be disclosed as a routine use in the course of presenting evidence to a court, magistrate or administrative tribunal of appropriate jurisdiction and such disclosure may include disclosures to opposing counsel in the course of settlement negotiations. 4. A record may be disclosed as a routine use to a member of Congress, or staff acting upon the constituent's behalf, when the member or staff requests the information on behalf of and at the request of the individual who is the subject of the record. 5. Information from certain systems of records, especially those relating to applicants for Federal employment or volunteer service, may be disclosed as a routine use to designated officers and employees of other agencies of the Federal government for the purpose of obtaining information as to suitability qualifications and loyalty to the United States Government. 6. Information from a system of records may be disclosed to any source from which information is requested in the course of an investigation to the extent necessary to identify the individual, inform the source of the nature and purpose of the investigation, and to identify the type of information requested. 7. Information in any system of records may be used as a data source, for management information, for the production of summary descriptive statistics and analytical studies in support of the function for which the records are collected and maintained, or for related personnel management functions or manpower studies. Information may also be disclosed to respond to general requests for statistical information (without personal identification of individuals) under the Freedom of Information Act. 8. A record from any system of records may be disclosed as a routine use of the National Archives and Records Administration in records management inspections conducted under authority of 44 U.S.C. 2904 and 2906. 9. A record may be disclosed to a Federal or state grand jury agent pursuant to a Federal or state grand jury subpoena or prosecution request that such record be released for the purpose of its introduction to a grand jury. 10. A record may be referred to suspension/debarment authorities, internal to the Corporation, when the record released is germane to a determination of the propriety or necessity for a suspension or debarment action. 11. A record may be disclosed to a contractor, grantee or other recipient of Federal funds when the record to be released reflects serious inadequacies with the recipient's personnel, and disclosure of the record is for the purpose of permitting the recipient to effect corrective action in the Government's best interests. 12. A record may be disclosed to a contractor, grantee or other recipient of Federal funds when the recipient has incurred an indebtedness to the Government through its receipt of Government funds, and release of the record is for the purpose of allowing the debtor to effect a collection against a third party. 13. Information in a system of records may be disclosed to ``Consumer reporting agencies'' (as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 14 U.S.C. 1681a(f), or the Federal Claims Collection Act of 1966, 31 U.S.C. 3701(a)(3)), the U.S. Department of the Treasury or other Federal agencies maintaining debt servicing centers, and to private collection contractors as a routine use for the purpose of collecting a debt owed to the Federal government as provided in regulations promulgated by the Corporation. 14. The names, social security numbers, home addresses, dates of birth, dates of hire, quarterly earnings, employer identifying information, and State of hire of employees may be disclosed to the: (a) Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services Federal Parent Locator System (FPLS), and Federal Tax Offset System for use in locating individuals and identifying their income sources to establish paternity, establishing and modifying orders of child support, identifying sources of income, and for other child support enforcement action; (b) Office of Child Support Enforcement for release to the Social Security Administration for verifying social security numbers in connection with the operation of the FPLS by the Office of Child Support Enforcement; and (c) Office of Child Support Enforcement for release to the U.S. Department of the Treasury for payroll and savings bonds and other deduction purposes, and for purposes of administering the Earned Income Tax Credit Program (Section 32, Internal Revenue Code of 1986), and verifying a claim with respect to employment on a tax return, as required by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-193). 15. A record may be disclosed as a routine use to a contractor, expert, or consultant of the Corporation (or an office within the Corporation) when the purpose of the release is in order to perform a survey, audit, or other review of the Corporation's procedures and operations. Locations of Corporation Service Centers/State Offices The Corporation maintains five Service Centers with State Offices within their service areas. The Services Centers, their addresses, and the States within their service areas are listed below. In the event of any doubt as to whether a record is maintained in a Service Center or State Office, a query should be directed to the address of the Service Center Director for the appropriate state under their jurisdiction where the volunteer performed their service as listed below. The Service Center Director shall furnish all assistance necessary to locate a specified record. Atlantic Service Center, 801 Arch Street, Suite 103, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2416 (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the Virgin Islands). Southern Service Center, 60 Forsyth, Street SW, Suite. 3M40, Atlanta, GA 30303-3201 (Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia). North Central Service Center, 77 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 442, Chicago, IL 60604-3511 (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). Southwest Service Center, 1999 Bryan Street, Suite 2050, Dallas, TX 75201 (Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas). Pacific Service Center, PO Box 29996, Building 386, Morgan Avenue. Presidio of San Francisco, CA, 94129-09996 (Alaska, American Samoa, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming). Notification Individuals may inquire whether any system of records contains information pertaining to them by addressing the request to the specific Records Liaison Officer for each file category in writing. Such request should include the name and address of the individual, his or her social security number, any relevant data concerning the information sought, and, where possible, the place of assignment or employment, etc. In case of any doubt as to which system contains a record, interested individuals should contact the Corporation for National and Community Service, Office of Administrative and Management Services, Attn: Records Liaison Officer, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525, which has overall supervision of records systems and will provide assistance in locating and/or identifying appropriate systems. Access and Contest In response to a written request by an individual, the appropriate Records Liaison Officer will arrange for access to the requested record or advise the requester if no record exists. If an individual wishes to contest the content of any record, he or she may do so by addressing a written request to the State Program Director in the state where the member performed their assigned duties. If the State Program Director determines that a request to amend an individual's record should be denied, the State Program Director shall provide all necessary information regarding the request to the Corporation's initial denial authority/Privacy Act Officer. Locations of Corporation AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps Campuses The Corporation maintains five AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps Campuses (NCCC) under its jurisdiction. The Campuses, and their addresses are listed below. In the event there is any doubt as to whether a record is maintained at a campus location, questions should be directed to the address of the AmeriCorps*NCCC Regional Campus Director for the appropriate campus location where the volunteer performed their service as listed below. The Regional Campus Director shall furnish all assistance necessary to locate a specified record. AmeriCorps*NCCC Capitol Region Campus, 2 DC Village Lane, SW, Washington, DC 20032. AmeriCorps*NCCC Northeast Campus, VA Medical Center, Building 15, Room 9, Perry Point, MD 21902-0027. AmeriCorps*NCCC Southeast Campus, 2231 South Hopson Avenue, Charleston, S.C. 29405-2430. AmeriCorps*NCCC Central Campus, 1059 South Yosemite Street, Bldg 758, Room 213, Aurora, CO 80010-6062. AmeriCorps*NCCC Western Campus, 2650 Truxtun Road, San Diego, CA 92106-6001. Access and Contest In response to a written request by an individual, the appropriate Records Liaison Officer arranges for access to the requested record or advises the requester if no record exists. If an individual wishes to contest the content of any record, he or she may do so by addressing a written request to the AmeriCorps*NCCC Regional Campus Director, located at the pertinent address for each campus location as listed above. If the Regional Campus Director determines that a request to amend an individual's record should be denied, the Regional Campus Director shall provide all necessary information regarding the request to the Corporation's initial denial authority/ Privacy Act Officer. Location of the Corporation AmeriCorps*VISTA Alumni Office The AmeriCorps*VISTA Alumni Office is located at the Corporation's Headquarters in Washington, DC. This office maintains an electronic history of former VISTA and AmeriCorps*VISTA members. Notification Members may inquire whether this system of records contains information pertaining to them by addressing their request to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Attn: Alumni Coordinator, 1201 New York Avenue, Washington, DC 20525, who has overall supervision of this record system. Such request should include the member's name, social security number, and approximate dates of volunteer service. Access and Contest In response to a written request by a member, the Alumni Coordinator will arrange for access to the requested record or advise the requester if no record exists. If an individual wishes to contest the content of any record, he or she may do so by addressing a written request to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Attn: Alumni Coordinator, 1201 New York Avenue, Washington, DC 20525. If the Alumni Coordinator determines that the request to amend a member's record should be denied, the Alumni Coordinator shall provide all necessary information regarding the request to the Corporation's initial denial authority/Privacy Act Officer. Listing of System of Records Momentum Financials Open Obligations and Automated Disbursement Files--Corporation-I Momentum Financials Accounts Receivable Files-- Corporation-2 Domestic Full-time Member Census Master File-- Corporation-3 AmeriCorps Full-time Member Personnel Files--
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