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Estimated Number of Respondents: Standards in 49 CFR 192.383, ‘‘Excess SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant
1,540. flow valve customer notification,’’ to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C.
Estimated annual burden hour: 9,167. require that before operators install or 552a) and the Office of Management and
Issued in Washington, DC on July 29, 2005. replace certain gas service lines, they Budget (OMB) Circular No. A–130, the
Florence L. Hamn,
must notify customers in writing that FinCEN has completed a review of its
excess flow valves are available for Privacy Act systems of records notices
Director, Office of Regulations.
installation if the customer agrees to pay to identify minor changes that will more
[FR Doc. 05–15559 Filed 8–5–05; 8:45 am] for the related expenses. Operators also accurately describe these records.
BILLING CODE 4910–60–P must keep records that include the FinCEN’s Privacy Act system of records
notice currently in use and evidence notices were last published in their
that the operator sent notices, as entirety on February 19, 2002, at 67 FR
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
required, during the previous 3 years. 7492, 67 FR 7496, and 67 FR 7498,
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials The standards were published in respectively.
Safety Administration response to a statutory mandate in 49 Prior to October 26, 2001, the date of
U.S.C. 60110(c). enactment of the Uniting and
[Docket: RSPA–98–4957] This information collection supports Strengthening America by Providing
the DOT strategic goal of safety by Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept
Request for Public Comments and reducing the number of fatalities, the and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (the
Office of Management and Budget number of injuries, and the amount of ‘‘USA Patriot Act’’), Pub. L. 107–56,
(OMB) Approval of an Existing property damage. FinCEN was placed within the
Information Collection (2137–0593) As used in this notice, ‘information Departmental Offices of the Department
AGENCY: Office of Pipeline Safety, collection’ includes all work related to of the Treasury. Section 361 of the USA
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety preparing and disseminating Patriot Act created a new Section 310 in
Administration, Department of information related to this Subchapter I of chapter 3 of Title 31,
Transportation (DOT). recordkeeping requirement including United States Code, making FinCEN a
SUMMARY: In compliance with the
completing paperwork, gathering Treasury bureau. On November 25,
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 information and conducting telephone 2003, FinCEN’s three Privacy Act
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice calls. systems of records, previously identified
announces that the Information Type of Information Collection as ‘‘DO .200 FinCEN Database,’’ ‘‘DO
Collection Request (ICR) described Request: Renewal of Existing Collection. .212 Suspicious Activity Reporting
below has been forwarded to the Office Title of Information Collection: System,’’ and ‘‘DO .213 Bank Secrecy
of Management and Budget (OMB) for Recordkeeping Requirements for Excess Act Reports System,’’ have been re-
extension of currently approved Flow Valves—Customer Notification. numbered to reflect FinCEN’s status as
collection. The ICR describes the nature OMB Approval Number: 2137–0593. a Treasury Bureau (68 FR 66159).
of the information collection and the Frequency: A notice is sent before a
new service line is installed or an Systems Covered by This Notice
expected burden. The Federal Register
Notice with a 60-day comment period existing service line is replaced.
Use: This collection is used by gas This notice covers all systems of
soliciting comments on the following records adopted by the Bureau up to
collection of information was published customers to decide whether to have
EFVs installed and by government May 2, 2005. The systems notices are
on May 23, 2005, [FR 70, page 29554]. reprinted in their entirety following the
inspectors to review operator
DATES: Comments must be submitted on
compliance. Table of Contents.
or before September 7, 2005. Estimated Number of Respondents: Dated: August 1, 2005.
ADDRESSES: Send comments to the 1,540. Nicholas Williams,
Office of Information and Regulatory Estimated annual burden hour: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Headquarters
Affairs, Office of Management and 18,000. Operations.
Budget, 725–17th Street, NW.,
Issued in Washington DC on July 29, 2005.
Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Table of Contents
Desk Officer. Florence L. Hamn,
Director, Office of Regulations. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (FinCEN)
Florence Hamn, (202) 366–3015, by e- [FR Doc. 05–15560 Filed 8–5–05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910–60–P FinCEN .001-FinCEN Data Base (formerly
mail at Florence.Hamn@dot.gov.
Treasury/DO .200)
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments FinCEN .002-Suspicious Activity Report
are invited on whether the proposed System (the SAR System) (formerly
collection of information is necessary DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
Treasury/DO .212)
for the proper performance of the FinCEN .003-Bank Secrecy Act Reports
Financial Crimes Enforcement
functions of the Department, including System (formerly Treasury/DO .213)
Network; Privacy Act of 1974, as
whether the information will have
Amended; Systems of Records
practical utility; the accuracy of the Treasury/FinCEN .001
Department’s estimate of the burden of AGENCY: FinCEN, Treasury.
the proposed information collections; ACTION: Notice of systems of records. SYSTEM NAME:
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and
clarity of the information to be SUMMARY: In accordance with the
FinCEN Data Base—Treasury/FinCEN
collected; and ways to minimize the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974,
SYSTEM LOCATION:
burden of the collection of information as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a, the
on respondents, in including the use of Financial Crimes Enforcement Network The Financial Crimes Enforcement
automated collection techniques of (FinCEN), Treasury, is publishing its Network, P. O. Box 39, Vienna, VA
other forms of information technology. Privacy Act systems of records. 22183–0039.

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CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE Bank Secrecy Act and other financial compartmentalization of information to
SYSTEM: crime enforcement; restrict access to authorized personnel;
(1) Individuals who relate in any (2) Furnish information to other physical protection of sensitive hard
manner to official FinCEN efforts in Federal, State, local, territorial, and copy information; encryption of
support of the enforcement of the Bank foreign law enforcement and regulatory electronic communications; intruder
Secrecy Act and money-laundering and agencies responsible for investigating or alarms; and 24-hour building guards.
other financial crimes. Such individuals prosecuting the violations of, or for
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
may include, but are not limited to, enforcing or implementing a statute,
subjects of investigations and rule, regulation, order, or license, where FinCEN personnel will review records
prosecutions; suspects in investigations; FinCEN becomes aware of an indication each time a record is retrieved and on
victims of such crimes; witnesses in of a violation or potential violation of a periodic basis to see whether it should
such investigations and prosecutions; civil or criminal law or regulation; be retained or modified. FinCEN will
and close relatives and associates of any (3) Furnish information to the dispose of all records after twenty years.
of these individuals who may be Department of Defense, to support its Records will be disposed of by erasure
relevant to an investigation; (2) current role in the detection and monitoring of of magnetic media and by shredding
and former FinCEN personnel whom aerial and maritime transit of illegal and/or burning of hard copy documents.
FinCEN considers relevant to an drugs into the United States and any SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESSES:
investigation or inquiry; and (3) other role in support of law enforcement
individuals who are the subject of Deputy Director, Financial Crimes
that the law may mandate;
unsolicited information possibly (4) Respond to queries from Enforcement Network, P.O. Box 39,
relevant to violations of law or INTERPOL in accordance with agreed Vienna, VA 22183–0039.
regulations, who offer unsolicited coordination procedures between NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:
information relating to such violations, FinCEN and INTERPOL; Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), (k)(1),
who request assistance from FinCEN, (5) Furnish information to individuals and (k)(2), this system of records may
and who make inquiries of FinCEN. and organizations, in the course of not be accessed for purposes of
enforcement efforts, to the extent determining if the system contains a
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
necessary to elicit information pertinent record pertaining to a particular
Every possible type of information to financial law enforcement;
that contributes to effective law individual.
(6) Furnish information to a court,
enforcement may be maintained in this magistrate, or administrative tribunal in RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
system of records, including, but not the course of presenting evidence, See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above.
limited to, subject files on individuals, including disclosures to opposing
corporations, and other legal entities; counsel or witnesses in the course of CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
information provided pursuant to the civil discovery, litigation, or settlement See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above.
Bank Secrecy Act; information gathered negotiations, in response to a subpoena,
pursuant to search warrants; statements RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
or in connection with civil or criminal
of witnesses; information relating to law proceedings; See ‘‘Categories of individuals
past queries of the FinCEN Data Base; (7) Furnish information to the news covered by the system’’ above. The
criminal referral information; complaint media in accordance with the guidelines system contains material for which
information; identifying information contained in 28 CFR 50.2, which relate sources need not be reported.
regarding witnesses, relatives, and to civil and criminal proceedings; and EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
associates; investigative reports; and (8) Furnish information to the
intelligence reports. This system is exempt from 5 U.S.C.
Department of State and the Intelligence
552a(c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), (d)(2), (d)(3),
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Community to further those agencies’
(e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4)(G), (H), and (I),
5 U.S.C. 301, 31 U.S.C. 5311 et seq.; efforts with respect to national security
(e)(5), (e)(8), (f), and (g) of the Privacy
31 CFR part 103; Treasury Department and the foreign aspects of international
Act pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2),
Order No. 105–08 (April 25, 1990). narcotics trafficking.
(k)(1), and (k)(2). See 31 CFR 1.36.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING,
PURPOSE(S): TREASURY/FinCEN .002
RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND
The purpose of this system of records DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: SYSTEM NAME:
is to support FinCEN’s efforts to provide
a government-wide, multi-source STORAGE: Suspicious Activity Report System
intelligence and analytical network to Magnetic media and hard copy. (the ‘‘SAR System’’)—Treasury/FinCEN
support the detection, investigation, and System location:
RETRIEVABILITY: The Internal Revenue Service Detroit
prosecution of domestic and
international money laundering and By name, address, or unique Computing Center (DCC), 985 Michigan
other financial crimes, and other identifying number. Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226–1129
domestic and international criminal, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement
SAFEGUARDS:
tax, and regulatory matters. Network (FinCEN), P.O. Box 39, Vienna,
All FinCEN personnel accessing the VA 22183–0039.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE system will have successfully passed a
SYSTEM INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND background investigation. FinCEN will CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE
THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: furnish information from the system of SYSTEM:
Records in this system may be used records to approved personnel only on The SAR System contains information
to: a ‘‘need to know’’ basis using passwords about:
(1) Provide responses to queries from and access control. Procedural and (1) Individuals or entities that are
Federal, State, territorial, and local law physical safeguards to be utilized known perpetrators or suspected
enforcement and regulatory agencies, include the logging of all queries and perpetrators of a known or suspected
both foreign and domestic, regarding periodic review of such query logs; federal criminal violation, or pattern of

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criminal violations, committed or (9) Individuals or entities involved in U.S.C. 5318(g); 31 CFR Part 103; 31
attempted against a financial institution, evaluating or investigating any matters U.S.C. 321; and 31 U.S.C. 310.
or participants in a transaction or arising from any such report;
transactions conducted through the (10) Individuals, entities and PURPOSE(S):
financial institution, that has been organizations suspected of engaging in
The requirements of FinCEN and the
reported by the financial institution, terrorist and other criminal activities
Federal Supervisory Agencies create an
either voluntarily or because such a and any person who may be affiliated
integrated process for reporting
report is required under the rules of with such individuals, entities or
suspicious activity and known or
FinCEN, one or more of the Federal organizations;
(11) Individuals or entities named by suspected crimes by, at, or through
Supervisory Agencies (the Board of
financial institutions as persons to be depository institutions and certain of
Governors of the Federal Reserve
contacted for further assistance by their affiliates. The process is based on
System (the Board), the Office of the
government agencies in connection with a single uniform SAR filed with
Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the
individuals, entities or organizations FinCEN.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
(FDIC), the Office of Thrift Supervision suspected of engaging in terrorist or The SAR System has been created, as
(OTS), and the National Credit Union other criminal activities; and a key part of this integrated reporting
Administration (NCUA) (collectively, (12) Individuals or entities involved process, to permit coordinated and
the ‘‘Federal Supervisory Agencies’’)), in evaluating or investigating any enhanced analysis and tracking of such
or both. matters in connection with individuals, information, and rapid dissemination of
(2) Individuals or entities that are entities or organizations suspected of SAR information to appropriate law
participants in transactions, conducted engaging in terrorist or other criminal enforcement and supervisory agencies.
or attempted by, at, or through a activity. The provisions of 31 U.S.C.
financial institution, that have been 5318(g)(4)(B) specifically require that
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
reported because the institution knows, the agency designated as repository for
The SAR System contains information SARs refer those reports to any
suspects, or has reason to suspect that: reported to FinCEN by a financial
(a) The transaction involves funds appropriate law enforcement or
institution (including, but not limited supervisory agency.
derived from illegal activities, the to, a depository institution, a money
transaction is intended or conducted to services business, a broker-dealer in Data from the SAR System will be
hide or disguise funds or assets derived securities, and a casino) on a Suspicious exchanged, retrieved, and disseminated,
from illegal activities as part of a plan Activity Report (‘‘SAR’’) that is filed both manually and electronically among
to violate or evade any law or regulation voluntarily or as required under the FinCEN, the Federal Supervisory
or to avoid any transaction reporting authority of FinCEN, one or more of the Agencies, appropriate Federal, State,
requirement under Federal law; (b) the Federal Supervisory Agencies, or under and local law enforcement agencies, and
transaction is designed to evade any any other authority. The SAR System State banking supervisory agencies.
regulations promulgated under the Bank also may contain information that may Agencies to which information will be
Secrecy Act, Pub. L. 91–508, as relate to terrorist or other criminal referred electronically, which in certain
amended, codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829b, activity that is reported voluntarily to cases may involve electronic transfers of
12 U.S.C. 1951–1959, and 31 U.S.C. FinCEN by any individual or entity batch information, include the Federal
5311–5331; or (c) the transaction has no through any other means, including Supervisory Agencies, the Federal
business or apparent lawful purpose or through FinCEN’s Financial Institutions Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the
is not the sort in which the particular Hotline. The SAR System also may Criminal Investigation Division of the
customer would normally be expected contain information relating to Internal Revenue Service, the United
to engage, and the financial institution individuals, entities, and organizations States Secret Service, the United States
knows of no reasonable explanation for reasonably suspected based on credible Customs and Border Protection, the
the transaction after examining the evidence of engaging in terrorist or other Executive Office of the United States
available facts, including the criminal activities, including Attorneys and the Offices of the 93
background and possible purpose of the information provided to FinCEN from United States Attorneys, and State bank
transaction; financial institutions regarding such supervisory agencies and certain State
(3) Individuals who are directors, individuals, entities, and organizations. law enforcement agencies, which have
officers, employees, agents, or otherwise SARs contain information about the entered into appropriate agreements
affiliated with a financial institution; categories of persons or entities with FinCEN. (The FBI and Secret
(4) Individuals or entities that are specified in ‘‘Categories of Individuals Service may receive electronic transfers
actual or potential victims of a criminal Covered by the system.’’ The SAR of batch information as forms are filed
violation or series of violations; System may also contain records to permit those agencies more efficiently
pertaining to criminal prosecutions, to carry out their investigative
(5) Individuals who are named as
civil actions, enforcement proceedings, responsibilities.) Organizations to which
possible witnesses in connection with
and investigations resulting from or information is regularly disseminated
matters arising from any such report;
relating to SARs. Additionally, it will are referred to as SAR System Users. It
(6) Individuals or entities named as is anticipated that information from the
preparers of any such report; contain records pertaining to criminal
prosecutions, civil actions, enforcement SAR System will also be disseminated
(7) Individuals or entities named as to other appropriate Federal, State, or
proceedings, and investigations relating
persons to be contacted for assistance by local law enforcement organizations and
to institutions required to file reports or
government agencies in connection with regulatory agencies that enter into
under the supervision of one or more of
any such report; appropriate agreements with FinCEN. In
the Federal Supervisory agencies.
(8) Individuals or entities who have or addition, information may be
might have information about AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: disseminated to non-United States
individuals or criminal violations The system is established and financial regulatory and law
described above; maintained in accordance with 31 enforcement agencies.

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ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE compatible with the purpose for which government officials) or by the use of
SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND the records were collected; search and selection criteria.
THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: (7) Disclose information or records to
These records may be used to: individuals or entities to the extent SAFEGUARDS:
(1) Provide information or records, necessary to elicit information pertinent The system is located in a guarded
electronically or manually, to SAR to the investigation, prosecution, or building that has restricted access.
System Users relevant to the enforcement of civil or criminal statutes, Access to the computer facilities and
enforcement and supervisory programs rules, regulations, or orders; any paper records is subject to
and operations of those Users; (8) In accordance with Executive additional physical safeguards that
(2) Provide SAR System Users and Order 12968 (August 2, 1995), provide restrict access. Access to any electronic
their Executive Departments with information or records to any records in the system is restricted by
reports that indicate the number, appropriate government authority in means of passwords and non-
amount, individual identity, and other connection with investigations and transferable identifiers issued to
details concerning potential violations reinvestigations to determine eligibility authorized SAR System Users. The
of the law that have been the subject of for access to classified information to system complies with all applicable
Suspicious Activity Reports; the extent relevant for matters that are security requirements of the Department
(3) Provide information or records to
by statute permissible subjects of of the Treasury.
any appropriate domestic or non-United
inquiry;
States governmental agency or self- (9) Provide, when appropriate, RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
regulatory organization charged with the information or records to a bar Records in this system will be
responsibility of administering law or association, or other trade or updated periodically to reflect changes,
investigating or prosecuting violations professional organization performing and will be maintained in electronic
of law, or charged with the similar functions, for possible form as long as needed for the purpose
responsibility of enforcing or disciplinary action; for which the information was collected.
implementing a statute, rule, regulation, (10) Provide information or records to Records will then be disposed of in
order, or policy, or charged with the the Department of State and to the accordance with applicable law.
responsibility of issuing a license, United States Intelligence Community,
security clearance, contract, grant, or within the meaning of Executive Order SYSTEM MANAGER AND ADDRESS:
benefit, when relevant to the 12333 (December 4, 1981) to further Deputy Director, Financial Crimes
responsibilities of these agencies or those agencies’ efforts with respect to Enforcement Network, P.O. Box 39,
organizations; national security and international Vienna, VA 22183–0039.
(4) Provide information or records, narcotics trafficking;
when appropriate, to international and (11) Furnish analytic and statistical NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:
foreign governmental authorities in reports to government agencies and the This system is exempt from
accordance with law and formal or public providing information about notification requirements, record access
informal international agreement; trends and patterns derived from requirements, and requirements that an
(5) Disclose on behalf of a SAR individual be permitted to contest its
information contained on Suspicious
System User, the existence, but not contents, pursuant to the provisions of
Activity Reports, in a form in which
necessarily the content, of information 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2).
individual identities are not revealed;
or records to a third party, in cases (12) Disclose information or records to
where a SAR System User is a party or any person with whom FinCEN, the RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
has a direct interest and where the SAR DCC, or a SAR System User contracts to See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above.
System User has concluded that such provide consulting, data processing,
disclosure is necessary; CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
clerical, or secretarial functions relating
(6) Provide information or records to See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above.
to the official programs and operations
the Department of Justice, or in a
of FinCEN, DCC, or the SAR System RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
proceeding before a court, adjudicative
User; and
body, or other administrative body (13) Disclose information to United Records in this system may be
before which the SAR System User is States intelligence agencies in the provided by or obtained from:
authorized to appear, when (a) the SAR conduct of intelligence or individuals; financial institutions and
System User, or any component thereof; counterintelligence activities, including certain of their affiliates; Federal
or (b) any employee of the SAR System analysis, to protect against international Supervisory Agencies; State financial
User in his or her official capacity; or (c) terrorism. institution supervisory agencies;
any employee of the SAR System User, domestic or foreign governmental
where the Department of Justice or the POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, agencies; foreign or international
SAR System User has agreed to RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND organizations; and commercial sources.
represent the employee; or (d) the DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C.
United States is a party to litigation or STORAGE: 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2), this system is
has an interest in such litigation, when Records are maintained in magnetic exempt from the requirement that the
the SAR System User determines that media and on hard paper copy. Record source categories be disclosed.
litigation is likely to affect the SAR
System User or any of its components RETRIEVABILITY: EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
and the use of such records by the Data in the SAR System may be This system is exempt from 5 U.S.C.
Department of Justice or the SAR retrieved by sectionalized data fields 552a(c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), (d)(2), (d)(3),
System User is deemed by the SAR (i.e., name of financial institution or (d)(4), (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4)(G),
System User to be relevant and holding company, type of suspected (e)(4)(H), (e)(4)(I), (e)(5), (e)(8), (f), and
necessary to the litigation, provided, violation, individual suspect name, (g) of the Privacy Act pursuant to 5
however, that in each case it has been witness name, and name of individual U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). See 31 CFR
determined that the disclosure is authorized to discuss the referral with 1.36.

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TREASURY/FinCEN .003 Instruments), Treasury Form TDF 90– implementing, a statute, rule,
SYSTEM NAME:
22.1 (Report of Foreign Bank and regulation, order, or license, where the
Financial Accounts), Treasury Form disclosing agency becomes aware of an
Bank Secrecy Act Reports System— indication of a violation or potential
TDF 90–22.53 (Designation of Exempt
Treasury/FinCEN violation of civil or criminal law or
Person), and FinCEN Form 107
SYSTEM LOCATION: (Registration of Money Services regulation;
Electronic Records: Currency and Businesses). (This system does not (2) Disclose information to Federal,
Banking Retrieval System, Internal include Suspicious Activity Reports, State, or local agencies, maintaining
Revenue Service Detroit Computing TDF 90–22.47, required under 31 CFR civil, criminal, or other relevant
Center, 985 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, part 103. Those reports are included in information, which has requested
Michigan, 48226–1129 and Treasury another system of records, ‘‘Suspicious information relevant to or necessary to
Enforcement Communications System, Activity Reporting System—Treasury/ the requesting agency’s hiring or
United States Customs and Border FinCEN .002’’). These reports include retention of an individual, or issuance
Protection, Newington, 7681 Boston names of individuals and other entities of a security clearance, license, contract,
Boulevard, Springfield, Virginia, 22153– filing the reports, names of the owners grant, or other benefit;
3140. Paper Records: FinCEN Form of monetary instruments, the amounts (3) Disclose to appropriate Federal,
105—U.S. Customs and Border and kinds of currency or other monetary State, or local agencies engaged in the
Protection, Newington, VA. All other instruments transported, reported, or in identification, investigation, and
forms, including, but not limited to, foreign banking accounts, account prosecution of violations or potential
FinCEN Form 104, TDF 90.22–1 and numbers, addresses, dates of birth, and violations of criminal statutes,
Form 8362—Internal Revenue Service, other personal identifiers. information, in a computerized format,
Detroit, MI. to identify or to permit the
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: identification of patterns of suspected
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE 12 U.S.C. 1829b and 1951–1959; 31 criminal activity that fall within the
SYSTEM: jurisdiction of the agency requesting the
U.S.C. 5311–5331; 5 U.S.C. 301; 31 CFR
Persons identified in reports filed part 103; 31 U.S.C. 310. information;
under the Bank Secrecy Act and its (4) Provide information or records to
implementing regulations (31 CFR part PURPOSE(S): any appropriate domestic or non-United
103) including, but not limited to, The Bank Secrecy Act, codified at 12 States governmental agency or self-
reports made on FinCEN Form 104 U.S.C. 1829b and 1951–1959 and 31 regulatory organization charged with the
(Currency Transaction Report), FinCEN U.S.C. 5311–5331 authorizes the responsibility of administering law or
Form 103 (Currency Transaction Report Secretary of the Treasury to issue investigating or prosecuting violations
by Casinos), forms filed by casinos regulations requiring records and of law, or charged with the
located in the State of Nevada in lieu of reports that are determined to have a responsibility of enforcing or
Form 8362, FinCEN Form 8300 (Report high degree of usefulness in criminal, implementing a statute, rule, regulation,
of Cash Payments Over $10,000 tax, and regulatory matters. The order, or policy, when relevant to the
Received in a Trade or Business), Secretary’s authority has been responsibilities of these agencies or
FinCEN Form 105 (Report of implemented through regulations organizations;
International Transportation of promulgated at 31 CFR part 103. The (5) Disclose relevant information on
Currency or Monetary Instruments), purpose of this system of records is to individuals to authorized Federal and
Treasury Form TDF 90–22.1 (Report of maintain the information contained on State agencies through computer
Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts), the reports required under these matching in order to help eliminate
Treasury Form TDF 90–22.53 regulations. This information is waste, fraud, and abuse in Government
(Designation of Exempt Person), and disseminated, both electronically and programs and identify individuals who
FinCEN Form 107 (Registration of manually, in accordance with strict are potentially in violation of civil law,
Money Services Businesses). (This safeguards, to appropriate Federal, criminal law, or regulation;
system of records does not cover State, local, and foreign criminal law (6) Disclose information to a court,
persons identified in Suspicious enforcement and regulatory personnel magistrate, or administrative tribunal in
Activity Reports, TDF 90–22.47. Those in the official performance of their the course of presenting evidence,
reports are included in another system duties. The information is used in a including disclosures to opposing
of records, ‘‘Suspicious Activity wide range of criminal investigations, counsel or witnesses in the course of
Reporting System—Treasury/FinCEN including, but not limited to, civil discovery, litigation, or settlement
.002.’’) investigation of international and negotiations, in response to a subpoena,
domestic money laundering, tax or in connection with criminal law
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
evasion, fraud, and other financial proceedings;
Information or reports filed under the crimes, or in the conduct of intelligence (7) Provide information to the news
Bank Secrecy Act and its implementing or counterintelligence activities, media, in accordance with guidelines
regulations (31 CFR part 103) including, including analysis, to protect against contained in 28 CFR 50.2, that relates to
but not limited to, reports made on international terrorism. an agency’s functions relating to civil
FinCEN Form 104 (Currency and criminal proceedings;
Transaction Report), FinCEN Form 103 ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE (8) Provide information to third
(Currency Transaction Report by SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND parties during the course of an
Casinos), forms filed by casinos located THE PURPOSE OF SUCH USES: investigation to the extent necessary to
in the State of Nevada in lieu of Form These records may be used to: obtain information pertinent to the
8362, FinCEN Form 8300 (Report of (1) Disclose pertinent information to investigation;
Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received appropriate Federal, State, local, or (9) Provide information or records to
in a Trade or Business), FinCEN Form foreign agencies responsible for United States intelligence agencies in
105 (Report of International investigating or prosecuting the the conduct of intelligence or
Transportation of Currency or Monetary violations of, or for enforcing or counterintelligence activities, including

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analysis, to protect against international Avenue, Detroit, Michigan, 48226–1129 ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments
terrorism; and and Director, Office of Information to Bureau of the Public Debt, Vicki S.
(10) Disclose to the public Technology, U.S. Customs and Border Thorpe, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg,
information about Money Services Protection, Newington, 7681 Boston WV 26106–1328, or
Businesses that have registered with Boulevard, Springfield, Virginia, 22153– Vicki.Thorpe@bpd.treas.gov.
FinCEN pursuant to 31 CFR 103.41, 3140.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
other than information that consists of
trade secrets, or that is privileged and NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Requests for additional information or
confidential commercial or financial This system is exempt from copies should be directed to Vicki S.
information. notification requirements, record access Thorpe, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200
requirements, and requirements that an Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106–
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, individual be permitted to contest its 1328, (304) 480–6553.
RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND contents, pursuant to the provisions of SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title:
DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). Regulations Governing United States
STORAGE: Treasury Certificates Of Indebtedness—
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Records are maintained in magnetic State and Local Government Series,
See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above.
media and on hard paper copy. Unites States Treasury Notes—State and
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: Local Government Series, and United
RETRIEVABILITY:
See ‘‘Notification procedure’’ above. States Treasury Bonds—State and Local
By name and other unique identifier. Government Series.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
SAFEGUARDS: OMB Number: 1535–0091.
Pursuant to the provisions of 5 U.S.C.
All persons with electronic access to 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2), this system is Abstract: The information is
records in the system will have exempt from the requirement that the requested to establish an investor
successfully completed a background Record source categories be disclosed. account, issue and redeem securities.
investigation. All State and local agency Current Actions: None.
personnel, and all Federal personnel EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: Type of Review: Extension.
outside the U. S. Department of the This system is exempt from 5 U.S.C. Affected Public: State or local
Treasury with electronic access will 552a(c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), (d)(2), (d)(3), governments.
have successfully completed (d)(4), (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4)(G), Estimated Number of Respondents:
appropriate training. Passwords and (e)(4)(H), (e)(4)(I), (e)(5), (e)(8), (f), and 2,500.
access controls will be utilized. Signed (g) of the Privacy Act pursuant to 5
agreements outlining usage and Estimated Time Per Respondent: 13
U.S.C. 552a(j)(2) and (k)(2). See 31 CFR
dissemination rules are required of all minutes.
1.36.
non-Treasury agencies before electronic Estimated Total Annual Burden
[FR Doc. 05–15598 Filed 8–5–05; 8:45 am] Hours: 542.
access is authorized. Procedural and
BILLING CODE 4810–02–P
physical safeguards include: The Request for Comments: Comments
logging of all queries and periodic submitted in response to this notice will
review of such query logs; be summarized and/or included in the
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
compartmentalization of information to request for OMB approval. All
restrict access to authorized personnel; Bureau of the Public Debt comments will become a matter of
physical protection of sensitive hard public record. Comments are invited on:
copy documents and magnetic tapes; Proposed Collection: Comment (a) Whether the collection of
encryption of electronic Request information is necessary for the proper
communications; intruder alarms and performance of the functions of the
other security devices; and 24-hour Notice and request for
ACTION: agency, including whether the
building guards. The system complies comments. information shall have practical utility;
with all applicable security (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate
SUMMARY: The Department of the
requirements of the Department of the of the burden of the collection of
Treasury, as part of its continuing effort
Treasury. information; (c) ways to enhance the
to reduce paperwork and respondent
quality, utility, and clarity of the
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: burden, invites the general public and
information to be collected; (d) ways to
Records in this system will be other Federal agencies to take this
minimize the burden of the collection of
updated periodically to reflect changes, opportunity to comment on proposed
information on respondents, including
and will be maintained in electronic and/or continuing information
through the use of automated collection
form as long as needed for the purposes collections, as required by the
techniques or other forms of information
for which the information was collected. Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995,
technology; and (e) estimates of capital
Records will be disposed of in Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C.
or start-up costs and costs of operation,
accordance with applicable law. 3506(c)(2)(A). Currently the Bureau of
maintenance, and purchase of services
the Public Debt within the Department
to provide information.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: of the Treasury is soliciting comments
General Policy: Deputy Director, concerning Regulations governing U.S. Dated: August 2, 2005.
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness— Vicki S. Thorpe,
P.O. Box 39, Vienna, Virginia 22183– State and Local Government Series. Manager, Graphics, Printing and Records
0039. Computer Systems Maintenance DATES: Written comments should be Branch.
and Administration: Director, IRS received on or before October 8, 2005, [FR Doc. 05–15578 Filed 8–5–05; 8:45 am]
Computing Center, 985 Michigan to be assured of consideration. BILLING CODE 4810–39–P

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