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agency attorneys may also be included 1400, National Place Building), Other records related to subject
within this system. facsimile number 202–307–1853. matters described in this system may
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: include related correspondence,
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
Heather Hunt, (202) 514–1216. inspection and/or investigative reports,
The Attorney General has exempted and/or statements of any agent of a
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
this system from subsections (c)(3) and foreign principal whose activities have
National Security Division (NSD) was
(4); (d); (e)(1), (2), (3), (4)(G), (H) and (I), ceased to be of a character which
created by section 506 of the USA
(5) and (8); (f); (g); and (h) of the Privacy requires registration under FARA.
PATRIOT Improvement and
Act pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2),
Reauthorization Act of 2005, by AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
(k)(1), (2), and (5). Rules have been
consolidating the resources of the This system is established and
promulgated in accordance with the
Justice Department’s three primary maintained pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 611 et
requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b), (c) and
national security components: The seq. The system is also maintained to
(e) and have been published in the
Office of Intelligence Policy and Review implement the provisions of 28 CFR
Federal Register. These exemptions
and the Criminal Division’s 0.72 and 28 CFR Part 5.
apply only to the extent that
Counterterrorism and Counterespionage
information in the system is subject to PURPOSE OF THE SYSTEM:
Sections. On March 7, 2007, the NSD
exemption pursuant to 5 U.S.C. The system is maintained to enable
published in the Federal Register, at 72
552a(j)(2), (k)(1), (2) or (5). A the Registration Unit, Counterespionage
FR 10064, a final rule to amend title 28
determination as to exemption shall be Section, National Security Division, to
of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
made at the time a request for access or implement the various provisions of the
to reflect the establishment of the NSD
amendment is received. Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938,
and its mission and functions. The rule
[FR Doc. E7–8763 Filed 5–7–07; 8:45 am] also made necessary amendments to the as amended, 22 U.S.C. 611 et seq. The
BILLING CODE 4410–AW–P CFR to effect the changes necessary in system provides for the public
the functions of the former Office of examination of the registration
Intelligence and Policy Review and statements filed by foreign agents
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE functions of the Criminal Division that engaged in activities for or on behalf of
are transferring to NSD. foreign governments, foreign political
[AAG/A Order No. 013–2007]
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), parties, or other foreign principals.
National Security Division; Privacy Act the Department has provided a report to Public examination helps to insure that
of 1974; System of Records OMB and the Congress. the U.S. Government and the people of
Dated: April 27, 2007. the United States are informed of the
AGENCY: National Security Division, source of information and the identity of
Department of Justice. Lee J. Lofthus,
persons attempting to influence U.S.
Assistant Attorney General for
ACTION: Notice of new system of records. public opinion, policy, and laws.
Administration.
As prescribed by 22 U.S.C. 616(a), (b),
SUMMARY: This system of records, JUSTICE/NSD–002 and (c), the records in this system that
formerly entitled CRM–017, are public records are open to public
‘‘Registration and Propaganda Files SYSTEM NAME: examination and inspection and copies
Under the Foreign Agents Registration Registration and Informational of the same shall be furnished to every
Act of 1938, as amended,’’ was last Material Files Under the Foreign Agents applicant at fees prescribed by 28 CFR
published in the Federal Register on Registration Act of 1938. 5.601. One copy of every registration
May 11, 1988 (53 FR 16794). It is being statement filed under FARA and one
SECURITY CLASSIFICATION:
revised and renamed as a new system of copy of every amendment or
records under the newly created Sensitive but Unclassified.
supplement thereto filed under FARA
National Security Division (NSD) in the SYSTEM LOCATION: shall be forwarded to the Secretary of
Department of Justice: JUSTICE/NSD– U.S. Department of Justice; National State for such comment and use as the
002,’’Registration and Informational Security Division; 950 Pennsylvania Secretary of State may determine to be
Material Files Under the Foreign Agents Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20530. appropriate from the point of view of
Registration Act of 1938.’’ The the foreign relations of the United
Department hereby removes, on the CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE
States.
SYSTEM:
effective date of this notice, the former Public information obtained under
notice of CRM–017. Persons who have registered under FARA, including the names of
the Foreign Agents Registration Act of registrants, copies of registration
DATES: In accordance with the
1938, as amended, (FARA), 22 U.S.C. statements, or parts thereof, copies of
requirements of 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and
611 et seq., and persons referenced in informational materials, or other
(11), the public is given a 30-day period
correspondence or other files related to documents or information filed under
in which to comment. The Office of
FARA. FARA, may be furnished to departments
Management and Budget (OMB) which
has oversight responsibility under the CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: and agencies in the executive branch
Act, has 40 days in which to conclude (1) Automated alphabetical indices and committees of the Congress.
its review of the system. Therefore, which include summary data such as Other records related to the subject
please submit any comments by June 18, registrant names, file numbers, dates of matters described in this system that are
2007. registration, and a synopsis of activities not available for public examination
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ADDRESSES: The public, OMB, and the performed for a given foreign principal; may be disclosed as follows.
Congress are invited to submit any and (2) file folders which contain copies ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE
comments to Mary E. Cahill, of all registration statements and SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND
Management and Planning Staff, Justice statements concerning the distribution THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
Management Division, Department of of informational materials furnished To a Member of Congress or staff
Justice, Washington, DC 20530 (Room under FARA. acting upon the Member’s behalf when

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the Member or staff requests the release of the specific information in the Security Division, to the extent deemed
information on behalf of, and at the context of a particular case would to be necessary by the Registration Unit,
request of, the individual who is the constitute an unwarranted invasion of Counterespionage Section, National
subject of the record. personal privacy. Security Division in order to elicit such
To contractors, grantees, experts, To Federal, state, local, tribal, foreign, information or cooperation from the
consultants, students, and others or international licensing agencies or recipient for use in the performance of
performing or working on a contract, associations which require information an authorized activity.
service, grant, cooperative agreement, or concerning the suitability or eligibility
other assignment for the Federal of an individual for a license or permit. DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING
Government, when necessary to To the National Archives and Records AGENCIES:
accomplish an agency function related Administration for purposes of records Not applicable
to this system of records. management inspections conducted
Where a record, either alone or in under the authority of 44 U.S.C. 2904 POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING,
conjunction with other information, and 2906. RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND
indicates a violation or potential To a former employee of the DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
violation of law—criminal, civil, or Department for purposes of: Responding STORAGE:
regulatory in nature—the relevant to an official inquiry by a federal, state,
or local government entity or Records in this system are stored on
records may be referred to the
professional licensing authority, in paper, and/or in electronic form.
appropriate federal, state, local, tribal,
accordance with applicable Department Records are stored in accordance with
or foreign law enforcement authority or
regulations; or facilitating applicable executive orders, statutes,
other appropriate entity charged with
communications with a former and agency implementing regulations.
the responsibility for investigating or
prosecuting such violation or charged employee that may be necessary for Paper records contained in this system
with enforcing or implementing such personnel-related or other official are stored manually on index cards and
law. purposes where the Department requires in file jackets; selected summary data,
To appropriate officials and information and/or consultation e.g., name and address of registrant,
employees of a federal agency or entity assistance from the former employee name of foreign principal, description of
which requires information relevant to a regarding a matter within that person’s activities, and amount of money
decision concerning the hiring, former area of responsibility. received, are stored on magnetic disks.
appointment, or retention of an To such recipients and under such
RETRIEVABILITY:
employee; the issuance, renewal, circumstances and procedures as are
suspension, or revocation of a security mandated by federal statute or treaty. Information and summary data is
clearance; the execution of a security or To complainants and/or victims to the retrieved by registrant name. Summary
suitability investigation; the letting of a extent necessary to provide such data includes: Name and address of
contract; or the issuance of a grant or persons with information and registrant, name of foreign principal,
benefit. explanations concerning the progress description of activities, amount of
A record may be disclosed to and/or results of the investigation or money received, and promotional
designated officers and employees of case arising from the matters of which material disseminated.
state, local (including the District of they complained and/or of which they
SAFEGUARDS:
Columbia), or tribal law enforcement or were a victim.
detention agencies in connection with To appropriate agencies, entities, and Some records in this system have
the hiring or continued employment of persons when (1) The Department been designated as public records by 22
an employee or contractor, where the suspects or has confirmed that the U.S.C. 616. All other records in this
employee or contractor would occupy or security or confidentiality of system are safeguarded in accordance
occupies a position of public trust as a information in the system of records has with applicable laws, rules, and
law enforcement officer or detention been compromised; (2) the Department policies, including the Department’s
officer having direct contact with the has determined that as a result of the automated systems security and access
public or with prisoners or detainees, to suspected or confirmed compromise policies. Records and technical
the extent that the information is there is a risk of harm to economic or equipment are maintained in a secured
relevant and necessary to the recipient property interests, identity theft or area with restricted access. The required
agency’s decision. fraud, or harm to the security or use of password protection
In an appropriate proceeding before a integrity of this system or other systems identification features and other system
court, or administrative or adjudicative or programs (whether maintained by the protection methods also restrict access.
body, when the Department of Justice Department or another agency or entity)
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
determines that the records are arguably that rely upon the compromised
relevant to the proceeding; or in an information; and (3) the disclosure Records are retained and disposed of
appropriate proceeding before an made to such agencies, entities, and in accordance with a schedule approved
administrative or adjudicative body persons is reasonably necessary to assist by the National Archives and Records
when the adjudicator determines the in connection with the Department’s Administration.
records to be relevant to the proceeding. efforts to respond to the suspected or
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
To an actual or potential party to confirmed compromise and prevent,
litigation or the party’s authorized minimize, or remedy such harm. Chief, Foreign Agents Registration
representative for the purpose of To any person or entity that the Unit, Counterespionage Section,
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negotiation or discussion of such Registration Unit, Counterespionage National Security Division, U.S.
matters as settlement, plea bargaining, Section, National Security Division has Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania
or in informal discovery proceedings. reason to believe possesses information Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20530.
To the news media and the public, regarding a matter within the
including disclosures pursuant to 28 jurisdiction of the Registration Unit, NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:
CFR 50.2, unless it is determined that Counterespionage Section, National Same as the Above.

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RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Management and Planning Staff, Justice required to be filed under 50 U.S.C. 851.
A request for access to a record from Management Division, Department of The system is a public record except
this system shall be made pursuant to Justice, Washington, DC 20530 (Room that certain statements may be
the provisions of 28 CFR 5.600 and 1400, National Place Building), withdrawn from public examination
5.601. facsimile number 202–307–1853. pursuant to 50 U.S.C. 853 and 28 CFR
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 12.40 by the Attorney General having
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
Robert E. Wallace, (202) 514–1187. due regard for national security and the
Individuals desiring to contest or public interest.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
amend information maintained in the
National Security Division (NSD) was
system should direct their request to the AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
System Manager listed above, stating created by section 506 of the USA
PATRIOT Improvement and This system is established and
clearly and concisely what information maintained pursuant to 50 U.S.C. 851 et
Reauthorization Act of 2005, by
is being contested, the reasons for seq. The system is also maintained to
consolidating the resources of the
contesting it, and the proposed implement the provisions codified in 28
Justice Department’s three primary
amendment to the information sought. CFR part 12.
national security components: The
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Office of Intelligence Policy and Review PURPOSE(S):
The source of information contained and the Criminal Division’s The system is maintained to enable
in this system is the registrant. Counterterrorism and Counterespionage the Registration Unit, Counterespionage
Sections. On March 7, 2007, the NSD Section, National Security Division, to
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
published in the Federal Register, at 72 implement the various provisions of
None. FR 10064, a final rule to amend title 28 Title 50, United States Code, Section
[FR Doc. E7–8765 Filed 5–7–07; 8:45 am] of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 851. The system provides for the public
BILLING CODE 4410–14–P to reflect the establishment of the NSD examination of the registration
and its mission and functions. The rule statements filed by certain persons who
also made necessary amendments to the have knowledge of or have received
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CFR to effect the changes necessary in instruction or assignment in the
the functions of the former Office of espionage, counterespionage, or
[AAG/A Order No. 014–2007]
Intelligence and Policy Review and sabotage service or tactics of a foreign
National Security Division; Privacy Act functions of the Criminal Division that government or foreign political party.
of 1974; System of Records are transferring to NSD.
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a (r), ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE
AGENCY: National Security Division, the Department has provided a report to SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND
Department of Justice. OMB and the Congress. THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
ACTION: Notice of New System of Dated: April 27, 2007. As prescribed by 50 U.S.C. 853, a
Records. Lee J. Lofthus, portion of the records in this system are
Assistant Attorney General for
public records and may be disclosed to
SUMMARY: This system of records, any individual, organization, or
Administration.
formerly designated CRM–018, government agency; non public records,
‘‘Registration Files of Individuals Who JUSTICE/NSD–003 i.e. records withdrawn by the Attorney
Have Knowledge of, or Have Received General from public examinations may
Instruction or Assignment in, SYSTEM NAME:
be disclosed as follows:
Espionage, Counterespionage, or Registration Files of Individuals Who To a Member of Congress or staff
Sabotage Service or Tactics of a Foreign Have Knowledge of, or Have Received acting upon the Member’s behalf when
Government or of a Foreign Political Instruction or Assignment in, the Member or staff requests the
Party,’’ was last published in the Espionage, Counterespionage, or information on behalf of, and at the
Federal Register on December 11, 1987 Sabotage Service or Tactics of a Foreign request of, the individual who is the
(52 FR 47197). It is being revised and Government or of a Foreign Political subject of the record.
redesignated as a new system of records Party. To contractors, grantees, experts,
with the same name, under the newly SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: consultants, students, and others
created National Security Division performing or working on a contract,
Unclassified.
(NSD) in the Department of Justice, service, grant, cooperative agreement, or
designated JUSTICE/NSD–003. The SYSTEM LOCATION: other assignment for the Federal
Department hereby removes, on the U.S. Department of Justice; National Government, when necessary to
effective date of this notice, the former Security Division; 950 Pennsylvania accomplish an agency function related
notice of CRM–018. Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20530. to this system of records.
DATES: In accordance with the Where a record, either alone or in
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE
requirements of 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and SYSTEM: conjunction with other information,
(11), the public is given a 30-day period indicates a violation or potential
Persons who have registered under 50
in which to comment. The Office of violation of law—criminal, civil, or
U.S.C. 851 et seq. as having knowledge
Management and Budget (OMB) which regulatory in nature—the relevant
of, or having received instruction in,
has oversight responsibility under the records may be referred to the
espionage, counterespionage, or
Act, has 40 days in which to conclude appropriate federal, state, local, tribal,
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sabotage service or tactics of a foreign


its review of the system. Therefore, or foreign law enforcement authority or
government or of a foreign political
please submit any comments by June 18, other appropriate entity charged with
party.
2007. the responsibility for investigating or
ADDRESSES: The public, OMB, and the CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: prosecuting such violation or charged
Congress are invited to submit any The system contains the statement of with enforcing or implementing such
comments to Mary E. Cahill, the registrant and other documents law.

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