OVERVIEW OF THE PRIVACY ACT OF 1974

AGENCY RULES

To implement the Act, an agency that maintains a system of records "shall promulgate rules, in accordance with [notice and comment rulemaking, see 5 U.S.C.  553]," which shall--

A. 5 U.S.C.  552a(f)(1)

"establish procedures whereby an individual can be notified in response to his request if any system of records named by the individual contains a record pertaining to him."

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For a discussion of this provision, see OMB Guidelines, 40 Fed. Reg. 28,948, 28,967 (1975).


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