6 CFR 5.27 - Requests for an accounting of record disclosures.

§ 5.27 Requests for an accounting of record disclosures.

(a)How made and addressed. Except where accountings of disclosures are not required to be kept (as stated in paragraph (b) of this section), you may make a request for an accounting of any disclosure that has been made by the Department to another person, organization, or agency of any record about you. This accounting contains the date, nature, and purpose of each disclosure, as well as the name and address of the person, organization, or agency to which the disclosure was made. Your request for an accounting should identify each particular record in question and should be made by writing directly to the Department component that maintains the record, following the procedures in § 5.21.

(b)Where accountings are not required. Components are not required to provide accountings to you where they relate to:

(1) Disclosures for which accountings are not required to be kept, such as disclosures that are made to employees within the agency and disclosures that are made under the FOIA;

(2) Disclosures made to law enforcement agencies for authorized law enforcement activities in response to written requests from those law enforcement agencies specifying the law enforcement activities for which the disclosures are sought; or

(3) Disclosures made from law enforcement systems of records that have been exempted from accounting requirements.

(c)Appeals. You may appeal a denial of a request for an accounting to the Associate General Counsel (General Law) in the same manner as a denial of a request for access to records (see § 5.25) and the same procedures will be followed.

This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.

United States Code
Statutes at Large

Title 6 published on 06-Apr-2018 03:47

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 6 CFR Part 5 after this date.

  • 2018-05-08; vol. 83 # 89 - Tuesday, May 8, 2018
    1. 83 FR 20738 - Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-007 Criminal History and Immigration Verification (CHIVe) System of Records
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Office of the Secretary
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comments must be received on or before June 7, 2018.
      6 CFR Part 5