Religious Census, Education, and Registration Files (February 22, 1993, 58 FR 10002)
Army installations; official addresses are contained in the directory at the end of the Army inventory of record system notices.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Military, dependent, and civilian personnel who voluntarily participate in religious services and/or activities.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Individual's name, age, denominational preference, religious education desired/attained, and similar information.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations.
To provide data on religious education/training or needs of faith groups, denominations, or religious sects; to determine and administer educational or training needs in social, spiritual, and humanitarian relationships for the military community served; to record attendance, training accomplished, participation, and spiritual growth.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:
The `Blanket Routine Uses' set forth at the beginning of the Army's compilation of systems of records notices also apply to this system.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Maintained in file folders and/or card files.
By individual's surname.
Information is accessed only by individuals determined to have need therefor in the performance of official business.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Information is retained until individual is no longer active in official chaplain-sponsored services and activities.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
The Chief of Chaplains, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, DC 20310-2700.
Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Chaplain at the Army installation where he/she participated in religious education/training.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Chaplain at the Army installation where he/she participated in religious education/training.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
The Army's rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in Army Regulation 340-21; 32 CFR part 505; or may be obtained from the system manager.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
From the individual.
EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
FEDERAL REGISTER HISTORY: