agency has governmentwide responsibility for various systems of records maintained on
Federal employees. We issue guidance on the Privacy Act and the access and use of
Federal personnel records.
- The Privacy Act of 1974,
Statute, cited as 5 U.S.C. 552a, is available in ASCII
- Privacy Procedures for
Personnel Records, 5 CFR 297 in the Code of Federal Regulations is available in
ASCII text (50KB)
- OPM's Governmentwide
Systems of Records and Proposed New Routine Uses, 65 FR 24732 (Federal Register April
27, 2000) is available in PDF format
and ASCII text (146KB)
For more information,
check out this compilation of Privacy Act
issuances, including those for databases under the auspices of other Federal
departments and agencies.