[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 174 (Thursday, September 7, 2000)]
[Page 54301]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-22888]

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Financial Privacy and Bankruptcy Study

AGENCIES: Department of Justice, Department of the Treasury, and Office 
of Management and Budget.

ACTION: Extension of deadline for public comments.


SUMMARY: On July 31, 2000, the Department of Justice, Department of 
Treasury, and Office of Management and Budget published a notice in the 
Federal Register announcing their intent to conduct a study (the 
``Study'') into how the filing of bankruptcy affects the privacy of 
individual consumer information that becomes part of a bankruptcy case. 
That notice may be found in the Federal Register at 65 Fed. Reg. 46735 
(July 31, 2000) and on the Internet site of the Department of Justice's 
United states Trustee program at www.usdoj.gov/ust/privacy/privacy.htm. 
Public comments were initially requested by Friday, September 8, 2000. 
In response to requests for additional time for the submission of 
public views, the comment deadline is being extended two weeks, to 
Friday, September 22, 2000.

DATES: The revised deadline for the submission of public comments in 
response to the Study is September 22, 2000.

ADDRESSES: All submissions must be in writing or in electronic from. 
Written submissions should be sent to Leander Barnhill, Office of 
General Counsel, Executive Office for United States Trustees, 901 E 
Street, NW, Suite 780, Washington DC 20530. Electronic submissions 
should be sent by email to [email protected]. The submissions 
should include the submitter's name, address, telephone number, and if 
available, FAX number and e-mail address. All submissions should be 
captioned ``Comments on Study of Privacy Issues in Bankruptcy Data.''

    Dated: August 31, 2000.
Kevyn D. Orr,
Director, Executive Office for United States Trustees, Department of 
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