[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 112 (Tuesday, June 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 32675]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-13065]


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Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 10, 2008 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Office of the Secretary


Privacy Act System of Records; APHIS National Animal 
Identification System (NAIS); Notice of Indefinite Suspension of 
Effective Date

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed new system of records notice; notice of indefinite 
suspension of effective date.

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SUMMARY: This notice suspends indefinitely the effective date for the 
proposed new Privacy Act system of records entitled ``National Animal 
Identification System (NAIS), USDA/APHIS-16,'' published at 73 FR 23412 
on April 30, 2008.

DATES: This notice of suspension is hereby effective immediately.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Barbara S. Good, Attorney-Advisor, 
Office of the General Counsel, General Law Division, Room 3311 South 
Agriculture Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 
20250-1415. Ms. Good may also be reached at 202-720-8045, or 
barbara.good@ogc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Although USDA published notice under the 
Privacy Act of this proposed new system with an effective date of June 
9, 2008, in an intervening civil action entitled ``Mary-Louise Zanoni 
v. United States Department of Agriculture, Civil Action No.: 08-939 
(EGS),'' the U.S. District Court District of Columbia has ordered USDA 
to transmit a notice to the Federal Register suspending the effective 
date of June 9, 2008, pending further order of the Court. This notice 
reflects compliance with the District Court's order of June 4, 2008, to 
suspend the effective date of the notice of new Privacy Act system.
    Report on a New System of Records: A report on this indefinite 
suspension of the effective date for a proposed new system of records, 
required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), as implemented by OMB Circular A-130, was 
sent to the Chairman, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs, United States Senate; the Chairman, Committee on Oversight and 
Government Reform, House of Representatives; and the Administrator, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget.

    Dated: June 6, 2008.
Edward T. Schafer,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-13065 Filed 6-9-08; 8:45 am]
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