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DOJ/LA RIN: 1105-AB66 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Revision to Department of Justice Privacy Act Regulations 

This rule amends the Department of Justice’s Privacy Act implementation regulations, including its Privacy Act record access and amendment procedures. Additionally, this rule includes guidance on processing Privacy Act requests to access or amend covered records, as designated under the Judicial Redress Act of 2015, and expand protections on the Department’s maintenance of Social Security account numbers, in accordance with the Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017.

Agency: Department of Justice(DOJ)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 28 CFR 16   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301    5 U.S.C. 552    5 U.S.C. 552a    5 U.S.C. 553    28 U.S.C. 509 and 510    28 U.S.C. 534    31 U.S.C. 3717    42 U.S.C. 405   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  The Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 requires that, not later than 5 years after the date of the enactment of the Act, each agency shall issue implementing regulations.  09/15/2022 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/06/2023  88 FR 1012   
NPRM Comment Period End  03/07/2023 
Final Action  04/00/2024 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Katherine Harmon-Stokes
Acting Director, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties
Department of Justice
Legal Activities
Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, Suite 8W.300,
Washington, DC 20530
Phone:202 616-5485