(a) Any person who wishes to request correction or amendment of any record pertaining
to him or her which is contained in a system of records maintained by the Commission,
shall submit that request in writing in accordance with the instructions set forth
in the system notice for that system of records. If the request is submitted by mail, the envelope should be clearly labeled “Personal
Information Amendment.” The request shall include:
(1) The name of the individual making the request;
(2) The name of the system of records as set forth in the system notice to which the
(3) A description of the nature (e.g., modification, addition or deletion) and substance
of the correction or amendment requested; and
(4) Any other information specified in the system notice.
(b) Any person submitting a request pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section shall include
sufficient information in support of that request to allow the Commission to apply
the standards set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552a (e).
(c) All requests to amend pertaining to personnel records described in § 1611.3(b) shall conform to the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section and may
be directed to the appropriate officials as indicated in § 1611.3(b). Such requests may also be directed to the system manager specified in the OPM's
(d) Any person whose request under paragraph (a) of this section is denied may appeal
that denial in accordance with § 1611.9(a).
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