Privacy Act Laws, Policies and Resources

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Laws and Guidance

United States Code

Code of Federal Regulations

FISMA Reporting Guidance

  • M-16-03, Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Guidance on Federal Information Security and Privacy Management Requirements (October 30, 2015)
  • M-15-01, Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Guidance on Improving Federal Information Security and Privacy Management Practices (October 3, 2014)
  • M-14-04, Fiscal Year 2013 Reporting Instructions for the Federal Information Security Management Act and Agency Privacy Management (November 18, 2013)
  • M-12-20, FY 2012 Reporting Instructions for the Federal Information Security Management Act and Agency Privacy Management (September 27, 2012)
  • M-11-33, FY 2011 Reporting Instructions for the Federal Information Security Management Act and Agency Privacy Management (September 14,2011)
  • M-10-15, FY 2010 Reporting Instructions for the Federal Information Security Management Act and Agency Privacy Management (April 21, 2010)
  • M-09-29, FY 2009 Reporting Instructions for the Federal Information Security Management Act and Agency Privacy Management (August 20, 2009)
  • M-08-21, FY 2008 Reporting Instructions for the Federal Information Security Management Act and Agency Privacy Management (July 14, 2008)
  • M-08-09, New FISMA Privacy Reporting Requirements for FY 2008 (January 18, 2008)
  • M-07-19, FY 2007 Reporting Instructions for the Federal Information Security Management Act and Agency Privacy Management (July 25, 2007)
  • Management of Federal Information Resources, OMB Circular No. A-130
  • Guidance on Inter-Agency Sharing of Personal Data - Protecting Personal Privacy, OMB Memorandum M-01-05
  • OMB Memorandum, Recommendations for Identity Theft Related Data Breach Notifications (September 20, 2006)
  • M-03-22, OMB Guidance for Implementing the Privacy Provisions of the E-Government Act of 2002 (September 26, 2003)

Office of Management and Budget Memorandum

  • M-16-24, Role and Designation of Senior Agency Officials for Privacy (Sep 15, 2016)
  • M-15-13, Policy to Require Secure Connections across Federal Websites and Web Services (June 8, 2015)
  • M-14-03, Enhancing the Security of Federal Information and Information Systems (November 18, 2013)
  • M-13-20, Protecting Privacy while Reducing Improper Payments with the Do Not Pay Initiative (August 16, 2013)
  • M-12-11, Reducing Improper Payments through the "Do Not Pay List" (April 12, 2012)
  • M-11-27, Implementing the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010: Security Guidelines (July 15, 2011)
  • M-11-20, Implementing Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 IT Purchasing Requirements (April 28, 2011)
  • M-11-02, FY 2010 Sharing Data While Protecting Privacy (November 3, 2010)
  • M-10-23, FY 2010 Guidance for Agency Use of Third-Party Websites and Application (June 25, 2010)
  • M-10-22, FY 2010 Guidance for Online Use of Web Measurement and Customization Technologies (June 25, 2010)
  • M-08-01, HSPD-12 Implementation Status (October 23, 2007)
  • M-07-16, Safeguarding Against and Responding to the Breach of Personally Identifiable Information (May 22, 2007)
  • M-06-19, Reporting Incidents Involving Personally Identifiable Information and Incorporating the Cost for Security in Agency Information Technology Investments (July 12, 2006)
  • M-06-16, Protection of Sensitive Agency Information (June 23, 2006)
  • M-06-15, Safeguarding Personally Identifiable Information (May 22, 2006)
  • M-05-08, Designation of Senior Agency Officials for Privacy (February 11, 2005)
  • M-01-05, Guidance on Inter-Agency Sharing of Personal Data - Protecting Personal Privacy (December 20, 2000)
  • M-00-13, Privacy Policies and Data Collection of Federal Web Sites (June 22, 2000)
  • M-99-18, Privacy Policies on Federal Web Sites (June 2, 1999)

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