"The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is altering and re-publishing the complete system of records, DHS/TSA 019, under the Privacy Act of 1974, known as 'Secure Flight Records', for a passenger screening program known as Secure Flight. TSA originally established this system of records and published the system of records notice (SORN) in the Federal Register on August 23, 2007 (Part III, 72 FR 48392). TSA received and considered public comments on the SORN and is altering the system of records to reflect the deletion of an exemption previously claimed under 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(1). The Secure Flight program implements a mandate of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA) and is consistent with TSA's authority under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA). Section 4012(a)(1) of the IRTPA requires TSA to assume from air carriers the comparison of passenger information for domestic flights to the consolidated and integrated terrorist watch list maintained by the Federal Government. Further, section 4012(a)(2) of IRTPA similarly requires the DHS to compare passenger information for international flights to and from the United States against the consolidated and integrated terrorist watch list before departure of such flights. The SORN is being altered to reflect TSA's determination that the system will not contain classified material, and TSA will not claim an exemption under 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(1)."
U.S. Department of Homeland Security: http://dhs.gov
Federal Register (November 9, 2007), v.72 no.117