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Title 38Chapter IPart 74 → Subject Group

Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief

Records Management

§74.25   What types of personally identifiable information will VA collect?

In order to establish owner eligibility, VA will collect individual names and Social Security numbers for veterans, service-disabled veterans, and surviving spouses who represent themselves as having ownership interests in a specific business seeking to obtain verified status.

[83 FR 48232, Sept. 24, 2018]

§74.26   What types of business information will VA collect?

VA will examine a variety of business records. See §74.12, “What must a concern submit to apply for VIP Verification Program?”

[83 FR 48232, Sept. 24, 2018]

§74.27   How will VA store information?

VA stores records provided to CVE fully electronically on the VA's secure servers. CVE personnel will compare information provided concerning owners against any available records. Any records collected in association with the VIP verification program will be stored and fully secured in accordance with all VA records management procedures. Any data breaches will be addressed in accordance with the VA information security program.

[83 FR 48232, Sept. 24, 2018]

§74.28   Who may examine records?

Personnel from VA, CVE, and its agents, including personnel from the SBA, may examine records to ascertain the ownership and control of the applicant or participant.

[83 FR 48232, Sept. 24, 2018]

§74.29   When will VA dispose of records?

The records, including those pertaining to businesses not determined to be eligible for the program, will be kept intact and in good condition and retained in accordance with VA records management procedures following a program examination or the date of the last Notice of Verified Status Approval letter. Longer retention will not be required unless a written request is received from the Government Accountability Office not later than 30 days prior to the end of the retention period.

[83 FR 48232, Sept. 24, 2018]

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