The Privacy Act of 1974 and the regulation in 43 CFR 2.48(d) provide that you be furnished with the following information in connection
with information required by this bond form.
AUTHORITY: 30 U.S.C. 181 et seq., 43 U.S.C. 3500
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will use the information you provide to ensure that the United States is fully
indemnied against failure to perform under the terms, conditions and stipulations of a mineral lease or prospecting permit.
ROUTINE USES: In accordance with the System of Records titled, “Land and Minerals Authorization Tracking System—Interior, LLM-
32,” disclosure outside the Department of the Interior may be made: (1) To appropriate Federal agencies when concurrence or supporting
information is required prior to granting or acquiring a right or interest in lands or resources, (2) To Federal, State, or local agencies or
a member of the general public in response to a specic request for pertinent information, (3) To the U.S. Department of Justice or in a
proceeding before a court or adjudicative body when (a) the United States, the Department of the Interior, a component of the Department, or
when represented by the government, an employee of the Department is a party to litigation or anticipated litigation or has an interest in such
litigation, and (b) the Department of the Interior determines that the disclosure is relevant or necessary to the litigation and is compatible with
the purpose for which the records were compiled, (4) To an appropriate Federal, State, local, or foreign agency responsible for investigating,
prosecuting, enforcing, or implementing a statute, regulation, rule, or order, where the disclosing agency becomes aware of an indication of
a violation or potential violation of civil or criminal law or regulation, (5) To a member of Congress or a Congressional staff member from
the record of an individual in response to an inquiry made at the request of that individual, (6) To the Department of the Treasury to effect
payment to Federal, State, and local government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals, and (7) To individuals involved
in responding to a breach of Federal data. The BLM will only disclose this information in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act,
the Privacy Act, and the provision in 43 CFR 2.56(c).
EFFECT OF NOT PROVIDING INFORMATION: Filing of this information is required to obtain and keep a benet. If you do not provide
a bond, BLM will not issue you a prospecting permit or lease.
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires us to inform you that:
BLM collects this information to comply with the regulations of 43 CFR 3500, which implement the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act
of 1920, as amended; the Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Land of 1947; and section 402 of Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1946.
BLM uses the information to protect the interests of the United States in cases where lessees or permittees fail to perform under the terms,
conditions, and stipulations of their mineral leases or permits.
Response to this request is required to obtain and keep a benet.
BLM would like you to know that you do not have to respond to this or any other Federal agency-sponsored information collection unless it
displays a currently valid OMB control number.
BURDEN HOURS STATEMENT: Public reporting burden for this form is estimated to average 4 hours per response, including the time
for reviewing instructions, gathering and maintaining data, and completing and reviewing the form. Direct comments regarding the burden
estimate or any other aspect of this form to: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (1004-0121), Bureau Information
Collection Clearance Ofcer (WO-630), 1849 C Street, N.W., Room 2134 LM, Washington, D.C. 20240.
(Form 3504-1, page 3)