102 STAT. 2514
PUBLIC LAW 100-503—OCT. 18, 1988
SEC. 7. COMPILATION OF RULES AND NOTICES.
Section 552a(f) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out "annually" in the last sentence and inserting "biennially". SEC. 8. ANNUAL REPORT.
Subsection (s) of section 552a of title 5, United States Code (as redesignated by section 2 of this Act), is amended— (1) by striking out "ANNUAL" in the heading of such subsection and inserting "BIENNIAL"; (2) by striking out "annually submit" and inserting "biennially submit"; (3) by striking out "preceding year" and inserting "preceding 2 years"; and (4) by striking out "such year" and inserting "such years". 5 USC 552a note. SEC. 9. RULES OF CONSTRUCTION.
Nothing in the amendments made by this Act shall be construed to authorize— (1) the establishment or maintenance by any agency of a national data bank that combines, merges, or links information on individuals maintained in systems of records by other Federal agencies; (2) the direct linking of computerized systems of records maintained by Federal agencies; (3) the computer matching of records not otherwise authorized by law; or (4) the disclosure of records for computer matching except to a Federal, State, or local agency. 5 USC 552a note.
SEC. 10. EFFECTIVE DATES.
(a) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in subsection Qy), the amendments made by this Act shall take effect 9 months after the date of enactment of this Act. 0)) EXCEPTIONS.—The amendment made by sections 3(b), 6, 7, and 8 of this Act shall take effect upon enactment. Approved October 18, 1988.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 496 (H.R. 4699): HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-802 accompanying H.R. 4699 (Comm. on Government Oi!)6i!*3.^ions)
SENATE REPORTS: No. 100-516 (Comm. on Governmental Affairs). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 133 (1987): May 21, considered and passed Senate. Vol. 134 (1988): Aug. 1, H.R. 4699 considered and passed House; proceedings vacated and S. 496, amended, passed in lieu. Sept. 20, Senate concurred in House amendment with an amendment. Oct. 3, House concurred in Senate amendment.