Encl. (2) to COMDTINST 5860.2A
searches, or seizures, must be reviewed by the Department of Justice and include
specific justification. For the Coast Guard, "new authority" means authority outside the
Coast Guard's traditional role as a maritime law enforcement agency. (See Attorney
General's memorandum of June 29, 1984, entitled "Guidelines for Legislation Involving
Federal Criminal Law Enforcement Authority.")
g) Administration Policy. Describe how the proposal supports overall Coast Guard, DHS,
and Administration policies (e.g., promote economic growth, protect the environment).
h) Privacy. Describe any impact the proposal may have on the personal privacy of
members of the public. If none, state: "There is no likelihood that this proposal would
have an impact on personal privacy." (See The Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a;
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Act, Section 222 (4), E-Government Act of
2002, Section 208).
POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS
a) Interested Agencies, Groups, or Individuals Identify other government agencies,
groups, or individuals (particularly members of Congress or staffs) that are expected to
have an interest in this proposal, and any expected support or opposition. Internet
searches of the web sites of affected interest groups are strongly recommended.
b) Drawbacks Discuss any negative repercussions the proposal may have, including any
potential backlash that it may create.
c) Legislative strategy Discuss any prior efforts such as interagency working groups,
consultations with advisory committees, public meetings, or meetings with members of
Congress or Congressional staffs, that led to development of this proposal. Identify any
plans to build support for this proposal with other government agencies.
d) Likelihood of success Provide a good-faith estimate of the proposal's chances of