Swire served as Chief Counselor for Privacy in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget from February 1999 until January, 2001.  The documents collected here are significant documents concerning federal privacy actions for that period, along with selected documents from before and after.

“S. 848 (Social Security Number Misuse Prevention Act of 2001)”, May 9, 2001 

“Statement by HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson Regarding the Patient Privacy Rule”, April 12, 2001

“STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT,” April 12, 2001 

“Statement by HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson”, February 23, 2001 

“S. 324, (107th Congress),” February 14, 2001 

“TREASURY, JUSTICE AND OMB RELEASE STUDY ON FINANCIAL PRIVACY IN BANKRUPTCY”, January 19, 2001. 

“Protecting the Privacy of Patients’ Health Information, Summary of the Final Regulation”, December 20, 2000

“HHS ANNOUNCES FINAL REGULATION ESTABLISHING FIRST-EVER NATIONAL STANDARDS TO PROTECT PATIENTS’ PERSONAL MEDICAL RECORDS “ December 20, 2000 

“Guidance on Inter-Agency Sharing of Personal Data – Protecting Personal Privacy “ December 20, 2000 

“President Clinton Issues Strong New Consumer Protections to Ensure the Privacy of Medical Records”, December 20, 2000

“Remarks by the President on Medical Privacy” , December 20, 2000

“Federal Information Technology Security Assessment Framework”, November 28, 2000 

“EXECUTIVE ORDER TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION IN FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT BASED ON GENETIC INFORMATION,” November 8, 2000 

“STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY: H.R. 4049 – Privacy Commission Act”, October 2, 2000 

“Federal Information Security Assessment Framework,” September 30, 2000 

“Letter to Roger Baker from John Spotila, September 5, 2000 

“Memorandum on Privacy Policies and Data Collection on Federal Web Sites”, July 28, 2000

“U.S. Department of Commerce Applauds New Self-Regulatory Principles for Privacy Protection”, July 27, 2000 

“SAFE HARBOR PRIVACY PRINCIPLES”, July 21, 2000

“REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT’S CHIEF OF STAFF JOHN D. PODESTA ON ELECTRONIC PRIVACY TO NATIONAL PRESS CLUB”, July 17, 2000

“ASSURING SECURITY AND TRUST IN CYBERSPACE,” July 17, 2000 

“Privacy Policies and Data Collection on Federal Web Sites”, June 22, 2000

“H.R. 4585–the Medical Financial Privacy Protection Act”, (106th Congress), June 14, 2000

“TREASURY UNDER SECRETARY GARY GENSLER HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES”, June 14, 2000 

“VICE PRESIDENT GORE ANNOUNCES NEW LEGISLATION TO PREVENT THE SALE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS” June 8, 2000 

“The Ten Most Critical Internet Security Threats,” June 1, 2000

“Commerce Secretary William M. Daley Hails EU Approval of Safe Harbor Privacy Arrangement”, May 31, 2000 

“CLINTON-GORE PLAN TO ENHANCE CONSUMERS’ FINANCIAL PRIVACY: PROTECTING CORE VALUES IN THE INFORMATION AGE”, April 30, 2000 

“REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT”, April 30, 2000 

“PRESS BACKGROUND BRIEFING BY SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS ON FINANCIAL PRIVACY”, April 30, 2000 

“President Clinton Addresses FOCAS Meeting in Silicon Valley,” March 3, 2000 

“Incorporating and Funding Security in Information Systems Investments,” February 28, 2000 

“Internal Revenue Service Model Information Technology PRIVACY IMPACT ASSESSMENT”, February 25, 2000 

PRESS BRIEFING BY CHIEF OF STAFF JOHN PODESTA ET AL. ON THE PRESIDENT’S MEETING ON CYBER SECURITY“, February 15, 2000 

“REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH LEADERS OF HIGH-TECH INDUSTRY AND EXPERTS ON COMPUTER SECURITY,” February 15, 2000 

“REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON GENETIC DISCRIMINATION “, February 8, 2000 

“PRESIDENT CLINTON TAKES HISTORIC ACTION TO BAN GENETIC DISCRIMINATION IN THE FEDERAL WORKPLACE “ February 8, 2000 

“PRESS BRIEFING BY A SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL ON GENETIC DISCRIMINATION,” Feburary 8, 2000 

“INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY,” January 21, 2000 

“PRIVACY AND ACCESS TO ELECTRONIC CASE FILES IN THE FEDERAL COURTS” , December 15, 1999 

“REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT FINANCIAL MODERNIZATION BILL SIGNING,” November 12, 1999 

“FINANCIAL SERVICES MODERNIZATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: LOWERING CONSUMER COSTS, BUILDING COMMUNITIES, AND BOOSTING COMPETITIVENESS,” November 11, 1999 

“PRESIDENT CLINTON TAKES STRONG NEW STEPS TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION” , October 29, 1999

“Protecting the Privacy of Medical Records Fact Sheet”, October 29, 1999

“PRESS BRIEFING BY DEPUTY NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR JIM STEINBERG, ATTORNEY GENERAL JANET RENO, DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN HAMRE, UNDER SECRETARY OF COMMERCE BILL REINSCH, AND CHIEF COUNSELOR FOR PRIVACY AT OMB PETER SWIRE “, September 16, 1999 

“TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES (On Cyberspace Electronic Security Act,” September 16, 1999 

“Administration Announces New Approach to Encryption “, September 16, 1999 

“Fact Sheet: The Cyberspace Electronic Security Act of 1999”, September 16, 1999 

“GUIDANCE AND MODEL LANGUAGE FOR FEDERAL WEB SITE PRIVACY POLICIES” , June 2, 1999

“Privacy Policies on Federal Web Sites”, June 2, 1999

“REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON FINANCIAL PRIVACY AND CONSUMER PROTECTION”, May 4, 1999

“JOINT STATEMENT FROM AUSTRALIA AND THE UNITED STATES ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE”, November 30, 1998 

“VICE PRESIDENT GORE ANNOUNCES NEW STEPS TOWARD AN ELECTRONIC BILL OF RIGHTS New Efforts Will Protect Americans’ in Four Key Areas “, July 31, 1998

“MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES”, May 14, 1998 

“VICE PRESIDENT GORE ANNOUNCES NEW COMPREHENSIVE PRIVACY ACTION PLAN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY “, May 14, 1998

“EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM TO EXPAND AND IMPROVE ELECTRONIC COMMERCE,” February 29, 1999 

“PRESIDENT CLINTON AND VICE PRESIDENT GORE ANNOUNCE NEW STEPS TO PROMOTE E-COMMERCE”November 30, 1998 

“CONFIDENTIALITY OF INDIVIDUALLY-IDENTIFIABLE HEALTH INFORMATION Recommendations of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, pursuant to section 264 of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996”, September 11, 1997

“Shalala Urges Congress to Protect Americans’ Personal Medical Records”, September 11, 1997 

“Shalala Address on Privacy of Health Information”, July 31, 1997