Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/States, SDX-BENDEX-SVES Files)-Match 6001, 6002 and 6004, 17215-17216 [E7-6497]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 66 / Friday, April 6, 2007 / Notices Register or within such longer period (i) as the Commission may designate up to 90 days of such date if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or (ii) as to which Phlx consents, the Commission will: (A) By order approve such proposed rule change, or (B) Institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–Phlx–2006–87 on the subject line. 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Notice of a renewal of an existing computer matching program which is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2007. ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a renewal of an existing computer matching program that SSA is currently conducting with the States. DATES: SSA will file a report of the subject matching program with the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of Representatives and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The matching program will be effective as indicated below. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either telefaxing to (410) 965–8582 or writing to the Associate Commissioner, Office of Income Security Programs, 252 Altmeyer Building, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401. All comments received will be available for public inspection at this address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Associate Commissioner for Income Security Programs as shown above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. General The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Public Law (Pub.L.) 100–503), amended the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) by describing the manner in which computer matching 28 17 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17215 involving Federal agencies could be performed and adding certain protections for individuals applying for, and receiving, Federal benefits. Section 7201 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101– 508) further amended the Privacy Act regarding protections for such individuals. The Privacy Act, as amended, regulates the use of computer matching by Federal agencies when records in a system of records are matched with other Federal, State, or local government records. It requires Federal agencies involved in computer matching programs to: (1) Negotiate written agreements with the other agency or agencies participating in the matching programs; (2) Obtain the Data Integrity Boards’ approval of the match agreements; (3) Publish notice of the computer matching program in the Federal Register; (4) Furnish detailed reports about matching programs to Congress and OMB; (5) Notify applicants and beneficiaries that their records are subject to matching; and (6) Verify match findings before reducing, suspending, terminating, or denying an individual’s benefits or payments. B. SSA Computer Matches Subject to the Privacy Act We have taken action to ensure that all of SSA’s computer matching programs comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act, as amended. Dated: March 27, 2007. Manuel J. Vaz, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Disability and Income Security Programs. Notice of Computer Matching Program, Social Security Administration (SSA) With the States A. Participating Agencies SSA and the States. B. Purpose of the Matching Program The purpose of this matching program is to establish the conditions, safeguards and procedures under which the States may obtain SSN verification and certain SSA information relating to the eligibility for, and payment of, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income and Special Veterans Benefits, including certain tax return, quarters of coverage, prisoner and death information. This information is available from various SSA systems of records. Individual agreements with the States will describe the information to be E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1 17216 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 66 / Friday, April 6, 2007 / Notices disclosed and the conditions under which SSA agrees to disclose such information. C. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program This matching program is carried out under the authority of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended; sections 202(x)(3)(B)(iv), 205(r)(3), 1137, 1106, and 453 of the Social Security Act; sections 402, 412, 421 and 435 of Pub. L. 104–193; Pub. L. 108–458; section 6301(I)(7) of Title 26 of the Internal Revenue Code and SSA’s Privacy Act Regulations (20 CFR 410.150). be extended for an additional 12 months thereafter, if certain conditions are met. Individual State matching agreements under the matching program will become effective upon the effective date of this matching program or the signing of the agreements by the parties to the individual agreements, whichever is later. The duration of individual State matching agreements will be subject to the timeframes and limitations contained in this matching program. [FR Doc. E7–6497 Filed 4–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P D. Categories of Records and Individuals Covered by the Matching Program DEPARTMENT OF STATE States will provide SSA with names and other identifying information of appropriate benefit applicants or recipients. Specific information from participating States will be matched, as provided in the agreement for the specific programs, with the following systems of records maintained by SSA. 1. SDX—Supplemental Security Record/Special Veteran’s Benefits (SSR/ SVB) System, SSA/ODSSIS (60–0103); 2. BENDEX—Master Beneficiary Record (MBR), SSA/ORSIS (60–0090) and the Earnings Recording and SelfEmployment Income System, SSA/ OEEAS (60–0059); 3. EVS—Master Files of Social Security Number (SSN) Holders and SSN Applications, SSA/OEEAS (60– 0058); 4. SVES—SSR/SVB, SSA/ODSSIS (60–0103); MBR, SSA/ORSIS (60–0090); the Earnings Recording and SelfEmployment Income System, SSA/ OEEAS (60–0059); the Master Files of SSN Holders and SSN Applications, SSA/OEEAS (60–0058); and the Prisoner Update Processing System (PUPS), SSA/OEEAS (60–0269); 5. Quarters of Coverage Query—the Earnings Recording and SelfEmployment Income System, SSA/ OEEAS (60–0059) and the Master Files of SSN Holders and SSN Applications, SSA/OEEAS (60–0058); 6. Prisoner Query—PUPS, SSA/ OEEAS (60–0269). TITLE: 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–5501, Electronic Visa Entry Form, OMB Control Number 1405–0153 [Public Notice: 5748] pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program The matching program will become effective no sooner than 40 days after notice of the matching program is sent to Congress and OMB, or 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register, whichever date is later. The matching program will continue for 18 months from the effective date and may VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:39 Apr 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form • OMB Control Number: 1405–0153 • Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services (CA/VO) • Form Number: DS–5501 • Respondents: Aliens entering the Diversity Visa Lottery • Estimated Number of Respondents: 6 million per year • Estimated Number of Responses: 6 million per year • Average Hours Per Response: 30 minutes • Total Estimated Burden: 3 million hours per year • Frequency: Once per entry • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefits DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from April 6, 2007. ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • E-mail: Katherine_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. • Fax: 202–395–6974 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Andrea Lage of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–1221 or lageab@state.gov. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary to properly perform our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond. Abstract of proposed collection: The Department of State utilizes the Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery (EDV) Entry Form to elicit information necessary to ascertain the applicability of the legal provisions of the diversity program. Primary requirements are that the applicant is from a low admission country and is a high school graduate or has two years of experience in a job that requires two years of training. The individual entrants complete the electronic entry form and then entries are randomly selected for participation in the program. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 22, 2007. Stephen A. Edson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E7–6475 Filed 4–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 66 (Friday, April 6, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17215-17216]
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[FR Doc No: E7-6497]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA 2007-0023]


Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/
States, SDX-BENDEX-SVES Files)--Match 6001, 6002 and 6004

AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA).

ACTION: Notice of a renewal of an existing computer matching program 
which is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2007.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as 
amended, this notice announces a renewal of an existing computer 
matching program that SSA is currently conducting with the States.

DATES: SSA will file a report of the subject matching program with the 
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, 
the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of 
Representatives and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The matching program will be 
effective as indicated below.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either 
telefaxing to (410) 965-8582 or writing to the Associate Commissioner, 
Office of Income Security Programs, 252 Altmeyer Building, 6401 
Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235-6401. All comments received 
will be available for public inspection at this address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Associate Commissioner for Income 
Security Programs as shown above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. General

    The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Public 
Law (Pub.L.) 100-503), amended the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) by 
describing the manner in which computer matching involving Federal 
agencies could be performed and adding certain protections for 
individuals applying for, and receiving, Federal benefits. Section 7201 
of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101-508) 
further amended the Privacy Act regarding protections for such 
individuals.
    The Privacy Act, as amended, regulates the use of computer matching 
by Federal agencies when records in a system of records are matched 
with other Federal, State, or local government records. It requires 
Federal agencies involved in computer matching programs to:
    (1) Negotiate written agreements with the other agency or agencies 
participating in the matching programs;
    (2) Obtain the Data Integrity Boards' approval of the match 
agreements;
    (3) Publish notice of the computer matching program in the Federal 
Register;
    (4) Furnish detailed reports about matching programs to Congress 
and OMB;
    (5) Notify applicants and beneficiaries that their records are 
subject to matching; and
    (6) Verify match findings before reducing, suspending, terminating, 
or denying an individual's benefits or payments.

B. SSA Computer Matches Subject to the Privacy Act

    We have taken action to ensure that all of SSA's computer matching 
programs comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act, as amended.

    Dated: March 27, 2007.
Manuel J. Vaz,
Acting Deputy Commissioner for Disability and Income Security Programs.

Notice of Computer Matching Program, Social Security Administration 
(SSA) With the States

A. Participating Agencies

    SSA and the States.

B. Purpose of the Matching Program

    The purpose of this matching program is to establish the 
conditions, safeguards and procedures under which the States may obtain 
SSN verification and certain SSA information relating to the 
eligibility for, and payment of, Social Security, Supplemental Security 
Income and Special Veterans Benefits, including certain tax return, 
quarters of coverage, prisoner and death information. This information 
is available from various SSA systems of records.
    Individual agreements with the States will describe the information 
to be

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disclosed and the conditions under which SSA agrees to disclose such 
information.

C. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program

    This matching program is carried out under the authority of the 
Privacy Act of 1974, as amended; sections 202(x)(3)(B)(iv), 205(r)(3), 
1137, 1106, and 453 of the Social Security Act; sections 402, 412, 421 
and 435 of Pub. L. 104-193; Pub. L. 108-458; section 6301(I)(7) of 
Title 26 of the Internal Revenue Code and SSA's Privacy Act Regulations 
(20 CFR 410.150).

D. Categories of Records and Individuals Covered by the Matching 
Program

    States will provide SSA with names and other identifying 
information of appropriate benefit applicants or recipients. Specific 
information from participating States will be matched, as provided in 
the agreement for the specific programs, with the following systems of 
records maintained by SSA.
    1. SDX--Supplemental Security Record/Special Veteran's Benefits 
(SSR/SVB) System, SSA/ODSSIS (60-0103);
    2. BENDEX--Master Beneficiary Record (MBR), SSA/ORSIS (60-0090) and 
the Earnings Recording and Self-Employment Income System, SSA/OEEAS 
(60-0059);
    3. EVS--Master Files of Social Security Number (SSN) Holders and 
SSN Applications, SSA/OEEAS (60-0058);
    4. SVES--SSR/SVB, SSA/ODSSIS (60-0103); MBR, SSA/ORSIS (60-0090); 
the Earnings Recording and Self-Employment Income System, SSA/OEEAS 
(60-0059); the Master Files of SSN Holders and SSN Applications, SSA/
OEEAS (60-0058); and the Prisoner Update Processing System (PUPS), SSA/
OEEAS (60-0269);
    5. Quarters of Coverage Query--the Earnings Recording and Self-
Employment Income System, SSA/OEEAS (60-0059) and the Master Files of 
SSN Holders and SSN Applications, SSA/OEEAS (60-0058);
    6. Prisoner Query--PUPS, SSA/OEEAS (60-0269).

E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program

    The matching program will become effective no sooner than 40 days 
after notice of the matching program is sent to Congress and OMB, or 30 
days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register, 
whichever date is later. The matching program will continue for 18 
months from the effective date and may be extended for an additional 12 
months thereafter, if certain conditions are met.
    Individual State matching agreements under the matching program 
will become effective upon the effective date of this matching program 
or the signing of the agreements by the parties to the individual 
agreements, whichever is later. The duration of individual State 
matching agreements will be subject to the timeframes and limitations 
contained in this matching program.

[FR Doc. E7-6497 Filed 4-5-07; 8:45 am]
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