Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA Internal Match)-Match Number 1014, 5235-5236 [2011-1810]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 19 / Friday, January 28, 2011 / Notices Cost Burden Average annual cost per respondent (based on SSA data): $3,665. Total estimated annual cost burden: $109,950. Dated: January 25, 2011. Faye Lipsky, Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–1924 Filed 1–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2010–0082] Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA Internal Match)—Match Number 1014 AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA) Notice of a new computer matching program. ACTION: In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a new computer matching program that we are conducting with ourselves. DATES: We 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) 966–0869 or writing to the Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, 617 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 Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel as shown above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES A. General The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100– 503), amended the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) by describing the conditions under which computer matching involving the Federal government could be performed and adding certain protections for persons applying for, and receiving, Federal benefits. Section VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:05 Jan 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 7201 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101– 508) further amended the Privacy Act regarding protections for such persons. 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 approval of the matching agreement by the Data Integrity Boards (DIB) of the participating Federal agencies; (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 a person’s benefits or payments. B. SSA Computer Matches Subject to the Privacy Act We have taken action to ensure that all of our computer matching programs comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act, as amended. Dawn S. Wiggins, Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel. Notice of Computer Matching Program, SSA Internal Match A. Participating Agency SSA. B. Purpose of the Matching Program The purpose of this matching program is to establish the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which we will compare our current employee records of the Federal Personnel/Payroll System with the Disability Income (DI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries/recipients through a periodic computerized comparison of records. We will use this information to verify self-certification statements of income in order to verify continuing eligibility and benefit amounts of beneficiaries. C. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program The legal authority for this agreement is as follows: PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5235 1. Section 1631(f) of the Social Security Act (Act) (42 U.S.C. 1383(f)) provides that ‘‘[t]he head of any Federal agency shall provide such information as the Commissioner of Social Security needs for the purposes of determining eligibility for or amount of benefits or verifying information with respect thereto.’’ 2. Section 1631(e)(1)(B) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1383(e)) provides that Social Security is required to verify eligibility of a recipient or applicant for SSI using independent or collateral sources. 3. Section 224(h) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 424a(h)) provides that Social Security is entitled to review information to determine the amount of DI benefits and to verify information with respect thereto. 4. This agreement is subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, as amended, and the provisions of the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988. The Privacy Act provides that no record contained in a system of records may be disclosed to a recipient agency or nonfederal agency for use in a computer matching program except pursuant to a written agreement containing specific provisions. 5 U.S.C. 552a(o). The comparison of records that is the subject of this agreement constitutes a matching program within the meaning of the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a(a)(8)(A). D. Categories of Records and Persons Covered by the Matching Program We will compare identifying information from The Payroll, Leave and Attendance Records (60–0238) last published on January 11, 2006, at 71 FR 1856 with identifying information from The Master Files of Social Security Number (SSN) Holders and SSN Applications (60–0058) last published on December 29, 2010, at 74 FR 62866; The Master Beneficiary Record (60– 0090) last published on January 11, 2006, at 71 FR 1826; and The Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits (60–0103) last published on January 11, 2006, at 71 FR 1830. E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program The effective date of this matching program is March 10, 2011 provided that the following notice periods have lapsed: 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register and 40 days after notice of the matching program is sent to Congress and OMB. The matching program will continue for 18 months from the effective date and may be extended for an additional 12 E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1 5236 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 19 / Friday, January 28, 2011 / Notices months thereafter, if certain conditions are met. [FR Doc. 2011–1810 Filed 1–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7315] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–4071, Export Declaration of Defense Technical Data or Services; OMB Control Number 1405–0157 Notice of request for public comments. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comments in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Export Declaration of Defense Technical Data or Services. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0157. • Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC. • Form Number: DS–4071. • Respondents: Business and nonprofit organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,100. • Estimated Number of Responses: 15,000. • Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 7,500 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from January 28, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments and questions should be directed to Nicholas Memos, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Department of State, who may be reached via the following methods: • E-mail: memosni@state.gov. • Mail: Nicolas Memos, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112. • Fax: 202–261–8199. You must include the information collection title in the subject lines of your message/letter. WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:05 Jan 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the information collection and supporting documents, to Nicholas Memos, PM/DDTC, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, 20522–0112, who may be reached via phone at (202) 663–2804, or via e-mail at memosni@state.gov. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 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, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of proposed collection: Actual export of defense technical data and defense services will be electronically reported directly to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). DDTC administers the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA). The actual exports must be in accordance with requirements of the ITAR and Section 38 of the AECA. DDTC will monitor the information to ensure there is proper control of the transfer of sensitive U.S. technology. Methodology: Once the electronic means are provided, the exporter will electronically report directly to DDTC the actual export of defense technical data and defense services using form DS–4071. DS–4071 will be available on DDTC’s Web site, http:// www.pmddtc.state.gov. Currently, actual exports are reported via paper submission. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 21, 2011. Robert S. Kovac, Managing Director of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–1955 Filed 1–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7314] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Upside Down Arctic Realities’’ Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000, I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Upside Down Arctic Realities,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, from on or about April 14, 2011, until on or about July 17, 2011, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Paul W. Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6469). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. SUMMARY: Dated: January 24, 2011. Ann Stock, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–1961 Filed 1–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7313] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Pastel Portraits: Images of 18th-Century Europe’’ Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1

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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA 2010-0082]


Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA 
Internal Match)--Match Number 1014

AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA)

ACTION: Notice of a new computer matching program.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as 
amended, this notice announces a new computer matching program that we 
are conducting with ourselves.

DATES: We 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) 966-0869 or writing to the Executive Director, 
Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, 617 
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 Executive Director, Office of 
Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel as shown above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. General

    The Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 
100-503), amended the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) by describing the 
conditions under which computer matching involving the Federal 
government could be performed and adding certain protections for 
persons 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 persons.
    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 approval of the matching agreement by the Data 
Integrity Boards (DIB) of the participating Federal agencies;
    (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 a person's benefits or payments.

B. SSA Computer Matches Subject to the Privacy Act

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

Dawn S. Wiggins,
Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of 
the General Counsel.

Notice of Computer Matching Program, SSA Internal Match

A. Participating Agency

    SSA.

B. Purpose of the Matching Program

    The purpose of this matching program is to establish the terms, 
conditions, and safeguards under which we will compare our current 
employee records of the Federal Personnel/Payroll System with the 
Disability Income (DI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 
beneficiaries/recipients through a periodic computerized comparison of 
records. We will use this information to verify self-certification 
statements of income in order to verify continuing eligibility and 
benefit amounts of beneficiaries.

C. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program

    The legal authority for this agreement is as follows:
    1. Section 1631(f) of the Social Security Act (Act) (42 U.S.C. 
1383(f)) provides that ``[t]he head of any Federal agency shall provide 
such information as the Commissioner of Social Security needs for the 
purposes of determining eligibility for or amount of benefits or 
verifying information with respect thereto.''
    2. Section 1631(e)(1)(B) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1383(e)) provides 
that Social Security is required to verify eligibility of a recipient 
or applicant for SSI using independent or collateral sources.
    3. Section 224(h) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 424a(h)) provides that 
Social Security is entitled to review information to determine the 
amount of DI benefits and to verify information with respect thereto.
    4. This agreement is subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act 
of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, as amended, and the provisions of the Computer 
Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988. The Privacy Act provides 
that no record contained in a system of records may be disclosed to a 
recipient agency or non-federal agency for use in a computer matching 
program except pursuant to a written agreement containing specific 
provisions. 5 U.S.C. 552a(o). The comparison of records that is the 
subject of this agreement constitutes a matching program within the 
meaning of the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a(a)(8)(A).

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

    We will compare identifying information from The Payroll, Leave and 
Attendance Records (60-0238) last published on January 11, 2006, at 71 
FR 1856 with identifying information from The Master Files of Social 
Security Number (SSN) Holders and SSN Applications (60-0058) last 
published on December 29, 2010, at 74 FR 62866; The Master Beneficiary 
Record (60-0090) last published on January 11, 2006, at 71 FR 1826; and 
The Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits 
(60-0103) last published on January 11, 2006, at 71 FR 1830.

E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program

    The effective date of this matching program is March 10, 2011 
provided that the following notice periods have lapsed: 30 days after 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register and 40 days after 
notice of the matching program is sent to Congress and OMB. The 
matching program will continue for 18 months from the effective date 
and may be extended for an additional 12

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