Office of Child Support Enforcement; Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Agreement, 74020-74021 [2012-30018]

Download as PDF 74020 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 239 / Wednesday, December 12, 2012 / Notices or arguments to the agency about the matching program until January 11, 2013. As required by the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a(r)), HHS on, November 29, 2012, sent a report of a Computer Matching Program to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Dated: November 6, 2012. Vicki Turetsky, Commissioner, Office of Child Support Enforcement. Interested parties may submit written comment on this notice by writing to Linda Deimeke, Director, Division of Federal Systems, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration for Children and Families, 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW., 4th Floor East, Washington, DC 20447. Comments received will be available for public inspection at this address from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Deimeke, Director, Division of Federal Systems, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration for Children and Families, 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW., 4th Floor East, Washington, DC 20447, 202–401–5439. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, provides for certain protections for individuals applying for and receiving federal benefits. The law governs 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. The Privacy Act requires agencies involved in computer matching programs to: 1. Negotiate written agreements with the other agency or agencies participating in the matching programs; 2. Provide notification to applicants and beneficiaries that their records are subject to matching; 3. Verify information produced by such matching program before reducing, making a final denial of, suspending, or terminating an individual’s benefits or payments; 4. Publish notice of the computer matching program in the Federal Register; 5. Furnish reports about the matching program to Congress and OMB; and 6. Obtain the approval of the matching agreement by the Data Integrity Board of any federal agency participating in a matching program. This matching program meets these requirements. B. Purpose of the Matching Program The purpose of the matching program is to provide new hire, quarterly wage (QW), and unemployment insurance (UI) information from OCSE’s National Directory of New Hires (NDNH) to state agencies administering TANF for the purpose of verifying the eligibility of adult TANF recipients and applicants and, if ineligible, to take such action as may be authorized by law and regulation. The State Agencies may also use the NDNH information for the purpose of updating the applicants and recipients’ reported participation in work activities and updating contact information maintained by the state agencies administering TANF. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:48 Dec 11, 2012 Jkt 229001 Notice of New Computer Matching Program A. Participating Agencies The participating agencies are OCSE, which is the ‘‘source agency,’’ and state agencies administering the TANF program, which are the ‘‘non-federal agencies.’’ C. Authority for Conducting the Match The authority for conducting the matching program is contained in section 453(j)(3) of the Social Security Act. 42 U.S.C. 653(j)(3). D. Categories of Individuals Involved and Identification of Records Used in the Matching Program The categories of individuals involved in the matching program are adult applicants for and recipients of benefits under the state TANF program. The system of records maintained by OCSE from which records will be disclosed for the purpose of this matching program is the ‘‘OCSE National Directory of New Hires’’ (NDNH), No. 09–80–0381, last published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 560 on January 5, 2011. The NDNH contains new hire, QW and UI information. The disclosure of NDNH information by OCSE to the state agencies administering TANF is a ‘‘routine use’’ under this system of records. Records resulting from the matching program and which are disclosed to State Agencies administering TANF include names, Social Security numbers, home addresses and employment information. E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program The computer matching agreement will be effective and matching activity PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 may commence the later of the following: (1) 30 days after this notice is published in the Federal Register or (2) 40 days after OCSE sends a report of the matching program to the Congressional committees of jurisdiction under 5 U.S.C. 552a(o)(2)(A); and to OMB, unless OMB disapproves the agreement within the 40-day review period or grants a waiver of 10 days of the 40-day review period. The matching agreement will remain in effect for 18 months from its effective date, unless one of the parties to the agreement advises the other by written request to terminate or modify the agreement. The agreement is subject to renewal by the HHS Data Integrity Board for 12 additional months if the matching program will be conducted without any change and each party to the agreement certifies to the Board in writing that the program has been conducted in compliance with the agreement. [FR Doc. 2012–30006 Filed 12–11–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–42–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Office of Child Support Enforcement; Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Agreement Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), ACF, HHS. ACTION: Notice of a Computer Matching Program. AGENCY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 522a), as amended, OCSE is publishing notice of a computer matching program between OCSE and state agencies administering the Unemployment Compensation (UC) program. DATES: HHS invites interested parties to review, submit written data, comments or arguments to the agency about the matching program until January 11, 2013. As required by the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a(r)), HHS on November 29, 2012, sent a report of a Computer Matching Program to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). ADDRESSES: Interested parties may submit written comment on this notice by writing to Linda Deimeke, Director, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 239 / Wednesday, December 12, 2012 / Notices Division of Federal Systems, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration for Children and Families, 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW., 4th Floor East, Washington, DC 20447. Comments received will be available for public inspection at this address from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Deimeke, Director, Division of Federal Systems, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration for Children and Families, 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW., 4th Floor East, Washington, DC 20447, 202–401–5439. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, provides for certain protections for individuals applying for and receiving federal benefits. The law governs 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. The Privacy Act requires agencies involved in computer matching programs to: 1. Negotiate written agreements with the other agency or agencies participating in the matching programs; 2. Provide notification to applicants and beneficiaries that their records are subject to matching; 3. Verify information produced by such matching program before reducing, making a final denial of, suspending, or terminating an individual’s benefits or payments; 4. Publish notice of the computer matching program in the Federal Register; 5. Furnish reports about the matching program to Congress and OMB; and 6. Obtain the approval of the matching agreement by the Data Integrity Board of any federal agency participating in a matching program. This matching program meets these requirements. Dated: November 7, 2012. Vicki Turetsky, Commissioner, Office of Child Support Enforcement. Notice of New Computer Matching Program mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with A. Participating Agencies The participating agencies are OCSE, which is the ‘‘source agency,’’ and state agencies administering the UC program, which are the ‘‘non-federal agencies.’’ B. Purpose of the Matching Program The purpose of the matching program is to provide new hire and quarterly wage (QW) information from OCSE’s National Directory of New Hires VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:48 Dec 11, 2012 Jkt 229001 (NDNH) to state agencies administering UC programs for the purpose of establishing or verifying the eligibility of, or continuing compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements by, applicants for, or recipients of, UC benefits. The State Agencies administering the UC programs may also use the NDNH information for the administration of its tax compliance function. C. Authority for Conducting the Match The authority for conducting the matching program is contained in Section 453(j)(8) of the Social Security Act. 42 U.S.C. 653(j)(8). D. Categories of Individuals Involved and Identification of Records Used in the Matching Program The categories of individuals involved in the matching program are applicants for and recipients of benefits under UC programs administered by state agencies. The system of records maintained by OCSE from which records will be disclosed for the purpose of this matching program is the ‘‘OCSE National Directory of New Hires’’ (NDNH), No. 09–80–0381, last published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 560 on January 5, 2011. The NDNH contains new hire, QW and unemployment insurance information. The disclosure of NDNH information by OCSE to the state agencies administering UC programs is a ‘‘routine use’’ under this system of records. Records resulting from the matching program and which are disclosed to the state agencies administering UC programs include names, Social Security numbers, home addresses and employment information. E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program The computer matching agreement will be effective and matching activity may commence the later of the following: (1) 30 days after this Notice is published in the Federal Register or (2) 40 days after OCSE sends a report of the matching program to the Congressional committees of jurisdiction under 5 U.S.C. 552a(o)(2)(A); and to OMB, unless OMB disapproves the agreement within the 40-day review period or grants a waiver of 10 days of the 40-day review period. The matching agreement will remain in effect for 18 months from its effective date, unless one of the parties to the agreement advises the other by written request to terminate or modify the agreement. The agreement is subject to renewal by the HHS Data Integrity Board for 12 additional months PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 74021 if the matching program will be conducted without any change and each party to the agreement certifies to the Board in writing that the program has been conducted in compliance with the agreement. [FR Doc. 2012–30018 Filed 12–11–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2011–N–0568] Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; Experimental Study: Disease Information in Branded Promotional Material AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a collection of information entitled ‘‘Experimental Study: Disease Information in Branded Promotional Material’’ has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Gittleson, Office of Information Management, Food and Drug Administration, 1350 Piccard Dr., PI50– 400B, Rockville, MD 20850, 301–796– 5156, Daniel.Gittleson@fda.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 20, 2012, the Agency submitted a proposed collection of information entitled ‘‘Experimental Study: Disease Information in Branded Promotional Material’’ to OMB for review and clearance under 44 U.S.C. 3507. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. OMB has now approved the information collection and has assigned OMB control number 0910–0724. The approval expires on November 30, 2015. A copy of the supporting statement for this information collection is available on the Internet at http://www.reginfo. gov/public/do/PRAMain. SUMMARY: Dated: December 6, 2012. Leslie Kux, Assistant Commissioner for Policy. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 239 (Wednesday, December 12, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 74020-74021]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30018]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Office of Child Support Enforcement; Privacy Act of 1974; 
Computer Matching Agreement

AGENCY: Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), ACF, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of a Computer Matching Program.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 522a), as 
amended, OCSE is publishing notice of a computer matching program 
between OCSE and state agencies administering the Unemployment 
Compensation (UC) program.

DATES: HHS invites interested parties to review, submit written data, 
comments or arguments to the agency about the matching program until 
January 11, 2013. As required by the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a(r)), 
HHS on November 29, 2012, sent a report of a Computer Matching Program 
to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the 
Senate, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB).

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may submit written comment on this notice 
by writing to Linda Deimeke, Director,

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Division of Federal Systems, Office of Child Support Enforcement, 
Administration for Children and Families, 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW., 
4th Floor East, Washington, DC 20447. Comments received will be 
available for public inspection at this address from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Deimeke, Director, Division of 
Federal Systems, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration 
for Children and Families, 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW., 4th Floor East, 
Washington, DC 20447, 202-401-5439.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as 
amended, provides for certain protections for individuals applying for 
and receiving federal benefits. The law governs 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. The 
Privacy Act requires agencies involved in computer matching programs 
to:
    1. Negotiate written agreements with the other agency or agencies 
participating in the matching programs;
    2. Provide notification to applicants and beneficiaries that their 
records are subject to matching;
    3. Verify information produced by such matching program before 
reducing, making a final denial of, suspending, or terminating an 
individual's benefits or payments;
    4. Publish notice of the computer matching program in the Federal 
Register;
    5. Furnish reports about the matching program to Congress and OMB; 
and
    6. Obtain the approval of the matching agreement by the Data 
Integrity Board of any federal agency participating in a matching 
program.
    This matching program meets these requirements.

    Dated: November 7, 2012.
Vicki Turetsky,
Commissioner, Office of Child Support Enforcement.

Notice of New Computer Matching Program

A. Participating Agencies

    The participating agencies are OCSE, which is the ``source 
agency,'' and state agencies administering the UC program, which are 
the ``non-federal agencies.''

B. Purpose of the Matching Program

    The purpose of the matching program is to provide new hire and 
quarterly wage (QW) information from OCSE's National Directory of New 
Hires (NDNH) to state agencies administering UC programs for the 
purpose of establishing or verifying the eligibility of, or continuing 
compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements by, applicants 
for, or recipients of, UC benefits. The State Agencies administering 
the UC programs may also use the NDNH information for the 
administration of its tax compliance function.

C. Authority for Conducting the Match

    The authority for conducting the matching program is contained in 
Section 453(j)(8) of the Social Security Act. 42 U.S.C. 653(j)(8).

D. Categories of Individuals Involved and Identification of Records 
Used in the Matching Program

    The categories of individuals involved in the matching program are 
applicants for and recipients of benefits under UC programs 
administered by state agencies. The system of records maintained by 
OCSE from which records will be disclosed for the purpose of this 
matching program is the ``OCSE National Directory of New Hires'' 
(NDNH), No. 09-80-0381, last published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 
560 on January 5, 2011. The NDNH contains new hire, QW and unemployment 
insurance information. The disclosure of NDNH information by OCSE to 
the state agencies administering UC programs is a ``routine use'' under 
this system of records. Records resulting from the matching program and 
which are disclosed to the state agencies administering UC programs 
include names, Social Security numbers, home addresses and employment 
information.

E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program

    The computer matching agreement will be effective and matching 
activity may commence the later of the following:
    (1) 30 days after this Notice is published in the Federal Register 
or (2) 40 days after OCSE sends a report of the matching program to the 
Congressional committees of jurisdiction under 5 U.S.C. 552a(o)(2)(A); 
and to OMB, unless OMB disapproves the agreement within the 40-day 
review period or grants a waiver of 10 days of the 40-day review 
period. The matching agreement will remain in effect for 18 months from 
its effective date, unless one of the parties to the agreement advises 
the other by written request to terminate or modify the agreement. The 
agreement is subject to renewal by the HHS Data Integrity Board for 12 
additional months if the matching program will be conducted without any 
change and each party to the agreement certifies to the Board in 
writing that the program has been conducted in compliance with the 
agreement.

[FR Doc. 2012-30018 Filed 12-11-12; 8:45 am]
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