Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/Department of Homeland Security (DHS))-Match Number 1010, 71498-71499 [2014-28327]

Download as PDF 71498 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 231 / Tuesday, December 2, 2014 / Notices 4.000 declaration for the State of Michigan, dated 09/25/2014 is hereby amended to extend the deadline for filing applications for physical damages as a result of this disaster to 12/15/2014. All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. 2.625 (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008) 2.625 James E. Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. Percent Homeowners Without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Businesses With Credit Available Elsewhere ...................... Businesses Without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations With Credit Available Elsewhere ... Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... For Economic Injury: Businesses & Small Agricultural Cooperatives Without Credit Available Elsewhere .............. Non-Profit Organizations Without Credit Available Elsewhere ..................................... 2.063 6.000 [FR Doc. 2014–28331 Filed 12–1–14; 8:45 am] 4.000 2.625 The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 14190B and for economic injury is 141910. The State which received an EIDL Declaration # is LOUISIANA. BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2014–0057] Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/ Department of Homeland Security (DHS))—Match Number 1010 (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 59002 and 59008) AGENCY: Dated: November 18, 2014. Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator. ACTION: [FR Doc. 2014–28333 Filed 12–1–14; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: Notice of a renewal of an existing computer matching program that will expire on January 18, 2015. BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [Disaster Declaration #14132 and #14133] Michigan Disaster Number MI–00046 U.S. Small Business Administration. ACTION: Amendment 1. AGENCY: This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Michigan (FEMA–4195–DR), dated 09/25/2014. Incident: Severe STORMS AND FLOODING. Incident Period: 08/11/2014 through 08/13/2014. Effective Date: 11/17/2014. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 12/15/2014. EIDL Loan Application Deadline Date: 06/25/2015. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of the President’s major disaster rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:30 Dec 01, 2014 Social Security Administration (SSA). Jkt 235001 In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a renewal of an existing computer matching program that we are currently conducting with DHS. 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, Social Security Administration, 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– PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 approval of the matching agreement by the Data Integrity Boards 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. Kirsten J. Moncada, Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel. Notice of Computer Matching Program, SSA with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) A. Participating Agencies SSA and DHS. B. Purpose of the Matching Program The purpose of this matching program is to set forth the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which DHS will disclose information to us for identifying aliens who leave the United States voluntarily and aliens who are removed from the United States. These aliens may be subject to suspension of payments or nonpayment of benefits or both. We will use DHS data to determine if suspension of payments or nonpayment of benefits is applicable. E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 231 / Tuesday, December 2, 2014 / Notices C. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program This agreement is executed under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, as amended, and the regulations and guidance promulgated thereunder. Legal authorities for the disclosures under this agreement are the Social Security Act (Act), 42 U.S.C. 402(n), 1382(f), 1382c(a)(1), and 1383(e)(1)(B) and (f), and the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1611 and 1612. Section 1631(e)(1)(B) of the Act requires us to verify declarations of applicants for and recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments before making a determination of eligibility or payment amount. Section 1631(f) of the Act requires Federal agencies to provide us with information necessary to verify SSI eligibility or benefit amounts or to verify other information related to these determinations. Section 202(n)(2) of the Act requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to notify the Commissioner of Social Security when certain individuals are removed from the United States under sections 212(a)(6)(A) and 237(a) of the INA. rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES D. Categories of Records and Persons Covered by the Matching Program 1. Aliens Who Leave the United States Voluntarily (SSI) DHS will disclose to us information from the Benefit Information System (BIS) system of records, DHS/USCIS– 007, 73 FR 56596 (September 29, 2008). DHS will electronically format the BIS data for transmission to us. BIS data is comprised of data collected from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) immigration systems. USCIS data to be used to accomplish this matching agreement currently comes from the CLAIMS 3 Mainframe database. We will match the DHS information with our systems of records: Master Files of Social Security Number (SSN) Holders and SSN Applications (Enumeration System), SSA/OEEAS 60– 0058, last published on December 29, 2010 (75 FR 82121), and the Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits (SSIR/ SVB or SSR), SSA/OASSIS 60–0103, last published on January 11, 2006 (71 FR 1830). 2. Aliens Who Are Removed From the United States (RSDI and SSI) DHS will disclose to us information from Immigration and Enforcement VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:30 Dec 01, 2014 Jkt 235001 Operational Records System (ENFORCE), DHS/ICE–011, 75 FR 23274, last published on May 3, 2010. DHS will retrieve information on removed aliens from the DHS database known as the Enforcement Integrated Database (EID) and electronically format it for transmission to SSA. Our systems of records used in the match are the Master Files of Social Security Number (SSN) Holders and SSN Applications, (Enumeration System), SSA/OEEAS, 60–0058, last published on December 29, 2010 (75 FR 82121), the Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits (SSR), SSA/ODSSIS, 60–0103, last published on January 11, 2006 (71 FR 1830), the Master Beneficiary Record (MBR), SSA/OEEAS 60–0090, last published on January 11, 2006 (71 FR 1826) and the Prisoner Update Processing System (PUPS), SSA/OPB 60–0269, last published on March 8, 1999 (64 FR 11076). The Unverified Prisoner System (UPS) is a subsystem of PUPS. UPS users perform a manual search of fallout cases where the Enumeration and Verification System is unable to locate an SSN for an alien deportee. 3. Under an existing Interagency Agreement (IAA) between SSA and DHS, we have automated access to the DHS Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) program that utilizes the VIS, DHS–USCIS–004, 77 FR 47415 (August 8, 2012). This system of records provides information on the current immigration status of aliens who have Alien Identification Numbers (‘‘A’’ number). We will use the automated access to the SAVE program to verify current immigration status of aliens where the immediate EID match or any future claims activity indicate an alien has been removed or deported. The parties do not consider this verification as a separate match subject to the provisions of the CMPPA; the parties will conduct such verifications in compliance with the terms of the aforementioned IAA. The systems of records involved in this computer matching program have routine uses permitting the disclosures needed to conduct this match. E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program The effective date of this matching program is January 19, 2015, 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, PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71499 if both agencies meet certain conditions, it may extend for an additional 12 months thereafter. [FR Doc. 2014–28327 Filed 12–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8961] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–4131 ADVANCE NOTIFICATION FORM: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the Antarctic Treaty Area, 1405–0181 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 comment 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: ADVANCE NOTIFICATION FORM: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the Antarctic Treaty Area. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0181. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs (OES/OPA). • Form Number: DS–4131. • Respondents: Operators of Antarctic expeditions organized in or proceeding from the United States. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 25. • Estimated Number of Responses: 25. • Average Hours Per Response: 10.5. • Total Estimated Burden: Approx. 260 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from December 2, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Email: SchandlbauerAX@state.gov. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Alfred Schandlbauer, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Room 2665, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20520 • Fax: 202.647.4353 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA 2014-0057]


Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/
Department of Homeland Security (DHS))--Match Number 1010

AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA).

ACTION: Notice of a renewal of an existing computer matching program 
that will expire on January 18, 2015.

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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 we are currently conducting with DHS.

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, Social 
Security Administration, 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 approval of the matching agreement by the Data Integrity 
Boards 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.

Kirsten J. Moncada,
Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the 
General Counsel.

Notice of Computer Matching Program, SSA with the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS)

A. Participating Agencies

    SSA and DHS.

B. Purpose of the Matching Program

    The purpose of this matching program is to set forth the terms, 
conditions, and safeguards under which DHS will disclose information to 
us for identifying aliens who leave the United States voluntarily and 
aliens who are removed from the United States. These aliens may be 
subject to suspension of payments or nonpayment of benefits or both. We 
will use DHS data to determine if suspension of payments or nonpayment 
of benefits is applicable.

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C. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program

    This agreement is executed under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 
552a, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 
1988, as amended, and the regulations and guidance promulgated 
thereunder.
    Legal authorities for the disclosures under this agreement are the 
Social Security Act (Act), 42 U.S.C. 402(n), 1382(f), 1382c(a)(1), and 
1383(e)(1)(B) and (f), and the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 
U.S.C. 1611 and 1612.
    Section 1631(e)(1)(B) of the Act requires us to verify declarations 
of applicants for and recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 
payments before making a determination of eligibility or payment 
amount. Section 1631(f) of the Act requires Federal agencies to provide 
us with information necessary to verify SSI eligibility or benefit 
amounts or to verify other information related to these determinations. 
Section 202(n)(2) of the Act requires the Secretary of Homeland 
Security to notify the Commissioner of Social Security when certain 
individuals are removed from the United States under sections 
212(a)(6)(A) and 237(a) of the INA.

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

1. Aliens Who Leave the United States Voluntarily (SSI)

    DHS will disclose to us information from the Benefit Information 
System (BIS) system of records, DHS/USCIS-007, 73 FR 56596 (September 
29, 2008). DHS will electronically format the BIS data for transmission 
to us. BIS data is comprised of data collected from the United States 
Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) immigration systems. USCIS 
data to be used to accomplish this matching agreement currently comes 
from the CLAIMS 3 Mainframe database.
    We will match the DHS information with our systems of records: 
Master Files of Social Security Number (SSN) Holders and SSN 
Applications (Enumeration System), SSA/OEEAS 60-0058, last published on 
December 29, 2010 (75 FR 82121), and the Supplemental Security Income 
Record and Special Veterans Benefits (SSIR/SVB or SSR), SSA/OASSIS 60-
0103, last published on January 11, 2006 (71 FR 1830).

2. Aliens Who Are Removed From the United States (RSDI and SSI)

    DHS will disclose to us information from Immigration and 
Enforcement Operational Records System (ENFORCE), DHS/ICE-011, 75 FR 
23274, last published on May 3, 2010. DHS will retrieve information on 
removed aliens from the DHS database known as the Enforcement 
Integrated Database (EID) and electronically format it for transmission 
to SSA.
    Our systems of records used in the match are the Master Files of 
Social Security Number (SSN) Holders and SSN Applications, (Enumeration 
System), SSA/OEEAS, 60-0058, last published on December 29, 2010 (75 FR 
82121), the Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans 
Benefits (SSR), SSA/ODSSIS, 60-0103, last published on January 11, 2006 
(71 FR 1830), the Master Beneficiary Record (MBR), SSA/OEEAS 60-0090, 
last published on January 11, 2006 (71 FR 1826) and the Prisoner Update 
Processing System (PUPS), SSA/OPB 60-0269, last published on March 8, 
1999 (64 FR 11076). The Unverified Prisoner System (UPS) is a subsystem 
of PUPS. UPS users perform a manual search of fallout cases where the 
Enumeration and Verification System is unable to locate an SSN for an 
alien deportee.
    3. Under an existing Interagency Agreement (IAA) between SSA and 
DHS, we have automated access to the DHS Systematic Alien Verification 
for Entitlements (SAVE) program that utilizes the VIS, DHS-USCIS-004, 
77 FR 47415 (August 8, 2012). This system of records provides 
information on the current immigration status of aliens who have Alien 
Identification Numbers (``A'' number). We will use the automated access 
to the SAVE program to verify current immigration status of aliens 
where the immediate EID match or any future claims activity indicate an 
alien has been removed or deported. The parties do not consider this 
verification as a separate match subject to the provisions of the 
CMPPA; the parties will conduct such verifications in compliance with 
the terms of the aforementioned IAA.
    The systems of records involved in this computer matching program 
have routine uses permitting the disclosures needed to conduct this 
match.

E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching Program

    The effective date of this matching program is January 19, 2015, 
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, if both agencies meet certain conditions, it may extend for an 
additional 12 months thereafter.
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