Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Matching Program, 65872-65873 [2015-27244]

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Electronic records are stored in secured systems subject to access controls in accordance with Department of the Treasury and United States Mint policies and procedures. Access to electronic records is restricted to authorized personnel, and is subject to multiple controls including an access approval process, unique user identifier, user authentication and account management, and password management. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Data is retained and preserved or destroyed in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) schedules for the categories of data in the system and for system security backup data. SYSTEM MANAGER AND ADDRESS: Jennifer DeBroekert, Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Corporate Communications, United States Mint at Denver, 320 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80204–269. PO 00000 Frm 00186 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Refer to ‘‘Notification Procedure’’ above for address to which requests may be sent for gaining access to records. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Information in the system, including individually-identifying information submitted to the United States Mint, is obtained from Requesters, or from persons responding to United States Mint communications in connection with scheduling made to email addresses or numbers provided by Requesters. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. 2015–27249 Filed 10–26–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–37–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides notice that it intends to conduct a recurring computer-matching program matching Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Federal tax information with VA pension and parents’ dependency and indemnity compensation records. The purpose of this match is to identify applicants and beneficiaries who have applied for or who are receiving VA benefits and received unearned income, and to adjust or terminate VA benefits, if appropriate. DATES: The match will start no sooner than 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register (FR), or 40 days after copies of this notice and the agreement of the agencies are submitted to Congress and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), whichever is later, and end not more than 18 months after the agreement is properly implemented by the agencies. The agencies’ Data Integrity Boards SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 207 / Tuesday, October 27, 2015 / Notices (DIBs) may extend this agreement for 12 months provided the agencies certify to their DIBs, within three months of the ending date of the original agreement, that the matching program will be conducted without change and that the matching program has been conducted in compliance with the original agreement. Written comments may be submitted through www.Regulations.gov; by mail or handdelivery to the Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 461–4902 for an appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Klusman, Pension Analyst, Pension and Fiduciary Service (21PF), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632–8863. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VA plans to match records of applicants and beneficiaries who have applied for or who are receiving needs-based VA benefits, with unearned income ADDRESSES: information maintained by IRS. VA will use this information to verify income information submitted by applicants and beneficiaries and deny or adjust VA benefit payments as prescribed by law. The matching program will enable VA to ensure accurate reporting of income. The legal authority to conduct this match is 38 U.S.C. 5106, which requires any Federal department or agency to provide VA information upon request for the purposes of determining eligibility for benefits or verifying other information that affects payment of benefits. In addition, 26 U.S.C. 6103(l)(7) authorizes IRS to disclose Federal tax information to VA. VA records involved in the match are in ‘‘Compensation, Pension, Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Records—VA (58VA21/22/ 28),’’ a system of records that was first published at 41 FR 9294 (March 3, 1976), amended and republished in its entirety at 77 FR 42593 (July 19, 2012). The IRS records are from the system of records identified as the Information Return Master File (IRMF)/IRS 22.061, as published at 73 FR 13302 (March 12, 2008), amended and republished in its entirety at 77 FR 47946–947 (August 10, 2012), through the Disclosure of Information to Federal, State and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) program. In accordance with the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a(o)(2) and (r), VA is providing copies of the agreement to both Houses of Congress and to OMB. VA is publishing this Federal Register notice in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(12). Subcommittee Signing Authority The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert L. Nabors II, Chief of Staff, approved this document on October 8, 2015, for publication. Dated: October 13, 2015. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–27244 Filed 10–26–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meetings—November 2015 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act 5 U.S.C. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Matching Program

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides notice that 
it intends to conduct a recurring computer-matching program matching 
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Federal tax information with VA pension 
and parents' dependency and indemnity compensation records. The purpose 
of this match is to identify applicants and beneficiaries who have 
applied for or who are receiving VA benefits and received unearned 
income, and to adjust or terminate VA benefits, if appropriate.

DATES: The match will start no sooner than 30 days after publication of 
this notice in the Federal Register (FR), or 40 days after copies of 
this notice and the agreement of the agencies are submitted to Congress 
and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), whichever is later, and 
end not more than 18 months after the agreement is properly implemented 
by the agencies. The agencies' Data Integrity Boards

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(DIBs) may extend this agreement for 12 months provided the agencies 
certify to their DIBs, within three months of the ending date of the 
original agreement, that the matching program will be conducted without 
change and that the matching program has been conducted in compliance 
with the original agreement.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through 
www.Regulations.gov; by mail or hand-delivery to the Director, 
Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 
273-9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public 
inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 
1063B, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 461-4902 for an 
appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Klusman, Pension Analyst, 
Pension and Fiduciary Service (21PF), Department of Veterans Affairs, 
810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-8863.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VA plans to match records of applicants and 
beneficiaries who have applied for or who are receiving needs-based VA 
benefits, with unearned income information maintained by IRS. VA will 
use this information to verify income information submitted by 
applicants and beneficiaries and deny or adjust VA benefit payments as 
prescribed by law. The matching program will enable VA to ensure 
accurate reporting of income.
    The legal authority to conduct this match is 38 U.S.C. 5106, which 
requires any Federal department or agency to provide VA information 
upon request for the purposes of determining eligibility for benefits 
or verifying other information that affects payment of benefits. In 
addition, 26 U.S.C. 6103(l)(7) authorizes IRS to disclose Federal tax 
information to VA.
    VA records involved in the match are in ``Compensation, Pension, 
Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Records--VA 
(58VA21/22/28),'' a system of records that was first published at 41 FR 
9294 (March 3, 1976), amended and republished in its entirety at 77 FR 
42593 (July 19, 2012). The IRS records are from the system of records 
identified as the Information Return Master File (IRMF)/IRS 22.061, as 
published at 73 FR 13302 (March 12, 2008), amended and republished in 
its entirety at 77 FR 47946-947 (August 10, 2012), through the 
Disclosure of Information to Federal, State and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) 
program.
    In accordance with the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a(o)(2) and (r), VA 
is providing copies of the agreement to both Houses of Congress and to 
OMB. VA is publishing this Federal Register notice in accordance with 5 
U.S.C. 552a(e)(12).

Signing Authority

    The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this 
document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document 
to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as 
an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert L. 
Nabors II, Chief of Staff, approved this document on October 8, 2015, 
for publication.

    Dated: October 13, 2015.
Kathleen M. Manwell,
Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records 
Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-27244 Filed 10-26-15; 8:45 am]
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