Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program, 49691-49692 [2017-23280]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 206 / Thursday, October 26, 2017 / Notices proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The 45th day for this filing is October 20, 2017. The Commission is extending the 45day time period for Commission action on the proposed rule change. The Commission finds that it is appropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider the Exchange’s proposal, as described above. Accordingly, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,6 the Commission designates December 4, 2017, as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove the proposed rule change (File No. SR– NYSE–2017–32). For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.7 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–23264 Filed 10–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–81915; File No. SR– NYSEArca–2017–90] Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Arca, Inc.; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1 Thereto, To List and Trade Shares of the Hartford Municipal Opportunities ETF Under NYSE Arca Rule 8.600–E ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES On August 17, 2017, NYSE Arca, Inc. (‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 a proposed rule change to list and trade shares of the Hartford Municipal Opportunities ETF under NYSE Arca Rule 8.600–E. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on September 6, 2017.3 On October 17, 2017, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the 6 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). CFR 200.30–3(a)(31). 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 81505 (August 30, 2017), 82 FR 42147. 7 17 17:29 Oct 25, 2017 For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.7 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–23265 Filed 10–25–17; 8:45 am] October 20, 2017. VerDate Sep<11>2014 proposed rule change.4 The Commission has not received any comments on the proposed rule change. Section 19(b)(2) of the Act 5 provides that within 45 days of the publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding, or as to which the self-regulatory organization consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be approved or disapproved. The 45th day after publication of the notice for this proposed rule change is October 21, 2017. The Commission is extending this 45-day time period. The Commission finds it appropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider this proposed rule change, as modified by the recently filed amendment. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,6 designates December 5, 2017, as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove, the proposed rule change (File No. SR– NYSEArca–2017–90), as modified by Amendment No. 1. Jkt 244001 BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 4 In Amendment No. 1, which amended and replaced the proposed rule change in its entirety, the Exchange, among other things, clarified that: (i) The list of municipal securities included in the section of the Notice entitled Hartford Municipal Opportunities ETF are the Municipal Securities in which the Fund may invest at least 80% of its net assets; (ii) redemption orders are not subject to acceptance by the distributor of the Fund; and (iii) the cut-off time for receipt of orders is 1 o’clock p.m. Amendment No. 1 also made non-substantive, technical amendments. Because Amendment No. 1 makes only clarifying and technical changes, and does not present unique or novel regulatory issues, it is not subject to notice and comment. Amendment No. 1 is available at: https:// www.sec.gov/comments/sr-nysearca-2017-90/ nysearca201790.htm. 5 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 6 Id. 7 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(31). PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49691 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2017–0044] Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA). Notice of a New 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 currently conducting with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This computer matching agreement sets forth the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which IRS will disclose to SSA certain return information for the purpose of verifying eligibility for the Prescription Drug Subsidy Program (Subsidy) and or determining the correct subsidy percentage of benefits provided under section 1860D–14 of the Social Security Act (Act). DATES: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program is 30 days from October 26, 2017. The matching program will be effective on November 11, 2017, or once a minimum of 30 days after publication of this notice has elapsed, whichever is later. The matching program will expire on May 10, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either telefaxing to (410) 966–0869, writing to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting 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, or email at Mary.Ann.Zimmerman@ssa.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection at this address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested parties may submit general questions about the matching program to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, by any of the means shown above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 49692 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 206 / Thursday, October 26, 2017 / Notices 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. We have taken action to ensure that all of our computer matching programs comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act, as amended. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel. Participating Agencies: SSA and IRS. Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: The legal authority for Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 6103(1)(7) authorizes IRS to disclose return information with respect to unearned income to Federal, state, and local agencies administering certain benefit programs under the Act. Section 1860D–14 of the Act requires the Commissioner of Social Security to determine the eligibility of applicants for the prescription drug subsidy who self-certify their income, resources, and family size. Pursuant to section 1860D– 14(a)(3) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w– 114(a)(3)), SSA must determine whether a Social Security Part D eligible individual is a subsidy-eligible individual, and whether the individual is an individual as described in section 1860D–14(a) of the Act. Purpose(s): The purpose of this matching program is to sets forth the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which IRS will disclose to us certain return information for the purpose of verifying eligibility for the Prescription Drug Subsidy Program (Subsidy) and or determining the correct subsidy percentage of benefits provided under VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 Oct 25, 2017 Jkt 244001 section 1860D–14 of the Act. (42 U.S.C. 1395w–114). This matching agreement between IRS and us 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, and the regulations and guidance promulgated thereunder. Categories of Individuals: The individuals whose information is involved in this matching program are beneficiaries who apply for Medicare prescription drug subsidy under section 1860D–14 of the Act. They will self– certificate on the application form the applicant’s income, resources, and family size. We will verify each applicant’s self-certification information before making a subsidy determination. When Medicare beneficiaries apply for the subsidy, and we cannot otherwise verify the income information provided on an application, SSA discloses to IRS the applicant’s name and Social Security number. Categories of Records: When beneficiaries apply for the Medicare prescription drug subsidy under section 1860D–14 of the Act, they must selfcertify on the application form the applicant’s income, resources, and family size. Once each year, we electronically transmit the identifying information of each current subsidy recipient to IRS. When there is a match of individual identifier, IRS discloses to us: a. Payee Account Number, b. Payee Name and Mailing Address, c. Payee Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), d. Payer Name and Address, e. Payer TIN, and f. Income Type and Amount. System(s) of Records: We will provide IRS with identifying information with respect to applicants for, and recipients of, the prescription drug subsidy from the existing Medicare Database (MDB File) system of records, 60–0321 published at 71 FR 42159 (July 25, 2006). Unearned income information provided by IRS is maintained in the MDB File. IRS extracts return information with respect to unearned income from the IRMF, Treasury/IRS 22.061, as published at 77 FR 47946 (August 10, 2012). [FR Doc. 2017–23280 Filed 10–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2017–0022] Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA). PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of a new 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 currently conducting with the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE). SUMMARY: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program is 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. The matching program will be effective on November 1, 2017, or once a minimum of 30 days after publication of this notice has elapsed, whichever is later. The matching program will expire on October 31, 2018. DATES: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either telefaxing to (410) 966–0869, writing to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting 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, or email at Mary.Ann.Zimmerman@ssa.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection at this address. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested parties may submit general questions about the matching program to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, by any of the means shown above. 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 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; SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Notices]
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA 2017-0044]


Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program

AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA).

ACTION: Notice of a New 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 currently conducting with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
    This computer matching agreement sets forth the terms, conditions, 
and safeguards under which IRS will disclose to SSA certain return 
information for the purpose of verifying eligibility for the 
Prescription Drug Subsidy Program (Subsidy) and or determining the 
correct subsidy percentage of benefits provided under section 1860D-14 
of the Social Security Act (Act).

DATES: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program 
is 30 days from October 26, 2017. The matching program will be 
effective on November 11, 2017, or once a minimum of 30 days after 
publication of this notice has elapsed, whichever is later. The 
matching program will expire on May 10, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may comment on this notice by either 
telefaxing to (410) 966-0869, writing to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting 
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, or email at 
[email protected]. All comments received will be available for 
public inspection at this address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested parties may submit general 
questions about the matching program to Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting 
Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the 
General Counsel, by any of the means shown above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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

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

Mary Ann Zimmerman,
Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of 
the General Counsel.

    Participating Agencies: SSA and IRS.
    Authority for Conducting the Matching Program: The legal authority 
for Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 6103(1)(7) authorizes IRS to 
disclose return information with respect to unearned income to Federal, 
state, and local agencies administering certain benefit programs under 
the Act. Section 1860D-14 of the Act requires the Commissioner of 
Social Security to determine the eligibility of applicants for the 
prescription drug subsidy who self-certify their income, resources, and 
family size. Pursuant to section 1860D-14(a)(3) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 
1395w-114(a)(3)), SSA must determine whether a Social Security Part D 
eligible individual is a subsidy-eligible individual, and whether the 
individual is an individual as described in section 1860D-14(a) of the 
Act.
    Purpose(s): The purpose of this matching program is to sets forth 
the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which IRS will disclose to 
us certain return information for the purpose of verifying eligibility 
for the Prescription Drug Subsidy Program (Subsidy) and or determining 
the correct subsidy percentage of benefits provided under section 
1860D-14 of the Act. (42 U.S.C. 1395w-114). This matching agreement 
between IRS and us 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, and the regulations and guidance promulgated thereunder.
    Categories of Individuals: The individuals whose information is 
involved in this matching program are beneficiaries who apply for 
Medicare prescription drug subsidy under section 1860D-14 of the Act. 
They will self-certificate on the application form the applicant's 
income, resources, and family size. We will verify each applicant's 
self-certification information before making a subsidy determination. 
When Medicare beneficiaries apply for the subsidy, and we cannot 
otherwise verify the income information provided on an application, SSA 
discloses to IRS the applicant's name and Social Security number.
    Categories of Records: When beneficiaries apply for the Medicare 
prescription drug subsidy under section 1860D-14 of the Act, they must 
self-certify on the application form the applicant's income, resources, 
and family size. Once each year, we electronically transmit the 
identifying information of each current subsidy recipient to IRS.
    When there is a match of individual identifier, IRS discloses to 
us:
    a. Payee Account Number,
    b. Payee Name and Mailing Address,
    c. Payee Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN),
    d. Payer Name and Address,
    e. Payer TIN, and
    f. Income Type and Amount.
    System(s) of Records: We will provide IRS with identifying 
information with respect to applicants for, and recipients of, the 
prescription drug subsidy from the existing Medicare Database (MDB 
File) system of records, 60-0321 published at 71 FR 42159 (July 25, 
2006). Unearned income information provided by IRS is maintained in the 
MDB File. IRS extracts return information with respect to unearned 
income from the IRMF, Treasury/IRS 22.061, as published at 77 FR 47946 
(August 10, 2012).

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