Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program, 4721-4722 [2018-01967]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 22 / Thursday, February 1, 2018 / Notices or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Agency Clearance Officer, Curtis Rich, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20416; and SBA Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curtis Rich, Agency Clearance Officer, (202) 205–7030 curtis.rich@sba.gov. Copies: A copy of the Form OMB 83– 1, supporting statement, and other documents submitted to OMB for review may be obtained from the Agency Clearance Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For financial assistance programs authorized by section 7(a) and (b) of the Small Business Act and Title V of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, SBA regulations require any loan guarantor and individual owners of the small business applicant to submit a personal financial statement to provide information on their assets and liabilities. See, 13 CFR 120.191 and 13 CFR 123.6. The information is necessary for the Agency, the participating lender or CDC to make informed decisions concerning the applicant’s repayment abilities or creditworthiness. For the 8(a) Business Development (BD), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), and Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) programs the information is necessary for SBA to determine if the applicant or participant meets the economic disadvantage requirements to participate in these programs. SBA regulations at 13 CFR 124.104, 124.112, 124.1002, and 13 CFR 127.203 require, among other things, that applicants and participants submit financial information to facilitate this determination. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Solicitation of Public Comments Comments may be submitted on (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the agency to properly perform its functions; (b) whether the burden estimates are accurate; (c) whether there are ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) whether there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information. Summary of Information Collections (1) Title: Personal Financial Statement. Description of Respondents: Applicants and/or Participants in SBA’s 7(a) loan program, 504 loan program, VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:34 Jan 31, 2018 Jkt 244001 and disaster loan program, and 8(a) Business Development program, and the Women-Owned Small Business program. Form Numbers: SBA Forms 413(7a), 413(D), 413(8(a)) and 413(WOSB). Estimated Annual Respondents: 44,588. Estimated Annual Responses: 44,588. Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 66,882. Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–01995 Filed 1–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under OMB Review Small Business Administration. 30-day notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Small Business Administration (SBA) is publishing this notice to comply with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), which requires agencies to submit proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements to OMB for review and approval, and to publish a notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency has made such a submission. This notice also allows an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 5, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to the information collection by name and/ or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Agency Clearance Officer, Curtis Rich, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20416; and SBA Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curtis Rich, Agency Clearance Officer, (202) 205–7030 curtis.rich@sba.gov. Copies: A copy of the Form OMB 83– 1, supporting statement, and other documents submitted to OMB for review may be obtained from the Agency Clearance Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objective of the debt collection activities is to obtain immediate repayment or arrive at a satisfactory arrangement for future repayment of debts owed to the Government. SBA uses the financial information provided by the debtor on Form 770 in making a determination regarding the compromise of such debts SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4721 and other liquidation proceedings including litigation by the Agency and/ or the Department of Justice. Solicitation of Public Comments: Comments may be submitted on (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the agency to properly perform its functions; (b) whether the burden estimates are accurate; (c) whether there are ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) whether there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information. Summary of Information Collections: (1) Title: Financial Statement of Debt. Description of Respondents: SBA Lenders. Form Number: SBA Form 770. Estimated Annual Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Annual Responses: 5,000. Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 5,000. Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–01991 Filed 1–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2017–0037] 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 matching program with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). This computer matching agreement sets forth the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which VA/VBA will provide SSA with compensation and pension payment data. This disclosure will provide SSA with information necessary to verify an individual’s selfcertification of eligibility for the Medicare Prescription Drug (Medicare Part D) subsidy (Extra Help). It will also enable SSA to identify individuals who may qualify for Extra Help as part of the agency’s Medicare outreach efforts. DATES: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program is 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. The matching program will be applicable on October 2, 2017, or once a minimum of 30 days after publication of this notice has elapsed, whichever is later. The SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 4722 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 22 / Thursday, February 1, 2018 / Notices matching program will be in effect for a period of 18 months. 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 emailing Mary.Ann.Zimmerman@ssa.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection by contacting Ms. Zimmerman at this street 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. Mary Ann Zimmerman, Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel. Participating Agencies: SSA and VA/VBA. Legal authorities for SSA to conduct this computer matching are sections 1860D–14(a)(3), 1144(a)(1) and (b)(1) of the Social Security Act (Act) (42 U.S.C. 1395w–114(a)(3), 1320b–14(a)(1) and (b)(1). sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES PURPOSE(S): The purpose of this matching program is to set forth the conditions under which VA/VBA will provide SSA with compensation and pension payment data. This disclosure will provide SSA with information necessary to verify an individual’s self-certification of eligibility for the Medicare Prescription Drug (Medicare Part D) subsidy (Extra Help). It will also enable SSA to identify individuals who may qualify for Extra Help as part of the agency’s Medicare outreach efforts. SSA will use VA/VBA’s data to determine an individual’s eligibility for Extra Help and to identify such individuals to the state agencies that administer the Medicare Savings Program (MSP), unless those individuals do not consent to share their information with the state agencies. Under section 1860D–14 of the Act, SSA is required to determine the eligibility of applicants who self-certify their income, resources, and family size for Extra Help. SSA is responsible for verifying, on a pre-enrollment basis, an applicant’s income and resource allegations. SSA periodically 20:57 Jan 31, 2018 Jkt 244001 CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS: The individuals whose information is involved in this matching program are: Medicare beneficiaries who are potentially eligible for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS: VA/VBA will furnish SSA with an electronic file containing compensation and pension payment data monthly. The actual matching will take place approximately the first week of every month. SSA will conduct the match using the Social Security number, name, date of birth, and VA/VBA claim number on both the file and the Medicare Database (MDB). SSA will match VA/VBA’s data with data in SSA’s MDB system of records, 60–0321 to verify an individual’s self-certification of eligibility for Extra Help. SYSTEM(S) OF RECORDS: AUTHORITY FOR CONDUCTING THE MATCHING PROGRAM: VerDate Sep<11>2014 redetermines the eligibility and subsidy amounts for these individuals, thereafter. Also, section 1144 of the Act requires SSA to conduct outreach efforts for MSP and subsidized Medicare prescription drug coverage. VA/VBA will provide SSA with electronic files containing compensation and pension payment data from its SOR entitled ‘‘Compensation, Pension, Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Records—VA’’ (58VA21/22/28), republished with updated name at 74 FR 14865 (April 1, 2009) and last amended at 77 FR 42593 (July 19, 2012). SSA will match the VA/VBA data with SSA SOR 60–0321, SSA’s MDB file, last published at 71 FR 42159 (July 25, 2006) and amended at 72 FR 6973 (December 10, 2007). The systems of records involved in this matching program have routine uses permitting the disclosures needed to conduct this match. [FR Doc. 2018–01967 Filed 1–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No: SSA–2018–0002] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request The Social Security Administration (SSA) publishes a list of information collection packages requiring clearance by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in compliance with Public Law 104–13, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, effective October 1, 1995. This notice includes an PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 extension of an OMB-approved information collection, a new information collection, and revisions of OMB-approved information collections. SSA is soliciting comments on the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimate; the need for the information; its practical utility; ways to enhance its quality, utility, and clarity; and ways to minimize burden on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Mail, email, or fax your comments and recommendations on the information collection(s) to the OMB Desk Officer and SSA Reports Clearance Officer at the following addresses or fax numbers. (OMB), Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for SSA, Fax: 202–395–6974, Email address: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov (SSA), Social Security Administration, OLCA, Attn: Reports Clearance Director, 3100 West High Rise, 6401 Security Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21235, Fax: 410–966–2830, Email address: OR.Reports.Clearance@ssa.gov Or you may submit your comments online through www.regulations.gov, referencing Docket ID Number [SSA– 2018–0002]. I. The information collections below are pending at SSA. SSA will submit them to OMB within 60 days from the date of this notice. To be sure we consider your comments, we must receive them no later than April 2, 2018. Individuals can obtain copies of the collection instruments by writing to the above email address. 1. Request for Reconsideration— Disability Cessation—20 CFR 404.909, 416.1409—0960–0349. When SSA determines that claimants’ disabilities medically improved; ceased; or are no longer sufficiently disabling, these claimants may ask SSA to reconsider that determination. SSA uses Form SSA–789–U4 to arrange for a hearing or to prepare a decision based on the evidence of record. Specifically, claimants or their representatives use Form SSA–789–U4 to: (1) Ask SSA to reconsider a determination; (2) indicate if they wish to appear at a disability hearing; (3) submit any additional information or evidence for use in the reconsidered determination; and (4) indicate if they will need an interpreter for the hearing. The respondents are disability claimants for Social Security benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments, or their representatives who wish to appeal an E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 22 (Thursday, February 1, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4721-4722]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-01967]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA 2017-0037]


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 matching program with Department 
of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA).
    This computer matching agreement sets forth the terms, conditions, 
and safeguards under which VA/VBA will provide SSA with compensation 
and pension payment data. This disclosure will provide SSA with 
information necessary to verify an individual's self-certification of 
eligibility for the Medicare Prescription Drug (Medicare Part D) 
subsidy (Extra Help). It will also enable SSA to identify individuals 
who may qualify for Extra Help as part of the agency's Medicare 
outreach efforts.

DATES: The deadline to submit comments on the proposed matching program 
is 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. The 
matching program will be applicable on October 2, 2017, or once a 
minimum of 30 days after publication of this notice has elapsed, 
whichever is later. The

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matching program will be in effect for a period of 18 months.

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 emailing 
[email protected]. All comments received will be available for 
public inspection by contacting Ms. Zimmerman at this street 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.

Mary Ann Zimmerman,
Acting Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of 
the General Counsel.
Participating Agencies:
    SSA and VA/VBA.

AUTHORITY FOR CONDUCTING THE MATCHING PROGRAM:
    Legal authorities for SSA to conduct this computer matching are 
sections 1860D-14(a)(3), 1144(a)(1) and (b)(1) of the Social Security 
Act (Act) (42 U.S.C. 1395w-114(a)(3), 1320b-14(a)(1) and (b)(1).

PURPOSE(S):
    The purpose of this matching program is to set forth the conditions 
under which VA/VBA will provide SSA with compensation and pension 
payment data. This disclosure will provide SSA with information 
necessary to verify an individual's self-certification of eligibility 
for the Medicare Prescription Drug (Medicare Part D) subsidy (Extra 
Help). It will also enable SSA to identify individuals who may qualify 
for Extra Help as part of the agency's Medicare outreach efforts.
    SSA will use VA/VBA's data to determine an individual's eligibility 
for Extra Help and to identify such individuals to the state agencies 
that administer the Medicare Savings Program (MSP), unless those 
individuals do not consent to share their information with the state 
agencies.
    Under section 1860D-14 of the Act, SSA is required to determine the 
eligibility of applicants who self-certify their income, resources, and 
family size for Extra Help. SSA is responsible for verifying, on a pre-
enrollment basis, an applicant's income and resource allegations. SSA 
periodically redetermines the eligibility and subsidy amounts for these 
individuals, thereafter. Also, section 1144 of the Act requires SSA to 
conduct outreach efforts for MSP and subsidized Medicare prescription 
drug coverage.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS:
    The individuals whose information is involved in this matching 
program are:
    Medicare beneficiaries who are potentially eligible for Extra Help 
with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS:
    VA/VBA will furnish SSA with an electronic file containing 
compensation and pension payment data monthly. The actual matching will 
take place approximately the first week of every month.
    SSA will conduct the match using the Social Security number, name, 
date of birth, and VA/VBA claim number on both the file and the 
Medicare Database (MDB). SSA will match VA/VBA's data with data in 
SSA's MDB system of records, 60-0321 to verify an individual's self-
certification of eligibility for Extra Help.

SYSTEM(S) OF RECORDS:
    VA/VBA will provide SSA with electronic files containing 
compensation and pension payment data from its SOR entitled 
``Compensation, Pension, Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation and 
Employment Records--VA'' (58VA21/22/28), republished with updated name 
at 74 FR 14865 (April 1, 2009) and last amended at 77 FR 42593 (July 
19, 2012).
    SSA will match the VA/VBA data with SSA SOR 60-0321, SSA's MDB 
file, last published at 71 FR 42159 (July 25, 2006) and amended at 72 
FR 6973 (December 10, 2007).
    The systems of records involved in this matching program have 
routine uses permitting the disclosures needed to conduct this match.

[FR Doc. 2018-01967 Filed 1-31-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4191-02-P