Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program, 54715 [2019-22158]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 197 / Thursday, October 10, 2019 / Notices rule change (File No. SR–NASDAQ– 2019–061). For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.6 Jill M. Peterson, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–22140 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA 2019–0004] Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA). comments received will be available for public inspection by contacting Mr. Ramsey at this street address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norma Followell, Supervisory Team Lead, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, G–401 WHR, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401, at Telephone: (410) 966– 5855, or send an email to Norma.Followell@ssa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None. Matthew Ramsey, Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel. Participatng Agencies Notice of a new matching program. ACTION: SSA and VA/VBA. In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a new matching program with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA). The matching agreement (agreement) sets forth the terms, conditions, and safeguards under which VA/VBA will provide SSA with information necessary to: (1) Identify certain Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Special Veterans Benefit (SVB) recipients under Title XVI and Title VIII of the Social Security Act (Act), respectively, who receive VA-administered benefits; (2) determine the eligibility or amount of payment for SSI and SVB recipients; and (3) identify the income of individuals who may be eligible for Medicare cost-sharing assistance through the Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) 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 of this notice in the Federal Register (FR). The matching program will be applicable on November 11, 2019, or once a minimum of 30 days after publication of this notice has elapsed, whichever is later. The 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 Matthew D. Ramsey, Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, Social Security Administration, G–401 WHR, 6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401, or emailing Matthew.Ramsey@ssa.gov. All SUMMARY: 6 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(31). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:50 Oct 09, 2019 Jkt 250001 Authority for Conducting the Matching Program The legal authorities for SSA to conduct this computer matching are sections 806(b), 1144, and 1631(e)(1)(B) and (f) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1006(b), 1320b-14, and 1383(e)(1)(B) and (f)). The legal authority for VA to disclose information under this agreement is section 1631(f) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1383(f)), which requires Federal agencies to provide such information as the Commissioner of Social Security needs for purposes of determining eligibility for or amount of benefits, or verifying other information with respect thereto. Purpose(s) The agreement establishes the conditions under which VA/VBA will provide SSA with information necessary to: (1) Identify certain SSI and SVB recipients under Title XVI and Title VIII of the Act, respectively, who receive VA-administered benefits; (2) determine the eligibility or amount of payment for SSI and SVB recipients; and (3) identify the income of individuals who may be eligible for Medicare cost-sharing assistance through the MSP as part of the agency’s Medicare outreach efforts. Categories of Individuals The individuals whose information is involved in this matching program are those individuals who are receiving VA compensation or pension benefits and SSI or SVB benefits. Categories of Records VA will provide SSA with electronic files containing compensation and pension payment data. SSA will match the VA data with its SSI/SVB payment information. SSA will conduct the match using the Social Security number, name, date of birth, and VA claim PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54715 number on both the VA file and the Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits system of records (SOR). System(s) of Records VA will provide SSA with electronic files containing compensation and pension payment data from its SOR entitled the ‘‘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). Routine use 20 of 58VA21/22/28 permits disclosure of the subject records for matching purposes. SSA will match the VA data with SSI/ SVB payment information maintained in its SOR entitled ‘‘Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits’’ (60–0103), last fully published on January 11, 2006 (71 FR 1830), and amended on December 10, 2007 (72 FR 69723), July 3, 2018 (83 FR 31250–31251), and November 1, 2018 (83 FR 54969). [FR Doc. 2019–22158 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. AB 1290X; Docket No. AB 303 (Sub-No. 52X)] Wisconsin Rapids Railroad, L.L.C— Discontinuance of Service Exemption—in Wood County, WI; Wisconsin Central Ltd.—Abandonment Exemption—in Wood County, WI On September 20, 2019, Wisconsin Rapids Railroad, L.L.C. (WRR), and Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WCL) (collectively, Petitioners) filed with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a joint petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10903 for WRR to discontinue service over, and WCL to abandon, approximately 1.1 miles of railroad line known as the Biron Lead extending from milepost 0.4 at Plover Road (State Highway 54) north to milepost 1.5 at South Biron Drive in Biron, Wood County, Wis. (the Line).1 The Line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 54494. According to Petitioners, after discontinuance and abandonment, the rail and track materials on the Line will 1 WRR’s lease of the Line from WCL was the subject of a notice of exemption served on August 16, 2019. Wis. Rapids R.R.—Lease & Operation Exemption—Line of Wis. Cent. Ltd., FD 36339 (STB served Aug. 16, 2019). E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 197 (Thursday, October 10, 2019)]
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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA 2019-0004]


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 the 
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration 
(VBA).
    The matching agreement (agreement) sets forth the terms, 
conditions, and safeguards under which VA/VBA will provide SSA with 
information necessary to: (1) Identify certain Supplemental Security 
Income (SSI) and Special Veterans Benefit (SVB) recipients under Title 
XVI and Title VIII of the Social Security Act (Act), respectively, who 
receive VA-administered benefits; (2) determine the eligibility or 
amount of payment for SSI and SVB recipients; and (3) identify the 
income of individuals who may be eligible for Medicare cost-sharing 
assistance through the Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) 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 of this notice in the Federal 
Register (FR). The matching program will be applicable on November 11, 
2019, or once a minimum of 30 days after publication of this notice has 
elapsed, whichever is later. The 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 Matthew D. Ramsey, Executive 
Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General 
Counsel, Social Security Administration, G-401 WHR, 6401 Security 
Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235-6401, or emailing 
[email protected]. All comments received will be available for 
public inspection by contacting Mr. Ramsey at this street address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norma Followell, Supervisory Team 
Lead, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the General Counsel, 
Social Security Administration, G-401 WHR, 6401 Security Boulevard, 
Baltimore, MD 21235-6401, at Telephone: (410) 966-5855, or send an 
email to [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None.

Matthew Ramsey,
Executive Director, Office of Privacy and Disclosure, Office of the 
General Counsel.

Participatng Agencies

    SSA and VA/VBA.

Authority for Conducting the Matching Program

    The legal authorities for SSA to conduct this computer matching are 
sections 806(b), 1144, and 1631(e)(1)(B) and (f) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 
1006(b), 1320b-14, and 1383(e)(1)(B) and (f)).
    The legal authority for VA to disclose information under this 
agreement is section 1631(f) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1383(f)), which 
requires Federal agencies to provide such information as the 
Commissioner of Social Security needs for purposes of determining 
eligibility for or amount of benefits, or verifying other information 
with respect thereto.

Purpose(s)

    The agreement establishes the conditions under which VA/VBA will 
provide SSA with information necessary to: (1) Identify certain SSI and 
SVB recipients under Title XVI and Title VIII of the Act, respectively, 
who receive VA-administered benefits; (2) determine the eligibility or 
amount of payment for SSI and SVB recipients; and (3) identify the 
income of individuals who may be eligible for Medicare cost-sharing 
assistance through the MSP as part of the agency's Medicare outreach 
efforts.

Categories of Individuals

    The individuals whose information is involved in this matching 
program are those individuals who are receiving VA compensation or 
pension benefits and SSI or SVB benefits.

Categories of Records

    VA will provide SSA with electronic files containing compensation 
and pension payment data. SSA will match the VA data with its SSI/SVB 
payment information. SSA will conduct the match using the Social 
Security number, name, date of birth, and VA claim number on both the 
VA file and the Supplemental Security Income Record and Special 
Veterans Benefits system of records (SOR).

System(s) of Records

    VA will provide SSA with electronic files containing compensation 
and pension payment data from its SOR entitled the ``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). 
Routine use 20 of 58VA21/22/28 permits disclosure of the subject 
records for matching purposes.
    SSA will match the VA data with SSI/SVB payment information 
maintained in its SOR entitled ``Supplemental Security Income Record 
and Special Veterans Benefits'' (60-0103), last fully published on 
January 11, 2006 (71 FR 1830), and amended on December 10, 2007 (72 FR 
69723), July 3, 2018 (83 FR 31250-31251), and November 1, 2018 (83 FR 
54969).

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