Social Security Administration May 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-12428
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (CBSV) Service
Document Number: 2014-12242
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-28
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We provide fee-based Social Security number (SSN) verification service to enrolled private businesses and government agencies who obtain a valid, signed consent form from the Social Security number holder. We originally published a notice announcing the CBSV service in the Federal Register on August 10, 2007. Based on the consent forms, we verify the number holders' SSNs for the requesting party. The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(b)), section 1106 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1306) and our regulation at 20 CFR 401.100, establish the legal authority for us to provide SSN verifications to third party requesters based on consent. The CBSV process provides the business community and other government entities with consent-based SSN verifications in high volume. We developed CBSV as a user-friendly, internet-based application with safeguards that will protect the public's information. In addition to the benefit of providing high volume, centralized SSN verification services to the business community in a secure manner, CBSV provides us with cost and workload management benefits. New Information: To use CBSV, interested parties must pay a one- time non-refundable enrollment fee of $5,000. Currently, users also pay a fee of $1.10 per SSN verification transaction in advance of services. We agreed to calculate our costs periodically for providing CBSV services and adjust the fees as needed. We also agreed to notify our customers who currently use the service and allow them to cancel or continue using the service at the new transaction fee. Based on the most recent cost analysis, we will adjust the fiscal year 2014 fee to $3.10 per SSN verification transaction. New customers will still be responsible for the one-time $5,000 enrollment fee.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-11928
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Brock v. Astrue, 674 F.3d 1062 (8th Cir. 2012): Requiring Vocational Specialist (VS) or Vocational Expert (VE) Evidence When an Individual has a Severe Mental Impairment(s)-Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act
Document Number: 2014-11841
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are publishing this Social Security AR in accordance with 20 CFR 402.35(b)(2), 404.985(a), (b), and 416.1485(a), (b).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-11334
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-16
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-10662
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-09
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Neurological Disorders; Reopening of the Comment Period
Document Number: 2014-09951
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On February 25, 2014, we published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Neurological Disorders and solicited public comments. We provided a 60-day comment period ending on April 28, 2014. We are reopening the comment period for 30 days.