Social Security Administration June 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-15521
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-15520
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Changes to Scheduling and Appearing at Hearings
Document Number: 2013-14894
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We propose to revise our rules to protect the integrity of our programs and preserve limited resources. Prior to scheduling a hearing, we will notify the claimant that his or her hearing may be held by video teleconferencing. The claimant will have an opportunity to object to appearing by video teleconferencing within 30 days after the date he or she receives the notice. We also propose changes that allow us to determine that a claimant will appear via video teleconferencing if he or she changes residences while his or her request for hearing is pending, regardless of whether or not the claimant previously declined a hearing by video teleconferencing. Additionally, we propose changes that require a claimant to notify us, in writing, of an objection to the time and place of hearing at the earliest opportunity, but not later than 5 days before the date set for the hearing, or, if earlier, 30 days after receiving the notice of the hearing. We also propose to revise our rules so that an administrative law judge (ALJ) can direct a claimant and any other party to a hearing to appear by telephone in extraordinary circumstances. We anticipate that these proposed changes will have a minimal impact on the public, and will help ensure the integrity of our programs and allow us to administer our programs more efficiently.
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service))-Match Number 1304
Document Number: 2013-14980
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a renewal of an existing computer matching program that we are currently conducting with Fiscal Service.
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/Railroad Retirement Board (RRB))-Match Number 1006
Document Number: 2013-14808
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a renewal of an existing computer matching program that we are currently conducting with RRB.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-14278
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-17
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board Membership
Document Number: 2013-14200
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-14
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-13028
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-03
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions