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Federal Register / Vol. 72, No.

40 / Thursday, March 1, 2007 / Notices 9373

those that may be withheld from the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The VA compensation and pension payment
public in accordance with the Associate Commissioner for Income data to SSA, the recipient agency. This
provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be Security Programs as shown above. disclosure will provide SSA with
available for inspection and copying in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: information necessary to identify certain
the Commission’s Public Reference Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Room. Copies of such filing will also be A. General and Special Veterans Benefit (SVB)
available for inspection and copying at The Computer Matching and Privacy recipients under titles XVI and VIII of
the principal office of Phlx. All Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100– the Social Security Act (the Act)
comments received will be posted 503), amended the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. respectively, who receive VA-
without change; the Commission does 552a) by describing the manner in administered benefits. SSA will then
not edit personal identifying which computer matching involving update the SSI/SVB records to reflect
information from submissions. You Federal agencies could be performed the presence of such payments.
should submit only information that and adding certain protections for The disclosure will also enable SSA
you wish to make available publicly. All individuals applying for, and receiving, to efficiently implement a Medicare
submissions should refer to File No. Federal benefits. Section 7201 of the outreach program mandated by Section
SR–Phlx–2007–04 and should be Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1144 of title XI of the Act. Information
submitted on or before March 22, 2007. 1990 (Pub. L. 101–508) further amended disclosed by VA will enable SSA to
the Privacy Act regarding protections for identify income limits for certain
For the Commission, by the Division of
such individuals. The Privacy Act, as individuals; to determine their potential
Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated
authority.18 amended, regulates the use of computer eligibility for Medicare Savings
matching by Federal agencies when Programs, and to identify these
Florence E. Harmon,
records in a system of records are individuals to the States.
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7–3563 Filed 2–28–07; 8:45 am] matched with other Federal, State, or C. Authority for Conducting the
local government records. Matching Program
BILLING CODE 8010–01–P
It requires Federal agencies involved
The legal authority for SSA to
in computer matching programs to:
(1) Negotiate written agreements with conduct this matching activity is
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION the other agency or agencies contained in sections 1631(e)(1)(B) and
1631(f) of the Act, (42 U.S.C.
[Docket No. SSA 2007–0013]
participating in the matching programs;
(2) Obtain the Data Integrity Boards’ 1383(e)(1)(B) and 1383(f)(SSI)), and
approval of the match agreements; section 806(b) of the Act, (42 U.S.C.
Privacy Act of 1974 as Amended; 1006(b)(SVB)) and section 1144 of the
Computer Matching Program (SSA/ (3) Publish notice of the computer
matching program in the Federal Act, (42 U.S.C. 1320b–14). SSA is
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), required to verify declarations of
Veterans Benefit Administration Register;
(4) Furnish detailed reports about applicants for, and recipients of, SSI
(VBA))—Match Number 1008 payments before making a
matching programs to Congress and
AGENCY: Social Security Administration OMB; determination of eligibility or payment
(SSA). (5) Notify applicants and beneficiaries amount.
that their records are subject to The legal authority for VA to disclose
Notice of a renewal of a
ACTION:
information for this match is contained
computer matching program. matching; and
(6) Verify match findings before in section 1631(f) of the Act, (42 U.S.C.
SUMMARY: In accordance with the reducing, suspending, terminating, or Section 1383(f)). That section requires
provisions of the Privacy Act, as denying an individual’s benefits or Federal agencies to provide such
amended, this notice announces a payments. information as the Commissioner of
renewal of a computer matching Social Security needs for purposes of
program that SSA will conduct with B. SSA Computer Matches Subject to determining eligibility for or amount of
VA/VBA. the Privacy Act benefits, or verifying other information
We have taken action to ensure that with respect thereto.
DATES: SSA will file a report of the
subject matching program with the all of SSA’s computer matching D. Categories of Records and
Committee on Homeland Security and programs comply with the requirements Individuals Covered by the Matching
Governmental Affairs of the Senate, the of the Privacy Act, as amended. Program
Committee on Government Reform of Dated: February 22, 2007. VA will provide SSA with electronic
the House of Representatives, and the Martin H. Gerry, files containing compensation and
Office of Information and Regulatory Deputy Commissioner for Disability and pension payment data from its system of
Affairs, Office of Management and Income Security Programs. records entitled the Compensation,
Budget (OMB). The matching program Pension, Education and Rehabilitation
will be effective as indicated below. Notice of Computer Matching Program,
Social Security Administration (SSA) Records—VA (58VA21/22) first
ADDRESSES: Interested parties may published at 41 FR 9294 (March 3,
With Department of Veterans Affairs
comment on this notice by either 1976), and last amended at 70 FR 34186
(VA), Veterans Benefit Administration
telefaxing to (410) 965–8582 or writing (June 13, 2005), with other amendments
(VBA) Match Number 1008
to the Associate Commissioner, Office of as cited therein. SSA will then match
Income Security Programs, 252 A. Participating Agencies VA data with SSI/SVB payment
Altmeyer Building, 6401 Security SSA and VA/VBA. information maintained in its system of
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Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401. records entitled Supplemental Security


All comments received will be available B. Purpose of the Matching Program Income Record and Special Veterans
for public inspection at this address. The purpose of this matching program Benefits (SSA/OEEAS 60–0103.)
is to establish the conditions for VA/ Routine use 21 of 58VA21/22 and
18 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VBA as the source agency to disclose routine use 3 of 60–0103 permits

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disclosure of the subject records for 503), amended the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. C. Authority for Conducting the
matching purposes. 552a) by describing the manner in Matching Program
which computer matching involving This matching program is carried out
E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching
Federal agencies could be performed under the authority of sections
Program
and adding certain protections for 202(x)(1)(A)(iv) and (v), 202(x)(3),
The matching program will become individuals applying for, and receiving,
effective no sooner than 40 days after 205(j)(2), 804(a)(2), 807(b) and (d),
Federal benefits. Section 7201 of the 1611(e)(4) and (5) and 1631(a)(2) of the
notice of the matching program is sent Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of
to Congress and OMB, or 30 days after Social Security Act.
1990 (Pub. L. 101–508) further amended
publication of this notice in the Federal the Privacy Act regarding protections for D. Categories of Records and
Register, whichever date is later. The such individuals. Individuals Covered by the Matching
matching program will continue for 18 The Privacy Act, as amended, Program
months from the effective date and may regulates the use of computer matching LA will submit names and other
be extended for an additional 12 months by Federal agencies when records in a identifying information of individuals
thereafter, if certain conditions are met. system of records are matched with who are fugitive felons or parole or
[FR Doc. E7–3578 Filed 2–28–07; 8:45 am] other Federal, State, or local government probation violators. The Master Files of
BILLING CODE 4191–02–P records. It requires Federal agencies Social Security Numbers (SSN) Holder
involved in computer matching and SSN Applications system of
programs to: records, SSA/OEEAS 60–0058, contains
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (1) Negotiate written agreements with the SSNs and identifying information
[Docket No. SSA–2007–0014] the other agency or agencies for all SSN holders. The Master
participating in the matching programs; Beneficiary Record system of records,
Privacy Act of 1974 as Amended; SSA/ORSIS 60–0090, and the
(2) Obtain the Data Integrity Boards’
Computer Matching Program (Social Supplemental Income Record/Special
approval of the match agreements;
Security Administration (SSA)/Law Veterans Benefit system of records,
Enforcement Agencies (LA))—Match (3) Publish notice of the computer SSA/OEEAS 60–0103, contain
Number 5001 matching program in the Federal beneficiary and payment information.
Register; The Master Representative Payee File
AGENCY: Social Security Administration (4) Furnish detailed reports about system of records, SSA/OISP 60–0222,
(SSA). matching programs to Congress and contains information on individuals
ACTION:Notice of a renewal computer OMB; acting in a representative payee
matching program, which is expected to capacity. SSA will match data from
(5) Notify applicants and beneficiaries
begin April 9, 2007. these systems of records with data
that their records are subject to
matching; and received from the LAs as a first step in
SUMMARY: In accordance with the
detecting certain fugitive felons and
provisions of the Privacy Act, as (6) Verify match findings before parole or probation violators who
amended, this notice announces a reducing, suspending, terminating, or should not be receiving benefits under
computer matching program that SSA denying an individual’s benefits or titles II, VIII or XVI or who are
plans to conduct with the Law payments. prohibited from serving as a
Enforcement Agencies.
B. SSA Computer Matches Subject to representative payee.
DATES: SSA will file a report of the
the Privacy Act E. Inclusive Dates of the Matching
subject matching program with the
Committee on Homeland Security and We have taken action to ensure that Program
Governmental Affairs of the Senate, the all of SSA’s computer matching The matching program will become
Committee on Oversight and programs comply with the requirements effective no sooner than 40 days after
Government Reform of the House of of the Privacy Act, as amended. notice of the matching program is sent
Representatives, and the Office of to Congress and OMB, or 30 days after
Dated: February 23, 2007.
Information and Regulatory Affairs, publication of this notice in the Federal
Martin H. Gerry,
Office of Management and Budget Register, whichever date is later. The
(OMB). The matching program will be Deputy Commissioner for Disability and
Income Security Programs. matching program will continue for 18
effective as indicated below. months from the effective date and may
ADDRESSES: Interested parties may Notice of Computer Matching Program, be extended for an additional 12 months
comment on this notice by either Social Security Administration (SSA) thereafter, if certain conditions are met.
telefaxing to (410) 965–8582 or writing With Law Enforcement Agencies (LA)
[FR Doc. E7–3580 Filed 2–28–07; 8:45 am]
to the Associate Commissioner, Office of A. Participating Agencies BILLING CODE 4191–02–P
Income Security Programs, 252
Altmeyer Building, 6401 Security SSA and LA.
Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235–6401.
B. Purpose of the Matching Program
All comments received will be available DEPARTMENT OF STATE
for public inspection at this address. The purpose of this matching program
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The
[Public Notice 5703]
is to establish the conditions under
Associate Commissioner for Income which LA agree to disclose fugitive Bureau of Educational and Cultural
Security Programs as shown above. felon and parole or probation violator
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Affairs (ECA) Request for Grant


SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: information to SSA. SSA will use this Proposals: Youth Leadership Program
information to determine eligibility for Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia,
A. General under titles II, VIII, and XVI of the and Nicaragua
The Computer Matching and Privacy Social Security Act and to select
Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100– representative payees. Announcement Type: New Grant.

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