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67424 Federal Register / Vol. 67, No.

214 / Tuesday, November 5, 2002 / Notices

Signed in Washington, DC this 16th day of Briefing on Proposed Rulemaking to OFFICE OF PERSONNEL
October, 2002. Add New Section 10 CFR 50.69, MANAGEMENT
Linda G. Poole, ‘‘Risk-Informed Categorization and
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Treatment of Structures, Systems, Privacy Act of 1974: Computer
Adjustment Assistance. and Components for Nuclear Power Matching Programs—OPM/Social
[FR Doc. 02–28036 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am] Reactors’’ (Public Meeting) Security Administration
BILLING CODE 4510–30–P (Contact: Eileen McKenna, 301–
AGENCY: Office of Personnel
415–2189, or Timothy Reed, 301–
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ACTION: Publication of notice of
This meeting will be webcast live at computer matching to comply with
the Web address— Public Law 100–503, the Computer
Employment and Training
Administration 2 p.m. Matching and Privacy Protection Act of
Discussion of Security Issues 1988.
(Closed—Ex. 1) SUMMARY: OPM is publishing notice of
Peck Manufacturing Company of North its computer matching program with the
Week of November 25, 2002—Tentative
Carolina, Inc., Warrenton, Notice of Social Security Administration (SSA) to
Termination of Investigation There are no meetings scheduled for meet the reporting requirements of Pub.
the Week of November 25, 2002. L. 100–503. The purpose of this match
Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade
Act of 1974, an investigation was Week of December 2, 2002—Tentative is for SSA to disclose benefit
initiated on April 22, 2002 in response information to OPM to offset specific
Wednesday, December 4, 2002 benefits.
to petition filed by the company on
behalf of workers at Peck Manufacturing 10 a.m. DATES: The matching program will begin
Company of North Carolina, Inc., Briefing on Decommissioning in December 2002, or 40 days after
Warrenton, North Carolina. Bankruptcy Issues (Closed—Ex. 4 agreements by the parties participating
The Department of Labor was unable &9) in the match have been submitted to
to locate an official of the company to Congress and the Office of Management
obtain the information necessary to Week of December 9, 2002—Tentative and Budget, whichever is later. Any
render a decision. Consequently, further public comment on this matching
There are no meetings scheduled for
investigation in this case would serve program must be submitted within the
the Week of December 9, 2002.
no purpose, and the investigation has 30 day public notice period, which
been terminated. *The schedule for Commission
meetings is subject to change on short begins on the publication date of this
Signed in Washington, DC this 18th day of notice. To verify the status of meetings notice. The matching program will
October, 2002. continue for 18 months from the
call (recording)—(301) 415–1292.
Linda G. Poole, Contact person for more information: R. beginning date and may be extended an
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Michelle Schroll (301) 415–1662. additional 12 months thereafter. The
Adjustment Assistance. data exchange will begin at a date
Additional Information:By a vote of
[FR Doc. 02–28030 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am] mutually agreeable between OPM and
5–0 on October 29, the Commission
BILLING CODE 4510–30–P SSA on or after December 1, 2002,
determined pursuant to u.S.C. 552b(e)
unless comments are received which
and § 9.107(a) of the Commission’s rules
will result in a contrary determination.
that ‘‘Discussion of Intergovernmental
NUCLEAR REGULATORY Subsequent matches will take place on
Issues (Closed—Ex. 9),’’ be held on
COMMISSION a recurring basis until one of the parties
October 31, 2002, and on less than one
advises the other, in writing, of its
week’s notice to the public.
Sunshine Act Meeting intention to reevaluate, modify and/or
The NRC Commission Meeting terminate the agreement.
Date: Weeks of November 4, 11, 18, 25, Schedule can be found on the Internet
ADDRESSES: Send comments to William
December 2, 9, 2002. at:
J. Washington, Assistant Director for
Place: Commissioners’ Conference making/schedule.html.
Systems, Finance and Administration,
Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, This notice is distributed by mail to 1900 E. Street NW., Room 4312,
Maryland. several hundred subscribers; if you no Washington, DC 20415.
Status: Public and closed. longer wish to receive it, or would like FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Matters To Be Considered: to be added to the distribution, please Marc Flaster, (202) 606–2115.
contact the Office of the Secretary,
Week of November 4, 2002 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OPM and
Washington, DC 20555 (301–415–1969).
There are no meetings scheduled for In addition, distribution of this meeting SSA intend to conduct a computer
the Week of November 4, 2002. notice over the Internet system is matching program. The purpose of this
available. If you are interested in agreement is to establish the conditions
Week of November 11, 2002—Tentative under which SSA agrees to the
receiving this Commission meeting
Thursday, November 14, 2002 schedule electronically, please send an disclosure of benefit information to
electronic message to OPM. The SSA records will be used in
2 p.m. a matching program with OPM’s records
Discussion of Management Issues Dated: October 31, 2002. on surviving spouses who may be
(Closed—Ex.2) R. Michelle Schroll, eligible to receive a Supplementary
Week of November 18, 2002—Tentative Acting Technical Coordinator; Office of the Annuity, disability retirees, and child
Secretary. survivor annuitants, under the Federal
Thursday, November 21, 2002 [FR Doc. 02–28158 Filed 11–1–02; 10:35 am] Employees’ Retirement System (FERS).
10 a.m. BILLING CODE 7590–01–M The benefits payable to these recipients

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are offset if paid while also in receipt of Public Law 100–503, the Computer SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: With the
SSA benefits. Matching and Privacy Protection Act of expansion of postage application
Office of Personnel Management. 1988’’. Access to the records used in the methods and technologies, it is essential
Kay Coles James,
data exchange is restricted to only those that the product submission procedures
authorized employees and officials who for all postage evidencing products be
need it to perform their official duties. clearly stated and defined while
Report of Computer Matching Program Records matched or created will be remaining flexible enough to
Between the Office of Personnel stored in an area that is physically safe. accommodate evolving technologies.
Management and Social Security Records used during this exchange and The Postal Service evaluation process
Administration any records created by this exchange can be effective and efficient if all
will be processed under the immediate suppliers follow these procedures. In
A. Participating Agencies this way, secure and convenient
supervision and control of authorized
OPM and SSA. personnel in a manner which will technology will be made available to the
protect the confidentiality of the mailing public with minimal delay and
B. Purpose of the Matching Program
records. The records matched and with the complete assurance that all
Chapter 84 of title 5, United States records created by the match will be Postal Service technical, quality, and
Code (U.S.C.), requires OPM to offset transported under appropriate security requirements are met. These
specific benefits by a percentage of safeguards. Both SSA and OPM have the procedures apply to all proposed
benefits payable under Title II of the right to make onsite inspection or make postage evidencing products and
Social Security Act. The matching will other provisions to ensure that adequate systems, whether the provider is new or
enable OPM to compute benefits at the safeguards are being maintained by the is currently authorized by the Postal
correct rate and determine eligibility for other agency. Service.
benefits. Title 39, Code of Federal Regulations
G. Inclusive Dates of the Matching (CFR) section 501.9, Security Testing,
C. Authority for Conducting the Program states: ‘‘The Postal Service reserves the
Matching Program
This computer matching program is right to require or conduct additional
Chapter 84, title 5, United States subject to review by the Office of examination and testing at any time,
Code. Management and Budget and the without cause, of any meter submitted
D. Categories of Records and Congress. OPM’s report to these parties to the Postal Service for approval or
Individuals Covered by the Match must be received at least 40 days prior approved by the Postal Service for
to the initiation of any matching manufacture and distribution.’’ For
The two SSA records systems products meeting the performance
activity. If no objections are raised by
involved in the match are (1) Master criteria for postage evidencing systems
either, and the mandatory 30-day public
Files of Social Security Number (SSN) that generate an information-based
notice period for comments has expired
Holders and SSN Applications, 60–0058 indicia (IBI), including PC Postage
for this Federal Register notice with no
(SSA/OSR) last published on March 24, products, the equivalent section is 39
significant adverse public comments in
1998 at 63 FR14165 and (2) the Master CFR section 502.10, Security Testing,
receipt resulting in a contrary
Beneficiary Record, 60–0090 (SSA/OSR) published as a proposed rule in the
determination, then this computer
last published February 21, 2001 at 66 Federal Register on October 2, 2000.
matching program becomes effective on
FR 11079. The OPM records consist of When the Postal Service elects to retest
the date specified above. By agreement
annuity data from its system of records a previously approved product, the
between OPM and SSA, the matching
entitled OPM/Central 1-Civil Service provider will be required to resubmit
program will be in effect and continue
Retirement and Insurance Records, last the product for evaluation according to
for 18 months with an option to renew
published on October 8, 1999 at 64 FR part or all of the proposed procedures.
for 12 additional months under the
54930, and as amended at 65 FR 25775, The Postal Service will determine full or
terms set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552a(o)(2)(D).
May 3, 2000. partial compliance with the procedures
[FR Doc. 02–28105 Filed 10–31–02; 4:35 pm] prior to resubmission by the provider.
E. Description of Matching Program The procedures were published as
As frequently as daily, OPM will proposed procedures in the Federal
provide SSA with an extract from the Register on May 1, 2002 [Vol. 67, No.
annuity master file and from pending 84, pages 21780–21785] with a request
claims snapshot records via the File POSTAL SERVICE for submission of comments by May 31,
Transfer Management System (FTMS). 2002. We received three submissions in
The extracted file will contain Postage Evidencing Product response to the solicitation of public
identifying information concerning the Submission Procedures comments. These comments were
disability annuitant, child survivor, or AGENCY: Postal Service. carefully considered, as explained in the
surviving spouse who may be eligible discussion of comments. No changes
for an annuity under FERS. Each record ACTION: Final notice of procedures. were made to the procedures as a result
will be matched to SSA’s records and SUMMARY: The Postal Service is of these comments. However, a few
requested information transmitted back implementing product submission changes were made to clarify the
to OPM. procedures for postage meters and other meaning of the procedures, as explained
F. Privacy Safeguards and Security postage evidencing systems. following the discussion of comments.
The procedures, as revised, follow these
The personal privacy of the DATES: The procedures are effective
individuals whose names are included November 5, 2002.
in the files transmitted are protected by FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Discussion of Comments
strict adherence to the provisions of the Wayne Wilkerson, manager, Postage 1. One commenter asked the Postal
Privacy Act of 1974 and OMB’s Technology Management, by fax at 703– Service to add maximum time frames
‘‘Guidance Interpreting the Provisions of 292–4050. for responding to product submissions

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