28 CFR 16.53 - Use and collection of social security numbers.
Each component shall ensure that employees authorized to collect information are aware:
(a) That individuals may not be denied any right, benefit, or privilege as a result of refusing to provide their social security numbers, unless the collection is authorized either by a statute or by a regulation issued prior to 1975; and
(2) Any statutory or regulatory authority that authorizes the collection of social security numbers; and
Title 28 published on 2014-07-01
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