31 CFR 1.32 - Use and disclosure of social security numbers.

§ 1.32 Use and disclosure of social security numbers.
(a) In general. An individual shall not be denied any right, benefit, or privilege provided by law by a component because of such individual's refusal to disclose his social security number.
(b) Exceptions. The provisions of paragraph (a) of this section shall not apply with respect to:
(1) Any disclosure which is required by Federal statute, or
(2) The disclosure of a social security number to any Federal, State, or local agency maintaining a system of records in existence and operating before January 1, 1975, if such disclosure was required under statute or regulation adopted prior to such date to verify the identity of an individual.
(c) Requests for disclosure of social security number. Any component which requests an individual to disclose his or her social security account number shall inform that individual whether:
(1) Disclosure is mandatory or voluntary.
(2) By what statutory or other authority such number is solicited, and
(3) What uses will be made of it. (See section 7 of the Privacy Act of 1974 set forth at 5 U.S.C. 552a, note.)

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Title 31 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-10-03; vol. 79 # 192 - Friday, October 3, 2014
    1. 79 FR 59699 - Privacy Act, Implementation
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, Departmental Offices
      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be received no later than November 3, 2014.
      31 CFR Part 1