Privacy Act of 1974; Computer Matching Program

CourtHomeland Security Department
Citation86 FR 67483
Publication Date26 November 2021
Record Number2021-25847
67483
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will be notified when comments are
posted.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
: Mr.
Ryan Owens, Alternate Designated
Federal Officer of the National Maritime
Security Advisory Committee, 2703
Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20593, Stop 7581,
Washington, DC 20593–7581; telephone
202–302–6565 or email ryan.f.owens@
uscg.mil.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
: Notice of
this meeting is in compliance with the
Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5
U.S.C., Appendix). The Committee was
established on December 4, 2018, by
§ 601 of the Frank LoBiondo Coast
Guard Authorization Act of 2018, Public
Law 115–282, 132 Stat. 4190. The
National Maritime Security Advisory
Committee provides advice, consults
with, and makes recommendations to
the Secretary of Homeland Security, via
the Commandant of the Coast Guard, on
matters relating to national maritime
security.
Agenda
(1) Call to Order.
(2) Introduction.
(3) Designated Federal Official Remarks.
(4) Roll call of Committee members and
determination of quorum.
(5) Presentation of task. The Coast
Guard will present the following
task and the Committee will
determine if they will accept the
tasks and form working groups:
a. Recommendations on Cybersecurity
Information Sharing.
(6) Public comment period.
(7) Closing Remarks/plans for next
meeting.
(8) Adjournment of meeting.
A copy of all meeting documentation
will be available at https://
homeport.uscg.mil/NMSAC by
December 13, 2021. Alternatively, you
may contact Mr. Ryan Owens as noted
in the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
section
above.
There will be a public comment
period at the end of the meeting.
Speakers are requested to limit their
comments to 3 minutes. Please note that
the public comment period may end
before the period allotted, following the
last call for comments. Contact the
individual listed in the
FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION CONTACT
section above to
register as a speaker.
Dated: November 22, 2021.
Wayne R. Arguin, Jr.
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of
Inspections and Compliance.
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BILLING CODE 9110–04–P
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
SECURITY
[Docket No. DHS–2021–0033]
Privacy Act of 1974; Computer
Matching Program
AGENCY
: Department of Homeland
Security, U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Services.
ACTION
: Notice of a re-established
matching program.
SUMMARY
: Pursuant to the Privacy Act of
1974, as amended by the Computer
Matching and Privacy Protection Act of
1988 and the Computer Matching and
Privacy Protections Amendment of 1990
(Privacy Act), and Office of Management
and Budget (OMB) guidance on the
conduct of matching programs, notice is
hereby given of the re-establishment of
a matching program between the
Department of Homeland Security
(DHS), U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Services (USCIS), and the
California Department of Healthcare
Services (CA–DHCS). CA–DHCS will
match against DHS–USCIS data to verify
the immigration status of non-U.S.
citizens who apply for federal benefits
(Benefit Applicants) under Medicaid
programs that CA–DHCS administers to
determine whether Benefit Applicants
possess the requisite immigration status
to be eligible for the Medicaid it
administers.
DATES
: Please submit comments on or
before December 27, 2021. The
matching program will be effective on
December 27, 2021 unless comments
have been received from interested
members of the public that require
modification and republication of the
notice. The matching program will
continue for 18 months from the
beginning date and may be extended an
additional 12 months if the conditions
specified in 5 U.S.C. 552a(o)(2)(D) have
been met.
ADDRESSES
: You may submit comments,
identified by docket number DHS–2021–
0033, by one of the following methods:
Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http://
www.regulations.gov. Follow the
instructions for submitting comments.
Fax: 202–343–4010.
Mail: Lynn Parker Dupree, Chief
Privacy Officer, Privacy Office,
Department of Homeland Security,
Washington, DC 20528–0655.
Instructions: All submissions received
must include the agency name and
docket number DHS–2021–0033. All
comments received will be posted
without change to http://
www.regulations.gov, including any
personal information provided.
Docket: For access to the docket to
read background documents or
comments received, go to http://
www.regulations.gov.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
: To
obtain additional information about this
matching program and the contents of
this Computer Matching Agreement
between DHS–USCIS and CA–DHCS,
please view this Computer Matching
Agreement at the following website:
https://www.dhs.gov/publication/
computer-matching-agreements-and-
notices. For general questions about this
matching program, contact Jonathan M.
Mills, Acting Chief, USCIS SAVE
Program at (202) 306–9874. For general
privacy questions, please contact Lynn
Parker Dupree, (202) 343–1717, Chief
Privacy Officer, Department of
Homeland Security, Washington, DC
20528–0655.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
: DHS–
USCIS provides this notice in
accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974
(5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended by the
Computer Matching and Privacy
Protection Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100–503)
and the Computer Matching and Privacy
Protection Amendments of 1990 (Pub. L.
101–508) (Privacy Act); Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) Final
Guidance Interpreting the Provisions of
Pub. L. 100–503, the Computer
Matching and Privacy Protection Act of
1988, 54 FR 25818 (June 19, 1989); and
OMB Circular A–108, 81 FR 94424
(December 23, 2016).
Participating Agencies: DHS–USCIS
and CA–DHCS.
Authority for Conducting the
Matching Program: Section 121 of the
Immigration Reform and Control Act
(IRCA) of 1986, Public Law 99–603, as
amended by the Personal Responsibility
and Work Opportunity Reconciliation
Act of 1996 (PRWORA), Pub. L. 104–
193, 110 Stat. 2168 (1996), requires DHS
to establish a system for the verification
of immigration status of noncitizens
applicants for, or recipients of, certain
types of benefits as specified within
IRCA, and to make this system available
to state agencies that administer such
benefits. The Illegal Immigration Reform
and Immigrant Responsibility Act of
1996 (IIRIRA), Pub. L. 104–208, 110
State. 3009 (1996) grants federal, state,
or local government agencies seeking to
verify or ascertain the citizenship or
immigration status of any individual
within the jurisdiction of the agency
with the authority to request such
information from DHS–USCIS for any
purpose authorized by law.
Purpose: This Agreement re-stablishes
the terms and conditions governing CA–
DHCS’s access to, and use of, the DHS–
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USCIS Systematic Alien Verification for
Entitlements (SAVE) Program, which
provides immigration status information
from federal immigration records to
authorized users, and to comply with
the Computer Matching and Privacy
Protection Act of 1988 (CMPPA).
CA–DHCS will use the SAVE Program
to verify the immigration status of
noncitizens who apply for federal
benefits (Benefit Applicants) under
Medicaid programs that it administers.
CA–DHCS will use the information
obtained through the SAVE Program to
determine whether Benefit Applicants
possess the requisite immigration status
to be eligible for the Medicaid
administered by CA–DHCS.
This Agreement describes the
respective responsibilities of DHS–
USCIS and CA–DHCS to verify Benefit
Applicants’ immigration status while
safeguarding against unlawful
discrimination and preserving the
confidentiality of information received
from the other party. The requirements
of this Agreement will be carried out by
authorized employees and/or contractor
personnel of DHS–USCIS and CA–
DHCS.
Categories of Individuals: The
individuals about whom DHS–USCIS
maintains information, which is
contained in its Verification Information
System (VIS) database used by the
SAVE Program to verify immigration
status, that are involved in this
matching program include noncitizens
(meaning any person as defined in
Immigration and Nationality Act section
101(a)(3)), those naturalized, and to the
extent those that have applied for
Certificates of Citizenship, derived U.S.
citizens, on whom DHS–USCIS has a
record as an applicant, petitioner,
sponsor, or beneficiary. The individuals
about whom CA–DHCS maintains
information that is involved in this
matching program include non-citizen
Benefit Applicants for, or recipients of,
Medicaid administered by CA–DHCS.
Categories of Records: Data elements
to be matched between CA–DHCS
records and DHS–USCIS federal
immigration records include the
following: Last Name, First Name,
Middle Name, Date of Birth,
Immigration Numbers (e.g., Alien
Registration/USCIS Number, I–94
Number, SEVIS ID Number, Certificate
of Naturalization Number, Certificate of
Citizenship Number, or Unexpired
Foreign Passport Number), and Other
Information from Immigration
Documentation (for example, Country of
Birth, Date of Entry, Employment
Authorization Category). Additional
Data elements provided to CA–DHCS
from DHS–USCIS records related to the
match may include: Citizenship or
Immigration Data (for example,
immigration class of admission and/or
employment authorization),
Sponsorship Data (for example, name,
address, and social security number of
Form I–864/I–864EZ sponsors and Form
I–864A household members, when
applicable) and Case Verification
Number.
System of Records: DHS/USCIS–004
Systematic Alien Verification for
Entitlements (SAVE) System of Records
Notice, 85 FR 31798 (May 27, 2020).
Lynn Parker Dupree,
Chief Privacy Officer, Department of
Homeland Security.
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BILLING CODE 9110–9L–P
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
SECURITY
[Docket No. CISA–2021–0017]
Notice of Cybersecurity and
Infrastructure Security Agency
Cybersecurity Advisory Committee
Meeting
AGENCY
: Cybersecurity and
Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA),
Department of Homeland Security
(DHS).
ACTION
: Notice of Federal Advisory
Committee Act (FACA) meeting; request
for comments.
SUMMARY
: CISA is publishing this notice
to announce the following CISA
Cybersecurity Advisory Committee
meeting. This meeting will be partially
closed to the public.
DATES
:
Meeting Registration: Registration to
attend the meeting is required and must
be received no later than 5:00 p.m.
Eastern Time (ET) on December 8, 2021.
For more information on how to
participate, please contact CISA_
CybersecurityAdvisoryCommittee@
cisa.dhs.gov.
Speaker Registration: Registration to
speak during the meeting’s public
comment period must be received no
later than 5:00 p.m. ET on December 8,
2021.
Written Comments: Written comments
must be received no later than 5:00 p.m.
ET on December 8, 2021.
Meeting Date: The CISA Cybersecurity
Advisory Committee will meet on
December 10, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. to
3:30 p.m. ET. The meeting may close
early if the committee has completed its
business.
ADDRESSES
: The CISA Cybersecurity
Advisory Committee’s open session will
be held in-person at 7525 Colshire
Drive, McLean, VA 22102. Capacity and
location are subject to change based on
DHS protocol regarding COVID–19
pandemic restrictions at the time of the
meeting. Due to pandemic restrictions,
members of the public may participate
via teleconference only. Requests to
participate will be accepted and
processed in the order in which they are
received. For access to the conference
call bridge, information on services for
individuals with disabilities, or to
request special assistance, please email
CISA_
CybersecurityAdvisoryCommittee@
cisa.dhs.gov. by 5:00 p.m. ET on
December 8, 2021.
Comments: Members of the public are
invited to provide comments on issues
that will be considered by the
committee as outlined in the
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
section
below. Associated materials that may be
discussed during the meeting will be
made available for review at https://
www.cisa.gov/cisa-cybersecurity-
advisory-committee on November 24,
2021. Comments should be submitted
by 5:00 p.m. ET on December 10, 2021,
and must be identified by Docket
Number CISA–2021–0017. Comments
may be submitted by one of the
following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal:
www.regulations.gov. Please follow the
instructions for submitting written
comments.
Email: CISA_
CybersecurityAdvisoryCommittee@
cisa.dhs.gov. Include the Docket
Number CISA–2021–0017 in the subject
line of the email.
Instructions: All submissions received
must include the words ‘‘Department of
Homeland Security’’ and the Docket
Number for this action. Comments
received will be posted without
alteration to www.regulations.gov,
including any personal information
provided.
Docket: For access to the docket and
comments received by the CISA
Cybersecurity Advisory Committee,
please go to www.regulations.gov and
enter docket number CISA–2021–0017.
A public comment period is
scheduled to be held during the meeting
from 3:10 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. ET. Speakers
who wish to participate in the public
comment period must email CISA_
CybersecurityAdvisoryCommittee@
cisa.dhs.gov to register. Speakers should
limit their comments to 3 minutes and
will speak in order of registration.
Please note that the public comment
period may end before the time
indicated, depending on the number of
speakers who register to participate.
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