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Title 20Chapter IIIPart 402

TITLE 20—Employees' Benefits



Scope and purpose.
Relationship between the FOIA and the Privacy Act of 1974.
Requests not handled under the FOIA.
Referral of requests outside of SSA.
Publications for sale.
Availability of records.
Availability of administrative staff manuals.
Materials available at district offices and branch offices.
Materials in field offices of the Office of Hearings and Appeals.
Health care information.
Reasons for withholding some records.
Exemption one for withholding records: National defense and foreign policy.
Exemption two for withholding records: Internal personnel rules and practices.
Exemption three for withholding records: Records exempted by other statutes.
Exemption four for withholding records: Trade secrets and confidential commercial or financial information.
Exemption five for withholding records: Internal memoranda.
Exemption six: Clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
Exemption seven for withholding records: Law enforcement.
Exemptions eight and nine for withholding records: Records on financial institutions; records on wells.
Who may release a record.
How to request a record.
Where to send a request.
How a request for a record is processed.
Responding to your request.
Release of records.
Fees to be charged—categories of requests.
Fees to be charged—general provisions.
Fee schedule.
Fees for providing records and related services for program purposes pursuant to section 1106 of the Social Security Act.
Fees for providing information and related services for non-program purposes.
Procedure on assessing and collecting fees for providing records.
Waiver or reduction of fees in the public interest.
Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA.
How a request is denied.
How to appeal a decision denying all or part of a request.
U.S. District Court action.

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