Table of Contents

402.5Scope and purpose.
402.15Relationship between the FOIA and the Privacy Act of 1974.
402.20Requests not handled under the FOIA.
402.25Referral of requests outside of SSA.
402.40Publications for sale.
402.45Availability of records.
402.50Availability of administrative staff manuals.
402.55Materials available at district offices and branch offices.
402.60Materials in field offices of the Office of Hearings and Appeals.
402.65Health care information.
402.70Reasons for withholding some records.
402.75Exemption one for withholding records: National defense and foreign policy.
402.80Exemption two for withholding records: Internal personnel rules and practices.
402.85Exemption three for withholding records: Records exempted by other statutes.
402.90Exemption four for withholding records: Trade secrets and confidential commercial or financial information.
402.95Exemption five for withholding records: Internal memoranda.
402.100Exemption six: Clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
402.105Exemption seven for withholding records: Law enforcement.
402.110Exemptions eight and nine for withholding records: Records on financial institutions; records on wells.
402.125Who may release a record.
402.130How to request a record.
402.135Where to send a request.
402.140How a request for a record is processed.
402.145Responding to your request.
402.150Release of records.
402.155Fees to be charged—categories of requests.
402.160Fees to be charged—general provisions.
402.165Fee schedule.
402.170Fees for providing records and related services for program purposes pursuant to section 1106 of the Social Security Act.
402.175Fees for providing information and related services for non-program purposes.
402.180Procedure on assessing and collecting fees for providing records.
402.185Waiver or reduction of fees in the public interest.
402.190Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA.
402.195How a request is denied.
402.200How to appeal a decision denying all or part of a request.
402.205U.S. District Court action.

Authority: Secs. 205, 702(a)(5), and 1106 of the Social Security Act; (42 U.S.C. 405, 902(a)(5), and 1306); 5 U.S.C. 552 and 552a; 8 U.S.C. 1360; 18 U.S.C. 1905; 26 U.S.C. 6103; 30 U.S.C. 923b; 31 U.S.C. 9701; E.O. 12600, 52 FR 23781, 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 235.

Source: 62 FR 4154, Jan. 29, 1997, unless otherwise noted.