Social Services Law Bulletin #40

Confidentiality and Social Services (Part VI): Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Social Security Numbers

Tuesday, November 1, 2005

The sixth in a series of Social Services Law Bulletins that will address confidentiality and social services. This bulletin summarizes the provisions of several federal and state laws, including the Social Security Act, the federal Privacy Act, the State Privacy Act, and the newly-enacted state Identity Theft Protection Act of 2005, governing the collection, use, or disclosure of social security numbers by state and county social services agencies.

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