[APG Public List] SS-5 parents' names blackened out

Rondina Muncy rondina.muncy at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 16:00:05 MDT 2009


Eileen,

This is a tough one, but do you have a source for this? If I'm going to be
able to cite this little piece of information in a report, I need to know
where the law is.

Rondina
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On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 4:20 PM, Eileen Souza <eileen.souza at verizon.net>wrote:

>  Recently, we had a thread where people were noticing that some of
> the SS-5s they received had the parents' names blackened.  I work for Social
> Security (in information technology) so I did a little research.  What I
> have learned is that the FOIA analysts who handle your requests use the Rule
> of 65 as their guideline.  What this means is that if the subject of the
> request is under 65 and no proof has been submitted of their parents'
> deaths, the analyst will check our files to see if they can find a record of
> the deaths of the subjects' parents.  If they do not find this evidence in
> our records, they redact the names.
>
> Eileen Souza
> Eldersburg, MD
> eileen.souza at verizon.net
>
>
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