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      house Committees
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      Social Security
    IntroducedFebruary 4th, 2013

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Title

Social Security Death Master File Privacy Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to prohibit the Commissioner of Social Security from publishing the social security numbers of deceased individuals in the Death Master File, and for other purposes.

Summary

Social Security Death Master File Privacy Act of 2013 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the Commissioner of Social Security from publishing in the Death Master File (or any other public database containing information relating to the death of individuals) the Social Security account number of any deceased individual. Prohibits the Commissioner from being compelled to disclose the Social Security account number of any deceased individual to any member of the public under the Freedom of Information Act. Authorizes the Commissioner to share with federal and state agencies certain information relating to deceased individuals.