EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION
ADVISORY SYSTEM
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Washington, D. C. 20210
CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

OWS/DUIO

ISSUE DATE

November 10, 2004

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

November 10, 2005

ADVISORY : UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 04-05
 
TO : STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES
 
FROM : CHERYL ATKINSON s/s
Administrator
Office of Workforce Security
 
SUBJECT : The Income and Eligibility Verification System

  1. Purpose. To announce the Office of Management and Budget's approval to extend the collection of information for the Income and Eligibility Verification System.

  2. References. Title XI of the Social Security Act, section 1137.

  3. Background. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has authorized the continued participation of State Workforce Agencies in the Income and Eligibility Verification System through April 28, 2007. The Income and Eligibility Verification System provides for the exchange of information among state agencies administering specific programs. These programs include Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid, Food Stamps, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Unemployment Compensation (UC) and any state program under a plan approved under titles I, X, XIV, XVI, XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act. In accordance with the Social Security Act, these programs are required to share information to assist with the determination of eligibility and benefit amounts.

  4. OMB Approval. This reporting instruction has been approved by OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, OMB Approval No. 1205-0238, expiration date April 28, 2007. Persons are not required to participate in this collection of information unless a current and valid OMB control number is displayed. Respondents' obligation to participate in this system is mandatory under title XI of the Social Security Act, section 1137.

  5. Disclosure Statement Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average one second per claim for printing forms notifying claimants of state participation in this system and one minute per claim for cross matching records with the Social Security Administration.

    Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workforce Security, Room S-4231, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210 to the attention of Diane Wood (Paperwork Reduction Project 1205-0173) or fax them to 202-693-3975.

  6. Action Required. State Administrators are requested to provide the above information to appropriate staff.

  7. Inquiries. Direct all inquiries to the appropriate regional office.