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104 STAT. 1388-272 PUBLIC LAW 101-508 —NOV. 5, 1990 42 USC 902 note. SEC. 5110. TELEPHONE ACCESS TO THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRA- TION. (a) REQUIRED MINIMUM LEVEL OF ACCESS TO LOCAL OFFICES.—In addition to such other access by telephone to offices of the Social Security Administration as the Secretary of Health and Human Services may consider appropriate, the Secretary shall maintain access by telephone to local offices of the Social Security Administration at the level of access generally available as of September 30, 1989. (b) TELEPHONE LISTINGS.—The Secretary shall make such requests of local telephone utilities in the United States as are necessary to ensure that the listings subsequently maintained and published by such utilities for each locality include the address and telephone number for each local office of the Social Security Administration to which direct telephone access is maintained under subsection (a) in such locality. Such listing may also include information concerning the availability of a toll-free number which may be called for general information. (c) REPORT BY SECRETARY. — Not later than January 1, 1993, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance of the Senate a report which— (1) assesses the impact of the requirements established by this section on the Social Security Administration's allocation of resources, workload levels, and service to the public, and (2) presents a plan for using new, innovative technologies to enhance access to the Social Security Administration, including access to local offices. (d) GAO REPORT.—The Comptroller General of the United States shall review the level of telephone access by the public to the local offices of the Social Security Administration. The Comptroller General shall file an interim report with the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance of the Senate describing such level of telephone access not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act and shall file a final report with such Committees describing such level of access not later than 210 days after such date. (e) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall meet the requirements of subsections (a) and (b) as soon as possible after the date of the enactment of this Act but not later 180 days after such date. SEC. 5111. AMENDMENTS RELATING TO SOCIAL SECURITY ACCOUNT STATEMENTS. (a) IN GENERAL.— Section 1142 (42 U.S.C. 1320b-13), as added by section 10308 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 2485), is amended— (1) by striking "SEC. 1142." and inserting "SEC. 1143."; and (2) in subsection (c)(2), by striking " a biennial" and inserting "an annual". (b) DISCLOSURE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION BY INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE TO SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION. — (1) IN GENERAL.— Section 6103(m) of the Internal Revenue 26 USC 6103. Code of 1986 (relating to disclosure of taxpayer identity information) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: