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SSA RIN: 0960-AG49 Publication ID: Spring 2008 
Title: Amendment to the Attorney Advisor Program (3398F) 
Abstract: This final rule modifies the prehearing procedures we follow in claims for Social Security disability benefits or supplemental security income payments based on disability or blindness. Under the final rule, attorney advisors have the authority to conduct certain prehearing proceedings, and where the documentary record developed as a result of these proceedings warrants, issue decisions that are wholly favorable to the parties to the hearing. 
Agency: Social Security Administration(SSA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 20 CFR 404.942    20 CFR 416.1442   
Legal Authority: 42 USC 401(j)    42 USC 404(f)    42 USC 405(a)    42 USC 405(b)    42 USC 405(d)-(h)    42 USC 405(j)    42 USC 421    42 USC 423(i)    42 USC 425    42 USC 902(a)(5)    42 USC 405 note    42 USC 421 note    42 USC 902 note    42 USC 1383    42 USC 1383b   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  08/09/2007  72 FR 44763   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  10/09/2007    
Final Action  03/03/2008  73 FR 11349   
Final Action Effective  03/03/2008    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Marilyn Hull
Social Security Administration
5107 Leesburg Pike,
Falls Church, VA 22041-3260
Phone:703 605-8500

Richard M. Bresnick
Social Insurance Specialist, Regulations Writer
Social Security Administration
Office of Regulations, 6401 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21235-6401
Phone:410 965-1758