SL 90005.001 Transmittal 1 to SL 60001, May 2005
Part 19 – State and
Local Coverage Handbook
Chapter 600 – Employment
Subchapter 01 – Employment
State Social Security Administrators
Regional Offices—RSI Team Leaders
Parallel Social Security Field Offices—District Managers
Regional General Counsel Staff
POMS section SL 60001.642 contains information on the types of court reporters for purposes of coverage under
Section 218 Agreements and the mandatory coverage provisions. Court reporters can
be employees of a State or local government entity, private firm, or they can be self
employed. This section is a reinstatement of material originally posted as Section
617 in the August 1995 version of the State and Local Handbook (SSA-Pub. No. 16-055).
Section 617 was removed when the Handbook was posted online.
Summary of Changes
SL 60001.642 Court Reporters
This section has been reinstated and revised to reflect the following changes: .
Reestablished entire State and Local Coverage Handbook section that was omitted when
the Handbook was put online.
Provided instructions to assist SSA staff in distinguishing court reporters who are
engaging in government employment from self employed and private sector court reporters.