Publication Date: November 6, 2007
Author: Jeff Baker, Director Policy Liaison and Implementation, Federal Student Aid
Summary: Publication of Final Rules
Posted on 11-06-2007
On October 29, 2007 and November 1, 2000, Final Rules amending the Title IV student assistance regulations were published in the Federal Register. The "Final Rule; ACG and Smart Grant Program" published on October 29 (72 FR 61247) included rules related to the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) and National Science and Mathematics Access To Retain Talent (SMART) Grant programs. The first set of final rules "Final Rule; Federal Perkins, FFEL and Direct Loan" published on November 1 (72 FR 61959) relates to the Title IV student loan programs. The second set of November 1 rules "Final Rule; Federal Student Aid Programs" (72 FR 62013) include changes to the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations and to certain of the specific program rules.
Each of the three Federal Register publications can be accessed using the links above.