Summary: The Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title: Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Loan Discharge Applications.
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[Federal Register: September 9, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 174)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the
Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information
collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before
November 9, 1998.
ADDRESSES: Written comments and requests for copies of the proposed
information collection requests should be addressed to Patrick J.
Sherrill, Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, SW, Room
5624, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20202-4651.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick J. Sherrill (202) 708-8196.
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management
and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an
early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB
may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the
extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat
the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal
law, or substantially interfere with any agency's ability to perform
its statutory obligations. The Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer,
Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes this notice
containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission
of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped
by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g.,
new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3)
Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and
proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of
collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites
public comment at the address specified above. Copies of the requests
are available from Patrick J. Sherrill at the address specified above.
The Department of Education is especially interested in public
comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection
necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this
information be processed and used in a timely manner, (3) is the
estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and
(5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on
the respondents, including through the use of information technology.
Dated: September 2, 1998.
Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief
Office of Postsecondary Education
Type of Review: Revision.
Title: Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program and William D.
Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Loan Discharge Applications.
Frequency: One time.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Burden Hours: 30,500.
Abstract: These forms will serve as the means of collecting the
information necessary to determine whether a FFEL or Direct Loan
Borrower qualifies for a loan discharge based on total and
permanent disability, school closure, false certification of student
eligibility, or unauthorized signature.
[FR Doc. 98-24114 Filed 9-8-98; 8:45 am]
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