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Information Collection Request

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PublicationDate: 1/19/2000
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PageNumbers: 2932-2933
Summary: Information Collection Request
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[Federal Register: January 19, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 12)]
[Notices]
[Page 2932-2933]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Information Management Group, 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
March 20, 2000.

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 Leader, Information Management Group,
Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that 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)

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Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or
Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.
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: January 13, 2000.
William Burrow,
Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief Information
Officer.

Office of Student Financial Assistance Programs

Type of Review: Revision.
Title: Federal Pell Grant Program Recipient Financial Management
System (RFMS).
Frequency: On Occasion.
Affected Public:
Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or households; Businesses
or other for-profit.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Responses: 3,950,083.
Burden Hours: 396,200.
Abstract: The Federal Pell Grant Program provides grants to
eligible students based on financial need to meet the costs of
postsecondary education. The new RFMS modernizes the Federal Pell Grant
Program and institutions report data and request funds through RFMS.
Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request
should be addressed to Vivian Reese, Department of Education, 400
Maryland Avenue, SW, Room 5624, Regional Office Building 3, Washington,
DC 20202-4651, or should be electronically mailed to the internet
address OCIO__IMG__Issues@ed.gov or should be faxed to 202-708-9346.
Written comments or questions regarding burden and/or the
collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart
at (202) 708-9266 or via his internet address Joe__Schubart@ed.gov.
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

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