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ED Solicites Comments on the 2001-2002 FAFSA

PublicationDate: 4/18/2000
PageNumbers: 20808-20809
Summary: ED Solicites Comments on the 2001-2002 FAFSA

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[Federal Register: April 18, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 75)]
[Page 20808-20809]
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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education

SUMMARY: The Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief
Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review
as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before
May 18, 2000.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Danny Werfel, Desk
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725
17th Street, NW., Room 10235, New Executive Office Building,
Washington, DC 20503 or should be electronically mailed to the internet
address DWERFEL@OMB.EOP.GOV. Interested persons can access this
document on the Internet:
(1) Go to IFAP at
(2) Click on ``Current SFA Publications''.
(3) Scroll down and click on ``FAFSA and Renewal FAFSA Forms and
(4) Click on ``By 2001-2002 Award Year''.
(5) Click on ``FAFSA Instructions''.
(6) Click on the red icon to open or download the file.
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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) Respondents and frequency of
collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites
public comment.

Dated: April 12, 2000.
William Burrow,
Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief Information

Office of Student Financial Assistance

Type of Review: Revision
Title: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Frequency: Annually
Affected Public: Individuals or households
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 11,134,376;
Burden Hours: 7,073,050.
Abstract: Collects identifying and financial information from
students applying for Federal student aid for postsecondary education.
Used to calculate Expected Family Contribution and determine
eligibility for grants and loans, under Title IV of the HEA.
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,
D.C. 20202-4651. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the
internet address or faxed to 202-708-9346.
Please specify the complete title of the information collection when
making your request.
Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity

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should be directed to Patrick Sherrill at (202) 708-9346 (fax).
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

[FR Doc. 00-9609 Filed 4-17-00; 8:45 am]


Last Modified: 04/18/2000