|Publication Date: April 2003
Page Numbers: 22366
Direct Loan Program's General Forbearance Request Form.
Posted on 04-29-2003
[Federal Register: April 28, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 81)]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Regulatory 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 28, 2003.
ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Lauren Wittenberg, 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
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, Regulatory 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
Dated: April 22, 2003.
John D. Tressler,
Leader, Regulatory Management Group, Office of the Chief Information
Federal Student Aid
Type of Review: Revision.
Title: Direct Loan Program's General Forbearance Request Form.
Frequency: On occasion.
Affected Public: Individuals or household.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Burden Hours: 214,800.
Abstract: Borrowers who receive loans through the William D. Ford
Federal Direct Loan Program will use this form to request forbearance
on their loans when they are willing but unable to make their currently
scheduled monthly payments because of a temporary financial hardship.
Requests for copies of the submission for OMB review; comment
request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the
``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number
2228. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download
Attachments `` to view. Written requests for information should be
addressed to Vivian Reese, Department of Education, 400 Maryland
Avenue, SW., Room 4050, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC
20202-4651 or to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests may
also be electronically mailed to the internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov
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
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at (202) 708-9266.
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. 03-10320 Filed 4-25-03; 8:45 am]