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Student Aid Report (SAR)

Publication Date: May 2004

Page Numbers: 29707

Student Aid Report (SAR)

Posted on 05-26-2004

[Federal Register: May 25, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 101)]
[Page 29707]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Regulatory 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
July 19, 2004.

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 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. 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: May 18, 2004.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, Regulatory Information Management, Office of the Chief
Information Officer.

Office of Postsecondary Education

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Student Aid Report (SAR).
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 24,521,978.
     Burden Hours: 5,402,415.
     Abstract: The Student Aid Report (SAR) is used to notify all
applicants of their eligibility to receive Federal student aid for
postsecondary education.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request
may be accessed from
, or should be addressed to

Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th
Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also be electronically
mailed to the Internet address or faxed to
202-245-6623. 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) 245-6566, or via his Internet address
. 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. 04-11605 Filed 5-24-04; 8:45 am]

Last Modified: 05/25/2004