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Summary: Leveraging Educational Assistance Program (LEAP)/Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Program (SLEAP) Performance Report

Publication Date: August 8, 2008

Page Numbers: 46250–46251

Summary: Leveraging Educational Assistance Program (LEAP)/Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Program (SLEAP) Performance Report

Posted on 08-08-2008

[Federal Register: August 8, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 154)]
[Page 46250-46251]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management 
Services, Office of Management, 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 
October 7, 2008.
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 IC Clearance Official, Regulatory 
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Management Services, Office of Management, 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: August 4, 2008.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.
Federal Student Aid
    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Leveraging Educational Assistance Program (LEAP)/Special 
Leveraging Educational Assistance Program (SLEAP) Performance Report.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs 
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Responses: 56.
Burden Hours: 448.
    Abstract: FSA seeks approval for the LEAP/SLEAP Performance Report, 
which is set to expire on October 31, 2008. The performance report is 
used once annually in the fall of each calendar year and is needed to 
ensure program compliance by states. This is the same form that has 
been previously approved which has been reformatted utilizing Adobe 
LiveCycle Forms software. The new formatted form is an electronic 
interactive form, which allows our respondents to navigate, complete 
and submit more easily, while improving data accuracy.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request 
may be accessed from, by selecting the ``Browse 
Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 3713. When 
you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. Requests may also be electronically 
mailed to or faxed to 202-401-0920. Please specify 
the complete title of the information collection when making your 
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be electronically mailed to 
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. E8-18286 Filed 8-7-08; 8:45 am]

Last Modified: 08/07/2008