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Subject: Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information

Publication Date: April 21, 2011

Posted Date: April 21, 2011

Subject: Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register: April 21, 2011 (Volume 76, Number 77)]
[Page 22388]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []


Notice of Submission for OMB Review

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Comment request.

SUMMARY: The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 23, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395-
5806 or e-mailed to with a cc: to Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records.

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. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of
the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

    Dated: April 18, 2011.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy,
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title of Collection: Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for
Supplemental Information.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0103.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,230,000.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 615,000.
    Abstract: The Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information serves as the means by which a Direct PLUS Loan applicant (parent or graduate/professional student) may provide certain information to a school that will assist the school in originating the borrower's Direct PLUS Loan award, and as an alternative to providing this information to the school by other means established by the school.
    Copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from the Web site at or from the Department's Web site at, by selecting the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 4512. 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 the Internet address or faxed to 202-401-0920. Please specify the complete title of the information collection and OMB Control Number when making your request.
    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. 2011-9712 Filed 4-20-11; 8:45 am]

Last Modified: 04/20/2011