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Subject: Employment Certification for Public Service
Loan Forgiveness.

Publication Date: August 12, 2011

Posted Date: August 12, 2011

Subject: Employment Certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

FR Type: Notice


[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 156 (Friday, August 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 50189]
[From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-20565]

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Notice of Submission for OMB Review

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Comment Request.

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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 
September 12, 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 oira_submission@omb.eop.gov with a cc: to 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. 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: August 8, 2011.
Darrin King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: NEW.
    Title of Collection: Employment Certification for Public Service 
Loan Forgiveness.
    OMB Control Number: Pending.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,073,643.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,036,822.
    Abstract: This form serves as the means by which eligible borrowers 
in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program indicate eligible 
employment for the purpose of final forgiveness under the Public 
Service Loan Forgiveness Program. The Department and its Direct Loan 
Program servicers will use the information collected on the Employment 
Certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness form to determine 
whether a borrower has worked for a qualified employer during the 
certification period and whether payments made against a borrower's 
outstanding Direct Loan balance were qualifying payments for the 
purpose of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
    Copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may 
be accessed from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or from the Department's Web site at http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the “Browse Pending Collections” link
number 4563. 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 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov 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. 2011-20565 Filed 8-11-11; 8:45 am]
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Last Modified: 08/11/2011