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Subject: Loan Cancellation in the Federal Perkins Loan Program

Publication Date: January 29, 2013

Posted Date: January 29, 2013

Subject: Loan Cancellation in the Federal Perkins Loan Program

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 19 (Tuesday, January 29, 2013)]
[Pages 6082-6083]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2013-01859]



[Docket No.: ED-2012-ICCD-0065]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment
Request; Loan Cancellation in the Federal Perkins Loan Program

AGENCY: Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44
U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an
existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before
February 28, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be
submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at by selecting Docket ID number ED-2012-ICCD-
0065 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please
note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after
the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for
information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be
addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance
Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ,
Room 2E117, Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Electronically mail Please do not send comments here.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C.
3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with
an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing
collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact
of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department's
information collection requirements and provide the requested data in
the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed
information collection request (ICR) that is described below. 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. Please note that
written comments received in response to this notice will be considered
public records.
    Title of Collection: Loan Cancellation in the Federal Perkins Loan

[[Page 6083]]

    OMB Control Number: 1845-0100.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing collection
of information.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector, Individuals or
Households, State, Local, or Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 123,022.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 46,135.
    Abstract: This is a request for the renewal of the OMB approval for
the recordkeeping requirements contained in 34 CFR 674.53, 674.56,
674.57, 674.58 and 674.59. The information collections in these
regulations are necessary to determine Federal Perkins Loan borrower's
eligibility to receive certain cancellation benefits and to prevent
fraud and abuse of program funds.

    Dated: January 24, 2013.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy,
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2013-01859 Filed 1-28-13; 8:45 am]

Last Modified: 01/28/2013