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Subject: National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

Publication Date: January 29, 2013

Posted Date: January 29, 2013

Subject: National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 19 (Tuesday, January 29, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 6081]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01763]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2013-ICCD-0007]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

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

ACTION: Notice.

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

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
April 1, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be 
submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
http://www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED-2013-ICCD-
0007 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 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. 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: National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0035.
    Type of Review: a revision of a previously approved information 
collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; State Local, or Tribal 
Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 40,872.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 157,456.
    Abstract: The U.S. Department of Education will collect data 
through the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) system from 
postsecondary schools, Perkins Loan holders (or their servicers) and 
Guaranty Agencies about Federal Perkins, Federal Family Education, and 
William D. Ford Direct Student Loans to be used to manage federal 
student loan programs, develop policy and determine eligibility for 
Title IV student financial aid.

    Dated: January 23, 2013.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2013-01763 Filed 1-28-13; 8:45 am]
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Last Modified: 01/28/2013