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Subject: Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations

Publication Date: February 15, 2013

Posted Date: February 15, 2013

Subject: Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 32 (Friday, February 15, 2013)]
[Pages 11166-11167]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2013-03532]



[Docket No. ED-2013-ICCD-0012]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations

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 of a previously approved information 

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
April 16, 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-2013-ICCD-0012 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 2E103, 
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: Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0023.
    Type of Review: an extension of an existing information collection 
of a previously approved information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or households, State, 
Local, or Tribal Governments, Private Sector.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 23,488,137.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 607,752.
    Abstract: Institutions of higher education make Perkins loans. 
Information is necessary in order to monitor a school's due diligence 
in its contact with the borrower regarding repayment, billing and 
collections, reimbursement to its Perkins loan revolving fund, 
rehabilitation of defaulted loans as well as institutions use of third 
party collections. This extension is a request for approval of 
reporting and record-keeping requirements contained in the regulations 
related to the administrative requirements of the Perkins Loan Program.

    Dated: February 11, 2013.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2013-03532 Filed 2-14-13; 8:45 am]

Last Modified: 02/14/2013