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Subject: Comment Request; Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations

Publication Date: April 25, 2013

Posted Date: April 25, 2013

Subject: Comment Request; Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 80 (Thursday, April 25, 2013)]
[Pages 24394-24395]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2013-09791]



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

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

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

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
May 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-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: Extension without change of an existing collection
of information.
    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: April 18, 2013.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy,
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2013-09791 Filed 4-24-13; 8:45 am]

Last Modified: 04/24/2013