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Subject: Comment Request: Federal Perkins/NDSL Loan Assignment Form

Publication Date: October 9, 2015

Posted Date: October 9, 2015

Subject: Comment Request: Federal Perkins/NDSL Loan Assignment Form

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 196 (Friday, October 9, 2015)]
[Pages 61202-61203]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2015-25761]


[Docket No. ED-2015-ICCD-0098]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Federal Perkins/NDSL Loan Assignment Form

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 a revision of an existing 
information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 9, 2015.

ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information 
collection listed in this notice, please use by searching 
the Docket ID number ED-2015-ICCD-0098. Comments submitted in response to 
this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at by selecting the Docket ID number 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: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Beth Grebeldinger, 202-377-4018.

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/NDSL Loan Assignment Form.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0048.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector, State, Local and 
Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 15,096.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 7,548.
    Abstract: Institutions participating in the Federal Perkins Loan 
program use the assignment form to assign loans to the Department for 
collection without recompense, transferring the authority to collect on 
the loan. This request is for continuing approval off the paper based 
assignment form and for approval of the electronic process being 
finalized. The same information is being requested in both processing 
methods. The electronic process will allow for batch processing as well 
as individual processing.

    Dated: October 6, 2015.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2015-25761 Filed 10-8-15; 8:45 am]

Last Modified: 10/08/2015