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Subject: State Authorization Final Regulations

Publication Date: December 19, 2016

Posted Date: December 19, 2016

Subject: State Authorization Final Regulations

FR Type: Final

[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 243 (Monday, December 19, 2016)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 92232-92263]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2016-29444]

Vol. 81


No. 243

December 19, 2016

Part IV

Department of Education

 34 CFR Parts 600 and 668

Program Integrity and Improvement; Final Rule

Federal Register / Vol. 81 , No. 243 / Monday, December 19, 2016 / 
Rules and Regulations



34 CFR Parts 600 and 668

[Docket ID ED-2016-OPE-0050]
RIN 1840-AD20

Program Integrity and Improvement

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Final regulations.


SUMMARY: The Secretary amends the State authorization sections of the 
Institutional Eligibility regulations issued under the Higher Education 
Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). In addition, the Secretary amends the 
Student Assistance General Provisions regulations issued under the HEA, 
including the addition of a new section on required institutional 
disclosures for distance education and correspondence courses.

DATES: These regulations are effective July 1, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sophia McArdle, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW., Room 6W256, Washington, DC 20202. 
Telephone (202) 453-6318 or by email: Scott 
Filter, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW., Room 
6W253, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone (202) 453-7249 or by email: If you use a telecommunications device for the 
deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service 
(FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.

Last Modified: 12/18/2016