Subject: Announcement of Effective Date of 2016 Borrower Defense to Repayment Regulation

Publication Date: March 19, 2019

Posted Date: March 19, 2019

Subject: Announcement of Effective Date of 2016 Borrower Defense to Repayment Regulation

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 53 (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 9964-9966]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2019-04887]



34 CFR Parts 668, 674, 682, and 685

[Docket ID ED-2015-OPE-0103]
RIN 1840-AD19

Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan 
Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, William D. Ford Federal 
Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and 
Higher Education Grant Program

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Final rule; correction; announcement of effective date.


SUMMARY: Consistent with the decisions of the U.S. District Court for 
the District of Columbia, this document memorializes that selected 
provisions of these final regulations took effect. Due to more 
recently-effective amendments, the Department must also correct 
affected amendatory instructions to ensure their incorporation into the 

DATES: As of October 16, 2018, the corrections to the amendatory 
instructions and the amendments to Sec.  668.14(b)(30), (31), and (32); 
Sec.  668.41(h) and (i); Sec.  668.71(c); Sec.  668.91(a)(3); Sec.  
668.94(h), (i) and (j); Sec.  668.171; Sec.  668.175(c), (d), (f), and 
(h); part 668, subpart L, appendix C; Sec.  674.33(g)(3) and (8); Sec.  
682.202(b)(1); Sec.  682.211(i)(7); Sec.  682.402(d)(3), 
(d)(6)(ii)(B)(1) and (2), (d)(6)(ii)(F) introductory text, 
(d)(6)(ii)(F)(5), (d)(6)(ii)(G) through (K), (d)(7)(ii) and (iii), 
(d)(8), and (e)(6)(iii); Sec.  682.405(b)(4)(ii); Sec.  682.410(b)(4) 
and (b)(6)(viii); Sec.  685.200(f)(3)(v) and (f)(4)(iii); Sec.  
685.205(b)(6); Sec.  685.206(c); Sec.  685.212(k); Sec.  685.214(c)(2) 
and (f)(4) through (7); Sec.  685.215(a)(1), (c)(1) through (8), and 
(d); Sec.  685.222; part 685, subpart B, appendix A; Sec.  
685.300(b)(11) and (12) and (d) through (i); and Sec.  685.308(a), 
published November 1, 2016, at 81 FR 75926, and delayed June 16, 2017 
(82 FR 27621), October 24, 2017 (82 FR 49114), and February 14, 2018 
(83 FR 6458), are effective.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Hoblitzell, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, Mail stop 6W247, Washington, DC 20202. 
Telephone: (202) 453-7583. Email at:

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telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.

Last Modified: 03/18/2019