Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 60497-60500 [05-20809]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 200 / Tuesday, October 18, 2005 / Notices The text of the proposed amendment and the text of the current regulation are posted on the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.drbc.net. The public hearing will be held in the Goddard Room at the Commission’s office building, located at 25 State Police Drive in West Trenton, New Jersey. Directions to the Commission’s office building are also posted on the Commission’s Web site. Written comments should be addressed to the Commission Secretary as follows: by e-mail to paula.schmitt@drbc.state.nj.us; by fax to the Commission Secretary—609–883– 9522; by U.S. Mail to the Commission Secretary, DRBC, P.O. Box 7360, West Trenton, NJ 08628–0360; or by overnight mail to the Commission Secretary, DRBC, 25 State Police Drive, West Trenton, NJ 08628–0360. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact Commission Secretary Pamela Bush, 609–883–9500 x203, with questions about the proposed rule or the rulemaking process. ADDRESSES: Dated: October 12, 2005. Pamela M. Bush, Commission Secretary and Assistant General Counsel. [FR Doc. 05–20789 Filed 10–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6360–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 17, 2005. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or AGENCY: SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Oct 17, 2005 Jkt 208001 60497 waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2839. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments ‘‘ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Dated: October 12, 2005. Jeanne Van Vlandren, Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 05–20808 Filed 10–17–05; 8:45 am] Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. Title: Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs. Frequency: Prior to Expiration of Eligibility. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 2,970. Burden Hours: 20,830. Abstract: The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended requires postsecondary institutions to complete and submit this application as a condition of eligibility for any of the Title IV student financial assistance programs and for the other postsecondary programs authorize by the HEA. The institution must submit the form (1) Initially when it first seeks to become eligible for the Title IV programs; (2) when its program participation agreement expires (recertification); (3) when it changes ownership, merges, or changes from structure, (4) to be reinstated to participate in the Title IV programs, (5) to notify the Department when it makes certain changes, e.g. name or address; and (5) if it wishes to have a new program (outside its current scope) or new location approved for Title IV purposes. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Department of Education. The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 17, 2005. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 60498 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 200 / Tuesday, October 18, 2005 / Notices statutory obligations. The Director Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. Dated: October 12, 2005. Jeanne Van Vlandren, Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. Title: Application for Ability to Benefit Testing Approval. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Individuals or household; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 150,090. Burden Hours: 77,040. Abstract: The Secretary will publish a list of approved tests which can be used by postsecondary educational institutions to establish the ability to benefit for a student who does not have a high school diploma or its equivalent for Student Financial Assistance Programs. The public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2844. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:34 Oct 17, 2005 Jkt 208001 Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Revision. Title: Student Assistance General Provisions—Subpart I—Immigration Status Confirmation. Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 6,160. Burden Hours: 16,370. Abstract: Collection of this information used for immigration status confirmation reduces the potential of fraud and abuse caused by ineligible aliens receiving Federally subsidized student financial assistance under Title IV of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended. The respondent population is comprised of 6,160 postsecondary institutions who participate in administration of the Title IV, HEA programs. The public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2845. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Title: Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations and General Provision Regulations. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or household; Businesses or other for-profit. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 95,262. Burden Hours: 25,859. Abstract: Institutions of higher education make Perkins loans. Information is necessary in order to monitor a school’s reimbursement to its Perkins loan revolving fund, monitor how collection costs are charged to borrowers on rehabilitation loans and to monitor the assignment of defaulted Perkins loans to the Department. The public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2848. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. Title: Federal Family Education Loan Program Regulations. Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or household; Businesses or other for-profit; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 858,981. E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 200 / Tuesday, October 18, 2005 / Notices Burden Hours: 10,128,562. Abstract: The Federal Family Education Loan Program proposed regulations revise the current regulations in areas of program administration. The regulations assure the Secretary that the integrity of the program is protected from fraud and other misuse of program funds. The public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2849. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. Title: William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or household; Businesses or other forprofit; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 846,034. Burden Hours: 211,520. Abstract: The proposed regulations change three sections of the regulations that are currently cleared under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The proposed regulations do not affect the current burden hour estimates for this information collection. The public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Oct 17, 2005 Jkt 208001 existing paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2850. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. Title: Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or household; Businesses or other for-profit. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 2,800,642. Burden Hours: 61,879. Abstract: Institutions of higher education make Perkins loans. Information is necessary in order to monitor a school’s reimbursement to its Perkins loan revolving fund, monitor how collection costs are charged to borrowers on rehabilitated loans and to monitor the assignment of defaulted Perkins loans to the Department. The public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2852. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments ‘‘ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60499 of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. Title: Student Assistance General Provisions—Subpart K—Cash Management. Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or household. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 6,576. Burden Hours: 1,218,718. Abstract: These regulations comprise the existing provisions of the Student Assistance General Provisions guidance regarding cash management. Information collection under these regulations relates to cash management requirements and practices for institutions participating in the Title IV, Higher Education Act (HEA) programs. The public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2853. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments ‘‘ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 60500 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 200 / Tuesday, October 18, 2005 / Notices Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. Title: Cohort Default Rates for Institutions Participating in the FFEL or Direct Loan Programs. Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or household; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 93,877. Burden Hours: 1,209,890. Abstract: The regulations establish the standards to participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (Title IV, HEA programs). The public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2851. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. [FR Doc. 05–20809 Filed 10–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Department of Education. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Oct 17, 2005 Jkt 208001 SUMMARY: The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 17, 2005. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. Dated: October 12, 2005. Jeanne Van Vlandren, Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Type of Review: Extension. Title: SEA Procedures for Adjusting ED-Determined Title I Allocations to Local Education Agencies (LEAs). Frequency: As needed. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Responses: 52. Burden Hours: 2,080. Abstract: Guidance for State educational agencies (SEAs) on procedures for adjusting ED-determined Title I Basic and Concentration Grants allocations to local educational agencies (LEAs) to account for newly created LEAs and LEA boundary changes. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2843. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments ‘‘ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Kathy Axt at her e-mail address Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. [FR Doc. 05–20810 Filed 10–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 17, 2005. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 200 (Tuesday, October 18, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the 
submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 17, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an 
early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB 
may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the 
extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat 
the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal 
law, or substantially interfere with any agency's ability to perform 
its

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statutory obligations. The Director Regulatory Information Management 
Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that 
notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to 
submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information 
collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of 
review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or 
reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) 
Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) 
Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or 
Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.

    Dated: October 12, 2005.
Jeanne Van Vlandren,
Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the 
Chief Information Officer.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Application for Ability to Benefit Testing Approval.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Individuals or 
household; Not-for-profit institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 150,090.
     Burden Hours: 77,040.
    Abstract: The Secretary will publish a list of approved tests which 
can be used by postsecondary educational institutions to establish the 
ability to benefit for a student who does not have a high school 
diploma or its equivalent for Student Financial Assistance Programs. 
The public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension 
of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated 
reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting 
regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, 
rather than revised.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2844. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6623. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail 
address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Student Assistance General Provisions--Subpart I--
Immigration Status Confirmation.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 6,160.
     Burden Hours: 16,370.
    Abstract: Collection of this information used for immigration 
status confirmation reduces the potential of fraud and abuse caused by 
ineligible aliens receiving Federally subsidized student financial 
assistance under Title IV of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as 
amended. The respondent population is comprised of 6,160 postsecondary 
institutions who participate in administration of the Title IV, HEA 
programs. The public is alerted that this package is a request for an 
extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated 
reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting 
regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, 
rather than revised.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2845. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6623. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail 
address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations and General 
Provision Regulations.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or 
household; Businesses or other for-profit.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 95,262.
     Burden Hours: 25,859.
    Abstract: Institutions of higher education make Perkins loans. 
Information is necessary in order to monitor a school's reimbursement 
to its Perkins loan revolving fund, monitor how collection costs are 
charged to borrowers on rehabilitation loans and to monitor the 
assignment of defaulted Perkins loans to the Department. The public is 
alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently 
approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the 
Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing 
paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2848. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6623. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail 
address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Federal Family Education Loan Program Regulations.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or 
household; Businesses or other for-profit; State, Local, or Tribal 
Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 858,981.

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     Burden Hours: 10,128,562.
    Abstract: The Federal Family Education Loan Program proposed 
regulations revise the current regulations in areas of program 
administration. The regulations assure the Secretary that the integrity 
of the program is protected from fraud and other misuse of program 
funds. The public is alerted that this package is a request for an 
extension of a currently approved collection. Until the anticipated 
reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and any resulting 
regulations, the existing paperwork collection is simply extended, 
rather than revised.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2849. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6623. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail 
address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; Businesses or other for-
profit; Not-for-profit institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 846,034.
     Burden Hours: 211,520.
    Abstract: The proposed regulations change three sections of the 
regulations that are currently cleared under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act. The proposed regulations do not affect the current burden hour 
estimates for this information collection. The public is alerted that 
this package is a request for an extension of a currently approved 
collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the Higher 
Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing paperwork 
collection is simply extended, rather than revised.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2850. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6623. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail 
address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or 
household; Businesses or other for-profit.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 2,800,642.
     Burden Hours: 61,879.
    Abstract: Institutions of higher education make Perkins loans. 
Information is necessary in order to monitor a school's reimbursement 
to its Perkins loan revolving fund, monitor how collection costs are 
charged to borrowers on rehabilitated loans and to monitor the 
assignment of defaulted Perkins loans to the Department. The public is 
alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently 
approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the 
Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing 
paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2852. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments `` to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6623. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail 
address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Student Assistance General Provisions--Subpart K--Cash 
Management.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or 
household.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 6,576.
     Burden Hours: 1,218,718.
    Abstract: These regulations comprise the existing provisions of the 
Student Assistance General Provisions guidance regarding cash 
management. Information collection under these regulations relates to 
cash management requirements and practices for institutions 
participating in the Title IV, Higher Education Act (HEA) programs. The 
public is alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a 
currently approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of 
the Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing 
paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2853. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments `` to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6623. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail 
address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov.

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Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Cohort Default Rates for Institutions Participating in the 
FFEL or Direct Loan Programs.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or 
household; State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 93,877.
     Burden Hours: 1,209,890.
    Abstract: The regulations establish the standards to participate in 
the student financial assistance programs authorized by Title IV of the 
Higher Education Act of 1965 (Title IV, HEA programs). The public is 
alerted that this package is a request for an extension of a currently 
approved collection. Until the anticipated reauthorization of the 
Higher Education Act and any resulting regulations, the existing 
paperwork collection is simply extended, rather than revised.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2851. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6623. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail 
address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

[FR Doc. 05-20809 Filed 10-17-05; 8:45 am]
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