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ACTION: Notice extending the expiration date for the waivers and modifications of statutory and regulatory provisions pursuant to the Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students (HEROES) Act of 2003, Public Law 108–76. AGENCY: We extend the expiration date for the waivers and modifications of statutory and regulatory provisions issued by the Secretary pursuant to the HEROES Act of 2003 and announced in a notice published in the Federal Register on December 12, 2003 (68 FR 69312). EFFECTIVE DATE: September 30, 2005. The waivers and modifications announced in the December 12, 2003 Federal Register notice expire on September 30, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wendy Macias, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room 8017, Washington, DC 20006–8544. Telephone: (202) 502–7526 or by e-mail: wendy.macias@ed.gov. 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SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:59 Oct 19, 2005 Jkt 208001 In accordance with the requirements of the HEROES Act of 2003, on December 12, 2003, the Secretary announced in a notice published in the Federal Register, the waivers or modifications of statutory or regulatory provisions that were appropriate to assist individuals who are applicants and recipients of student financial assistance under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), and who— • Are serving on active duty during a war or other military operation or national emergency; • Are performing qualifying National Guard duty during a war or other military operation or national emergency; • Reside or are employed in an area that is declared a disaster area by any Federal, State, or local official in connection with a national emergency; or • Suffered direct economic hardship as a direct result of a war or other military operation or national emergency, as determined by the Secretary. Under the terms of the HEROES Act of 2003, these waivers and modifications were scheduled to expire on September 30, 2005. However, on September 30, 2005, the President signed into law Pub. L. 109–78, which extended the expiration date of the HEROES Act of 2003, from September 30, 2005 to September 30, 2007. As a result, we are extending the waivers and modifications announced in the December 12, 2003, Federal Register notice through September 30, 2007. Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ fedregister. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– 888–293–6498; or in the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512–1530. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 202 (Thursday, October 20, 2005)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

34 CFR Parts 668, 674, 682, and 685


Federal Student Aid Programs (Student Assistance General 
Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Direct Loan Program, 
Federal Family Education Loan Program)

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice extending the expiration date for the waivers and 
modifications of statutory and regulatory provisions pursuant to the 
Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students (HEROES) Act of 
2003, Public Law 108-76.

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SUMMARY: We extend the expiration date for the waivers and 
modifications of statutory and regulatory provisions issued by the 
Secretary pursuant to the HEROES Act of 2003 and announced in a notice 
published in the Federal Register on December 12, 2003 (68 FR 69312).

EFFECTIVE DATE: September 30, 2005. The waivers and modifications 
announced in the December 12, 2003 Federal Register notice expire on 
September 30, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wendy Macias, Office of Postsecondary 
Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room 8017, 
Washington, DC 20006-8544. Telephone: (202) 502-7526 or by e-mail: 
wendy.macias@ed.gov.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the program contact person listed in this 
section.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the 
HEROES Act of 2003, on December 12, 2003, the Secretary announced in a 
notice published in the Federal Register, the waivers or modifications 
of statutory or regulatory provisions that were appropriate to assist 
individuals who are applicants and recipients of student financial 
assistance under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as 
amended (HEA), and who--
     Are serving on active duty during a war or other military 
operation or national emergency;
     Are performing qualifying National Guard duty during a war 
or other military operation or national emergency;
     Reside or are employed in an area that is declared a 
disaster area by any Federal, State, or local official in connection 
with a national emergency; or
     Suffered direct economic hardship as a direct result of a 
war or other military operation or national emergency, as determined by 
the Secretary.
    Under the terms of the HEROES Act of 2003, these waivers and 
modifications were scheduled to expire on September 30, 2005. However, 
on September 30, 2005, the President signed into law Pub. L. 109-78, 
which extended the expiration date of the HEROES Act of 2003, from 
September 30, 2005 to September 30, 2007. As a result, we are extending 
the waivers and modifications announced in the December 12, 2003, 
Federal Register notice through September 30, 2007.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the 
Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister.
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
nara/index.htm1.


Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers: 84.007 Federal 
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program; 84.032 Federal 
Family Education Loan Program; 84.032 Federal PLUS Program; 84.033 
Federal Work Study Program; 84.038 Federal Perkins Loan Program; and 
84.268 William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program.


    Program Authority:  20 U.S.C. 1071, 1082, 1087a, 1087aa, Pub. L. 
108-76, Pub. L. 109-78.

    Dated: October 14, 2005.
Sally L. Stroup,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 05-21012 Filed 10-19-05; 8:45 am]
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