Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Foreign Schools Eligibility Criteria Apply To Participate in Title IV HEA Programs, 45516 [2013-18035]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 45516 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 145 / Monday, July 29, 2013 / Notices submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https:// www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED–2013–ICCD–0099 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 2E105, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Electronically mail ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please do not send comments here. 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: William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program Repayment Plan Selection Form OMB Control Number: 1845–0014 Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or households Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 660,000 Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 110,220 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Jul 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 Abstract: The Repayment Plan Selection form serves as the means by which Direct Loan borrowers notify us of their choice of an initial repayment plan before their loans enter repayment. The form may also be used by borrowers to request a change in repayment plans after their loans have entered repayment. If a borrower does not select an initial repayment plan, the borrower is placed on the Standard Repayment Plan in accordance with 34 CFR 685.210(a)(2). Dated: July 23, 2013. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2013–18036 Filed 7–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2013–ICCD–0098] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Foreign Schools Eligibility Criteria Apply To Participate in Title IV HEA Programs Department of Education (ED), Federal Student Aid (FSA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 27, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https:// www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED–2013–ICCD–0098 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 2E105, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Electronically mail ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please do not send comments here. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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: Foreign Schools Eligibility Criteria Apply to Participate in Title IV HEA Programs OMB Control Number: 1845–0105 Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private sector, individuals or households, State, Local, or Tribal Governments Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,718 Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 285 Abstract: These regulations (34 CFR 600.54, 600.55, 600.57) contain some of the criteria foreign schools must meet for determinations of eligibility for participation in Title IV programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. There has been no change to the language of the regulations. This is a request to extend the collection of information to ensure the eligibility of foreign graduate medical schools and foreign nursing schools meet the requirements to participate in the Direct Loan program. Dated: July 23, 2013. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2013–18035 Filed 7–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 145 (Monday, July 29, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-18035]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2013-ICCD-0098]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Foreign Schools Eligibility Criteria Apply To Participate in Title IV 
HEA Programs

AGENCY: Department of Education (ED), Federal Student Aid (FSA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an 
existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 27, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be 
submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
https://www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED-2013-ICCD-
0098 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 2E105, Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Electronically mail 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please do not send comments here.

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: Foreign Schools Eligibility Criteria Apply to 
Participate in Title IV HEA Programs
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0105
    Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private sector, individuals or 
households, State, Local, or Tribal Governments
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,718
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 285
    Abstract: These regulations (34 CFR 600.54, 600.55, 600.57) contain 
some of the criteria foreign schools must meet for determinations of 
eligibility for participation in Title IV programs under the Higher 
Education Act of 1965, as amended. There has been no change to the 
language of the regulations. This is a request to extend the collection 
of information to ensure the eligibility of foreign graduate medical 
schools and foreign nursing schools meet the requirements to 
participate in the Direct Loan program.

    Dated: July 23, 2013.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2013-18035 Filed 7-26-13; 8:45 am]
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