Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request, 58788-58789 [2014-23181]

Download as PDF 58788 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 30, 2014 / Notices Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours MIECHV Competitive Grant Final Report—Fiscal Year 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Expansion Grantees .......... MIECHV Competitive Grant Final Report—Fiscal Year 2015 Expansion Grantees ................................................ 31 1 31 25 775 35 1 35 25 875 Total .............................................................................. ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 2125 HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Dated: September 24, 2014. Jackie Painter, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2014–23175 Filed 9–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments SUMMARY: from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. DATES: Comments on this Information Collection Request must be received no later than December 1, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 10–29, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443–1984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL) Program and Nursing Student Loan (NSL) Program Administrative Requirements (Regulations and Policy). OMB No. 0915–0047—Extension. Abstract: The statutory authorities for the Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL) Program, as authorized by Public Health Service (PHS) Act sections 721–722 and 725–735, and the Nursing Student Loan (NSL) Program, as authorized by PHS Act sections 835– 842, contain a number of recordkeeping and reporting requirements for academic institutions and loan applicants. The applicable regulations for these programs under 42 CFR Part 57 details the various requirements (see chart below). Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The requirements are essential for assuring that borrowers are aware of their rights and responsibilities, academic institutions have accurate records of the history and status of each loan account in order to pursue aggressive collection efforts to reduce default rates, and that academic institutions maintain adequate records for audit and assessment purposes to help the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services safeguard federal funds made through the Federal Capital Contribution (FCC). Academic institutions are free to use improved information technology to manage the information required by the regulations. Likely Respondents: Financial Aid Directors working at institutions participating in the HPSL and NSL Programs. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below. Total Estimated Annualized burden hours: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS Number of recordkeepers Regulatory/section requirements Hours per year 435 435 435 *477 *477 1.17 1.25 1.25 0.33 10 HPSL Program: 57.206(b)(2), Documentation of Cost of Attendance ........................................................... 57.208(a), Promissory Note ................................................................................................. 57.210(b)(1)(i), Documentation of Entrance Interview ......................................................... 57. 210(b)(1)(ii), Documentation of Exit Interview ............................................................... 57.215(a) & (d), Program Records ....................................................................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Sep 29, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 Total burden hours 509 544 544 157 4,770 58789 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 30, 2014 / Notices RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS—Continued Number of recordkeepers Hours per year 57.215(b), Student Records ................................................................................................. 57.215(c), Repayment Records ........................................................................................... *477 *477 10 18.75 4,770 8,944 HPSL Subtotal ............................................................................................................... 477 ........................ 20,238 NSL Program: 57.306(b)(2)(ii), Documentation of Cost of Attendance ....................................................... 57.308(a), Promissory Note ................................................................................................. 57.310(b)(1)(i), Documentation of Entrance Interview ......................................................... 57. 310(b)(1)(ii), Documentation of Exit Interview ............................................................... 57.315(a)(1) & (a)(4), Program Records .............................................................................. 57.315(a)(2), Student Records ............................................................................................. 57.215(b)(3), Repayment Records ....................................................................................... 304 304 304 *486 *486 *486 *486 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.17 5 1 2.51 91 152 152 83 2,430 486 1,220 NSL Subtotal ................................................................................................................. 486 ........................ 4,6145 Regulatory/section requirements Total burden hours * Includes active and closing schools HPSL data include active and closing Loans for Disadvantaged Students (LDS) program schools REPORTING REQUIREMENTS Number of respondents Regulatory/section requirements Responses per respondent Total annual responses Hours per response Total burden hours HPSL: 57.206(a)(2), Student Financial Aid Transcript ............ 57.208(c), Loan Information Disclosure ....................... 57.210(b)(1)(i), Entrance Interview ............................... 57.210(b)(1)(ii), Exit Interview ...................................... 57.210(b)(1)(iii), Notification of Repayment .................. 57.210(b)(1)(iv), Notification During Deferment ........... 57.210(b)(1)(vi), Notification of Delinquent Accounts ... 57.210(b)(1)(x), Credit Bureau Notification .................. 57.210(b)(4)(i), Write-off of Uncollectable Loans ......... 57.211(a), Disability Cancellation ................................. 57.215(a)(2), Administrative Hearings .......................... 57.215(a)(d), Administrative Hearings .......................... 4,600 435 435 *477 *477 *477 *477 *477 20 10 0 0 1 68.73 68.73 12 30.83 24.32 10.28 8.03 1 1 0 0 4,600 29,898 29,898 5,724 14,706 11,601 4,904 3,830 20 10 0 0 0.25 0.0833 0.167 0.5 0.167 0.0833 0.167 0.6 3 0.75 0 0 1,150 2,490 4,993 2,862 2,456 966 819 2,298 60 8 0 0 HPSL Subtotal ....................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 18,102 NSL: 57.306(a)(2), Student Financial Aid Transcript ............ 57.310(b)(1)(i), Entrance Interview ............................... 57.310(b)(1)(ii), Exit Interview ...................................... 57.310(b)(1)(iii), Notification of Repayment .................. 57.310(b)(1)(iv), Notification During Deferment ........... 57.310(b)(1)(vi), Notification of Delinquent Accounts ... 57.310(b)(1)(x), Credit Bureau Notification .................. 57.310(b)(4)(i), Write-off of Uncollectable Loans ......... 57.311(a), Disability Cancellation ................................. 57.315(a)(1)(ii), Administrative Hearings ...................... 57.316(a)(d), Administrative Hearings .......................... 4,100 304 *486 *486 *486 *486 *486 20 10 0 0 1 23.51 3.77 6.18 0.65 4.61 8.3 1 1 0 0 4,100 7,147 1,832 3,003 316 2,240 4,034 20 10 0 0 0.25 0.167 0.5 0.167 0.083 0.167 0.6 3.5 0.8 0 0 1,025 1,193 916 501 26 374 2,420 70 8 0 0 NSL Subtotal ......................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 6,533 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES * Includes active and closing schools. HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Sep 29, 2014 Jkt 232001 Dated: September 23, 2014. Jackie Painter, Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2014–23181 Filed 9–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. AGENCY: Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 189 (Tuesday, September 30, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58788-58789]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-23181]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information 
Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks 
comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any 
other aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on this Information Collection Request must be received 
no later than December 1, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 10-29, Parklawn 
Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the 
proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and 
draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the information request collection title 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: Health Professions Student 
Loan (HPSL) Program and Nursing Student Loan (NSL) Program 
Administrative Requirements (Regulations and Policy). OMB No. 0915-
0047--Extension.
    Abstract: The statutory authorities for the Health Professions 
Student Loan (HPSL) Program, as authorized by Public Health Service 
(PHS) Act sections 721-722 and 725-735, and the Nursing Student Loan 
(NSL) Program, as authorized by PHS Act sections 835-842, contain a 
number of recordkeeping and reporting requirements for academic 
institutions and loan applicants. The applicable regulations for these 
programs under 42 CFR Part 57 details the various requirements (see 
chart below).
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The requirements are 
essential for assuring that borrowers are aware of their rights and 
responsibilities, academic institutions have accurate records of the 
history and status of each loan account in order to pursue aggressive 
collection efforts to reduce default rates, and that academic 
institutions maintain adequate records for audit and assessment 
purposes to help the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
safeguard federal funds made through the Federal Capital Contribution 
(FCC). Academic institutions are free to use improved information 
technology to manage the information required by the regulations.
    Likely Respondents: Financial Aid Directors working at institutions 
participating in the HPSL and NSL Programs.
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and 
review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below.
    Total Estimated Annualized burden hours:

                                           Recordkeeping Requirements
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                                                                     Number of                     Total burden
                 Regulatory/section requirements                   recordkeepers  Hours per year       hours
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HPSL Program:
    57.206(b)(2), Documentation of Cost of Attendance...........             435            1.17             509
    57.208(a), Promissory Note..................................             435            1.25             544
    57.210(b)(1)(i), Documentation of Entrance Interview........             435            1.25             544
    57. 210(b)(1)(ii), Documentation of Exit Interview..........            *477            0.33             157
    57.215(a) & (d), Program Records............................            *477              10           4,770

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    57.215(b), Student Records..................................            *477              10           4,770
    57.215(c), Repayment Records................................            *477           18.75           8,944
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        HPSL Subtotal...........................................             477  ..............          20,238
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NSL Program:
    57.306(b)(2)(ii), Documentation of Cost of Attendance.......             304             0.3              91
    57.308(a), Promissory Note..................................             304             0.5             152
    57.310(b)(1)(i), Documentation of Entrance Interview........             304             0.5             152
    57. 310(b)(1)(ii), Documentation of Exit Interview..........            *486            0.17              83
    57.315(a)(1) & (a)(4), Program Records......................            *486               5           2,430
    57.315(a)(2), Student Records...............................            *486               1             486
    57.215(b)(3), Repayment Records.............................            *486            2.51           1,220
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        NSL Subtotal............................................             486  ..............          4,6145
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* Includes active and closing schools HPSL data include active and closing Loans for Disadvantaged Students
  (LDS) program schools


                                             Reporting Requirements
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                                     Number of     Responses per   Total annual      Hours per     Total burden
 Regulatory/section requirements    respondents     respondent       responses       response          hours
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HPSL:
    57.206(a)(2), Student                  4,600               1           4,600            0.25           1,150
     Financial Aid Transcript...
    57.208(c), Loan Information              435           68.73          29,898          0.0833           2,490
     Disclosure.................
    57.210(b)(1)(i), Entrance                435           68.73          29,898           0.167           4,993
     Interview..................
    57.210(b)(1)(ii), Exit                  *477              12           5,724             0.5           2,862
     Interview..................
    57.210(b)(1)(iii),                      *477           30.83          14,706           0.167           2,456
     Notification of Repayment..
    57.210(b)(1)(iv),                       *477           24.32          11,601          0.0833             966
     Notification During
     Deferment..................
    57.210(b)(1)(vi),                       *477           10.28           4,904           0.167             819
     Notification of Delinquent
     Accounts...................
    57.210(b)(1)(x), Credit                 *477            8.03           3,830             0.6           2,298
     Bureau Notification........
    57.210(b)(4)(i), Write-off                20               1              20               3              60
     of Uncollectable Loans.....
    57.211(a), Disability                     10               1              10            0.75               8
     Cancellation...............
    57.215(a)(2), Administrative               0               0               0               0               0
     Hearings...................
    57.215(a)(d), Administrative               0               0               0               0               0
     Hearings...................
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        HPSL Subtotal...........  ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............          18,102
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NSL:
    57.306(a)(2), Student                  4,100               1           4,100            0.25           1,025
     Financial Aid Transcript...
    57.310(b)(1)(i), Entrance                304           23.51           7,147           0.167           1,193
     Interview..................
    57.310(b)(1)(ii), Exit                  *486            3.77           1,832             0.5             916
     Interview..................
    57.310(b)(1)(iii),                      *486            6.18           3,003           0.167             501
     Notification of Repayment..
    57.310(b)(1)(iv),                       *486            0.65             316           0.083              26
     Notification During
     Deferment..................
    57.310(b)(1)(vi),                       *486            4.61           2,240           0.167             374
     Notification of Delinquent
     Accounts...................
    57.310(b)(1)(x), Credit                 *486             8.3           4,034             0.6           2,420
     Bureau Notification........
    57.310(b)(4)(i), Write-off                20               1              20             3.5              70
     of Uncollectable Loans.....
    57.311(a), Disability                     10               1              10             0.8               8
     Cancellation...............
    57.315(a)(1)(ii),                          0               0               0               0               0
     Administrative Hearings....
    57.316(a)(d), Administrative               0               0               0               0               0
     Hearings...................
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        NSL Subtotal............  ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............           6,533
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* Includes active and closing schools.

    HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and 
utility of the proposed information collection for the proper 
performance of the agency's functions, (2) the accuracy of the 
estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology to 
minimize the information collection burden.

    Dated: September 23, 2014.
Jackie Painter,
Acting Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2014-23181 Filed 9-29-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P