Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy, 107-108 [2016-31777]

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Hong, Executive Director/ Designated Federal Official, NACIQI, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW., Room 6W250, Washington, DC 20202, telephone: (202) 453–7805, or email Jennifer.Hong@ ed.gov. What are the terms of office for the committee members? The term of office of each member is six years. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which the member’s predecessor was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Who are the current members of the committee? The current members of the NACIQI are: Members Appointed by the Secretary of Education With Terms Expiring September 30, 2019 • Simon J. Boehme (Student Member), Independent Consultant, San Francisco, California. • Roberta L. 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[FR Doc. 2016–31400 Filed 12–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2016–ICCD–0116] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions—Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 2, 2017. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2016–ICCD–0116. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number 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 224–84, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Beth Grebeldinger, 202–377–4018. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 108 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 1 / Tuesday, January 3, 2017 / Notices 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: Student Assistance General Provisions—Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy. OMB Control Number: 1845–0108. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Individuals and Households; Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 33,543,341. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,470,256. Abstract: The Department of Education (the Department) is making this request is for an extension of the current approval of the policies and procedures for determining satisfactory academic progress (SAP) as required in Section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). These regulations identify the policies and procedures to ensure that students are making satisfactory academic progress in their program at a pace and a level to receive or continue to receive Title IV, HEA program funds. If there is lapse in progress, the policy must identify how the student will be notified and what steps are available to a student not making satisfactory academic progress toward the completion of their program, and under what conditions a student who is not making satisfactory academic progress may continue to receive Title IV, HEA program funds. VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:14 Dec 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 Dated: December 28, 2016. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2016–31777 Filed 12–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC) Office of Science, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: February 1, 2017 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., February 2, 2017 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. ADDRESSES: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edmund J. 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LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–31804 Filed 12–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge Reservation. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 6:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Department of Energy Information Center, Office of Science and Technical Information, 1 Science.gov Way, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melyssa P. Noe, Alternate Deputy Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management, P.O. Box 2001, EM–942, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2016-ICCD-0116]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Student Assistance General Provisions--Satisfactory Academic 
Progress Policy

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

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 a revision of an existing 
information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
February 2, 2017.

ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the 
information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED-2016-ICCD-
0116. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted 
electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number 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 224-84, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Beth Grebeldinger, 202-377-4018.

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

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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: Student Assistance General Provisions--
Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0108.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; 
Individuals and Households; Private Sector.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 33,543,341.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,470,256.
    Abstract: The Department of Education (the Department) is making 
this request is for an extension of the current approval of the 
policies and procedures for determining satisfactory academic progress 
(SAP) as required in Section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, 
as amended (HEA). These regulations identify the policies and 
procedures to ensure that students are making satisfactory academic 
progress in their program at a pace and a level to receive or continue 
to receive Title IV, HEA program funds. If there is lapse in progress, 
the policy must identify how the student will be notified and what 
steps are available to a student not making satisfactory academic 
progress toward the completion of their program, and under what 
conditions a student who is not making satisfactory academic progress 
may continue to receive Title IV, HEA program funds.

    Dated: December 28, 2016.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2016-31777 Filed 12-30-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4000-01-P