Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Federal Family Educational Loan Program-Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), 53235 [2018-22965]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 204 / Monday, October 22, 2018 / Notices information collection. These Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program and Direct Loan Program regulations have not changed. The regulations require a loan holder to match its database against the Department of Defense’s Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) and automatically apply the interest rate limitation, as appropriate, to borrowers under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. The form in this collection would only be used in limited cases where the borrower is not found in the Defense Manpower Data Center, or does not have a copy of military orders, but still wishes to receive benefits under the SCRA. Dated: October 17, 2018. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–22964 Filed 10–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2018–ICCD–0086] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Federal Family Educational Loan Program—Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 21, 2018. 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– 2018–ICCD–0086. 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 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Oct 19, 2018 Jkt 247001 Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9086, Washington, DC 20202–0023. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Ian Foss, 202– 377–3681. 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: Federal Family Educational Loan Program— Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). OMB Control Number: 1845–0093. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 16,731. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50,115. Abstract: The Department is requesting a revision of the current information collection. These Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program regulations require a loan holder to match its database against the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) and automatically apply the interest rate limitation, as appropriate, to borrowers under the Servicemembers Civil Relief PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53235 Act (SCRA). There has been no change in the statute or in the regulations. The Department is revising downward the overall collection burden due to the decreasing number of FFEL loan holders and affected loans. Additionally, the Department is removing the minimal burden previously assessed individuals as a separate form was created subsequent to the initial information collection and the burden on individuals is more appropriate linked to that information collection. Dated: October 17, 2018. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–22965 Filed 10–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY State Energy Advisory Board Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: November 27, 2018 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET November 28, 2018 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO 80401. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Li, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 204 (Monday, October 22, 2018)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2018-ICCD-0086]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Federal Family Educational Loan Program--Servicemembers Civil 
Relief Act (SCRA)

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, ED is 
proposing a revision of an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 21, 2018.

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-2018-ICCD-
0086. 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, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9086, 
Washington, DC 20202-0023.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Ian Foss, 202-377-3681.

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: Federal Family Educational Loan Program--
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0093.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; State, Local, or 
Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 16,731.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50,115.
    Abstract: The Department is requesting a revision of the current 
information collection. These Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) 
Program regulations require a loan holder to match its database against 
the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) and automatically apply the 
interest rate limitation, as appropriate, to borrowers under the 
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). There has been no change in the 
statute or in the regulations. The Department is revising downward the 
overall collection burden due to the decreasing number of FFEL loan 
holders and affected loans. Additionally, the Department is removing 
the minimal burden previously assessed individuals as a separate form 
was created subsequent to the initial information collection and the 
burden on individuals is more appropriate linked to that information 
collection.

    Dated: October 17, 2018.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-22965 Filed 10-19-18; 8:45 am]
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