Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information, 34424 [2020-12095]

Download as PDF 34424 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 108 / Thursday, June 4, 2020 / Notices 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: Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Application Package. OMB Control Number: 1855–0021. Type of Review: A reinstatement of a previously approved information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 50. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,500. Abstract: On April 13, 2020 the Department of Education published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Priorities, Requirements, Definition, and Selection Criteria for the Education Innovation and Research Grant Programs’s Teacher-Directed Professional Learning Experiences (Vol. 85, No. 71, pages 20455–20460). Specifically, the Department proposed a new priority and accompanying application requirements, definition, and selection criteria for applicants proposing to empower teachers to select professional learning. The Innovation and Early Learning Programs Division of the Department is requesting a reinstatement with change of the previously OMB approved 1855–0021 collection due to this rulemaking for the Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Application Package program authorized under Title VI, Part F, Subpart 1, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act. Dated: June 1, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–12032 Filed 6–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. ED–2020–SCC–0084] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 03, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 August 3, 2020. 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– 2020–SCC–0084. 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. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please include the docket ID number and the title of the information collection request when requesting documents or submitting comments. 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 Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, LBJ, Room 6W–208D, 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 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; SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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, Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information. OMB Control Number: 1845–0103. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,230,000. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 615,000. Abstract: The Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information serves as the means by which a parent or graduate/professional student Direct PLUS Loan applicant may provide certain information to a school that will assist the school in originating the borrower’s Direct PLUS Loan award, as an alternative to providing this information to the school by other means established by the school. This is a request for a revision of the currently approved form. The form was reorganized for improved usability and flow. Dated: June 1, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–12095 Filed 6–3–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Office of Science, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open virtual meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces an open teleconference meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: June 30, 2020; 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2020-SCC-0084]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Federal Direct PLUS Loan 
Request for Supplemental Information

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 
August 3, 2020.

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-2020-SCC-0084. 
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. If the regulations.gov 
site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily 
accept comments at [email protected]. Please include the docket ID 
number and the title of the information collection request when 
requesting documents or submitting comments. 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 Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and 
Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, 
LBJ, Room 6W-208D, 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 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, 
Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental Information.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0103.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,230,000.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 615,000.
    Abstract: The Federal Direct PLUS Loan Request for Supplemental 
Information serves as the means by which a parent or graduate/
professional student Direct PLUS Loan applicant may provide certain 
information to a school that will assist the school in originating the 
borrower's Direct PLUS Loan award, as an alternative to providing this 
information to the school by other means established by the school.
    This is a request for a revision of the currently approved form. 
The form was reorganized for improved usability and flow.

    Dated: June 1, 2020.
Kate Mullan,
PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and 
Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-12095 Filed 6-3-20; 8:45 am]
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