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[FR Doc. 2020–22290 Filed 10–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. ED–2020–SCC–0160] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provision— Subpart I—Immigration Status Confirmation Office of Federal Student Aid, Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Oct 07, 2020 Jkt 253001 proposing a revision of a currently approved collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 7, 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–0159. 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 6W208D, Washington, DC 20202–8240. 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; PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63543 (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 Provision—Subpart I— Immigration Status Confirmation. OMB Control Number: 1845–0052. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 81,572. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 10,197. Abstract: This request is for approval of a revision of the reporting requirements currently in the Student Assistance General Provisions, 34 CFR 668, Subpart I. This subpart governs the Immigration-Status Confirmation, as authorized by section 484(g) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) (20 U.S.C. 1091). The regulations may be reviewed at 34 CFR 668, Subpart I. The regulations are necessary to determine eligibility to receive program benefits and to prevent fraud and abuse of program funds. This collection updates the usage by individuals and schools. While the regulations refer to a secondary confirmation process and completion of the paper G–845 form these processes are no longer in use. DHS/USCIS replaced the paper secondary confirmation method with a fully electronic process, SAVE system and the use of the Third Step Verification Process. In April 2018, Federal Student Aid transitioned from the DHS–USCIS paper Form G–845 (for third step verification) to an electronic process via DHS’ SAVE system. Dated: October 2, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2020–22218 Filed 10–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P E:\FR\FM\08OCN1.SGM 08OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2020-SCC-0160]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Student Assistance General Provision--Subpart I--Immigration Status 
Confirmation

AGENCY: Office of Federal Student Aid, 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 a currently approved collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 7, 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-0159. 
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 6W208D, Washington, DC 20202-8240.

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: Student Assistance General Provision--Subpart 
I--Immigration Status Confirmation.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0052.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; State, Local, and 
Tribal Governments; Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 81,572.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 10,197.
    Abstract: This request is for approval of a revision of the 
reporting requirements currently in the Student Assistance General 
Provisions, 34 CFR 668, Subpart I. This subpart governs the 
Immigration-Status Confirmation, as authorized by section 484(g) of the 
Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) (20 U.S.C. 1091). The 
regulations may be reviewed at 34 CFR 668, Subpart I. The regulations 
are necessary to determine eligibility to receive program benefits and 
to prevent fraud and abuse of program funds. This collection updates 
the usage by individuals and schools. While the regulations refer to a 
secondary confirmation process and completion of the paper G-845 form 
these processes are no longer in use. DHS/USCIS replaced the paper 
secondary confirmation method with a fully electronic process, SAVE 
system and the use of the Third Step Verification Process. In April 
2018, Federal Student Aid transitioned from the DHS-USCIS paper Form G-
845 (for third step verification) to an electronic process via DHS' 
SAVE system.

    Dated: October 2, 2020.
Kate Mullan,
PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and 
Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, 
Evaluation and Policy Development.
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