Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Federal Family Educational Loan Program-Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), 40818 [2021-16128]

Download as PDF 40818 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 143 / Thursday, July 29, 2021 / Notices programs under ESSA and the McKinney-Vento Act. These data are needed for reporting on GPRA as well as other reporting requirements under ESSA. This submission is a request to update the currently-approved CSPR collection (OMB 1810–0724) for school years 2020–21 and 2021–22. There are two substantive changes to the collection since it was last approved: (1) Questions were added to CSPR Part I on ARP–HCY and (2) the section on the Migrant Education Program (Title I, Part C) was moved from CSPR Part II to CSPR Part I. Dated: July 26, 2021. 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. 2021–16177 Filed 7–28–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2021–SCC–0112] Agency Information Collection Activities; 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 an extension without change of a currently approved collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 27, 2021. 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– 2021–SCC–0112. 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 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jul 28, 2021 Jkt 253001 not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the PRA Coordinator of the Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, LBJ, Room 6W208C, 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: Federal Family Educational Loan Program— Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). OMB Control Number: 1845–0093. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 16,731. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50,115. Abstract: The Department of Education (the Department) is requesting extension without change of the currently approved OMB PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information collection 1845–0093, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Due to the effects of the COVID–19 pandemic and the suspension of the collection of loans, the Department lacks sufficient data to allow for more accurate updates to the usage of these forms. The regulations require the FFEL loan holder to match its database against the Department of Defense (DOD) Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) or other official DOD database and automatically apply the interest rate limitation, as appropriate, to borrowers under the SCRA. There has been no change in the statute or in the regulations at 34 CFR 682.208(j). Dated: July 23, 2021. Juliana Pearson, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2021–16128 Filed 7–28–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Service Contract Inventory for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Office of Finance and Operations, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of availability—FY 2019 service contract inventory. AGENCY: Through this notice, the Secretary announces the availability of the Department of Education’s service contract inventory for FY 2019 on its website, at www2.ed.gov/fund/data/ report/contracts/ servicecontractinventoryappendix/ servicecontractinventory.html. A service contract inventory is a tool for assisting the agency in better understanding how contracted services are being used to support mission and operations and whether the contractors’ skills are being utilized in an appropriate manner. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nathan Watters, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Finance and Operations, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 245–6942. Email: Nathan.Watters@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service, toll free, at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010, Public Law 111–117, requires civilian agencies, other than the Department of Defense, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2021-SCC-0112]


Agency Information Collection Activities; 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 an extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 27, 2021.

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-2021-SCC-0112. 
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 PRA 
Coordinator of the Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and 
Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, 
LBJ, Room 6W208C, 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: Federal Family Educational Loan Program--
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0093.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; State, Local, and 
Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 16,731.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50,115.
    Abstract: The Department of Education (the Department) is 
requesting extension without change of the currently approved OMB 
information collection 1845-0093, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) 
Program Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Due to the effects of 
the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of the collection of loans, 
the Department lacks sufficient data to allow for more accurate updates 
to the usage of these forms. The regulations require the FFEL loan 
holder to match its database against the Department of Defense (DOD) 
Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) or other official DOD database and 
automatically apply the interest rate limitation, as appropriate, to 
borrowers under the SCRA. There has been no change in the statute or in 
the regulations at 34 CFR 682.208(j).

    Dated: July 23, 2021.
Juliana Pearson,
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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