Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions, 41206-41207 [2021-14868]

Download as PDF 41206 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 144 / Friday, July 30, 2021 / UA: Reg Flex Agenda DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of the Secretary 34 CFR Subtitles A and B Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions Office of the Secretary, Department of Education. ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda. AGENCY: The Secretary of Education publishes a semiannual agenda of Federal regulatory and deregulatory actions. The agenda is issued under the authority of section 4(b) of Executive Order 12866, ‘‘Regulatory Planning and Review.’’ The purpose of the agenda is to encourage more effective public participation in the regulatory process by providing the public with early information about the regulatory actions we plan to take. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions or comments related to specific regulations listed in this agenda should be directed to the agency contact listed for the regulations. Other questions or comments on this agenda should be directed to Jackie Collins, Program Specialist, Danielle Bromfield, Program Specialist, Levon Schlichter, Attorney, or Hilary Malawer, Deputy General Counsel, Division of Regulatory Services, Department of Education, Room 6C128, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202–2241; telephone: Jackie Collins (202) 453– 6688, Danielle Bromfield (202) 401– 8317, Levon Schlichter (202) 453–6387, or Hilary Malawer (202) 401–6148. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf SUMMARY: or a text telephone may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 4(b) of Executive Order 12866, dated September 30, 1993, requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish, at a time and in a manner specified by the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, an agenda of all regulations under development or review. The Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 602(a), requires ED to publish, in the Spring and Fall of each year, a regulatory flexibility agenda. The regulatory flexibility agenda may be combined with any other agenda that satisfies the statutory requirements (5 U.S.C. 605(a)). In compliance with the Executive order and the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Secretary publishes this agenda. For each set of regulations listed, the agenda provides the title of the document, the type of document, a citation to any rulemaking or other action taken since publication of the most recent agenda, and planned dates of future rulemaking. In addition, the agenda provides the following information: b An abstract that includes a description of the problem to be addressed, any principal alternatives being considered, and potential costs and benefits of the action. b An indication of whether the planned action is likely to have significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities as defined by the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601(6)). b A reference to where a reader can find the current regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations. b A citation of legal authority. b The name, address, and telephone number of the contact person at ED from whom a reader can obtain additional information regarding the planned action. In accordance with ED’s Principles for Regulating listed in its regulatory plan (78 FR 1361, published January 8, 2013), ED is committed to regulations that improve the quality and equality of services it provides to its customers. ED will regulate only if absolutely necessary and then in the most flexible, most equitable, and least burdensome way possible. Interested members of the public are invited to comment on any of the items listed in this agenda that they believe are not consistent with the Principles for Regulating. Members of the public are also invited to comment on any uncompleted actions in this agenda that ED plans to review under section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 610) to determine their economic impact on small entities. This publication does not impose any binding obligation on ED with regard to any specific item in the agenda. ED may elect not to pursue any of the regulatory actions listed here. Dates of future regulatory actions are subject to revision in subsequent agendas. Electronic Access to This Document: The entire Unified Agenda is published electronically and is available online at www.reginfo.gov. Phil Rosenfelt, Deputy General Counsel, Program Service. OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION—COMPLETED ACTIONS Title 78 ...................... 79 ...................... Student Eligibility for Emergency Relief Funds ............................................................................................... HBCU Funding Formula ................................................................................................................................... DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (ED) Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) Completed Actions lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with PROPOSALS6 Regulation Identifier No. Sequence No. 78. • Student Eligibility for Emergency Relief Funds Legal Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1221e–3; 20 U.S.C. 3474 Abstract: The Secretary plans to publish final regulations to amend the VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Jul 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 regulations in 34 CFR part 668 so that an institution of higher education may appropriately determine which individuals attending its institution are eligible to receive emergency financial aid grants to students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Timetable: Action Date Final Action ......... PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4701 05/14/21 Sfmt 4702 FR Cite Action Final Action Effective. Date 1840–AD62 1840–AD63 FR Cite 05/14/21 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes. Agency Contact: Karen Epps, Department of Education, Phone: 202 453–6337. RIN: 1840–AD62 86 FR 26608 E:\FR\FM\30JYP6.SGM 30JYP6 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 144 / Friday, July 30, 2021 / UA: Reg Flex Agenda lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with PROPOSALS6 79. • HBCU Funding Formula Legal Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1060– 1063a; 20 U.S.C. 1063c; 20 U.S.C. 1068– 1068h; 20 U.S.C. 1067q Abstract: The Department of Education issued this final rule so that it may determine final allocations to Historically Black Colleges and Universities awarded under section 314(a)(2) of the Coronavirus Response VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Jul 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (division M of 116 Pub. L. 260), or CRRSAA. Timetable: Action Date Final Action ......... Final Action Effective. PO 00000 Frm 00003 FR Cite 04/22/21 04/22/21 I Fmt 4701 86 FR 21190 I Sfmt 9990 41207 Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes. Agency Contact: Beatriz Ceja, Department of Education, Phone: 202 453–6239. 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Office of the Secretary

34 CFR Subtitles A and B


Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Department of Education.

ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Education publishes a semiannual agenda of 
Federal regulatory and deregulatory actions. The agenda is issued under 
the authority of section 4(b) of Executive Order 12866, ``Regulatory 
Planning and Review.'' The purpose of the agenda is to encourage more 
effective public participation in the regulatory process by providing 
the public with early information about the regulatory actions we plan 
to take.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions or comments related to 
specific regulations listed in this agenda should be directed to the 
agency contact listed for the regulations. Other questions or comments 
on this agenda should be directed to Jackie Collins, Program 
Specialist, Danielle Bromfield, Program Specialist, Levon Schlichter, 
Attorney, or Hilary Malawer, Deputy General Counsel, Division of 
Regulatory Services, Department of Education, Room 6C128, 400 Maryland 
Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202-2241; telephone: Jackie Collins (202) 
453-6688, Danielle Bromfield (202) 401-8317, Levon Schlichter (202) 
453-6387, or Hilary Malawer (202) 401-6148. Individuals who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf or a text telephone may call the 
Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 4(b) of Executive Order 12866, dated 
September 30, 1993, requires the Department of Education (ED) to 
publish, at a time and in a manner specified by the Administrator of 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management 
and Budget, an agenda of all regulations under development or review. 
The Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 602(a), requires ED to 
publish, in the Spring and Fall of each year, a regulatory flexibility 
agenda.
    The regulatory flexibility agenda may be combined with any other 
agenda that satisfies the statutory requirements (5 U.S.C. 605(a)). In 
compliance with the Executive order and the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 
the Secretary publishes this agenda.
    For each set of regulations listed, the agenda provides the title 
of the document, the type of document, a citation to any rulemaking or 
other action taken since publication of the most recent agenda, and 
planned dates of future rulemaking. In addition, the agenda provides 
the following information:
    [ballot] An abstract that includes a description of the problem to 
be addressed, any principal alternatives being considered, and 
potential costs and benefits of the action.
    [ballot] An indication of whether the planned action is likely to 
have significant economic impact on a substantial number of small 
entities as defined by the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 
601(6)).
    [ballot] A reference to where a reader can find the current 
regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations.
    [ballot] A citation of legal authority.
    [ballot] The name, address, and telephone number of the contact 
person at ED from whom a reader can obtain additional information 
regarding the planned action.
    In accordance with ED's Principles for Regulating listed in its 
regulatory plan (78 FR 1361, published January 8, 2013), ED is 
committed to regulations that improve the quality and equality of 
services it provides to its customers. ED will regulate only if 
absolutely necessary and then in the most flexible, most equitable, and 
least burdensome way possible.
    Interested members of the public are invited to comment on any of 
the items listed in this agenda that they believe are not consistent 
with the Principles for Regulating. Members of the public are also 
invited to comment on any uncompleted actions in this agenda that ED 
plans to review under section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 
U.S.C. 610) to determine their economic impact on small entities.
    This publication does not impose any binding obligation on ED with 
regard to any specific item in the agenda. ED may elect not to pursue 
any of the regulatory actions listed here. Dates of future regulatory 
actions are subject to revision in subsequent agendas.
    Electronic Access to This Document: The entire Unified Agenda is 
published electronically and is available online at www.reginfo.gov.

Phil Rosenfelt,
Deputy General Counsel, Program Service.

          Office of Postsecondary Education--Completed Actions
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                                                           Regulation
       Sequence No.                    Title             Identifier No.
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78........................  Student Eligibility for            1840-AD62
                             Emergency Relief Funds.
79........................  HBCU Funding Formula......         1840-AD63
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (ED)

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)

Completed Actions

78.  Student Eligibility for Emergency Relief Funds

    Legal Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1221e-3; 20 U.S.C. 3474
    Abstract: The Secretary plans to publish final regulations to amend 
the regulations in 34 CFR part 668 so that an institution of higher 
education may appropriately determine which individuals attending its 
institution are eligible to receive emergency financial aid grants to 
students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security 
(CARES) Act.
    Timetable:

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               Action                    Date            FR Cite
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Final Action........................   05/14/21  86 FR 26608
Final Action Effective..............   05/14/21
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    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes.
    Agency Contact: Karen Epps, Department of Education, Phone: 202 
453-6337.
    RIN: 1840-AD62

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79.  HBCU Funding Formula

    Legal Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1060-1063a; 20 U.S.C. 1063c; 20 U.S.C. 
1068-1068h; 20 U.S.C. 1067q
    Abstract: The Department of Education issued this final rule so 
that it may determine final allocations to Historically Black Colleges 
and Universities awarded under section 314(a)(2) of the Coronavirus 
Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (division M 
of 116 Pub. L. 260), or CRRSAA.
    Timetable:

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               Action                    Date            FR Cite
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Final Action........................   04/22/21  86 FR 21190
Final Action Effective..............   04/22/21
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    Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes.
    Agency Contact: Beatriz Ceja, Department of Education, Phone: 202 
453-6239.
    RIN: 1840-AD63

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