Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): Interest Rate Limitation Request, 43531-43532 [2021-16890]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 150 / Monday, August 9, 2021 / Notices 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: Income Based Repayment—Notifications. OMB Control Number: 1845–0114. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 958,240. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 76,665. Abstract: The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), established the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program under Title IV, Part B. Section 493C [20 U.S.C. 1098e] of the HEA authorizes income based repayment for Part B borrowers who have a partial financial hardship. The regulations in 34 CFR 682.215(e)(2) require notifications to borrowers from the loan holders once a borrower establishes a partial financial hardship and is placed in an income based repayment (IBR) plan by the loan holder. The regulations identify lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Aug 06, 2021 Jkt 253001 information the loan holder must provide to the borrower to continue to participate in an IBR plan. This is a request for extension without change of the current information collection 1845– 0114. Dated: August 3, 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. 2021–16887 Filed 8–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2021–SCC–0120] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): Interest Rate Limitation Request 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 October 8, 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–0120. 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 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43531 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: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): Interest Rate Limitation Request. OMB Control Number: 1845–0135. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 200. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 67. Abstract: The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) provides that those on active duty military service are entitled to have an interest rate in excess of 6% be capped at 6% for the duration of their qualifying military service. The Department is requesting an extension of the currently approved 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1 43532 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 150 / Monday, August 9, 2021 / Notices 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: August 3, 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. 2021–16890 Filed 8–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Public Meeting on Understanding the Environmental, Health, and Local Impacts of Ethane Processing and Distribution Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, U.S. Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of virtual public meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) will host a public meeting to discuss the impacts petrochemical manufacturing, pipelines, and supporting infrastructure have on environmental and health conditions in local communities and on global greenhouse gas emission targets. DATES: The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST. Location: The public meeting will be held virtually via Webex on August 24, 2021, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. EST. Those who register will be provided with the meeting link and other details. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Easley, Industry Analyst, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, by email at kevin.easley@hq.doe.gov; or by telephone at (240) 780–1453. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to obtain data, information, and perspectives from individual stakeholders on the following topics: (1) Local environmental, health, and community impacts associated with petrochemical manufacturing, particularly from ethane crackers and pipelines; (2) health and safety risks to local communities from accidents and system failures associated lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Aug 06, 2021 Jkt 253001 with such facilities and infrastructure; (3) greenhouse gas emissions from such facilities and infrastructure; and (4) opportunities to reduce environmental and health impacts of such facilities locally and along the value chain, up to and including product exports. The public meeting discussion will inform the DOE FECM study assessing the longterm trends related to the domestic production and consumption of ethane, the export of ethane, and the opportunities for and economic benefit of investments for further domestic use, as encouraged by Congress pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Public Law 116–260, and explanatory statement, 166 Cong. Rec. H7879, H8363 (Dec. 21, 2020). In holding this meeting, DOE is seeking individual opinions and perspectives and is not seeking to obtain or utilize consensus advice and/or recommendations from any groups or entities. The meeting is open to the public and participation is via Webex. Please direct all media inquiries to Marc Willis, Director of Communications, Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, at FECommunications@hq.doe.gov. Those planning to join via Webex are requested to register in advance by email to Colleen Newman (colleen.newman@hq.doe.gov) and provide their name, title, organization, and email address prior to the meeting. Participants are responsible for ensuring their systems are compatible with the Webex software. Signing Authority This document of the Department of Energy was signed on August 3, 2021, by Jennifer Wilcox, Ph.D., Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, pursuant to delegated authority from the Secretary of Energy. That document with the original signature and date is maintained by DOE. For administrative purposes only, and in compliance with requirements of the Office of the Federal Register, the undersigned DOE Federal Register Liaison Officer has been authorized to sign and submit the document in electronic format for publication, as an official document of the Department of Energy. This administrative process in no way alters the legal effect of this document upon publication in the Federal Register. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Signed in Washington, DC, on August 3, 2021. Treena V. Garrett, Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2021–16880 Filed 8–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee; Meeting Office of Science, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Monday, August 30, 2021; 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, August 31, 2021; 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held digitally via Zoom. Instructions for Zoom, as well as any updates to meeting times or meeting agenda, can be found on the FESAC meeting website at: https://science.osti.gov/fes/fesac/ Meetings. SUMMARY: Dr. Samuel J. Barish, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Fusion Energy Sciences (FES); U.S. Department of Energy; Office of Science; 1000 Independence Avenue SW; Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (301) 903–2917, Email address: sam.barish@ science.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to provide advice on a continuing basis to the Director, Office of Science of the Department of Energy, on the many complex scientific and technical issues that arise in the development and implementation of the fusion energy sciences program. Tentative Agenda: • News from the Office of Science • FES Perspective • Update on the FESAC Long-Range Planning Report • Status of US ITER • Innovation Network for Fusion Energy (INFUSE) • Taming Plasmas and Controlling Laser Beams for Grand Challenge Applications • Public Reusable Research (PuRe) Data Resources E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 150 (Monday, August 9, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43531-43532]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-16890]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2021-SCC-0120]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): Interest Rate Limitation 
Request

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 
October 8, 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-0120. 
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: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): 
Interest Rate Limitation Request.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0135.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 200.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 67.
    Abstract: The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) provides that 
those on active duty military service are entitled to have an interest 
rate in excess of 6% be capped at 6% for the duration of their 
qualifying military service. The Department is requesting an extension 
of the currently approved 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

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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: August 3, 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. 2021-16890 Filed 8-6-21; 8:45 am]
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