Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
On February 25, 2009, the Department of Education published a comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 8515, Column 2) for the information collection, ``Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Deferment Request Forms''. This notice amends the invitation for comment period for interested persons to March 27, 2009. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests
The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Office of Postsecondary Education; Title IV, Part I, Section 499 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as Amended-Competitive Loan Auction Pilot Program
Through this notice, the Secretary of Education (the Secretary) invites eligible lenders to participate in the Competitive Loan Auction Pilot Program (Auction Program) for the rights to originate PLUS loans to parent borrowers under the FFEL Program. Through the Competitive Loan Auction (Auction), the Secretary will award the rights to originate PLUS loans to new parent borrowers under the Federal PLUS Program authorized by section 428B of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), for loan periods beginning on or after July 1, 2009 and ending June 30, 2011. This notice establishes the dates for submission of information to participate in the Auction, describes the information that lenders must submit and the auction process, and describes the statutory requirements a lender must meet if it is selected as a winning bidder in the Auction.