Department of Education August 20, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2012-20407
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-20
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Privacy Act), the Department of Education (Department) publishes this notice to revise the system of records notice for the Investigative Files of the Inspector General (18-10-01), 64 FR 30151-30153 (June 4, 1999), as corrected by 67 FR 4415-4417 (January 30, 2002), as amended by 68 FR 38153-38158 (June 26, 2003), as amended by 75 FR 33608-33610 (June 14, 2010), as corrected by 75 FR 36374-36375 (June 25, 2010). The Department amends this system of records notice by: proposing to revise routine use (14), ``Disclosure to the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (RATB),'' to allow disclosure to any successor entity of the RATB, to the Government Accountability and Transparency Board (GATB) or any successor entity, or to any other Federal, State, local, or foreign agency or other entity responsible for coordinating and conducting oversight of Federal funds, in order to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse related to Federal funds, or for assisting in the enforcement, investigation, prosecution, or oversight of violations of administrative, civil, or criminal law or regulation. This system of records provides essential support for investigative activities of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) relating to the Department's programs and operations, enabling the OIG to secure and maintain the necessary information and to coordinate with other law enforcement agencies as appropriate.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests; State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL)
Document Number: 2012-20392
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-20
Agency: Department of Education
States wishing to receive funding under the State Independent Living Services and Centers for Independent Living programs must submit an approvable three-year State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) to the Rehabilitation Services Administration. The purpose of these programs is to promote the independent living philosophybased on consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access and individual and systems advocacyto maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence and productivity of individuals with significant disabilities and to promote and maximize the integration and full inclusion of individuals with significant disabilities into the mainstream of American society. The SPIL encompasses the activities planned by the State to achieve its specified independent living objectives and reflects the State's commitment to comply with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements during the three years covered by the plan.