[Federal Register: July 10, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 132)]
[Notices]               
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Regulatory Information Management Group, Office of 
the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for 
OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
August 9, 2001.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Lauren Wittenberg, 
Acting Desk Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and 
Budget, 725 17th Street, NW, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, D.C. 20503 or should be electronically mailed to the 
internet address Lauren__Wittenberg@omb.eop.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an 
early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB 
may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the 
extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat 
the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal 
law, or substantially interfere with any agency's ability to perform 
its statutory obligations. The Leader, Regulatory Information 
Management Group, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes 
that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior 
to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information 
collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of 
review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or 
reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) 
Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) 
Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or

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Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.

    Dated: July 5, 2001.
John Tressler,
Leader, Regulatory Information Management, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.

Office of Postsecondary Education

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Distance Education Demonstration Program Annual Reporting 
Form.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or 
household; Businesses or other for-profit.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 30,544; Burden 
Hours: 6,340
    Abstract: The information will be used by the Department of 
Education to conduct analyses and prepare reports required by the 
Congress in the authorization of the Distance Education Demonstration 
Program. These analyses may also become the basis of recommendations 
the Department may make to amend the governing statue as prescribed by 
the Congress in its program authorization. Respondents include 
participants in the Distance Education Demonstration Program 
(institutions and systems and consortia of institutions) and their 
students who are enrolled in distance education courses and programs.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request 
may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, or should be addressed to 
Vivian Reese, Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Room 
4050, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, D.C. 20202-4651. Requests 
may also be electronically mailed to the internet address OCIO--IMG--
Issues@ed.gov or faxed to 202-708-9346. Please specify the complete 
title of the information collection when making your request. Comments 
regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be 
directed to Joseph Schubart at (202) 708-9266 or via his internet 
address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
[FR Doc. 01-17237 Filed 7-9-01; 8:45 am]
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