[Federal Register: July 20, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 140)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Acting 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
DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before
August 20, 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, DC. 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 Acting 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
Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.
Dated: July 16, 2001.
Acting Leader Regulatory Information Management, Office of the Chief
Office of Postsecondary Education
Type of Review: Extension.
Title: Application for Ability to Benefit Testing Approval.
Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Individuals or
household; Not-for-profit institutions.
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Burden Hours: 77,040.
Abstract: The Secretary will publish a list of approved tests which
can be used by postsecondary educational institutions to establish the
ability to benefit for a student who does not have a high school
diploma or its equivalent for Student Financial Assistance 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
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. 01-18147 Filed 7-19-01; 8:45 am]
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