FR Doc E7-20097
[Federal Register: October 12, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 197)]
[Page 58062-58063]
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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: After processing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid 
(FAFSA), the Department sends FAFSA applicants a Student Aid Report 
(SAR). The SAR contains the results of eligibility and expected family 
contribution determinations, information that the student originally 
reported on the FAFSA, and information about the applicant's financial 
aid history from the Department's National Study Loan Data System. SAR 
recipients are expected to review the information on the SAR and (1) 
correct errors in the reported information, (2) update information that 
may have changed since filing the FAFSA, (3) verify the responses if so 
requested, and on the paper SAR, (4) correct illegible information, or 
(5) supply missing information. The Secretary of Education requests 
comments on the SAR that the Department proposes to use for the 2008-
2009 award year.

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DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 13, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, 
Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, 
Washington, DC 20503 or via fax to (202) 395-6974.
    In addition, interested persons can access this document on the 
    (1) Go to IFAP at;

    (2) Scroll to ``On-Line References'';
    (3) Click on ``SAR/ISR Reference Materials'';
    (4) Click on ``By 2008-2009 Award Year'';
    (5) Click on ``Draft 2008-2009 Student Aid Reports (SAR) and SAR 
Acknowledgement Mockups are available for public comment''.
    Please note that the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software, version 
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telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 
p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary is publishing this request for 
comment under the Provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Under that Act, ED must obtain the review and 
approval of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) before it may use 
a form to collect information. However, under procedure for obtaining 
approval from OMB, ED must first obtain public comment of the proposed 
form, and to obtain that comment, ED must publish this notice in the 
Federal Register.
    In addition to comments requested above, to accommodate the 
requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Secretary is 
interested in receiving comments with regard to the following matters: 
(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.


    Dated: October 4, 2007.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management 
Services, Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Student Aid Report (SAR).
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
    Responses: 27,699,605.
    Burden Hours: 5,639,472.
    Abstract: The SAR is used to notify Free Application for Federal 
Student Aid (FAFSA) applicants of their eligibility to receive federal 
student aid under the student financial assistance programs authorized 
under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and to 
provide an opportunity for applicants to correct or update the 
information they provided on their FAFSA.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request 
may be accessed from, by selecting the ``Browse 
Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 3426. Written 
requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, 
Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed 
to or faxed to (202) 245-6623. 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 the e-mail address 
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

[FR Doc. E7-20097 Filed 10-11-07; 8:45 am]