FR Doc E9-22544[Federal Register: September 18, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 180)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Secretary of Education requests comments on the Student 
Aid Report (SAR) that the Secretary proposes to use for the 2010-2011 
award year. 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.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 17, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted electronically through e-mail to 
mailto:SAR.Comments@ed.gov. Requests for copies of the proposed 
information collection requests may be accessed from 
http://edicsweb.ed.gov by selecting the ``Browse Pending Collections'' 
link and by clicking on link number 4130. When you access the information 
collection, click on ``Download Attachments'' to view. Written requests 
for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 
400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. In addition, 
interested persons can access this document on the Internet:

    (1) Go to IFAP at http://ifap.ed.gov.
    (2) Scroll to ``Processing Resources''.
    (3) Click on ``FAFSA and SAR Materials''.
    (4) Under ``By Award Year Click on 2010-2011''.
    (5) Click on 2009-xx-xx-``Draft 2010-2011 Student Aid Report (SAR) 
and SAR Acknowledgement has been posted to the Federal Register and is 
available for Public Comment''.
    Please note that the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software, version 
4.0 or greater, is necessary to view this file. This software can be 
downloaded for free from Adobe's Web site: http://www.adobe.com.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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.

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 procedures 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 the 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: September 15, 2009.
Angela C. Arrington,
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: 21,696,675.
Burden Hours: 6,993,273.

    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 http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse 
Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 4130. Written 
requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. 
Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or 
faxed to (202) 401-0920. 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 ICDocketMgr@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 between 8 a.m. and 8 
p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

[FR Doc. E9-22544 Filed 9-17-09; 8:45 am]

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