FR Doc 2010-20967
[Federal Register: August 24, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 163)]
[Page 51985-51986]
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Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Comment request.


SUMMARY: The Department of Education (the Department), in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with 
an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of 
information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its 
information collection requirements and minimize the reporting burden 
on the public and helps the public understand the Department's 
information collection requirements and provide the requested data in 
the desired format. The Director, Information Collection Clearance 
Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of 
Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection 
requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 25, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be electronically mailed to or 
mailed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ,

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Washington, DC 20202-4537. Please note that written comments received 
in response to this notice will be considered public records.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that Federal agencies provide 
interested parties an early opportunity to comment on information 
collection requests. The Director, Information Collection Clearance 
Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of 
Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information 
collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the 
information collection. The Department of Education is especially 
interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (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 

    Dated: August 18, 2010.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title of Collection: Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG) Enrollment 
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0002.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; not-for-profit 
institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 16,974.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Hours: 5,756.
    Abstract: Enrollment in the Federal Student Aid (FSA) Student Aid 
Internet Gateway (SAIG) allows eligible entities to securely exchange 
Title IV, HEA assistance programs data electronically with the 
Department of Education processors. Organizations establish Destination 
Point Administrators (DPAs) to transmit, receive, view and update 
student financial aid records using telecommunication software. 
Eligible respondents include the following, but are not limited to, 
institutions of higher education that participate in Title IV, HEA 
assistance programs, third-party servicers of eligible institutions, 
guaranty agencies, Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) 
lenders, Title IV Additional Servicers (TIVAS), local educational 
agencies (LEAs). The Enrollment Form for Post Secondary Schools and 
Servicers represents the full complement of questions that must be 
presented for an organization enrolling in SAIG. The Enrollment Form 
for State Scholarship and Grant Agencies and the Enrollment Form for 
tracking FAFSA Completion for LEAs are a subset of selected questions 
(from the full complement of questions) to streamline the form for ease 
of use.
    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 4234. 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. Requests may also be electronically 
mailed to or faxed to 202-401-0920. Please specify 
the complete title of the information collection and OMB Control Number 
when making your request.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-
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