FR Doc 2010-32229
[Federal Register: December 23, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 246)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Comment request.

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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 
February 22, 2011.

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

    Dated: December 17, 2010.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Office of the Secretary

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title of Collection: EDGAR Recordkeeping and Reporting 
Requirements.
    OMB Control Number: 1894-0009.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: As needed/required.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; State, Local, or 
Tribal Government, State Education Agencies or Local Education 
Agencies.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 9,174.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 36,714.
    Abstract: The Education Department General Administrative 
Regulations (EDGAR) contain several requirements that grantees maintain 
certain types of records related to their grants and to report or 
submit certain information to the Department. Part 74 of EDGAR applies 
to Institutions of Higher Education, nonprofit organizations, and 
hospitals. Additionally, under 34 CFR 75.261, all types of grantees 
including State Educational Agencies, Local Educational Agencies, and 
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments may follow the 
regulations in 34 CFR 74.25(e)(2) regarding extension of a project 
period. Section 74.25(e)(2) allows grantees to initiate a one-time 
extension of their projects' expiration date of up to 12 months without 
prior approval from the Department of Education. These grantee 
requirements are necessary for the effective administration and 
monitoring of grant projects.
    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 4467. 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 ICDocketMgr@ed.gov 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-
8339.

[FR Doc. 2010-32229 Filed 12-22-10; 8:45 am]
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