Publication Date: December 28, 2006
Author: Jeff Baker, Director Policy Liaison and Implementation, Federal Student Aid
Summary: Interim Final Regulations
Posted on 12-28-2006
On December 28, 2006 interim final regulations were published in the Federal Register that amended the Title IV student assistance regulations pursuant to changes made to the Higher Education Act by the Third Higher Education Extension Act of 2006 (THEEA), Public Law 109-292. These interim final regulations reflect the provisions of the THEEA that authorize the discharge of the outstanding balance of certain Perkins, FFEL, and Direct Loan program loans for survivors of eligible public servants and other eligible victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. These interim final regulations are effective January 29, 2007.
Please see the attached PDF file for the complete text of the December 28, 2006 Federal Register.