Federal Student Aid - IFAP
   
PublicationDate: 7/19/99
Summary: Items Posted to IFAP During the Week of July 12, 1999
Author: CSB - SFA Customer Support Branch


July 12 - July 16, 1999. IFAP Postings. The Customer Support Branch (CSB) posted the following Documents/Letters/Regulations/Announcements to the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) web page:

ELECTRONIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:

- July 19: Correction on IFAP Dear Partner Letter Gen-99-21.

- July 16: Student Financial Aid Year 2000 Project Status As of 16 July, 1999

- July 12: Items Posted to IFAP During the Week of July 5, 1999

- July 12: Phase II of the Access America for Students Pilot - Invitation to Participate


DEAR COLLEAGUE LETTERS:

- July 1999: CB-99-14: SUBJECT: Safeguard Activity Report for the Federal Perkins Loan Program

DIRECT LOAN BULLETINS:

- July 1999: DLB 99-45: Subject: New Window for Year 2000 Testing - July 12 through August 20, 1999

- July 1999: DLB 99-46: Subject: Promissory note review/acceptance guidelines

- July 1999: DLB 99-47: Subject: Impact of the Reduced Origination Fee on Student Budget Calculations


FEDERAL REGISTERS:

- July 14, 1999: FR Type: Notice: Summary : OMB invites comments on the proposed information collection requests, regarding the Guaranty Agency Monthly Claims and Collections Report. This form is used by a guaranty agency to request payments of reinsurance for default, bankruptcy, death, disability claims paid to lenders and for costs incurred for spa, closed school, false Certification and lender of last resort and lender referral fee pay. Page Numbers: 37946-37947.

- July 15, 1999: FR Part : IV: FR Type: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM): Summary : The proposed regulations amend the regulations that govern institutional eligibility for and participation in the student financial assistance programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (title IV, HEA programs). These programs include the Campus-based programs (Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Programs), the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program, the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) programs, the Federal Pell Grant Program, and the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) Program (formerly known as the State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) Program). These proposed regulations implement statutory changes made to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), by the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 (1998 Amendments). Many of the proposed regulatory changes merely conform current regulatory provisions to the statutory changes. Comment Due Date: September 09/13/99, 1999. Page Numbers: 38271-38282.

- July 16, 1999: FR Part : II: FR Type: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM): Summary : The Secretary proposes to amend the regulations governing student eligibility for the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (Title IV, HEA programs). These programs include the Federal Pell Grant Program, the campus-based programs (Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Programs), the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program, the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, and the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) Program (formerly called the State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) Program). The proposed regulations implement changes made to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), by the Higher Education amendments of 1998 (1998 Amendments). Most of the proposed changes simply conform current regulatory provisions to the statutory changes. Comment Due Date: September 09/14/99, 1999. Page Numbers: 38503-38508.


1999-2000 SFA HANDBOOK:

- July 1999: The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan and Federal Family Education Loan Programs Reference

- July 1999: Institutional Eligibility and Participation

- July 1999: Campus-Based Programs Reference


2000-2001 DIRECT LOAN TECHNICAL REFERENCE:

- July 1999: Custom

- July 1999: Combination