Publication Date: March 13, 2015

Posted Date: March 13, 2015

Subject: Comment request for DL/FFEL Mandatory Forbearance Forms

FR Type: Notice

Comment request for DL/FFEL Mandatory Forbearance Forms in PDF Format, 5KB, 1 Page


[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 49 (Friday, March 13, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 13359]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-05734]

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2015-ICCD-0026]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program: Internship/Residency and 
Loan Debt Burden Forbearance Forms

AGENCY: Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing 
information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
May 12, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be 
submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
http://www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED-2015-ICCD-
0026 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the 
regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED 
will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note 
that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the 
comment period will not be accepted; ED will only accept comments 
during the comment period in this mailbox when the regulations.gov site 
is not available. Written requests for information or comments 
submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the 
Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Mailstop L-OM-2-
2E319, Room 2E103, Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Ian Foss, 202-377-3681.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), 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, revised, and continuing 
collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact 
of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department's 
information collection requirements and provide the requested data in 
the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed 
information collection request (ICR) that is described below. 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. Please note that 
written comments received in response to this notice will be considered 
public records.
    Title of Collection: William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program: 
Internship/Residency and Loan Debt Burden Forbearance Forms.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0018.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 25,842.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 6,153.
    Abstract: These forms serve as the means by which a borrower may 
request forbearance of repayment on their loans if they meet certain 
conditions. The U.S. Department of Education and other loan holders use 
the information collected on these forms to determine whether a 
borrower meets the eligibility requirements for the specific type of 
forbearance.
 

Attachments/Enclosures:

Comment request for DL/FFEL Mandatory Forbearance Forms in PDF Format, 5KB, 1 Page

   

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