Publication Date: October 6, 2011

Posted Date: October 6, 2011

Subject: Request for Title IV Reimbursement or Heightened Cash Monitoring 2 (HCM2)

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 194 (Thursday, October 6, 2011)]
([Notices]
[Pages 62047-62048]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-25901]

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice; 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, Privacy, Information and Records 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 
December 5, 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: September 30, 2011.
Darrin King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information, and Records Management Services, Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title of Collection: Request for Title IV Reimbursement or 
Heightened Cash Monitoring 2 (HCM2).
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0089.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: Monthly.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; not-for-profit 
Institutions.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 732.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 3,660.
    Abstract: The purpose of the form is to gather financial 
information from the institution in order to process claims for 
payment. ED Payment Analysts compare data on the form with disbursement 
records in the Common Origination and Disbursement system to determine 
what amount will be paid to the institution under the restricted method 
of payments. Data and signatures are collected from the institution on 
these forms. The data collected is in regards to the Title IV program 
funds that are requested and certified by the institution in the 
President/Owner/Chief Executive Officer and the Financial Aid Director/
Third Party Servicer section of the form. The forms are signed by the 
institution official and submitted when requesting payment for 
Reimbursement or Heightened Cash Monitoring 2 claims.
    Copies of the proposed information collection request may be 
accessed from http://www.edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse 
Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 4716. 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. 2011-25901 Filed 10-5-11; 8:45 am]
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