[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 11 (Tuesday, January 18, 1994)]
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[FR Doc No: 94-1125]


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[Federal Register: January 18, 1994]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
 

Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance; Meeting

AGENCY: Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Education.

ACTION: Notice of partially closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming partially closed meeting of the Advisory Committee on 
Student Financial Assistance. This notice also describes the functions 
of the Committee. Notice of this meeting is required under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is 
intended to notify the general public.

DATES AND TIMES: January 31, 1994, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 
p.m.; and February 1, 1994, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 12 
noon, but closed from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Wyndham Bristol Hotel, Potomac Rooms I and II, 2430 
Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20037.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:Dr. Brian K. Fitzgerald, Staff 
Director, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, room 
4600, ROB-3, 7th & D Streets, SW., Washington, DC 20202-7582 (202) 708-
7439.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Student Financial 
Assistance is established under section 491 of the Higher Education Act 
of 1965 as amended by Public Law 100-50 (20 U.S.C. 1098). The Advisory 
Committee is established to provide advice and counsel to the Congress 
and the Secretary of Education on student financial aid matters, 
including providing technical expertise with regard to systems of need 
analysis and application forms, making recommendations that will result 
in the maintenance of access to postsecondary education for low- and 
middle-income students, conducting a study of institutional lending in 
the Stafford Student Loan Program, and assisting with activities 
related to reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965. As a 
result of the passage of the Higher Education Amendments of 1992, the 
Congress has directed the Advisory Committee to assist with a series of 
special assessments and conduct an in-depth study of student loan 
simplification. Also, the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 
directed the Advisory Committee to conduct an evaluation of the Direct 
Lending and FFEL programs and submit a report to Congress and the 
Secretary of Education on an annual basis.
    The proposed agenda includes: (a) A discussion on evaluating the 
Direct Lending and FFEL programs; (b) an update on the delivery system; 
(c) an update on other ED initiatives; and (d) an Advisory Committee 
regulatory update and planning session for the upcoming year's agenda.
    The Advisory Committee will meet in Washington, DC on January 31, 
1994, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on February 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 
noon. The meeting will be closed to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 
a.m. to elect a new chairman and discuss other personnel matters. The 
ensuing discussions will relate to internal personnel rules and 
practices of an agency and will disclose information of a personal 
nature where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion 
of personal privacy if conducted in open session. Such matters are 
protected by exemptions (2) and (6) of Section 552(b)(c) of title 5 
U.S.C.
    A summary of the activities at the closed session and related 
matters which are informative to the public consistent with the policy 
of title 5 U.S.C. 552(b) will be available to the public within 
fourteen days of the meeting.
    Records are kept of all Committee proceedings, and are available 
for public inspection at the Office of the Advisory Committee on 
Student Financial Assistance, room 4600, 7th and D Streets, SW., 
Washington, DC from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., weekdays, except 
federal holidays.

    Dated: January 11, 1994.
Brian K. Fitzgerald,
Staff Director, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance.
[FR Doc. 94-1125 Filed 1-14-94; 8:45 am]
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