[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 89 (Tuesday, May 9, 1995)]
[Pages 24619-24620]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 95-11343]



Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection requests.


SUMMARY: The Acting Director, Information Resources Group, invites 
comments on proposed information collection requests as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980.

DATES: An expedited review has been requested in accordance with the 
Act, since allowing for the normal review period would adversely affect 
the public interest. Approval by the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) has been requested by May 11, 1995.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Dan Chenok, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street NW., Room 3208, New Executive Office Building, Washington, 
D.C. 20503. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection 
request should be addressed to Patrick J. Sherrill, Department of 
Education, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 5624, Regional Office 
Building 3, Washington, D.C. 20202-4651.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick J. Sherrill, (202) 708-9915. 
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3517 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1980 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 3517) requires that the Director of OMB 
provide interested Federal agencies and persons an early opportunity to 
comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the 
requirement for public consultation to the extent that public 
participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the 
information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially 
interfere with any agency's ability to perform its statutory 
    The Acting Director, Information Resources Group, publishes this 
notice with the attached proposed information collection request prior 
to submission of this request to OMB. This notice contains the 
following information: (1) Type of review requested, e.g., expedited; 
(2) Title; (3) Abstract; (4) Additional Information; (5) Frequency of 
collection; (6) Affected public; and (7) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping 
burden. Because an expedited review has been requested, a description 
of the information to be collected is also included as an attachment to 
this notice.

    [[Page 24620]] Dated: May 3, 1995.
Kent Hannaman,
Acting Director, Information Resources Group.

Office of Postsecondary Education

    Type of Review: Expedited.
    Title: Federal Direct Consolidation Loan Program Application 
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; and business or other 
    Reporting Burden: Responses: 1,128,400; Burden hours: 533,260.
    Recordkeeping Burden: Recordkeepers: 0; Burden Hours: 0.
    Abstract: These forms are the means by which a borrower applies for 
a Federal Direct Consolidation Loan and a lender verifies eligible 
loans to be consolidated. The Department will use this information to 
make Direct Consolidation Loans to interested borrowers. Copies of 
these forms for review and comment can be obtained by calling Nicki 
Meoli at (202) 205-9406.
    Additional Information: Clearance for this information collection 
is requested by May 12, 1995. An expedited review is requested since 
the regulations and statutory changes governing the Direct Loan Program 
become effective July 1, 1995. The expedited review will allow the 
necessary time needed for the printing of the forms so they are made 
available to borrowers by July 1.

[FR Doc. 95-11343 Filed 5-8-95; 8:45 am]