[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 113 (Wednesday, June 14, 2017)]
[Pages 27252-27253]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-12283]



[Docket No.: ED-2017-ICCD-0084]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Request for Title IV Reimbursement or Heightened Cash Monitoring 2 

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

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is 
proposing an extension of an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
August 14, 2017.

ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the 
information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED-2017-ICCD-
0084. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted 
electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal 
mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments 
submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period 
will not be accepted. 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, Room 216-32, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Jo-Anne Cheatom, 202-377-3730.

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

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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: Request for Title IV Reimbursement or 
Heightened Cash Monitoring 2 (HCM2).
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0089.
    Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 732.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 3,660.
    Abstract: The collection of this information is needed in order for 
the Payment Analysts in Federal Student Aid, an office of the U. S. 
Department of Education, to review and process the institutional 
payment request for Title IV funds. The Higher Education Act of 1965, 
as amended (HEA) requires that the Secretary prescribe regulations to 
ensure that any funds eligible postsecondary institutions receive under 
the HEA are used solely for the purposes specified in and in accordance 
with the provision of the applicable program. 34 CFR 668.161 and 
668.162 establish the rules and procedures for a participating 
institution to request, maintain, disburse, and manage Title IV program 

    Dated: June 9, 2017.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2017-12283 Filed 6-13-17; 8:45 am]