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Services, Office of Management, invites collection on respondents, including title of the information collection when
comments on the proposed information through the use of information making your request.
collection requests as required by the technology. Comments regarding burden and/or
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Dated: April 10, 2008. the collection activity requirements
DATES: An emergency review has been should be electronically mailed to
Angela C. Arrington,
requested in accordance with the Act Individuals who
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information
(44 U.S.C. Chapter 3507 (j)), since use a telecommunications device for the
Management Services, Office of Management.
public harm is reasonably likely to deaf (TDD) may call the Federal
result if normal clearance procedures Federal Student Aid Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–
are followed. Approval by the Office of Type of Review: New. 800–877–8339.
Management and Budget (OMB) has Title: FFEL School Survey. [FR Doc. E8–8119 Filed 4–15–08; 8:45 am]
been requested by April 10, 2008. Abstract: This emergency survey BILLING CODE 4000–01–P
ADDRESSES: Written comments requests information on the institution’s
regarding the emergency review should ability to access FFEL loans for the
be addressed to the Office of current academic year. In addition, the DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Department requests to confirm that
Attention: Education Desk Officer, these institutions have secured lenders Submission for OMB Review;
Office of Management and Budget; 725 for academic year 2008–09 and a list of Comment Request
17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New those lenders. AGENCY: Department of Education.
Executive Office Building, Washington, Additional Information: The
DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974. SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official,
Department is requesting emergency Regulatory Information Management
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section clearance for an electronic survey to be Services, Office of Management invites
3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of sent to approximately 4,500 financial comments on the submission for OMB
1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires aid administrators at institutions that review as required by the Paperwork
that the Director of OMB provide participate in the Federal Family Reduction Act of 1995.
interested Federal agencies and the Educational Loan (FFEL) Program. The
DATES: Interested persons are invited to
public an early opportunity to comment FFEL school survey requests
on information collection requests. The submit comments on or before May 16,
information on the institution’s ability
Office of Management and Budget 2008.
to access FFEL loans for the current
(OMB) may amend or waive the academic year. In addition, the ADDRESSES: Written comments should
requirement for public consultation to Department requests to confirm that be addressed to the Office of
the extent that public participation in these institutions have secured lenders Information and Regulatory Affairs,
the approval process would defeat the for academic years 2007–08 and 2008– Attention: Education Desk Officer,
purpose of the information collection, 09, and a list of those lenders. The Office of Management and Budget, 725
violate State or Federal law, or purpose of the survey is to ensure 17th Street, NW., Room 10222,
substantially interfere with any agency’s continued access to federal loans by Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are
ability to perform its statutory monitoring any problems that encouraged to submit responses
obligations. The IC Clearance Official, institutions may be experiencing in electronically by e-mail to
Regulatory Information Management accessing FFEL loans for both the or via fax
Services, Office of Management, current 2007–08 and 2008–09 academic to (202) 395–6974. Commenters should
publishes this notice containing years. The approval is requested by include the following subject line in
proposed information collection Thursday, April 10, 2008. their response: ‘‘Comment: [insert OMB
requests at the beginning of the Frequency: One time. number], [insert abbreviated collection
Departmental review of the information Affected Public: name, e.g., ‘‘Upward Bound
collection. Each proposed information Evaluation’’]’’. Persons submitting
Businesses or other for-profit; Not-for-
collection, grouped by office, contains comments electronically should not
profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal
the following: (1) Type of review submit paper copies.
Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs.
requested, e.g., new, revision, extension, Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section
existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Burden: 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of
Summary of the collection; (4) 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires
Description of the need for, and Responses: 4,500. that the Office of Management and
proposed use of, the information; (5) Burden Hours: 450. Budget (OMB) provide interested
Respondents and frequency of Requests for copies of the proposed Federal agencies and the public an early
collection; and (6) Reporting and/or information collection request may be opportunity to comment on information
Recordkeeping burden. ED invites accessed from, collection requests. OMB may amend or
public comment. by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending waive the requirement for public
The Department of Education is Collections’’ link and by clicking on consultation to the extent that public
especially interested in public comment link number 3658. When you access the participation in the approval process
addressing the following issues: (1) Is information collection, click on would defeat the purpose of the
this collection necessary to the proper ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. information collection, violate State or
functions of the Department; (2) will Written requests for information should Federal law, or substantially interfere
this information be processed and used be addressed to U.S. Department of with any agency’s ability to perform its
in a timely manner, (3) is the estimate Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., statutory obligations. The IC Clearance
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of burden accurate; (4) how might the LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Official, Regulatory Information
Department enhance the quality, utility, Requests may also be electronically Management Services, Office of
and clarity of the information to be mailed to the Internet address Management, publishes that notice
collected, and (5) how might the or faxed to 202– containing proposed information
Department minimize the burden of this 401–0920. Please specify the complete collection requests prior to submission

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20616 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 74 / Wednesday, April 16, 2008 / Notices

of these requests to OMB. Each Information form). The questions on this DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
proposed information collection, form deal with the following areas:
grouped by office, contains the Project Director identifying and contact Notice Inviting Applications From Test
following: (1) Type of review requested, information; Novice Applicants; and Publishers for a Determination of the
e.g., new, revision, extension, existing Human Subjects Research. The ED Suitability of a Test for Use in the
or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary supplemental information form could be National Reporting System for Adult
of the collection; (4) Description of the used with any of the SF–424 forms in Education
need for, and proposed use of, the the SF–424 forms family, as applicable.
information; (5) Respondents and AGENCY: Office of Vocational and Adult
Requests for copies of the information Education, U.S. Department of
frequency of collection; and (6) collection submission for OMB review
Reporting and/or recordkeeping burden. Education.
may be accessed from http:// ACTION: Notice inviting applications
OMB invites public comment., by selecting the from test publishers for a determination
Dated: April 10, 2008. ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and of the suitability of a test for use in the
Angela C. Arrington, by clicking on link number 3589. When National Reporting System for Adult
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information you access the information collection, Education.
Management Services, Office of Management. click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to
Office of the Secretary view. Written requests for information SUMMARY: The Department of Education
should be addressed to U.S. Department (Department) announces the date by
Type of Review: Revision. of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, which test publishers must submit tests
Title: U.S. Department of Education SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. to the Secretary for review and approval
Supplemental Information for the Requests may also be electronically for use in the National Reporting System
SF–424 Form. mailed to or faxed for Adult Education (NRS).
Frequency: New Awards.
to 202–401–0920. Please specify the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal
Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs; Individuals or complete title of the information Mike Dean, U.S. Department of
households; Businesses or other for- collection when making your request. Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW.,
profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Comments regarding burden and/or Room 11152, Potomac Center Plaza,
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour the collection activity requirements Washington, DC 20202–7240.
Burden: should be electronically mailed to Telephone: (202) 245–7828 or via
Responses: 26,000. Individuals who Internet:
Burden Hours: 7,860. use a telecommunications device for the If you use a telecommunications
Abstract: In the previous clearance of deaf (TDD) may call the Federal device for the deaf (TDD), you may call
the 1890–0017 collection (now 1894– Information Relay Service (FIRS) at the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–
0007) in 2004, the U.S. Department of 1–800–877–8339. 800–877–8339.
Education (ED) cleared the Application [FR Doc. E8–8121 Filed 4–15–08; 8:45 am]
Individuals with disabilities may
for Federal Education Assistance or ED obtain this document in an alternate
424 under this collection number. Since format (e.g., Braille, large print,
that time, ED has discontinued use of audiotape, or computer diskette) on
the ED 424 Form and has begun using request to any of the contact people
the SF–424, Application for Federal listed in this section.
Assistance, together with the U.S. Notice of Proposed Information SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On
Department of Education Supplemental Collection Requests; Comment January 14, 2008, the Secretary
Information for the SF–424 form. ED Request published final regulations for 34 CFR
made a policy decision to switch to the part 462 in the Federal Register (73 FR
SF–424 in keeping with Federal-wide AGENCY: Department of Education. 2306). The regulations established
forms standardization and streamlining procedures for determining the
ACTION: Correction Notice. suitability of tests for use in the NRS.
efforts, especially with widespread
agency use of There were Submission Requirements
several data elements/questions on the SUMMARY: On April 10, 2008, the
ED 424 that were required for ED Department of Education published a a. A test publisher must comply with
applicants that were not included on the comment period notice in the Federal the requirements in 34 CFR 462.11
SF–424. Therefore, ED put these Register (Page 19492, Column 1) for the when submitting an application. A test
questions that were already cleared as information collection, ‘‘Generic publisher is not required to submit any
part of the 1890–0017 collection (now Application Package for Discretionary form or information except as required
1894–0007) on a form entitled the U.S. Grant Programs.’’ The Type of Review is in § 462.11.
Department of Education Supplemental hereby corrected to Extension. b. In accordance with § 462.10, the
Information for the SF–424. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory deadline for transmittal of applications
The forms in the SF–424 forms family Information Management Services, is April 14, 2008.
(e.g., the SF–424 Core Form, SF–424M, Office of Management, hereby issues a c. Whether you submit your
etc.) have already been cleared for use correction notice as required by the application by mail (through the U.S.
by Federal agencies to collect certain Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Postal Service or a commercial carrier)
identifying information and other data or you hand deliver (or use a courier
Dated: April 10, 2008.
from grant applicants. In this renewal service) your application, you must mail
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for the collection package for 1894–0007 Angela C. Arrington, or deliver three copies of your
(formerly 1890–0017), ED is requesting IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information application, on or before the deadline
clearance only for the U.S. Department Management Services, Office of Management. date, to the following address: NRS
of Education Supplemental Information [FR Doc. E8–8117 Filed 4–15–08; 8:45 am] Assessment Review, c/o American
for the SF–424 form (ED Supplemental BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas

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