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Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; State and EIS Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements Under Part C




In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.


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Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 11, 2014.

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Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.go v by selecting Docket ID number ED-2014-ICCD-0087 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted; ED will ONLY accept comments during the comment period in this mailbox when the site is not available. 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, Mailstop L-OM-2-2E319, Room 2E115, Washington, DC 20202.


For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Rebecca Walawender, 202-245-7399.


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 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: State and EIS Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements under Part C.

OMB Control Number: 1820-0682.

Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection.

Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments.

Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 56.

Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 4,828.

Abstract: State Lead Agencies for Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) are required to maintain records pertaining to due process procedures pertinent to Part C of IDEA, maintain a list of qualified mediators and a list of those serving as hearing officers, and adopt written procedures for receiving and resolving complaints. These records are used by Part C State Lead Agencies ensure that all Part C information responsibilities and processes are documented and conducted in a manner consistent with the requirement of IDEA Part C.

Dated: June 5, 2014.

Tomakie Washington,

Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.

[FR Doc. 2014-13543 Filed 6-10-14; 8:45 am]


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