In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer on (301) 443-1129.
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Proposed Project: The Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program: Forms—(OMB No. 0915-0043)—Extension
This clearance request is for extension of approval for three HEAL forms: The HEAL Repayment Schedule—Fixed Rate and the HEAL Repayment Schedule— Variable Rate (provides the borrower with the cost of a HEAL loan, the number and amount of the payments, and the Truth-in-Lending disclosures); the Lender's Report on HEAL Student Loans Outstanding, Call Report (provides information on the status of loans outstanding by the number of borrowers whose loan payments are in various stages of the loan cycle, such as student education and repayment, and the corresponding dollar amounts). These forms are needed to provide borrowers with information on the cost of their loan(s) and to determine which lenders may have excessive delinquencies and defaulted loans.
The estimate of burden for the forms are as follows:
|Form and number||Number of respondents||Responses per respondent||Total responses||Hours per responses||Total burden hours|
|Repayment Schedule HRSA 502-1, 2||15||800||12,000||.5||6000|
|Call Report, HRSA 512||22||4||88||.75||66|
|Total Reporting and Disclosure||22||12,088||6,066|
Send comments to Susan G. Queen, Ph.D., HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 14-33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice.Start Signature
Dated: June 8, 2000.
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
[FR Doc. 00-15124 Filed 6-14-00; 8:45 am]
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