The Department of Defense will submit to OMB for emergency processing, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 10, 2003.
Title, Applicable Form, and OMB Number: Application for Department of Defense Impact Aid for Children with Severe Disabilities; SD Form 816 and SD Form 816C; OMB Number 0704—[To be Determined].
Type of Request: New Collection; Emergency processing requested with a shortened public comment period of ten days. An approval date by February 28, 2003, has been requested.
Number of Respondents: 50.
Responses Per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 50.
Average Burden Per Response: 8 hours.
Annual Burden Hours: 400.
Needs and Uses: Department of Defense funds are authorized for local educational agencies (LEAs) that educate military dependent students with severe disabilities and meet certain criteria. Eligible LEAs are determined by their responses to the U.S. Department of Education (ED) from information they submitted on children with disabilities, when they completed the Impact Program form for the Department of Education. This new application will be requested of LEAs who educate military dependent students with disabilities, who have been deemed eligible for the U.S. Department of Education Impact Aid program, to determine if they meet the criteria to receive additional funds from the Department of Defense due to high special education costs of the military dependents with severe disabilities that they serve.
Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
Frequency: On occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.Start Printed Page 4767
OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jacqueline A. Zeiher.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Zeiher at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Robert Cushing.
Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Cushing, WHS/DIOR, 1215 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 1204, Arlington, VA 22202-4302, or by fax at (703) 604-1514.Start Signature
Dated: January 24, 2003.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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