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federal register

Friday
February 2, 1996

Part VII

Department of
Education
Office of Postsecondary Education

Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-


Study, and Federal Supplemental
Educational Opportunity Grant Programs;
Notice

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Postal Service; (3) a dated shipping must be signed by an appropriate
label, invoice, or receipt from a institutional official and above the
Office of Postsecondary Education commercial carrier; or (4) any other signature the official must include the
proof of mailing acceptable to the statement: ‘‘I certify that the information
Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work- Secretary of Education. the institution provided in this waiver
Study, and Federal Supplemental If a waiver request is sent through the request is true and accurate to the best
Educational Opportunity Grant U.S. Postal Service, the Secretary does of my knowledge. I understand that the
Programs not accept either of the following as information is subject to audit and
AGENCY: Department of Education. proof of mailing: (1) A private metered program review by representatives of
ACTION: Notice of the closing date for postmark, or (2) a mail receipt that is the Secretary of Education.’’ If the
institutions to submit a request for a not dated by the U.S. Postal Service. institution submits a waiver request and
waiver of the allocation reduction for An institution should note that the any supporting information or
the underuse of funds under the Federal U.S. Postal Service does not uniformly documents after the closing date, the
Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study provide a dated postmark. Before request will not be considered.
(FWS), or Federal Supplemental relying on this method, an institution
Applicable Regulations
Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) should check with its local post office.
programs (known collectively as the An institution is encouraged to use The following regulations apply to the
campus-based programs). certified or at least first class mail. campus-based programs:
Institutions that submit waiver requests (1) Student Assistance General
SUMMARY: The Secretary gives notice to and any supporting information or Provisions, 34 CFR Part 668.
institutions of higher education of the documents after the closing date will (2) Federal Perkins Loan Program, 34
deadline for an institution to submit a not be considered for a waiver of the CFR Part 674.
written request for a waiver of the allocation reduction being applied to its (3) Federal Work-Study Program, 34
allocation reduction being applied to its allocation under any of the campus- CFR Part 675.
Federal Perkins Loan, FWS, or FSEOG based programs for award year 1996–97. (4) Federal Supplemental Educational
allocation for the 1996–97 award year Waiver Requests and any Supporting Opportunity Grant Program, 34 CFR Part
(July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997) Information or Documents Delivered by 676.
because the institution returned more Hand. A waiver request and any (5) Institutional Eligibility Under the
than 10 percent of its allocation for that supporting information or documents Higher Education Act of 1965, as
program for the 1994–95 award year delivered by hand must be taken to amended, 34 CFR Part 600.
(July 1, 1994 through June 30, 1995). Sandra Donelson, Financial (6) New Restrictions on Lobbying, 34
DATES: Closing Date for Submitting a Management Specialist, Campus-Based CFR Part 82.
Waiver Request and any Supporting Financial Operations, Institutional (7) Governmentwide Debarment and
Information or Documents. For an Financial Management Division, Suspension (Nonprocurement) and
institution that returned more than 10 Accounting and Financial Management Governmentwide Requirements for
percent of its Federal Perkins Loan, Service, Student Financial Assistance Drug-Free Workplace (Grants), 34 CFR
FWS, or FSEOG allocation for the 1994– Programs, U.S. Department of Part 85.
95 award year to be considered for a Education, Room 4714, Regional Office (8) Drug-Free Schools and Campuses,
waiver of the allocation reduction for its Building 3, 7th and D Streets SW., 34 CFR Part 86.
1996–97 award year allocation, it must Washington, D.C. Hand-delivered FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For
mail or hand-deliver its waiver request waiver requests will be accepted technical assistance concerning the
and any supporting information or between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. waiver request or other operational
documents on or before March 4, 1996. (Eastern time) daily, except Saturdays, procedures of the campus-based
The Department will not accept a Sundays, and Federal holidays. A programs, contact: Sandra Donelson,
waiver request submitted by facsimile waiver request for the 1996–97 award Financial Management Specialist,
transmission. The waiver request must year that is delivered by hand will not Campus-Based Financial Operations
be submitted to the Campus-Based be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on the Branch, Institutional Financial
Programs Financial Management closing date. Management Division, Accounting and
Division at one of the addresses SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under Financial Management Service, Student
indicated below. sections 413D(e)(2), 442(e)(2), and Financial Assistance Programs, U.S.
ADDRESSES: Waiver Request and any 462(j)(4) of the Higher Education Act of Department of Education, Room 4714,
Supporting Information or Documents 1965, as amended, if an institution Regional Office Building 3, 600
Delivered by Mail. The waiver request returns more than 10 percent of its Independence Avenue SW.,
and any supporting information or Federal Perkins Loan, FWS, or FSEOG Washington, D.C. 20202–5458,
documents delivered by mail must be allocation for an award year, the Telephone (202) 708–9751. Individuals
addressed to Sandra Donelson, Campus- institution will have its allocation for who use a telecommunications device
Based Financial Operations Branch, the second succeeding award year for for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal
Institutional Financial Management that program reduced by the dollar Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–
Division, Accounting and Financial amount returned. The Secretary may 800–877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8
Management Service, Student Financial waive this requirement for a specific p.m., Eastern time, Monday through
Assistance Programs, U.S. Department institution if the Secretary finds that Friday.
of Education, P.O. Box 23781, enforcement of the requirement would (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1087aa et seq.; 42
Washington, D.C. 20026–0781. An be contrary to the interest of the affected U.S.C. 2751 et seq.; and 20 U.S.C. 1070b et
applicant must show proof of mailing campus-based program. The institution seq.)
consisting of one of the following: (1) A must provide a written waiver request Dated: January 30, 1996.
legibly dated U.S. Postal Service and any supporting information or (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
postmark; (2) a legible mail receipt with documents by the established March 4, Numbers: 84.007 Federal Supplemental
the date of mailing stamped by the U.S. 1996 closing date. The waiver request Educational Opportunity Grant Program;
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84.033 Federal Work-Study Program; 84.038


Federal Perkins Loan Program)
David A. Longanecker,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary
Education.
[FR Doc. 96–2197 Filed 2–1–96; 8:45 am]
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