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Outlying Area May Receive Or About 2253 by June 14. We will attempt to ACTION: Notice of a new system of
The Information You Must Submit In meet requests after this date, but cannot records.
Order To Request A Continuation guarantee availability of the requested
SUMMARY: In accordance with the
Award, Or New Award In The Case Of accommodation. The meeting site is
American Samoa, Contact: Burt Carlson, accessible to individuals with Privacy Act of 1974 (Privacy Act), 5
U.S. Department of Education, 400 disabilities. United States Code (U.S.C.) 552a, the
Maryland Avenue, SW., room 4331, Department of Education (Department)
DATES: June 28, 2002. publishes this notice of a new system of
Mary E. Switzer Building, Washington,
DC 20202–7241. Telephone (202) 401– Time: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. records entitled ‘‘Student Loan
6225. Location: Room 200, Graduate School Repayment Benefits Case Files.’’ The
of Education, the University of Department is implementing the Federal
Electronic Access to This Document Pennsylvania, 3700 Walnut St., Government authority set forth at 5
You may view this document, as well Philadelphia, PA, 19104–6216. U.S.C. 5379 to establish a program
as all other Department of Education FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
providing for repayment of federally
documents published in the Federal Mary Grace Lucier, (Acting) Designated made or insured student loans when
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Federal Official, National Educational necessary to attract or retain highly
Document Format (PDF) on the Internet Research Policy and Priorities Board, qualified individuals for employment.
at the following site: www.ed.gov/ Washington, DC 20208–7564. Tel.: (202) Subject to the requirements of law and
legislation/FedRegister. 219–2353; fax; (202) 219–1528; e-mail: regulation, the Department can make
To use PDF you must have Adobe payments to Federal student loan
Mary.Grace.Lucier@ed.gov, or
Acrobat Reader, which is available free holders (lenders) on behalf of an
nerppb@ed.gov The main telephone
at this site. If you have questions about employee, thus reducing an employee’s
number for the Board is (202) 208–0692.
using PDF, call the U.S. Government Federal student loan debt.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DATES: The Department seeks comments
Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1–
National Educational Research Policy on this new system of records described
888–293–6498; or in the Washington,
and Priorities Board is authorized by in this notice, in accordance with the
DC, area at (202) 512–1530.
Section 921 of the Educational requirements of the Privacy Act. We
Note: The official version of this document Research, Development, Dissemination,
is the document published in the Federal must receive your comments on the
and Improvement Act of 1994. The proposed routine uses for this system of
Register. Free Internet access to the official
edition of the Federal Register and the Code
Board works collaboratively with the records included in this notice on or
of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Assistant Secretary for the Office of before June 28, 2002.
Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/ Educational Research and Improvement The Department filed a report
index.html. (OERI) to forge a national consensus describing the new system of records
with respect to a long-term agenda for covered by this notice with the Chair of
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance educational research, development, and the Senate Committee on Governmental
Number 84.346 Career Resource Network dissemination, and to provide advice
State Grants) Affairs, the Chair of the House
and assistance to the Assistant Secretary Committee on Government Reform, and
Dated: May 22, 2002. in administering the duties of the Office. the Administrator of the Office of
Carol D’Amico, The Board will conduct outstanding Information and Regulatory Affairs,
Assistant Secretary, Office of Vocational and business in and hear reports from the Office of Management and Budget
Adult Education. Assistant Secretary for OERI. It will (OMB) on May 23, 2002. This new
[FR Doc. 02–13311 Filed 5–28–02; 8:45 am] receive a briefing on the work of the system of records will become effective
BILLING CODE 4000–01–U Consortium for Policy Research in at the later date of: (1) The expiration of
Education (CPRE) and on state and local the 40-day period for OMB review on
initiatives in education reform. A final July 2, 2002 or (2) June 28, 2002, unless
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION agenda will be available from the Board the system of records needs to be
office on June 14, and will be posted on changed as a result of public comment
National Educational Research Policy the Board’s Web site, http:www.ed.gov/ or OMB review.
and Priorities Board; Quarterly Meeting offices/OERI/NERPPB/. Records are kept ADDRESSES: Address all comments on
AGENCY: National Educational Research of all Board proceedings and are the proposed routine uses of this
Policy and Priorities Board; Education. available for public inspection at the system, and requests for information
ACTION: Notice of quarterly meeting. office of the National Educational about this system, to Jeffrey Frank,
Research Policy and Priorities Board, Human Resources Group, Office of
SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the Suite 100, 80 F St., NW, Washington, Management, U.S. Department of
schedule and proposed agenda of a DC 20208–7564. Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW.,
forthcoming quarterly meeting of the Dated: May 22, 2002. Federal Office Building 6, room 2E338,
National Educational Research Policy Rafael Valdivieso, Washington, DC 20202–4573. If you
and Priorities Board. Notice of this prefer to send your comments through
Executive Director.
meeting is required under section the Internet, use the following address:
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory [FR Doc. 02–13377 Filed 5–28–02; 8:45 am]
Comments@ed.gov.
Committee Act. This document is BILLING CODE 4000–01–M
You must include the term ‘‘Student
intended to notify the general public of Loan Repayment’’ in the subject line of
their opportunity to attend the meeting. the electronic message.
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Individuals who will need During and after the comment period,
accommodations for a disability in order Privacy Act of 1974; System of you may inspect all comments about
to attend the meeting (i.e., interpreting Records this notice in room 2E300, Federal
services, assistive listening devices, Office Building 6, 400 Maryland
materials in alternative format) should AGENCY: Office of Management, Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between
notify Mary Grace Lucier at (202) 219– Department of Education. the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.,

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Eastern time, Monday through Friday of to receive benefits, and the benefit CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
each week except Federal holidays. amounts and service agreements This system contains correspondence
specific to each individual case. and other documents related to requests
Assistance to Individuals With
Information contained in this system made by selecting officials or
Disabilities in Reviewing the
will be used by the Department to supervisors to offer student loan
Rulemaking Record
compile annual reports for the Office of repayment benefits to recruit or retain
On request, we will supply an Personnel Management (OPM) on the highly qualified employees. This system
appropriate aid, such as a reader or Department’s use of the student loan contains: (1) Request letters from
print magnifier, to an individual with a repayment authority. selecting official or supervisor with
disability who needs assistance to supporting documentation; (2)
review the comments or other Electronic Access to This Document
employee’s (or potential employee’s)
documents in the public rulemaking You may view this document, as well names, home and work addresses, social
record for this notice. If you want to as all other Department of Education security numbers, student loan account
schedule an appointment for this type of documents published in the Federal numbers, loan balances, repayment
aid, please contact the person listed Register, in text or Adobe Portable schedule, repayment history, and
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Document Format (PDF) on the Internet repayment status; and (3) the loan
CONTACT. at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/ holder’s name, address and telephone
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: legislation/FedRegister. number.
Jeffrey Frank. Telephone: (202) 401- To use PDF you must have Adobe
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
0539. If you use a telecommunications Acrobat Reader, which is available free
device for the deaf (TDD), you may call at this site. If you have questions about The Floyd D. Spence National
the Federal Information Relay Service using PDF, call the U.S. Government Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal
(FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339. Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– Year 2001 (Public Law 106–398); 5
Individuals with disabilities may 888–293–6498; or in the Washington, U.S.C. 5379, as amended, and
obtain this document in an alternative DC, area at (202) 512–1530. regulations to be codified at 5 CFR part
format (e.g., Braille, large print, 537.
Note: The official version of this document
audiotape, or computer diskette) on is the document published in the Federal PURPOSE(S):
request to the contact person listed Register. Free Internet access to the official
edition of the Federal Register and the CFR These records are maintained to
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
is available on GPO Access at: http:// determine eligibility and benefits and to
CONTACT.
www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. process requests to offer student loan
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: repayment benefits to employees under
Dated: May 23, 2002. authority set forth at 5 U.S.C. 5379. The
Introduction
William J. Leidinger, records are used by the Department to
The Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4)) Assistant Secretary for Management. prepare its reports for OPM, as is
requires the Department to publish in required by 5 CFR 537.110. The
the Federal Register this notice of new For the reasons discussed in the
Department will also refer information
or revised systems of records managed preamble, the Assistant Secretary for
from this system to loan holders for
by the Department. The Department’s Management of the U.S. Department of
collection activities in the case of any
regulations implementing the Act are Education publishes a notice of a new
student loan default or delinquency that
contained in the Code of Federal system of records to read as follows:
becomes known to the Department in
Regulations (CFR) in 34 CFR part 5b. the course of determining an employee’s
18–05–15
The Privacy Act applies to a record (or potential employee’s) eligibility for
about an individual that is maintained SYSTEM NAME: student loan repayment benefits because
in a system of records from which Student Loan Repayment Benefits of the Department’s mission
information is retrieved by a unique Case Files. responsibilities for Federal student loan
identifier associated with each programs and its role in promoting their
individual, such as a name or social SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: responsible use by student borrowers.
security number. The information about None.
each individual is called a ‘‘record,’’ ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE
and the system, whether manual or SYSTEM LOCATION: SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND
computer-driven, is called a ‘‘system of THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES
Human Resources Group, Office of
records.’’ The Privacy Act requires each Management, U.S. Department of The Department may disclose
agency to publish notices of systems of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., information contained in a record in
records in the Federal Register and to room 2E300, FOB–6, Washington, DC this system of records under the routine
prepare reports to OMB whenever the 20202–4573. uses listed in this system of records
agency publishes a new or ‘‘altered’’ without the consent of the individual if
system of records. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE the disclosure is compatible with the
The Student Loan Repayment SYSTEM: purposes for which the record was
authority is one of several flexibilities This system contains records and collected. These disclosures may be
made available to agencies when trying related correspondence on individuals made on a case-by-case basis or, if the
to attract individuals to the Federal who are being considered for student Department has complied with the
service, or retain highly qualified loan repayment benefits under the computer matching requirements of the
personnel. It permits agencies to repay Department of Education’s Personnel Privacy Act, under a computer matching
federally insured student loans when Manual Instruction 537–1 entitled agreement.
necessary to attract or retain highly ‘‘Repayment of Federal Student Loans,’’ (1) Personnel Management Disclosure.
qualified personnel. This system will as well as individuals who have been The Department may disclose as a
document requests for repayment approved for and are receiving such routine use to OPM any records or
benefits, employees who are approved benefits. information in this system of records

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that OPM requests or requires pursuant information is relevant to any records to a party, counsel,
to OPM’s oversight and regulatory enforcement, regulatory, investigative, representative or witness is relevant and
functions. or prosecutorial responsibility within necessary to litigation or ADR, the
(2) Salary Offset or Debt Collection the receiving entity’s jurisdiction. Department may disclose those records
Disclosures. The Department may (6) Enforcement Disclosure. In the as a routine use to the party, counsel,
disclose records in this system to other event that information in this system of representative or witness.
Federal agencies, hearing or court records indicates, either on its face or in (8) Employment, Benefit, and
officials, and present employers of an connection with other information, a Contracting Disclosure.
employee in order for the Department to violation or potential violation of any (a) For Decisions by the Department.
obtain repayment, if an employee fails applicable statute, regulation, or order The Department may disclose a record
to complete the period of employment of a competent authority, the to a Federal, State, or local agency
under a service agreement and fails to Department may disclose the relevant maintaining civil, criminal, or other
reimburse the Department the amount of records to the appropriate agency, relevant enforcement or other pertinent
any student loan repayment benefits the whether foreign, Federal, State, Tribal, records, or to another public authority
employee received from the or local, charged with the responsibility or professional organization, if
Department. of investigating or prosecuting that necessary to obtain information relevant
(3) Disclosure to other Federal violation or charged with enforcing or to a Department decision concerning the
agencies. The Department may disclose implementing the statute, executive hiring or retention of an employee or
records in this system to its payroll order, rule, regulation, or order issued other personnel action, the issuance of
processing provider in order to calculate pursuant thereto. a security clearance, the letting of a
tax withholdings and disburse payments (7) Litigation and Alternative Dispute contract, or the issuance of a license,
of student loan repayment benefits to Resolution (ADR) Disclosures. grant, or other benefit.
loan holders on behalf of employees (a) Introduction. In the event that one (b) For Decisions by Other Public
approved to receive this benefit. of the parties listed below is involved in Agencies and Professional
(4) Disclosure to Student Lending litigation or ADR, or has an interest in Organizations. The Department may
Institutions or Loan Holders. The litigation or ADR, the Department may disclose a record to a Federal, State,
Department may disclose to student disclose certain records to the parties local, or foreign agency or other public
lending institutions or loan holders described in paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) authority or professional organization,
records from this system as a routine of this routine use under the conditions in connection with the hiring or
use disclosure in order to obtain specified in those paragraphs: retention of an employee or other
information (such as the borrower’s (i) The Department, or any component personnel action, the issuance of a
account number, original and current of the Department; or security clearance, the reporting of an
loan balance, repayment schedule, (ii) Any Department employee in his investigation of an employee, the letting
repayment history, and current or her official capacity; or of a contract, or the issuance of a
repayment status) to allow the (iii) Any Department employee in his license, grant, or other benefit, to the
Department to determine an employee’s or her individual capacity if the extent that the record is relevant and
or potential employee’s initial and Department of Justice (DOJ) has agreed necessary to the receiving entity’s
continuing eligibility for this program, to provide or arrange for representation decision on the matter.
to facilitate accurate payments to for the employee; (9) Employee Grievance, Complaint or
student loan holders on behalf of (iv) Any Department employee in his Conduct Disclosure. The Department
eligible employees, and to ensure the or her individual capacity where the may disclose a record in this system of
Department discontinues making Department requests representation for records to another agency of the Federal
student loan repayments to individuals or has agreed to represent the employee; Government if the record is relevant to
who do not remain eligible for them or one of the following proceedings
during the period of the service (v) The United States where the regarding a present or former employee
agreement. The Department also may Department determines that the of the Department: a complaint, a
disclose to loan holders records from litigation is likely to affect the grievance, or a discipline or competence
this system of records as a routine use Department or any of its components. determination proceeding. The
disclosure in the event it becomes (b) Disclosure to the DOJ. If the disclosure may only be made during the
known to the Department during the Department determines that disclosure course of the proceeding.
course of its program eligibility of certain records to the DOJ is relevant (10) Freedom of Information Act
determinations that an individual is and necessary to litigation or ADR, the (FOIA) Advice Disclosure. The
past due, delinquent, or in default of a Department may disclose those records Department may disclose records to DOJ
federally insured student loan so that as a routine use to the DOJ. and OMB if the Department concludes
the Department can facilitate the loan (c) Administrative Disclosures. If the that disclosure is desirable or necessary
holder’s collection of any past due, Department determines that disclosure in determining whether particular
delinquent or defaulted student loans, of certain records to an adjudicative records are required to be disclosed
because of the Department’s mission body before which the Department is under the FOIA.
responsibilities for Federal student loan authorized to appear, an individual or (11) Disclosure to the Department of
programs and its role in promoting their entity designated by the Department or Justice (DOJ). The Department may
responsible use by student borrowers. otherwise empowered to resolve or disclose records to the DOJ to the extent
(5) Disclosure for Use by Other Law mediate disputes is relevant and necessary for obtaining DOJ advice on
Enforcement Agencies. The Department necessary to litigation or ADR, the any matter relevant to an audit,
may disclose information to any Department may disclose those records inspection, or other inquiry related to
Federal, State, local, or foreign agency as a routine use to the adjudicative the program covered by this system.
or other public authority responsible for body, individual, or entity. (12) Congressional Member
enforcing, investigating, or prosecuting (d) Parties, counsels, representatives Disclosure. The Department may
violations of administrative, civil, or and witnesses. If the Department disclose records to a member of
criminal law or regulation if that determines that disclosure of certain Congress from the record of an

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individual in response to an inquiry records is maintained is controlled and FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY
from the member made at the written monitored by security personnel who COMMISSION
request of that individual. The check each individual entering the
member’s right to the information is no building for an employee or visitor Notice of Meeting
greater than the right of the individual badge.
May 8, 2002.
who requested it.
(13) Contract Disclosure. If the RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: The following notice of meeting is
Department contracts with an entity for Service agreements between the published pursuant to Section 3(a) of
the purposes of performing any function Department and an employee and the Government in the Sunshine Act
that requires disclosure of records in related supporting documents resulting (Pub. L. No. 94–409), 5 U.S.C. 552b:
this system to employees of the in approval for program benefits will be AGENCY HOLDING MEETING: Federal
contractor, the Department may disclose retained for a period of three years after Energy Regulatory Commission.
the records to those employees. Before the employee satisfies the terms and DATE AND TIME: May 15, 2002 (30
entering into such a contract, the conditions of the agreement. All other Minutes Following Regular Commission
Department shall require the contractor documents will be retained in Meeting).
to maintain Privacy Act safeguards as accordance with the National Archives PLACE: Room 2C, 888 First Street, NE.,
required under 5 U.S.C. 552a(m) with and Records Administration General
respect to the records in the system. Washington, DC 20426.
Records Schedules (GRS) 1.
STATUS: Closed.
DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Docket No.
AGENCIES:
Director, Human Resources Group, EL02–75–000, Duke Energy Trading and
Disclosures pursuant to 5 U.S.C.
U.S. Department of Education, 400 Marketing, L.L.C. v. Entergy Arkansas,
552a(b)(12): The Department may
Maryland Avenue, SW, room 2E300, Inc., Entergy Gulf States, Inc., Entergy
disclose to a consumer reporting agency
FOB–6, Washington, DC 20202–4573. Louisiana, Inc., Entergy Mississippi,
information regarding a claim by the
Inc., Entergy New Orleans, Inc. and
Department which is determined to be NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Entergy Services, Inc.
valid and overdue as follows: (1) The
name, address, taxpayer identification If you wish to inquire whether a CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION:
number and other information necessary record exists regarding you in this Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Telephone
to establish the identity of the system, you should contact the system (202) 208–0400.
individual responsible for the claim; (2) manager at the address listed above.
Magalie R. Salas,
the amount, status, and history of the You must provide your name, name of
organization, and subject matter. Your Secretary.
claim; and (3) the program under which
request must meet the requirements of [FR Doc. 02–13473 Filed 5–28–02; 8:45 am]
the claim arose. The Department may
disclose the information specified in the Department’s Privacy Act BILLING CODE 6717–01–P

this paragraph under 5 U.S.C. regulations at 34 CFR 5b.5, including


552a(b)(12) and the procedures proof of identity.
contained in subsection 31 U.S.C.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
3711(e). A consumer reporting agency to
which these disclosures may be made is If you wish to request access to your Federal Energy Regulatory
defined at 31 U.S.C. 3701(a)(3). records, you should contact the system Commission
manager at the address listed above.
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, You must comply with the Department’s
RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING AND
Notice of Meeting
Privacy Act regulations at 34 CFR 5b.5,
DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: May 23, 2002.
including proof of identity.
STORAGE: The following notice is published
Records are maintained in hard copy CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: pursuant to section 3(A) of the
and may be retained in electronic form If you wish to request an amendment Government in the Sunshine Act (Pub.
accessible with office automation to your records, you should contact the L. No. 94–409), 5 U.S.C 552B:
software on a Department personal system manager at the address listed AGENCY HOLDING MEETING: Federal
computer in offices of the Human above. Your request must meet the Energy Regulatory Commission.
Resources Group. requirements of the Department’s DATE AND TIME: May 30, 2002, 10:00 a.m.
Privacy Act regulations at 34 CFR 5b.7.
RETRIEVABILITY: PLACE: Room 2C, 888 First Street, NE.,
Records are retrieved by the name of RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Washington, DC 20426.
the individual. SAFEGUARDS: STATUS: Open.
Information in this system of records
Hard copy records are stored in a
is obtained from the individual to whom MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Agenda,
locked metal filing cabinet, with access
the information applies, lending * Note: items listed on the agenda may
limited to personnel whose duties
institutions holding student loans for be deleted without further notice.
require access. Electronic records are
the individual to whom the information CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION:
stored on computer diskette that is
applies, officials of the Department, and Magalie R. Salas, Secretary, Telephone
secured in a locked metal filing cabinet,
official Department documents. (202) 208–0400, For a recording listing
with access limited to personnel whose
duties require access. Personal SYSTEM EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS items stricken from or added to the
computers used to view the electronic OF THE ACT: meeting, call (202) 208–1627.
media are password protected; This is a list of matters to be
None.
passwords are changed periodically considered by the commission. It does
throughout the year. All physical access [FR Doc. 02–13312 Filed 5–28–02; 8:45 am] not include a listing of all papers
to the building where this system of BILLING CODE 4000–01–P relevant to the items on the Agenda;

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