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Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant ProgramRule2017-2285110/24/2017Education DepartmentConsistent with section 553(b)(3)(B) and (d)(3) of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), which allows Federal agencies to promulgate rules without advance notice and opportunity for comment for good cause, the Secretary issues this … Consistent with section 553(b)(3)(B) and (d)(3) of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), which allows Federal agencies to promulgate rules without advance notice and opportunity for comment for good cause, the Secretary issues this interim final rule with request for comment. This interim final rule delays until July 1, 2018, the effective date of selected provisions of the final regulations entitled Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant Program (the final regulations), published in the Federal Register on November 1, 2016. The provisions this interim final rule delays are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. The original effective date of the final regulations was July 1, 2017.student-assistance-general-provisions-federal-perkins-loan-program-federal-family-education-loanFR-Doc-2017-22851
Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant ProgramProposed Rule2017-2285010/24/2017Education DepartmentThe Secretary proposes to further delay, until July 1, 2019, the effective date of selected provisions of the final regulations entitled Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education L … The Secretary proposes to further delay, until July 1, 2019, the effective date of selected provisions of the final regulations entitled Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant Program (the final regulations), published in the Federal Register on November 1, 2016. The Secretary proposes this further delay to ensure that there is adequate time to conduct negotiated rulemaking and, as necessary, develop revised regulations. The provisions for which we propose to further delay the effective date are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. The current effective date of selected provisions of the final regulations is July 1, 2018, in accordance with the interim final rule (IFR) published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register.student-assistance-general-provisions-federal-perkins-loan-program-federal-family-education-loanFR-Doc-2017-22850
National Space Grant College and Fellowship ProgramRule2017-1598407/31/2017National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationThis direct final rule makes nonsubstantive changes to Agency regulations to correct citations and office titles.This direct final rule makes nonsubstantive changes to Agency regulations to correct citations and office titles.national-space-grant-college-and-fellowship-programFR-Doc-2017-15984
Rosa's LawRule2017-1434307/11/2017Education DepartmentRosa's Law changes references to ``mental retardation'' in Federal law to ``intellectual disability'' or ``intellectual disabilities.'' These final regulations implement this statutory change in applicable Department of Education regulations.Rosa's Law changes references to ``mental retardation'' in Federal law to ``intellectual disability'' or ``intellectual disabilities.'' These final regulations implement this statutory change in applicable Department of Education regulations.rosas-lawFR-Doc-2017-14343
Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant ProgramRule2017-1256206/16/2017Education DepartmentOn November 1, 2016, the Department of Education published final regulations entitled Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, William D. Ford Federal Direc … On November 1, 2016, the Department of Education published final regulations entitled Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant Program (the final regulations) in the Federal Register. On May 24, 2017, the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) filed a Complaint and Prayer for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Court). In light of the existence and potential consequences of the pending litigation, the Department has concluded that justice requires it to postpone certain provisions of the final regulations pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), pending judicial review. The provisions to be postponed are listed in detail in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.student-assistance-general-provisions-federal-perkins-loan-program-federal-family-education-loanFR-Doc-2017-12562
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal AwardsRule2017-0990905/17/2017Management and Budget OfficeThe Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is updating the final guidance that appeared in the Federal Register on December 26, 2013. Guidance on the effective/applicability date is revised to allow a grace period of one additional … The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is updating the final guidance that appeared in the Federal Register on December 26, 2013. Guidance on the effective/applicability date is revised to allow a grace period of one additional fiscal year for non-Federal entities to implement changes to their procurement policies and procedures in accordance with guidance on procurement standards. Other requirements in the section remain unchanged.uniform-administrative-requirements-cost-principles-and-audit-requirements-for-federal-awardsFR-Doc-2017-09909
Teacher Preparation IssuesRule2017-0935105/09/2017Education DepartmentUnder the Congressional Review Act, Congress has passed, and the President has signed, a resolution of disapproval of the Teacher Preparation Issues final regulations that were published on October 31, 2016. Pursuant to the resolution … Under the Congressional Review Act, Congress has passed, and the President has signed, a resolution of disapproval of the Teacher Preparation Issues final regulations that were published on October 31, 2016. Pursuant to the resolution, the Department of Education (Department) is removing applicable regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations.teacher-preparation-issuesFR-Doc-2017-09351
Open Licensing Requirement for Competitive Grant ProgramsRule2017-0572303/21/2017Education DepartmentIn accordance with a directive from the memorandum entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (Memorandum), the Secretary further delays until May 22, 2017, the effectiv … In accordance with a directive from the memorandum entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017 (Memorandum), the Secretary further delays until May 22, 2017, the effective date of the final regulations entitled Open Licensing Requirement for Competitive Grant Programs (Open Licensing), published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017 (82 FR 7376). The current effective date is March 21, 2017. The additional delay will allow the Department the opportunity for further review of the final regulations.open-licensing-requirement-for-competitive-grant-programsFR-Doc-2017-05723
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act-Accountability and State Plans; Open Licensing Requirement for Competitive Grant Programs; Family Educational Rights and Privacy ActRule2017-0205601/30/2017Education DepartmentIn accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017, the Department delays … In accordance with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2017, the Department delays the effective dates of the following regulations until March 21, 2017: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act-- Accountability and State Plans (ESSA Accountability and State Plans), RIN 1810-AB27; Open Licensing Requirement for Competitive Grant Programs (Open Licensing), RIN 1894-AA07; and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.elementary-and-secondary-education-act-of-1965-as-amended-by-the-every-student-succeedsFR-Doc-2017-02056
Student Assistance General ProvisionsRule2017-0097201/19/2017Education DepartmentThe Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations governing participation in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (title IV, HEA pr … The Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations governing participation in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (title IV, HEA programs). The amended regulations update the Department's hearing procedures for actions to establish liability against an institution of higher education, and establish procedural rules governing recovery proceedings under the Department's borrower defense regulations.student-assistance-general-provisionsFR-Doc-2017-00972
Open Licensing Requirement for Competitive Grant ProgramsRule2017-0091001/19/2017Education DepartmentThe Secretary amends the regulations of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards in order to require, subject to certain categorical exceptions and case-by-case exceptio … The Secretary amends the regulations of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards in order to require, subject to certain categorical exceptions and case-by-case exceptions, that Department grantees awarded competitive grant funds openly license to the public copyrightable grant deliverables created with Department grant funds.open-licensing-requirement-for-competitive-grant-programsFR-Doc-2017-00910
Updating Regulations Issued Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Service Contract Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Employee Polygraph Protection Act, and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection ActRule2016-3129301/09/2017Labor DepartmentIn this final rule, the Department of Labor (DOL or Department) revises regulations issued pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA), the Service Contract Act (SCA), Contract Wo … In this final rule, the Department of Labor (DOL or Department) revises regulations issued pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA), the Service Contract Act (SCA), Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA), and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA) that include reference to the ``Employment Standards Administration'' at the DOL. The Employment Standards Administration was eliminated as part of agency reorganization in 2009 and its authorities and responsibilities were devolved into its constituent components, including the Wage and Hour Division (WHD). This action deletes reference to the Employment Standards Administration in the regulations administered by WHD. Additionally, this action updates Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control numbers associated with information collections in the appropriate regulations. WHD was assigned new control numbers by OMB and this action updates those references in the regulations to the current corresponding OMB control number. Further, this action updates cross-references that were not revised in the FMLA Final Rule published February 25, 2015.updating-regulations-issued-under-the-fair-labor-standards-act-service-contract-act-davis-bacon-andFR-Doc-2016-31293
Program Integrity and ImprovementRule2016-2944412/19/2016Education DepartmentThe Secretary amends the State authorization sections of the Institutional Eligibility regulations issued under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). In addition, the Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Pro … The Secretary amends the State authorization sections of the Institutional Eligibility regulations issued under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). In addition, the Secretary amends the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations issued under the HEA, including the addition of a new section on required institutional disclosures for distance education and correspondence courses.program-integrity-and-improvementFR-Doc-2016-29444
Revised Interim Implementation of Governmentwide Guidance for Grants and Cooperative AgreementsProposed Rule2016-2570211/07/2016Defense DepartmentThis notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is the first of a sequence of six NPRM documents in this issue of the Federal Register that collectively establish for DoD grants and cooperative agreements an updated interim implementatio … This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is the first of a sequence of six NPRM documents in this issue of the Federal Register that collectively establish for DoD grants and cooperative agreements an updated interim implementation of Governmentwide guidance on administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements for Federal awards. This NPRM removes a part of the DoD Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) and replaces it with a new DoDGARs part containing a revised interim implementation of the guidance and establishes seven subchapters within DoD's chapter of the Grants and Agreements title of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this NPRM is to provide an organizing framework for the DoDGARs to make it easier for users of the regulations to locate the content that they need.revised-interim-implementation-of-governmentwide-guidance-for-grants-and-cooperative-agreementsFR-Doc-2016-25702
Format for DoD Grant and Cooperative Agreement AwardsProposed Rule2016-2569911/07/2016Defense DepartmentThis notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is the second of a sequence of six NPRM documents in this issue of the Federal Register that collectively establish for DoD grants and cooperative agreements an updated interim implementatio … This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is the second of a sequence of six NPRM documents in this issue of the Federal Register that collectively establish for DoD grants and cooperative agreements an updated interim implementation of Governmentwide guidance on administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements for Federal awards and make other needed updates to the DoD Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs). This NPRM adds a new DoDGARs part to establish a standard format for organizing the content of DoD Components' grant and cooperative agreement awards and modifications to them.format-for-dod-grant-and-cooperative-agreement-awardsFR-Doc-2016-25699
National Policy Requirements: General Award Terms and ConditionsProposed Rule2016-2570011/07/2016Defense DepartmentThis notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is the fourth of a sequence of six NPRM documents in this issue of the Federal Register. This NPRM proposes to add a new Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) … This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is the fourth of a sequence of six NPRM documents in this issue of the Federal Register. This NPRM proposes to add a new Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) part to establish a consistent way for DoD Components to organize the portion of their general terms and conditions covering national policy requirements in areas such as nondiscrimination, environmental protection, and live organisms. The new part also provides standard wording of terms and conditions for national policy requirements that apply generally to DoD programs and awards.national-policy-requirements-general-award-terms-and-conditionsFR-Doc-2016-25700
DoD Grant and Agreement RegulationsProposed Rule2016-2571711/07/2016Defense DepartmentThis notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is the last in a sequence of six NPRM documents in this Federal Register that collectively establishes for DoD grants and cooperative agreements an updated interim implementation of Governm … This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) is the last in a sequence of six NPRM documents in this Federal Register that collectively establishes for DoD grants and cooperative agreements an updated interim implementation of Governmentwide guidance on administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements for Federal awards and make other needed updates to the DoD Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs). This NPRM removes two existing DoDGARs parts and revises four others in order to conform them with the 11 parts of the DoDGARs proposed in the NPRMs preceding this one in this section of this Federal Register.dod-grant-and-agreement-regulationsFR-Doc-2016-25717
Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant ProgramRule2016-2544811/01/2016Education DepartmentThe Secretary establishes new regulations governing the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program to establish a new Federal standard and a process for determining whether a borrower has a defense to repayment on a loan … The Secretary establishes new regulations governing the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program to establish a new Federal standard and a process for determining whether a borrower has a defense to repayment on a loan based on an act or omission of a school. We also amend the Direct Loan Program regulations to prohibit participating schools from using certain contractual provisions regarding dispute resolution processes, such as predispute arbitration agreements or class action waivers, and to require certain notifications and disclosures by schools regarding their use of arbitration. We amend the Direct Loan Program regulations to codify our current policy regarding the impact that discharges have on the 150 percent Direct Subsidized Loan Limit. We amend the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations to revise the financial responsibility standards and add disclosure requirements for schools. Finally, we amend the discharge provisions in the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan), Direct Loan, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL), and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant programs. The changes will provide transparency, clarity, and ease of administration to current and new regulations and protect students, the Federal government, and taxpayers against potential school liabilities resulting from borrower defenses.student-assistance-general-provisions-federal-perkins-loan-program-federal-family-education-loanFR-Doc-2016-25448
Teacher Preparation IssuesRule2016-2485610/31/2016Education DepartmentThe Secretary establishes new regulations to implement requirements for the teacher preparation program accountability system under title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), that will result in the collection a … The Secretary establishes new regulations to implement requirements for the teacher preparation program accountability system under title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), that will result in the collection and dissemination of more meaningful data on teacher preparation program quality (title II reporting system). The Secretary also amends the regulations governing the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant program under title IV of the HEA to condition TEACH Grant program funding on teacher preparation program quality and to update, clarify, and improve the current regulations and align them with title II reporting system data.teacher-preparation-issuesFR-Doc-2016-24856
AG Order No. 3737-2016Rule2016-2145209/08/2016Justice DepartmentThe Department of Justice finalizes its implementation of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) published by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on December 26, 2013.The Department of Justice finalizes its implementation of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) published by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on December 26, 2013.ag-order-no-3737-2016FR-Doc-2016-21452
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