Federal Register: September 28, 2007
Volume 72, Number 188
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
34 CFR Parts 674, 682 and 685
Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.
ACTION: Final regulations.
SUMMARY: The Secretary is amending the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan) Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program regulations to implement the changes to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), resulting from enactment of the Third Higher Education Extension Act of 2006 (THEEA), Pub. L. 109-292. These final regulations reflect the provisions of the THEEA that authorize the discharge of the outstanding balance of certain Perkins, FFEL, and Direct Loan Program loans for survivors of eligible public servants and other eligible victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
DATES: Effective Date: These final regulations are effective October 29, 2007.
Publication Date: 9/28/2007