Death and Disability Discharges for FFEL, FDL, and Perkins
Federal Register, November 1, 2000, Page 65677
Department of Education
The Secretary amends the regulations governing the Federal Perkins (Perkins) Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program to strengthen and improve the processes for granting loan discharges based on a borrower's death or total and permanent disability.
Effective July 1, 2002, except the following provisions of these regulations are effective July 1, 2001: Secs. 674.9(h)(3), 674.51(s), 674.61(a), 682.200(b), the redesignations of Sec. 682.201(a)(5)-(a)(7), 682.201(a)(6)(iii), 682.402(b)(2) and (3), 682.402(g)(1)(iii), 685.200(a)(1)(iv)(A) and (B), and 685.212(a).
For the FFEL and Perkins Loan Programs, Mr. Brian Smith, or for the Direct Loan Program, Mr. Jon Utz; U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 3045, Regional Office Building No. 3, Washington, DC 20202-5345. Telephone: (202) 708-8242.