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ED/OPE RIN: 1840-AD15 Publication ID: Spring 2014 
Title: Gainful Employment 
Abstract: The Secretary proposes amendments to the regulations for the Federal Student Aid programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). The proposed amendments follow a negotiated rulemaking conducted by the Department in the fall of 2013. Specifically, a negotiating committee met in September, November, and December of 2013 to prepare proposed regulations regarding measures for determining whether certain postsecondary educational programs prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation, the conditions under which these educational programs remain eligible for the title IV Federal Student Aid programs, and requirements for reporting and disclosure of relevant information. 
Agency: Department of Education(ED)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 34 CFR 600    34 CFR 668   
Legal Authority: 20 USC 1001 to 1003    20 USC 1070g    20 USC 1085    20 USC 1088    20 USC 1091 to 1092    20 USC 1094    20 USC 1099c    20 USC 1099c-1    20 USC 1221e-3    20 USC 3474   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/25/2014  79 FR 16426   
NPRM Comment Period End  05/27/2014 
Final Regulations  10/00/2014 
Additional Information: Includes Retrospective Review under EO 13563.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Organizations  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
John A. Kolotos
Department of Education
Office of Postsecondary Education
Room 3052, Room 8018, 1990 K Street NW.,
Washington, DC 20006-8502
Phone:202 502-7762