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105 STAT. 126 PUBLIC LAW 102-26—APR. 9, 1991 Federal Register, publication. 20 USC 1070 note. (4) the point at which the borrower of a Stafford Loan who is or was engaged in such military service is required to resume repayment of principal and interest on such loan after the borrower completes a period of deferment under section 427(a)(2)(C)(ii) or 428(b)(l)(M)(ii) of the Act; (5) the point at which the borrower of a Stafford Loan who is or was engaged in such military service is required to resume repayment of principal and interest on such loan after the borrower completes a single period of deferment under section 427(a)(2)(C)(i) or 428(b)(l)(M)(i) of the Act subsequent to such service; and (6) the modification of the terms "annual adjusted family income" and "available income," as used in the determination of need for student financial assistance under title IV of the Act for such individual (and the determination of such need for his or her spouse and dependents, if applicable), to mean the sums received in the first calendar year of the award year for which such determination is made, in order to reflect more accurately the financial condition of such individual and his or her family. (c) NOTICE OF WAIVER. —Notwithstanding section 431 of the General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1232) and section 553 of title 5, United States Code, the Secretary shall, by notice in the Federal Register, publish the waivers or modifications of statutory and regulatory provisions the Secretary deems necessary to achieve the purposes of this section. Such notice shall include the terms and conditions to be applied in lieu of such statutory and regulatory provisions. The Secretary is not required to exercise the waiver or modification authority under this section on a case-by-case basis. (d) DEFINITIONS.—For purposes of this Act— (1) Individuals "serving on active duty in connection with Operation Desert Shield or Operation Desert Storm" shall include— (A) any Reserve of an Armed Force called to active duty under section 672(a), 672(g), 673, 673b, 674, or 688 of title 10, United States Code, for service in connection with Operation Desert Shield or Operation Desert Storm, regardless of the location at which such active duty service is performed; and (B) for purposes of waivers of administrative requirements under subsection (b)(2) only, any other member of an V Armed Force on active duty in connection with Operation Desert Shield or Operation Desert Storm, who has been assigned to a duty station at a location other than the location at which such member is normally assigned. (2) The term "active duty" has the meaning given such term in section 101(22) of title 10, United States Code, except that such term does not include active duty for training or attendance at a service school. SEC. 5. TUITION REFUNDS OR CREDITS. (a) SENSE OF CONGRESS. —It is the sense of the Congress that all institutions offering postsecondary education should provide a full refund to any member or Reserve of an Armed Force on active duty service in connection with Operation Desert Shield or Operation Desert Storm for that portion of a period of instruction such individual was unable to complete, or for which such individual did not receive academic credit, because he or she was called up for such