Veterans' Disability Benefits Commission; Notice of Meeting, 53715 [05-17847]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 174 / Friday, September 9, 2005 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Mary Peterson O’Brien at 1–888–912– 1227, or 206–220–6096. Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Area 7 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Wednesday, September 28, 2005 from 10 a.m. Pacific Time to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time via a telephone conference call. The public is invited to make oral comments. Individual comments will be limited to 5 minutes. If you would like to have the TAP consider a written statement, please call 1–888–912–1227 or 206–220–6096, or write to Mary Peterson O’Brien, TAP Office, 915 2nd Avenue, MS W–406, Seattle, WA 98174 or you can contact us at http:// www.improveirs.org. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate in the telephone conference call meeting must be made with Mary Peterson O’Brien. Ms. O’Brien can be reached at 1–888–912– 1227 or 206–220–6096. The agenda will include the following: Various IRS issues. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 2, 2005. Martha Curry, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E5–4899 Filed 9–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:19 Sep 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission has scheduled a meeting on September 15–16, 2005, in the Lincoln Ballroom, Fourth Floor, Holiday Inn, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. each day. The public is encouraged to visit the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.va.gov/vetscommission for transportation options to the Holiday Inn from the Silver Spring metro stop. The purpose of the Commission is to carry out a study of the benefits under the laws of the United States that are provided to compensate and assist veterans and their survivors for disabilities and deaths attributable to military service. The agenda for the meeting will include briefings by each of the Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission Subcommittees, one or more Federally Funded Research and Development Center(s) [FFRDC(s)], and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences. The purpose of these briefings will be to provide the Commission with recommendations on key issues and research questions for further study and PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53715 analysis, followed by an overview of potential research projects and methodologies to assist the Commission with its charter and fulfill the requirements outlined in Public Law 108–136, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2004. (The Commission is required by this law to consult with the IOM concerning the medical aspects of contemporary disability compensation policies.) One or more FFRDC(s) will supplement the Commission’s work with additional resources, surveying capabilities, research, study and analysis of the key issues and questions that the Commission will identify during this two-day event. Interested persons may attend and present oral statements to the Commission. Time for oral presentations will be limited to five minutes or less, depending on the number of participants. Interested parties may provide written comments for review by the Commission prior the meeting, by e-mail to: veterans@vetscommission.intranets.com or by mail to: Mr. Ray Wilburn, Executive Director, Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission, 1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20004. Dated: September 1, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 05–17847 Filed 9–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 174 (Friday, September 9, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Veterans' Disability Benefits Commission; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Veterans' 
Disability Benefits Commission has scheduled a meeting on September 15-
16, 2005, in the Lincoln Ballroom, Fourth Floor, Holiday Inn, 8777 
Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. The meeting is open to 
the public and will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. each day. 
The public is encouraged to visit the Commission's Web site at http://
www.va.gov/vetscommission for transportation options to the Holiday Inn 
from the Silver Spring metro stop.
    The purpose of the Commission is to carry out a study of the 
benefits under the laws of the United States that are provided to 
compensate and assist veterans and their survivors for disabilities and 
deaths attributable to military service.
    The agenda for the meeting will include briefings by each of the 
Veterans' Disability Benefits Commission Subcommittees, one or more 
Federally Funded Research and Development Center(s) [FFRDC(s)], and the 
Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences. The 
purpose of these briefings will be to provide the Commission with 
recommendations on key issues and research questions for further study 
and analysis, followed by an overview of potential research projects 
and methodologies to assist the Commission with its charter and fulfill 
the requirements outlined in Public Law 108-136, the National Defense 
Authorization Act of 2004. (The Commission is required by this law to 
consult with the IOM concerning the medical aspects of contemporary 
disability compensation policies.) One or more FFRDC(s) will supplement 
the Commission's work with additional resources, surveying 
capabilities, research, study and analysis of the key issues and 
questions that the Commission will identify during this two-day event.
    Interested persons may attend and present oral statements to the 
Commission. Time for oral presentations will be limited to five minutes 
or less, depending on the number of participants. Interested parties 
may provide written comments for review by the Commission prior the 
meeting, by e-mail to: veterans@vetscommission.intranets.com or by mail 
to: Mr. Ray Wilburn, Executive Director, Veterans' Disability Benefits 
Commission, 1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 
20004.

    Dated: September 1, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-17847 Filed 9-8-05; 8:45 am]
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