Veterans' Disability Benefits Commission; Notice of Meeting, 35306 [07-3128]

Download as PDF 35306 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 27, 2007 / Notices unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on April 18, 2007, at pages 19586–19587. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 35,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 60 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 35,000. Dated: June 19, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–12356 Filed 6–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission; Notice of Meeting jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under (Pub. L. 92–463) (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission has scheduled a meeting for July 18-20, 2007 at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, NW., Washington, DC. The meeting sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and end VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Jun 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 at 5:15 p.m. on July 18 and 19. The July 20 session will end at 3 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. 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 feature final decisions on several Issue Papers tentatively approved during previous sessions, continuing discussions and tentative decisions on the Issue Papers addressing Concurrent Receipt and Survivors Concurrent Receipt, and stakeholder input on the three Issue Papers released in June 2007 for public comment. Those three Papers are entitled: Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment, Ancillary and Special Purpose Benefits, and the Transition Report. Draft sections of the Commission’s final report and its guiding principles will also be addressed. The Government Accountability Office will brief the Commission on its findings regarding information technology sharing between VA and the Department of Defense (DoD). The Chairman of the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves will present the findings and recommendations of that panel. The agenda will also feature an overview of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Presumptions’ final report and discussions of its PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 findings and recommendations with the Commission. The Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) will present its final briefing on the comparison of DoD and VA disability ratings and the Executive Summary of its final report to the Commission. Topics raised in previous sessions will also be discussed at the meeting in great detail to include: a joint VA–DoD disability process; an assessment by the Institute for Defense Analysis of variations in VA ratings; and VA review of IOM final reports on the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Diagnosis & Assessment and PTSD Compensation studies. Interested persons may attend and present oral statements to the Commission on July 18. Oral presentations will be limited to five minutes or less, depending on the number of participants. Interested parties may also provide written comments for review by the Commission prior to the meeting, by email to veterans@vetscommission.com or by mail to Mr. Ray Wilburn, Executive Director, Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission, 1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20004. Dated: June 20, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 07–3128 Filed 6–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Veterans' Disability Benefits Commission; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under (Pub. L. 
92-463) (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Veterans' Disability 
Benefits Commission has scheduled a meeting for July 18-20, 2007 at the 
Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, NW., Washington, DC. The 
meeting sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and end at 5:15 p.m. 
on July 18 and 19. The July 20 session will end at 3 p.m. The meeting 
is open to the public.
    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 feature final decisions on several 
Issue Papers tentatively approved during previous sessions, continuing 
discussions and tentative decisions on the Issue Papers addressing 
Concurrent Receipt and Survivors Concurrent Receipt, and stakeholder 
input on the three Issue Papers released in June 2007 for public 
comment. Those three Papers are entitled: Vocational Rehabilitation & 
Employment, Ancillary and Special Purpose Benefits, and the Transition 
Report. Draft sections of the Commission's final report and its guiding 
principles will also be addressed. The Government Accountability Office 
will brief the Commission on its findings regarding information 
technology sharing between VA and the Department of Defense (DoD). The 
Chairman of the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves will 
present the findings and recommendations of that panel.
    The agenda will also feature an overview of the Institute of 
Medicine (IOM) Committee on Presumptions' final report and discussions 
of its findings and recommendations with the Commission. The Center for 
Naval Analyses (CNA) will present its final briefing on the comparison 
of DoD and VA disability ratings and the Executive Summary of its final 
report to the Commission. Topics raised in previous sessions will also 
be discussed at the meeting in great detail to include: a joint VA-DoD 
disability process; an assessment by the Institute for Defense Analysis 
of variations in VA ratings; and VA review of IOM final reports on the 
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Diagnosis & Assessment and PTSD 
Compensation studies.
    Interested persons may attend and present oral statements to the 
Commission on July 18. Oral presentations will be limited to five 
minutes or less, depending on the number of participants. Interested 
parties may also provide written comments for review by the Commission 
prior to the meeting, by e-mail to veterans@vetscommission.com or by 
mail to Mr. Ray Wilburn, Executive Director, Veterans' Disability 
Benefits Commission, 1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 5th Floor, 
Washington, DC 20004.

    Dated: June 20, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-3128 Filed 6-26-07; 8:45 am]
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