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Download as PDF 44616 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 152 / Wednesday, August 8, 2007 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES b. VA Form 10–0103 is used to determine eligibility/entitlement and reimbursement of individual claims for home improvement and structural alterations. c. VA Form 10–1394 is used to determine eligibility/entitlement and reimbursement of individual claims for automotive adaptive equipment. d. VA Form 10–2421 is used for the direct procurement of new prosthetic appliances and/or services. The form standardizes the direct procurement authorization process, eliminating the need for separate purchase orders, expedites patient treatment and improves the delivery of prosthetic services. e. VA Form 10–2520 is used by the vendors as an invoice and billing document. The form standardizes repair/treatment invoices for prosthetic services rendered and standardizes the verification of these invoices. The veteran certifies that the repairs were necessary and satisfactory. This form is furnished to vendors upon request. f. VA Form 10–2914 is used as a combination prescription, authorization and invoice. It allows veterans to purchase their eyeglasses directly. If the form is not used, the provisions of providing eyeglasses to eligible veterans may be delayed. Affected Public: Business or other for profit and Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5,738 hours. a. Form Letter 10–90—708. b. VA Form 10–0103—583. c. VA Form 10–1394—1,000. d. VA Form 10–2421—67. e. VA Form 10–2520—47. f. VA Form 10–2914—3,333. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. Form Letter 10–90—5 minutes. b. VA Form 10–0103—5 minutes. c. VA Form 10–1394—15 minutes. d. VA Form 10–2421—4 minutes. e. VA Form 10–2520—4 minutes. f. VA Form 10–2914—4 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 71,200. a. Form Letter 10–90—8,500. b. VA Form 10–0103—7,000. c. VA Form 10–1394—4,000. d. VA Form 10–2421—1,000. e. VA Form 10–2520—700. f. VA Form 10–2914—50,000. Dated: July 25, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–15381 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:14 Aug 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0089] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to establish a claimant’s parents’ dependency. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0089’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Statement of Dependency of Parent(s), VA Form 21–509. OMB Control Number: 2900–0089. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans receiving compensation benefits based on 30 percent or higher for service-connected injuries and depends on his or her parent(s) for support complete VA Form 21–509 to report income and dependency information. Surviving parents of deceased veterans are required to establish dependency only if they are seeking death compensation. Death compensation is payable when a veteran died on active duty or due to service-connected disabilities prior to January 1, 1957, or died between May 1, 1957 and January 1, 1972 while the veteran’s waiver of U.S. Government Life Insurance was in effect. The data collected will be used to determine the dependent parent(s) eligibility for benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 4,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,000. Dated: July 24, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–15382 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives under Public Law 92–463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Executive Committee to the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) National Advisory Committee (NAC) will meet October 15–16, 2007, at the Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, Florida. The sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and end at 5 p.m. on October 15 and at E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 152 / Wednesday, August 8, 2007 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 12 noon on October 16. The meeting is open to the public. The NAC consists of 59 national organizations and advises the Secretary, through the Under Secretary of Health, on the coordination and promotion of volunteer activities within VA health care facilities. The Executive Committee consists of 19 representations from the NAC member organizations and acts as the NAC governing body during the period between NAC annual meetings. On October 15, agenda topics will include NAC goals and objectives, the minutes of the May 2007 meeting, a Veterans Health Administration update, a VAVS update of the Voluntary Service group’s progress, and emerging issues since the May 2007 NAC annual meeting. They will also include the Parke Board update, evaluations of the May 2007 annual meeting and plans for 2008 NAC annual meeting, to include workshops and plenary sessions. On October 16, agenda topics will include 2009 NAC annual meeting planning, recommendations, from the May 2007 NAC annual meeting, subcommittee reports, standard operating procedure revisions, new business and Executive Committee appointments. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, interested persons may either attend or file statements with the Committee. Written statements may be field either before the meeting or within 10 days after the meeting and addressed to: Ms. Laura Balun, Designated Federal Officer, Voluntary Service Office (10C2), VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:14 Aug 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Ms Balun can be contacted by phone at (202) 273–8952. Dated: July 31, 2007. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggins, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 07–3854 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of intent. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development, intends to grant Preventative Nutrient Company, Inc., Northridge, CA USA, an exclusive license to practice the following patent applications: U.S. Patent 7,144,865 issued on December 5, 2006 entitled ‘‘Compositions and Methods for Treating Obesity’’; U.S. Patent Application 5,834,032 issued on November 10, 1998 entitled ‘‘Compositions and Methods for Treating Diabetes’’; and U.S. Provisional Patent Application 60/892,785 filed on March 2, 2007 entitled ‘‘Compositions and Methods for Treating Alzheimer’s Disease.’’ PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44617 Comments must be received within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published Notice. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Amy E. Centanni, Director of Technology Transfer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development, Attn: 12TT 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, Telephone: (202) 254–0199; Facsimile: (202) 254–0460; e-mail: Amy.centanni@va.gov. Copies of the published patent applications may be obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at https://www.uspto.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: It is in the public interest to so license these inventions as Preventative Nutrient Company, Inc., submitted a complete and sufficient application for a license. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty-bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless, within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published Notice, the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development receives written evidence and argument which establishes that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. DATES: Dated: August 1, 2007. Gordon H. Mansfield, Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–15386 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 152 (Wednesday, August 8, 2007)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives under Public Law 92-
463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Executive Committee to 
the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) National 
Advisory Committee (NAC) will meet October 15-16, 2007, at the Rosen 
Centre Hotel, Orlando, Florida. The sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. 
each day and end at 5 p.m. on October 15 and at

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12 noon on October 16. The meeting is open to the public.
    The NAC consists of 59 national organizations and advises the 
Secretary, through the Under Secretary of Health, on the coordination 
and promotion of volunteer activities within VA health care facilities. 
The Executive Committee consists of 19 representations from the NAC 
member organizations and acts as the NAC governing body during the 
period between NAC annual meetings.
    On October 15, agenda topics will include NAC goals and objectives, 
the minutes of the May 2007 meeting, a Veterans Health Administration 
update, a VAVS update of the Voluntary Service group's progress, and 
emerging issues since the May 2007 NAC annual meeting. They will also 
include the Parke Board update, evaluations of the May 2007 annual 
meeting and plans for 2008 NAC annual meeting, to include workshops and 
plenary sessions.
    On October 16, agenda topics will include 2009 NAC annual meeting 
planning, recommendations, from the May 2007 NAC annual meeting, 
subcommittee reports, standard operating procedure revisions, new 
business and Executive Committee appointments.
    No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral 
presentations from the public. However, interested persons may either 
attend or file statements with the Committee. Written statements may be 
field either before the meeting or within 10 days after the meeting and 
addressed to: Ms. Laura Balun, Designated Federal Officer, Voluntary 
Service Office (10C2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Ms Balun can be contacted by phone 
at (202) 273-8952.

    Dated: July 31, 2007.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggins,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-3854 Filed 8-7-07; 8:45 am]
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