National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting, 9620 [08-782]

Download as PDF 9620 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2008 / Notices pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATE: Comments must be submitted on or before March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0114’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0114.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Statement of Marital Relationship, VA Form 21–4170. OMB Control Number: 2900–0114. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–4170 is completed by individuals claiming to be common law widows/widowers of deceased veterans and by veterans and their claimed common law spouses to establish marital status. VA uses the information collected to determine whether a common law marriage was valid under the law of the place where the parties resided at the time of the marriage or under the law of the place where the parties resided when the right to benefits accrued. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information 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 October 1, 2007, at page 55861. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,708 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,500. Dated: February 12, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–3245 Filed 2–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:34 Feb 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the National Research Advisory Council will hold a meeting on Monday, April 14, 2008 in Room 900 at the Greenhoot Cohen Building, 1722 Eye Street, NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Council is to provide external advice and review for VA’s research mission. The April 14 meeting agenda will include a review of the VA research portfolio. The Council will also provide feedback on the direction/focus of VA’s research initiatives. Any member of the public who expects to attend the meeting or wants additional information should contact Jay A Freedman, PhD, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 254–0267. Oral comments from the public will not be accepted at the meeting. Written statement or comments should be transmitted electronically to jay.freedman@va.gov or mailed to Dr. Freedman at Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development (12), 810 Vermont Avenue, Washington, DC 20420. Dated: February 14, 2008. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 08–782 Filed 2–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974 AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Notice of amendment to system of records. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 522a (e), requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their systems of records. Notice is hereby given that VA is amending the system of records entitled ‘‘Center for Veterans Enterprise VA VetBiz Vendor Information Pages (VIP)’’ (123VA00VE) as set forth in the Federal Register 68 FR 26685. VA is amending the system by revising the System Name, Categories PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of Individuals Covered by the System, Categories of Records in the System, Authority for Maintenance of the System, Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, including Categories of Users and the Purposes of Such Uses, Retrievability, and Safeguards. VA is also adding data elements to the System Notice required by the Federal Register Document Drafting Handbook. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety. DATES: Comments on the amendment of this system of records must be received no later than March 24, 2008. If no public comment is received, the amended system will become effective March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through www.Regulations.gov; by mail or handdelivery to the Director, Regulations Management (00REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave., NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 461–4902 for an appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Mortimer II (00VE), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, telephone number (202) 303–3260 ext 5246. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Description of the Proposed Amendments to System of Records ‘‘Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) VA VetBiz Vendor Information Pages (VIP)’’ (123VA00VE) The Department of Veterans Affairs is amending the VetBiz system of records notice to implement legal requirements that became applicable to the system since the last publication of the system notice by the Agency. The legal requirements are imposed by legislation and government-wide direction of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), as well as paragraph 3.12 of the Federal Register Document Drafting Handbook. In December 2006, Congress enacted the Veterans Benefits, Health Care and Information Technology Act of 2006 (Act), Public Law 109–461, 120 Stat. 3403. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 35 (Thursday, February 21, 2008)]
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[FR Doc No: 08-782]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the National Research 
Advisory Council will hold a meeting on Monday, April 14, 2008 in Room 
900 at the Greenhoot Cohen Building, 1722 Eye Street, NW., Washington, 
DC. The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. The meeting 
is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Council is to provide external advice and review 
for VA's research mission. The April 14 meeting agenda will include a 
review of the VA research portfolio. The Council will also provide 
feedback on the direction/focus of VA's research initiatives.
    Any member of the public who expects to attend the meeting or wants 
additional information should contact Jay A Freedman, PhD, Designated 
Federal Officer, at (202) 254-0267. Oral comments from the public will 
not be accepted at the meeting. Written statement or comments should be 
transmitted electronically to jay.freedman@va.gov or mailed to Dr. 
Freedman at Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and 
Development (12), 810 Vermont Avenue, Washington, DC 20420.

    Dated: February 14, 2008.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 08-782 Filed 2-20-08; 8:45 am]
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