Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans; Notice of Meeting, 47646 [E8-18786]

Download as PDF 47646 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 158 / Thursday, August 14, 2008 / Notices River in Utah as partial mitigation for these Bonneville Unit impacts. Approximately 4,807 acres of land composed of 3,215 acres of Ute Indian Tribal trust lands, and 1,592 acres of fee lands to be acquired by the Federal Government, would be acquired and developed into three cohesive wetlands management units. A portion of the water currently managed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the Ute Indian Tribe under the existing Uinta Indian Irrigation Project would be utilized, along with water that may be acquired with fee land acquisitions, to create, restore and enhance wetlands throughout the LDWP area. Lands acquired in fee title (except lands acquired by eminent domain) would be transferred to the Ute Indian Tribe. All LDWP lands (leased Tribal trust and acquired lands) would be managed for project purposes by the Ute Indian Tribe under management agreements with the Joint Lead Agencies to achieve the prescribed wetlands-associated fish and wildlife benefits, and for other wetland/ wildlife related tribal benefits. A Notice of Intent to initiate public scoping and prepare a Draft EIS for the LDWP was published in the Federal Register on April 25, 2001 (66 FR 20827). Scoping was accomplished by means of three public meetings convened in Ft. Duchesne, Roosevelt and Salt Lake City, Utah in May 2003. Joint Lead Agencies filed the DEIS with the EPA on November 17, 2003. Notice of Availability of the DEIS was announced in the Federal Register on November 24, 2003 (68 FR 65943). Three public meetings were held in Ft. Duchesne, Roosevelt and Salt Lake City, Utah in December 2003, to receive public comment on the DEIS. Comments received during the public comment period from November 17, 2003 to February 17, 2004, were considered in preparation of the FEIS. Dated: August 4, 2008. Mark A. Holden, Projects Manager. [FR Doc. E8–18831 Filed 8–13–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans will be held on September 15–16, 2008, at 15:57 Aug 13, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: August 8, 2008. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–18786 Filed 8–13–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans; Notice of Meeting VerDate Aug<31>2005 the DoubleTree Hotel Albuquerque, 201 Marquette, NW., Albuquerque, New Mexico. On September 15, the session will convene at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. On September 16, the session will convene at 8 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide the Secretary of Veterans Affairs with an ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of the policies, organizational structures, and services of the Department in assisting homeless veterans. The Committee shall assemble and review information relating to the needs of homeless veterans and provide advice on the most appropriate means of offering assistance to homeless veterans. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. On September 15, the Committee will review the responses to the recommendations contained in the 2008 Annual Report of the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans (which was submitted to the Secretary in the spring of 2008). The Committee will also receive briefings from VA and other federal departments on programs and activities affecting homeless veterans. On September 16, the Committee will continue to receive informational presentations and will begin its discussion of recommendations to be included in the upcoming annual report. Those wishing to attend the meeting should contact Mr. Pete Dougherty, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 461–7401. No time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, the Committee will accept written comments from interested parties on issues affecting homeless veterans. Such comments should be referred to the Committee at the following address: Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans, Homeless Veterans Programs Office (075D), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans will hold a meeting on September 24–25, 2008, at the Residence Inn by Marriott, 1199 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on issues that are unique to veterans who served in the Southwest Asia theater of operations during the 1990–1991 period of the Gulf War. On September 24, the Committee will meet in open session from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. This session will focus on the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) with emphasis on the Gulf War Registry and outreach activities, a review of the priority groups for health care enrollment, and a panel discussion on clinical care research, guidelines and practices. In the afternoon of September 24, the Committee will meet in closed session at the Washington, DC VA Medical Center (VAMC). The Committee will be meeting with clinicians and individual patients receiving services at the VAMC. The session will be closed to protect the privacy of the patients and to minimize possible interference with the delivery of medical services at the VAMC. Closing the meeting is in compliance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). On September 25, the Committee will meet in open session from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will focus on activities by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), particularly those activities conducted by VBA’s Compensation and Pension Service. This will include discussions concerning the disability compensation system, the chronology of VBA responses to Gulf War issues including its actions responding to statutory changes, and VBA’s outreach to Gulf War veterans. Public comments will be received on September 24, from 11:15 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. and on September 25, from 1 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Individuals wishing to speak must register not later than September 17, 2008, by contacting Lelia Jackson at (202) 461–5758 or by email at lelia.jackson@va.gov, and by submitting 1–2 page summaries of their comments for inclusion in the official record. Public comments will be limited to five minutes each. A sign-in sheet will be available each day. Members of the public may also submit written statements for the Committee’s review to the Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the 
Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans will be held on September 15-
16, 2008, at the DoubleTree Hotel Albuquerque, 201 Marquette, NW., 
Albuquerque, New Mexico. On September 15, the session will convene at 8 
a.m. and end at 4 p.m. On September 16, the session will convene at 8 
a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to provide the Secretary of 
Veterans Affairs with an ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of the 
policies, organizational structures, and services of the Department in 
assisting homeless veterans. The Committee shall assemble and review 
information relating to the needs of homeless veterans and provide 
advice on the most appropriate means of offering assistance to homeless 
veterans. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary 
regarding such activities.
    On September 15, the Committee will review the responses to the 
recommendations contained in the 2008 Annual Report of the Advisory 
Committee on Homeless Veterans (which was submitted to the Secretary in 
the spring of 2008). The Committee will also receive briefings from VA 
and other federal departments on programs and activities affecting 
homeless veterans. On September 16, the Committee will continue to 
receive informational presentations and will begin its discussion of 
recommendations to be included in the upcoming annual report.
    Those wishing to attend the meeting should contact Mr. Pete 
Dougherty, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 461-7401. No time will 
be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, 
the Committee will accept written comments from interested parties on 
issues affecting homeless veterans. Such comments should be referred to 
the Committee at the following address: Advisory Committee on Homeless 
Veterans, Homeless Veterans Programs Office (075D), U.S. Department of 
Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420.

    Dated: August 8, 2008.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
 E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-18786 Filed 8-13-08; 8:45 am]
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