Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation and Related Benefits; Notice of Establishment, 50404 [E8-19659]

Download as PDF 50404 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 26, 2008 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES benefits,(including death compensation is applicable), and any accrued benefits not paid to the veteran prior to death. b. Military Casualty Assistance Officers complete VA Form 21–534 to assist surviving spouse and/or children of veterans who died on active duty in processing claims for dependency and indemnity compensation benefits. Accrued benefits and death compensation are not payable in claims for DIC. 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 June 10, 2008, at pages 32790–32791. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 21–534—76,136 hours. b. VA Form 21–534a—600 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 21–534—75 minutes. b. VA Form 21–534a—15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. VerDate Aug<31>2005 00:53 Aug 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 21–534—76,136. b. VA Form 21–534a—600. Dated: August 18, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–19737 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation and Related Benefits; Notice of Establishment As required by Section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Veterans Affairs hereby gives notice of the establishment of the Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation and Related Benefits. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs had determined that establishing the Committee is both necessary and in the public interest. The Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation and Related Benefits will advise the Secretary of PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Veterans Affairs on establishing and supervising a schedule to conduct periodic reviews of each of the body systems in the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD), and to make recommendations on the possible expansion of VA benefits to address the impact on quality of life, the need for transition assistance, and the potential for successful rehabilitation. Committee members will be selected by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The Committee’s membership will be selected from among recognized experts, veterans, and others with special competence in areas such as disability claims adjudication, vocational rehabilitation, disability programs management, workers’ compensation, rehabilitative medicine, mental health research, military medical services management, veterans’ benefits advocacy, and survivor benefits advocacy. Dated: August 19, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–19659 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P C:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 26, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-19659]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation and Related 
Benefits; Notice of Establishment

    As required by Section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, the Department of Veterans Affairs hereby gives notice of the 
establishment of the Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation 
and Related Benefits. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs had determined 
that establishing the Committee is both necessary and in the public 
interest.
    The Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation and Related 
Benefits will advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on establishing 
and supervising a schedule to conduct periodic reviews of each of the 
body systems in the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD), and to 
make recommendations on the possible expansion of VA benefits to 
address the impact on quality of life, the need for transition 
assistance, and the potential for successful rehabilitation.
    Committee members will be selected by the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs. The Committee's membership will be selected from among 
recognized experts, veterans, and others with special competence in 
areas such as disability claims adjudication, vocational 
rehabilitation, disability programs management, workers' compensation, 
rehabilitative medicine, mental health research, military medical 
services management, veterans' benefits advocacy, and survivor benefits 
advocacy.

    Dated: August 19, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
 [FR Doc. E8-19659 Filed 8-25-08; 8:45 am]
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