Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting, 50276-50277 [E9-23579]

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ADDRESSES: Send applications to: United States Sentencing Commission, One Columbus Circle, NE., Suite 2–500, South Lobby, Washington, DC 20002– 8002, Attention: Public Affairs. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:56 Sep 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Courlander, Public Affairs Officer, Telephone: (202) 502–4597. Authority: 28 U.S.C. 994(a), (o), (p), 995; USSC Rules of Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4. Ricardo H. Hinojosa, Acting Chair. [FR Doc. E9–23574 Filed 9–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–40–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Women Veterans; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will meet on October 27–29, 2009, in the Pan American Room at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW., Washington, DC, from 8:30 until 4:30 p.m., each day. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding the needs of women Veterans with respect to health care, rehabilitation, compensation, outreach, and other programs and activities administered by VA designed to meet such needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such programs and activities. The agenda will include updates on recommendations from the 2006 and 2008 reports, and briefings on VA/ National Guard and Reserves initiatives, prosthetic services for women Veterans, Veterans employment initiatives, readjustment counseling, and homeless initiatives for women Veterans. Any member of the public wishing to attend should contact Ms. Shannon L. Middleton at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Women Veterans (00W), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, by phone at (202) 461–6193, fax at (202) 273– 7092, or e-mail at 00W@mail.va.gov. Interested persons may attend, appear before, or file statements with the Committee. Written statements must be filed before the meeting, or within 10 days after the meeting. Dated: September 25, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–23577 Filed 9–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation will meet on October 19–20, 2009, in the Carlton Ballroom at the St. Regis, 923 16th and K Streets, NW., Washington DC, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the maintenance and periodic readjustment of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities. The Committee is to assemble and review relevant information relating to the nature and character of disabilities arising from service in the Armed Forces, provide an ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of the rating schedule and give advice on the most appropriate means of responding to the needs of veterans relating to disability compensation. On October 19, the Committee will receive briefings from representatives about medical aspects of Veteran’s disability compensation procedures and programs, VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities, Veterans centers challenges and how they are being met, and Veterans service organizations resolutions and/or legislative issues pertaining to the mission of the Committee. On October 20, the Committee will receive briefings from representatives about quality of life from the VA vocational rehabilitation perspective, loan guarantee programs, the adjustment/impact due to medical condition relating to quality of life, and the Institute of Medicine’s study on reintegration of military personnel. Time will be allocated for receiving public comments at 1 p.m. on October 19. Public comments will be limited to three minutes each. Individuals wishing to make oral statements before the Committee will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals who speak are invited to submit 1–2 page summaries of their comments at the time of the meeting for inclusion in the official meeting record. The public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Ms. Ersie Farber, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration (211A), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Any member of E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 30, 2009 / Notices the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Ms. Farber at (202) 461– 9728 or Ersie.farber@va.gov. Dated: September 25, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–23579 Filed 9–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs; Notice of Meeting CPrice-Sewell on DSKGBLS3C1PROD 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 Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs will be held November 3–4, 2009, in Room C–7 at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:56 Sep 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. The sessions will convene at 8:30 a.m. on both days and will adjourn at 4:30 p.m. on November 3 and noon on November 4. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on VA’s prosthetic programs designed to provide state-of-the-art prosthetics and the associated rehabilitation research, development, and evaluation of such technology. The Committee also provides advice to the Secretary on special disability programs which are defined as any program administered by the Secretary to serve Veterans with spinal cord injury, blindness or visual impairment, loss of extremities or loss of function, deafness or hearing impairment, and other serious incapacities in terms of daily life functions. On November 3, the Committee will be briefed by the Acting Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Office of Facilities Management, and the Chief of Prosthetics and Clinical PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50277 Logistics. On November 4, the Committee will be briefed by a representative from the Office of Quality and Performance. No time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, members of the public may direct questions or submit written statements for review by the Committee in advance of the meeting to Mr. Larry N. Long, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Health Administration, Patient Care Services, Rehabilitation Services (117D), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or by e-mail at lonlar@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Mr. Long at (202) 461– 7354. Dated: September 25, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–23581 Filed 9–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 188 (Wednesday, September 30, 2009)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E9-23579]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463
    (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee on 
Disability Compensation will meet on October 19-20, 2009, in the 
Carlton Ballroom at the St. Regis, 923 16th and K Streets, NW., 
Washington DC, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The meeting is open 
to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs on the maintenance and periodic readjustment of the VA Schedule 
for Rating Disabilities. The Committee is to assemble and review 
relevant information relating to the nature and character of 
disabilities arising from service in the Armed Forces, provide an 
ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of the rating schedule and give 
advice on the most appropriate means of responding to the needs of 
veterans relating to disability compensation.
    On October 19, the Committee will receive briefings from 
representatives about medical aspects of Veteran's disability 
compensation procedures and programs, VA Schedule for Rating 
Disabilities, Veterans centers challenges and how they are being met, 
and Veterans service organizations resolutions and/or legislative 
issues pertaining to the mission of the Committee.
    On October 20, the Committee will receive briefings from 
representatives about quality of life from the VA vocational 
rehabilitation perspective, loan guarantee programs, the adjustment/
impact due to medical condition relating to quality of life, and the 
Institute of Medicine's study on reintegration of military personnel.
    Time will be allocated for receiving public comments at 1 p.m. on 
October 19. Public comments will be limited to three minutes each. 
Individuals wishing to make oral statements before the Committee will 
be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals who 
speak are invited to submit 1-2 page summaries of their comments at the 
time of the meeting for inclusion in the official meeting record.
    The public may submit written statements for the Committee's review 
to Ms. Ersie Farber, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans 
Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration (211A), 810 Vermont Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20420. Any member of

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the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional 
information should contact Ms. Farber at (202) 461-9728 or 
Ersie.farber@va.gov.

    Dated: September 25, 2009.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake
Acting Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-23579 Filed 9-29-09; 8:45 am]
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