Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards; Notice of Meeting, 54120-54121 [E9-25272]

Download as PDF 54120 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 21, 2009 / Notices Notice. SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of three individuals whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (‘‘Kingpin Act’’) (21 U.S.C. 1901–1908, 8 U.S.C. 1182). DATES: The designation by the Director of OFAC of the three individuals identified in this notice pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act is effective on October 14, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel: (202) 622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available on OFAC’s Web site (http:// www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on demand service, tel.: (202) 622–0077. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Background The Kingpin Act became law on December 3, 1999. The Kingpin Act establishes a program targeting the activities of significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis. It provides a statutory framework for the President to impose sanctions against significant foreign narcotics traffickers and their organizations on a worldwide basis, with the objective of denying their businesses and agents access to the U.S. financial system and to the benefits of trade and transactions involving U.S. companies and individuals. The Kingpin Act blocks all property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, owned or controlled by significant foreign narcotics traffickers as identified by the President. In addition, the Secretary of the Treasury consults with the Attorney General, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Homeland Security when designating and blocking the property and interests in property, subject to U.S. jurisdiction, of persons who are found to be: (1) Materially assisting in, or providing financial or technological support for or to, or providing goods or VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:33 Oct 20, 2009 Jkt 220001 services in support of, the international narcotics trafficking activities of a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; (2) owned, controlled, or directed by, or acting for or on behalf of, a person designated pursuant to the Kingpin Act; or (3) playing a significant role in international narcotics trafficking. On October 14, 2009, OFAC designated three individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to section 805(b) of the Kingpin Act. The list of additional designees is as follows: Individual 1. KARAYILAN, Murat; DOB 5 June 1954; alt. DOB 1950; POB Konak, Turkey; nationality Turkey; (individual) [SDNTK]. 2. ALTUN, Ali Riza; (a.k.a. ALTUG, Risa; a.k.a. KIVIRCIK, Ali; a.k.a. RIZA, Ebubekir); DOB 1 January 1956; POB Kucuk Sobecimen, Turkey; nationality Turkey; (individual) [SDNTK]. 3. AYDAR, Zubayir (a.k.a. AYDAR, Zubayin); DOB 1 Jan 1961; POB Yanikses, Turkey; nationality Turkey; (individual) [SDNTK]. Dated: October 14, 2009. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E9–25289 Filed 10–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P oversight and protecting the privacy of Veterans. The meeting focus will include program updates, including a genetics education tool for health care providers and upcoming genomics research initiatives, as well as presentations on the Veterans’ survey results and clinical application of pharmacogenetics. Time will be allocated for receiving public comments at 3:30 p.m. Public comments will be limited to five 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 Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar, Designated Federal Officer, at Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (121E), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or at sumitra.muralidhar@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Dr. Muralidhar at (202) 461–1669. Dated: October 15, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–25367 Filed 10–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee will meet on November 10, 2009, at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza, 1001 14th Street NW., Washington, DC, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on using genetic information to optimize medical care of Veterans and to enhance development of tests and treatments for diseases particularly relevant to Veterans. The Committee will receive program updates including planned responses to recommendations, and will be asked to continue to provide insight into optimal ways for VA to incorporate genomic information into its health care program while applying appropriate ethical PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards; 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 Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards will be held on November 9–10, 2009, at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The sessions will be held in Room 630 on November 9 and Room C–7 on November 10. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on adverse health effects that may be associated with exposure to ionizing radiation, and to make recommendations on proposed standards and guidelines regarding VA benefit claims based upon exposure to ionizing radiation. E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 202 / Wednesday, October 21, 2009 / Notices The major items on the agenda for both days will be discussions of medical and scientific papers concerning the health effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. On the basis of the discussions, the Committee may make recommendations to the Secretary concerning the relationship of certain diseases to exposure to ionizing radiation. An open forum for verbal statements from the public will be available for 30 minutes in the afternoon each day. People wishing to make oral statements before the Committee will be accommodated on a first-come, firstserved basis and will be provided three minutes per statement. Members of the public wishing to attend should contact Ms. Bernice Green at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Compensation and Pension Service, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or by phone at (202) 461–9723, or by fax at (202) 275–1728 or by e-mail at bernice.green@va.gov. Individuals should submit written questions or prepared statements for the Committee’s review to Ms. Green prior to the meeting. The Committee may ask those who submit material for clarification prior to its consideration. Dated: October 14, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–25272 Filed 10–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under Public Law 92–463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War has scheduled a meeting on November 2–4, 2009, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office, 5460 Reno Corporate Drive, Reno, Nevada, from 9 a.m. to 4 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 administration of benefits under title 38, United States Code, for Veterans who are former prisoners of war, and to make recommendations on the needs of such Veterans for compensation, health care, and rehabilitation. On November 2, the Committee will receive remarks from VA officials and tour the VA Regional office. In the afternoon, a town hall meeting will be 17:33 Oct 20, 2009 Dated: October 14, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–25273 Filed 10–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS VerDate Nov<24>2008 held at the VA Regional Office to hear from former prisoners of war. On November 3, the Committee will receive updates on the report from the Robert E. Mitchell Center for Prisoners of War Studies, educational programs, Veterans Health Administration and discuss the Committee’s recommendations and VA responses. In the afternoon, the Committee will continue a tour of the VA Regional Office. On November 4, the Committee’s Medical and Administrative Working Groups will complete their interim report for the Committee’s final report. In the afternoon, the Committee will work on its first draft of its final report. Members of the public may attend the town hall meeting and may also submit written statements for review by the Committee in advance of the meeting to Mr. Bradley G. Mayes, Director, Compensation and Pension Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or to Ms. Carolyn Bryant at Carolyn.bryant@va.gov. Jkt 220001 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 November 16–17, 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 November 16, the Committee will receive briefings on transition policy and care coordination and the cost of providing medical and disability care to PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54121 veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. On November 17, the Committee will receive updates on Veterans Benefits Administration automation of records initiatives and an overview of organization and involvement with psychological health and traumatic brain injury. On the afternoon of November 17, time will be allocated for receiving public comments. 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, firstserved 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 or to Ersie.farber@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Ms. Farber at (202) 461–9728. Dated: October 14, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–25270 Filed 10–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Public Law 92–463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans will meet on November 2–5, 2009, in the Pan American Room at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW., Washington, DC, from 8 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 on the administration of VA benefits and services to minority Veterans, to assess the needs of minority Veterans and to evaluate whether VA compensation, medical and rehabilitation services, outreach, and other programs are meeting those needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. On November 2, the agenda will include briefings and updates on the role of the advisory committee, ethics, E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards; 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 
Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards will be held on 
November 9-10, 2009, at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The sessions will be 
held in Room 630 on November 9 and Room C-7 on November 10. The meeting 
is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary 
of Veterans Affairs on adverse health effects that may be associated 
with exposure to ionizing radiation, and to make recommendations on 
proposed standards and guidelines regarding VA benefit claims based 
upon exposure to ionizing radiation.

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    The major items on the agenda for both days will be discussions of 
medical and scientific papers concerning the health effects of exposure 
to ionizing radiation. On the basis of the discussions, the Committee 
may make recommendations to the Secretary concerning the relationship 
of certain diseases to exposure to ionizing radiation.
    An open forum for verbal statements from the public will be 
available for 30 minutes in the afternoon each day. People wishing to 
make oral statements before the Committee will be accommodated on a 
first-come, first-served basis and will be provided three minutes per 
statement.
    Members of the public wishing to attend should contact Ms. Bernice 
Green at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Compensation and Pension 
Service, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or by phone at 
(202) 461-9723, or by fax at (202) 275-1728 or by e-mail at 
bernice.green@va.gov. Individuals should submit written questions or 
prepared statements for the Committee's review to Ms. Green prior to 
the meeting. The Committee may ask those who submit material for 
clarification prior to its consideration.

    Dated: October 14, 2009.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Acting Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-25272 Filed 10-20-09; 8:45 am]
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