Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting, 24573 [2011-10483]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 84 / Monday, May 2, 2011 / Notices collection of information should be received on or before July 1, 2011. Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0166’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Titles: a. Application for Ordinary Life Insurance, Replacement Insurance for Modified Life Reduced at Age 65, National Service Life Insurance, VA Form 29–8485. b. Application for Ordinary Life Insurance, Replacement Insurance for Modified Life Reduced at Age 70, National Service Life Insurance, VA Form 29–8485a. c. Application for Ordinary Life Insurance, Replacement Insurance for Modified Life Reduced at Age 65, National Service Life Insurance, VA Form 29–8700. d. Application for Ordinary Life Insurance, Replacement Insurance for Modified Life Reduced at Age 70, National Service Life Insurance, VA Form 29–8701. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Apr 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 e. Information About Modified Life Reduction, VA Forms 29–8700a–e and VA Forms 29–8701a–e. OMB Control Number: 2900–0166. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Policyholder’s use the forms to apply for replacement of Modified Life insurance. Modified Life insurance coverage is reduced automatically by one–half from its present face value on the day before a policyholder’s 65th and 70th birthdays. Policyholder’s who wish to maintain the same amount of coverage must purchase whole life insurance prior to their 65th and 70th birthdays to replace the coverage that will be lost when the Modified Life insurance is reduce. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,284 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,400. Dated: April 27, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. 24573 technologies, their implications for data computation, analytics, and data storage. The Committee will begin to explore the potential impact of whole genome data on clinical decision making. The meeting will also receive an update on the status of the newly launched Million Veteran Program. The Committee will receive public comments at 3:15 p.m. Comments are limited to 5 minutes each. Individuals who speak are invited to submit a 1–2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record. Members of the public may also submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or e-mail at Sumitra.muralidhar@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend or seeking additional information should contact Dr. Muralidhar at (202) 443–1686. Dated: April 26, 2011. By Direction of the Secretary. William F. Russo, Director of Regulations Management, Office of the General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2011–10483 Filed 4–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P [FR Doc. 2011–10573 Filed 4–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 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 May 20, 2011, at the St. Regis Hotel, 923, 16th and K Streets NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 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. 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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 May 16, the Committee will hear from its Chairman and the Director, Compensation and Pension Service. They will receive briefings on the Robert E. Mitchell Center and Employee Education System. In the afternoon, the Committee will receive additional briefings on outreach to the Former Prisoner of War (FPOW) community and E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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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 May 20, 2011, at the St. Regis 
Hotel, 923, 16th and K Streets NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will 
convene at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 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 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 oversight and protecting the privacy of Veterans. 
The meeting focus will be on current and upcoming genome sequencing 
technologies, their implications for data computation, analytics, and 
data storage. The Committee will begin to explore the potential impact 
of whole genome data on clinical decision making. The meeting will also 
receive an update on the status of the newly launched Million Veteran 
Program. The Committee will receive public comments at 3:15 p.m. 
Comments are limited to 5 minutes each. Individuals who speak are 
invited to submit a 1-2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in 
the official meeting record. Members of the public may also submit 
written statements for the Committee's review to Dr. Sumitra 
Muralidhar, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, 
810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or e-mail at 
Sumitra.muralidhar@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend 
or seeking additional information should contact Dr. Muralidhar at 
(202) 443-1686.

    Dated: April 26, 2011.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
William F. Russo,
Director of Regulations Management, Office of the General Counsel.
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