Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting Amendment, 54292 [2011-22206]

Download as PDF 54292 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Notices Committee, STB Ex Parte No. 670. RETAC was formed to provide advice and guidance to the Board, and to serve as a forum for discussion of emerging issues regarding the transportation by rail of energy resources, particularly, but not necessarily limited to, coal, ethanol, and other biofuels. The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions regarding issues such as rail performance, capacity constraints, infrastructure planning and development, and effective coordination among suppliers, carriers, and users of energy resources. Potential agenda items include an update by the RETAC Performance Measures subcommittee, a review and discussion of ethanol issues, a roundtable discussion, and election of new officers. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted pursuant to RETAC’s charter and Board procedures. Further communications about this meeting may be announced through the Board’s Web site at: http:// www.stb.dot.gov. This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 721, 49 U.S.C. 11101; 49 U.S.C. 11121. Decided: August 25, 2011. By the Board, Joseph H. Dettmar, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2011–22205 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4915–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Aug 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting Amendment The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the meeting for the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation has been rescheduled on September 13– 14, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch, 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO, and not as originally announced in the Federal Register on August 25, 2011, on September 12–13, 2011, at the Saint Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street, NW., Washington, DC, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The session on September 13 will begin at 1:30 p.m. and end at 4 p.m. The session on September 14 will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. This 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. PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 The Committee will receive briefings on issues related to compensation for Veterans with service-connected disabilities and other VA benefits programs. Time will be allocated for receiving public comments in the afternoon. 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 Robert Watkins, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service, Regulation Staff (211D), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email at Robert.Watkins2@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Mr. Watkins at (202) 461–9214. Dated: August 25, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–22206 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting 
Amendment

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the meeting for the 
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation has been rescheduled on 
September 13-14, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch, 315 
Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO, and not as originally announced in the 
Federal Register on August 25, 2011, on September 12-13, 2011, at the 
Saint Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street, NW., Washington, DC, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 3 p.m.
    The session on September 13 will begin at 1:30 p.m. and end at 4 
p.m. The session on September 14 will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3 
p.m. This 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.
    The Committee will receive briefings on issues related to 
compensation for Veterans with service-connected disabilities and other 
VA benefits programs. Time will be allocated for receiving public 
comments in the afternoon. 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 Robert Watkins, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans 
Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service, 
Regulation Staff (211D), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 
or email at Robert.Watkins2@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to 
attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Mr. 
Watkins at (202) 461-9214.

    Dated: August 25, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Acting Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-22206 Filed 8-30-11; 8:45 am]
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