Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting, 32710-32711 [2013-12891]

Download as PDF 32710 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 105 / Friday, May 31, 2013 / Notices Friday, June 7, 2013, to inform the Office of the desire to attend the meeting and to provide the information that will be required to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James P. Brown, Senior Policy Advisor to the Federal Insurance Office, Room 2100, Department of the Treasury, 1425 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220, at (202) 622–6910 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. II, 10(a)(2), through implementing regulations at 41 CFR 102–3.150. 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In this meeting, the Federal VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 May 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 Advisory Committee on Insurance will: receive a report from the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force; discuss the impact of global demographics on the insurance industry; receive a report on regulatory developments relating to reinsurance captives; and receive updates from its subcommittees. Dated: May 24, 2013. David G. Clunie, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–12877 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Bureau of Fiscal Service Proposed Collection of Information: Assignment Form Fiscal Service, Bureau of Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Bureau of Fiscal Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection. By this notice, the Fiscal Service solicits comments concerning the form ‘‘Assignment Form.’’ DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 30, 2013. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of Fiscal Service, Records and Information Management Branch, Room 135, 3700 East West Highway, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Alberta A. Holloway, Acting Manager, Judgment Fund Branch, 3700 East West Highway, Room 6E15, Hyattsville, MD 20782, (202) 874–6664. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Fiscal Service solicits comments on the collection of information described below: Title: Assignment Form. OMB Number: 1510–0035. Form Number: FMS 6314. Abstract: This form is used when an awardholder wants to assign or transfer all or part of his/her award to another person. When this occurs, the awardholder forfeits all future rights to the portion assigned. PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Current Actions: Extension of currently approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 150. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 75. Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: May 28, 2013. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–12990 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation will meet on June 17–18, 2013, in Room 730 at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC. The sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. on both days. 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 during E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 105 / Friday, May 31, 2013 / Notices 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, 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 Nancy Copeland, Acting 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 nancy.copeland@va.gov. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s Desk as a part of the clearance process. Therefore, you should allow an additional 15 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should email Mrs. Copeland or call her at (202) 461–9685. Dated: May 24, 2013. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–12891 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974: Computer Matching Program Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides notice that it intends to conduct a recurring VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 May 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 computer-matching program matching Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Federal tax information with VA pension and parents’ dependency and indemnity compensation records. The purpose of this match is to identify applicants and beneficiaries who have applied for or who are receiving VA benefits and received unearned income, and to adjust or terminate VA benefits, if appropriate. DATES: The match will start no sooner than 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register, or 40 days after copies of this notice and the agreement of the agencies are submitted to Congress and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), whichever is later, and end not more than 18 months after the agreement is properly implemented by the agencies. The agencies’ Data Integrity Boards (DIB) may extend this agreement for 12 months provided the agencies certify to their DIBs, within 3 months of the ending date of the original agreement, that the matching program will be conducted without change and that the matching program has been conducted in compliance with the original agreement. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through www.regulations.gov; by mail or hand-delivery to the Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 461–4902 for an appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Nicely, Pension Analyst, Pension and Fiduciary Service (21PF), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632–8863. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VA plans to match records of applicants and beneficiaries who have applied for or who are receiving needs-based VA benefits, with unearned income PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 32711 information maintained by IRS. VA will use this information to verify income information submitted by applicants and beneficiaries and deny or adjust VA benefit payments as prescribed by law. The matching program will enable VA to ensure accurate reporting of income and employment status. The legal authority to conduct this match is 38 U.S.C. 5106, which requires any Federal department or agency to provide VA information upon request for the purposes of determining eligibility for benefits or verifying other information that affects payment of benefits. In addition, 26 U.S.C. 6103(l)(7) authorizes IRS to disclose Federal tax information to VA. VA records involved in the match are in ‘‘Compensation, Pension, Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Records—VA (58VA21/22/ 28),’’ a system of records that was first published at 41 FR 9294 (March 3, 1976), amended and republished in its entirety at 77 FR 42593 (July 19, 2012). The IRS records are from the system of records identified as the Information Return Master File (IRMF)/IRS 22.061, as published at 73 FR 13302 (March 12, 2008), through the Disclosure of Information to Federal, State and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) program. In accordance with the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a(o)(2) and (r), VA is providing copies of the agreement to both Houses of Congress and to OMB. VA is publishing this Federal Register notice in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(12). Signing Authority: The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Jose D. Riojas, Interim Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on May 20, 2013 for publication. Dated: May 20, 2013. Robert C. McFetridge, Director of Regulation Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–12306 Filed 5–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 105 (Friday, May 31, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32710-32711]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-12891]


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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 the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Advisory 
Committee on Disability Compensation will meet on June 17-18, 2013, in 
Room 730 at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC. The sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 
p.m. on both days. 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 during

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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 Nancy Copeland, Acting 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 nancy.copeland@va.gov. Because the meeting is 
being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at 
the Guard's Desk as a part of the clearance process. Therefore, you 
should allow an additional 15 minutes before the meeting begins. Any 
member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking 
additional information should email Mrs. Copeland or call her at (202) 
461-9685.

    Dated: May 24, 2013.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-12891 Filed 5-30-13; 8:45 am]
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