Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities Programs; Notice of Meeting, 69176 [2013-27540]

Download as PDF 69176 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 222 / Monday, November 18, 2013 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to provide additional certificates requested by respondent. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 17, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mechelle Powell, National Cemetery Administration (43D1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: mechelle.powell@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0567’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mechelle Powell at (202) 461–4114 or Fax (202) 273–6695. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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, NCA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NCA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NCA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:33 Nov 15, 2013 Jkt 232001 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. Title: Presidential Management Certificate. OMB Control Number: 2900–0567. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 40–0247 is used to provide additional certificates requested by respondent. A respondent is an eligible recipient that includes the nextof-kin, other relatives or friends that request additional certificates and/or replacement certificates. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 6,115. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 183,453. Dated: November 13, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–27480 Filed 11–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities Programs; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities Programs will be held on December 3–4, 2013, in room 230 at 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on both days, and will adjourn at 4:30 p.m. on December 3 and at 12 noon on December 4. The meeting is open to the public. PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on VA’s prosthetics 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-disabilities programs, which are defined as any program administered by the Secretary to serve Veterans with spinal cord injuries, blindness or visual impairments, loss of extremities or loss of function, deafness or hearing impairment, and other serious incapacities in terms of daily life functions. On December 3, the Committee will receive briefings on Health Care Eligibility, Ophthalmology and Optometry, Polytrauma System of Care, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders, Orthotic and Prosthetic Program, Clothing Benefits, and Integrated Disability Evaluation System. On December 4, the Committee will receive a briefing on Rehabilitation Research and Development. 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 and Prosthetic Services (10P4RR), VA, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or by email at lonlar@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 should contact Mr. Long at (202) 461–7354. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Regulation Policy and Management, Office of the General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–27540 Filed 11–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 222 (Monday, November 18, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-27540]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities 
Programs; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the 
Federal Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities 
Programs will be held on December 3-4, 2013, in room 230 at 810 Vermont 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on 
both days, and will adjourn at 4:30 p.m. on December 3 and at 12 noon 
on December 4. The meeting is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs on VA's prosthetics 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-disabilities programs, 
which are defined as any program administered by the Secretary to serve 
Veterans with spinal cord injuries, blindness or visual impairments, 
loss of extremities or loss of function, deafness or hearing 
impairment, and other serious incapacities in terms of daily life 
functions.
    On December 3, the Committee will receive briefings on Health Care 
Eligibility, Ophthalmology and Optometry, Polytrauma System of Care, 
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Spinal Cord Injury and 
Disorders, Orthotic and Prosthetic Program, Clothing Benefits, and 
Integrated Disability Evaluation System.
    On December 4, the Committee will receive a briefing on 
Rehabilitation Research and Development.
    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 and 
Prosthetic Services (10P4RR), VA, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20420, or by email at lonlar@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 should contact Mr. Long at 
(202) 461-7354.

William F. Russo,
Deputy Director, Regulation Policy and Management, Office of the 
General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2013-27540 Filed 11-15-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 8320-01-P