Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting, 3277 [2014-00842]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 12 / Friday, January 17, 2014 / Notices VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900—NEW (Bowel and Bladder Care Billing Form)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– NEW (Bowel and Bladder Care Billing Form)’’ in any correspondence. 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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: Bowel and Bladder Care Billing Form, VA Form 10–10071. OMB Control Number: 2900—NEW. Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: The information requested on this form is required for National Non-VA Medical Care Program Office to pay eligible caregivers for time spent providing eligible Veterans with specifically defined services such as: Bowel and bladder care, showering, shaving, brushing teeth, dressing, transferring to wheelchair, catheterization, undressing, transferring to bed, putting away clothes, etc. Affected Public: Individuals or households. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Jan 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 Estimated Annual Burden: 7,600 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: 12 per year. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,800. Dated: January 13, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–00775 Filed 1–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–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 March 3–4, 2014, at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. On March 3, 2014, the Committee will meet in Room 730, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, and on March 4, 2014, the Committee will meet in Room 630 at the same address. 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 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 morning or 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 PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3277 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, 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 contact her at (202) 461– 9685. Dated: January 14, 2014. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulation Policy & Management Office of the General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2014–00842 Filed 1–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Performance Review Board Members Corporate Senior Executive Management Office, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Under the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4) agencies are required to publish a notice in the Federal Register of the appointment of Performance Review Board (PRB) members. This notice announces the appointment of persons to serve on the Performance Review Board of the Department of Veterans Affairs. DATES: Effective date: January 17, 2014. ADDRESSES: Corporate Senior Executive Management Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact William Atkinson, Deputy Director, Corporate Senior Executive Management Office (052), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 5928. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 12 (Friday, January 17, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-00842]


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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 March 3-4, 2014, at 
the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. On March 3, 2014, the 
Committee will meet in Room 730, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420, and on March 4, 2014, the Committee will meet in Room 630 at the 
same address. 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 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 morning or 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, 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 contact her at (202) 461-9685.

    Dated: January 14, 2014.
William F. Russo,
Deputy Director, Office of Regulation Policy & Management Office of the 
General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2014-00842 Filed 1-16-14; 8:45 am]
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