Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting, 45240 [2014-18308]

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 149 (Monday, August 4, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-18308]


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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 (Committee) will meet on August 
25-27, 2014, at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Board of 
Veterans' Appeals, 425 I Street NW., Washington, DC 20001, in 
Conference Room 5E.100 on the Fifth Floor. The sessions will begin at 
8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. on all three 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. 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 by 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 or email Mr. Brendan Sheedy at 
brendan.sheedy@va.gov or call him at (202) 461-9297.

    Dated: July 30, 2014.
Jelessa Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-18308 Filed 8-1-14; 8:45 am]
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