Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities Programs; Notice of Meeting, 62712-62713 [2014-24813]

Download as PDF 62712 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 202 / Monday, October 20, 2014 / Notices (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection 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: October 10, 2014. Stuart E. Feldstein, Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. 2014–24798 Filed 10–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0209] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Work-Study Allowance) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of 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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine a claimant’s eligibility for work-study benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 19, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0209’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or FAX (202) 632–8925. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Oct 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 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, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’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: a. Application for Work-Study Allowance, VA Form 22–8691. b. Student Work-Study Agreement (Advance Payment), VA Form 22–8692. c. Extended Student Work-Study Agreement, VA Form 22–8692a. d. Work-Study Agreement, VA Form 22–8692b. OMB Control Number: 2900–0209. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstracts: a. VA Form 22–8691 is used by claimants to apply for work-study benefits. b. VA Form 22–8692 is used to request an advance payment of workstudy allowance. c. VA Form 22–8692a is used by a claimant to extend his or her workstudy contract. d. VA Form 22–8692b is used by claimants who do not want a workstudy advanced allowance payment. The data collected is used to determine an applicant’s eligibility for work-study allowance and the amount payable. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 22–8691—5,008 hours. b. VA Form 22–8692 & VA Form 22– 8692b—1,296 hours. c. VA Form 22–8692a—153 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VA Form 22–8691—15 minutes. b. VA Form 22–8692—5 minutes. c. VA Form 22–8692a—3 minutes. d. VA Form 22–8692b—5 minutes. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 22–8691—20,032. b. VA Form 22–8692 & VA Form 22– 8692a—15,549. c. VA Form 22–8692b—3,054. Dated: October 15, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–24853 Filed 10–17–14; 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 and site visit of the Federal Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities Programs will be held on November 4– 5, 2014, in Room 2K–113–115 at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, 1201 Broad Rock Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23249. The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on both days, and will adjourn at 4:30 p.m. on November 4 and at 12 noon on November 5. Meetings are open to the public except when the Committee is touring medical facilities. The site visit will include several closed sessions, to protect patient privacy during tours of medical facilities. Closing portions of the sessions are in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). 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 November 4, the Committee will convene an open session on VA’s Polytrauma System of Care from 8:30– 11:30 a.m. The Committee will convene closed sessions from 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. as they tour the Polytrauma Center, Regional Amputee Center, Assistive Technology Lab, and Spinal Cord Injury E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 202 / Monday, October 20, 2014 / Notices tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Center. On November 5, the Committee will convene open sessions from 8:30– 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.–12 noon. From 9:40–10:40 a.m. the Committee will convene a closed session as they tour the Vision Impairment services in Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) Program. No time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public; however, members of the public may direct questions or submit written VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Oct 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 62713 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. Dated: October 15, 2014. Rebecca Schiller, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–24813 Filed 10–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 202 (Monday, October 20, 2014)]
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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 and 
site visit of the Federal Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and 
Special-Disabilities Programs will be held on November 4-5, 2014, in 
Room 2K-113-115 at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, 1201 
Broad Rock Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23249. The meeting will convene at 
8:30 a.m. on both days, and will adjourn at 4:30 p.m. on November 4 and 
at 12 noon on November 5. Meetings are open to the public except when 
the Committee is touring medical facilities. The site visit will 
include several closed sessions, to protect patient privacy during 
tours of medical facilities. Closing portions of the sessions are in 
accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6).
    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 November 4, the Committee will convene an open session on VA's 
Polytrauma System of Care from 8:30-11:30 a.m. The Committee will 
convene closed sessions from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. as they tour the 
Polytrauma Center, Regional Amputee Center, Assistive Technology Lab, 
and Spinal Cord Injury

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Center. On November 5, the Committee will convene open sessions from 
8:30-9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.-12 noon. From 9:40-10:40 a.m. the 
Committee will convene a closed session as they tour the Vision 
Impairment services in Outpatient Rehabilitation (VISOR) Program.
    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.

    Dated: October 15, 2014.
Rebecca Schiller,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-24813 Filed 10-17-14; 8:45 am]
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