Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting, 8390 [2015-03070]

Download as PDF 8390 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 31 / Tuesday, February 17, 2015 / Notices Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,800. Dated: February 10, 2015. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–03067 Filed 2–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the meeting of the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation (Committee), previously scheduled for January 26–28, 2015, and cancelled due to forecasted inclement weather has been rescheduled. The Committee will meet March 9–11, 2015, at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 1800–G VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:51 Feb 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 Street NW., Washington, DC 20006, in Conference Room 867 on the Eight 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 PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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, Policy Staff, 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 which includes screening through metal detection. 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 Ms. Copeland or contact her at (202) 461–9685. Dated: February 10, 2015. Jelessa Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–03070 Filed 2–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 31 (Tuesday, February 17, 2015)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-03070]


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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 meeting of 
the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation (Committee), 
previously scheduled for January 26-28, 2015, and cancelled due to 
forecasted inclement weather has been rescheduled. The Committee will 
meet March 9-11, 2015, at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 
1800-G Street NW., Washington, DC 20006, in Conference Room 867 on the 
Eight 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, Policy 
Staff, 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 which includes screening through 
metal detection. 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 Ms. Copeland 
or contact her at (202) 461-9685.

    Dated: February 10, 2015.
Jelessa Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-03070 Filed 2-13-15; 8:45 am]
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