Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses; Notice of Meeting, 30004 [2017-13774]

Download as PDF 30004 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 125 / Friday, June 30, 2017 / Notices Dated: June 23, 2017. Jennifer P. Leonard, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–13594 Filed 6–29–17; 8:45 am] Dated: June 27, 2017. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. BILLING CODE 4810–31–P [FR Doc. 2017–13774 Filed 6–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses; Notice of Meeting mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900—NEW] The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., App. 2, that the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses will meet on August 1–2, 2017, at 999 California Street, San Francisco, CA, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (Pacific) on August 1 and from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. (Pacific) on August 2. All sessions will be open to the public, and for interested parties who cannot attend in person, there is a toll-free telephone number (800) 767–1750; access code 56978#. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on proposed research studies, research plans, and research strategies relating to the health consequences of military service in the Southwest Asia theater of operations during the Gulf War in 1990–1991. The Committee will review VA program activities related to Gulf War Veterans’ illnesses, and updates on relevant scientific research published since the last Committee meeting. Presentations will include updates on the VA Gulf War research program, along with presentations describing new areas of research in sleep, aging, and neuroscience that can be applied to the health problems of Gulf War Veterans. Also, there will be a discussion of Committee business and activities. The meeting will include time reserved for public comments in the afternoon. A sign-up sheet for 5-minute comments will be available at the meeting. Individuals who wish to address the Committee may submit a 1– 2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record. Members of the public may also submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Dr. Victor Kalasinsky via email at victor.kalasinsky@va.gov. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Dr. Kalasinsky, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 443–5600. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jun 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 Agency Information Collection Activity: General Release for Medical Provider Information to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Authorization and Consent To Release Information to the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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OMB Control Number: 2900—NEW. Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: VA Forms 21–4142 will be used to authorize the disclosure of information to the VA and 21–4142a will be used to gather the necessary information to request medical provider information to the VA. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 11,033 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 132,400. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–13731 Filed 6–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0708] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Evidence for Transfer Entitlement of Education Benefits (CFR 21.7080) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 125 (Friday, June 30, 2017)]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-13774]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses; 
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 Research 
Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses will meet on August 
1-2, 2017, at 999 California Street, San Francisco, CA, from 9:00 a.m. 
until 5:00 p.m. (Pacific) on August 1 and from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 
(Pacific) on August 2. All sessions will be open to the public, and for 
interested parties who cannot attend in person, there is a toll-free 
telephone number (800) 767-1750; access code 56978#.
    The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make 
recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on proposed 
research studies, research plans, and research strategies relating to 
the health consequences of military service in the Southwest Asia 
theater of operations during the Gulf War in 1990-1991.
    The Committee will review VA program activities related to Gulf War 
Veterans' illnesses, and updates on relevant scientific research 
published since the last Committee meeting. Presentations will include 
updates on the VA Gulf War research program, along with presentations 
describing new areas of research in sleep, aging, and neuroscience that 
can be applied to the health problems of Gulf War Veterans. Also, there 
will be a discussion of Committee business and activities.
    The meeting will include time reserved for public comments in the 
afternoon. A sign-up sheet for 5-minute comments will be available at 
the meeting. Individuals who wish to address the Committee may submit a 
1-2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official 
meeting record. Members of the public may also submit written 
statements for the Committee's review to Dr. Victor Kalasinsky via 
email at victor.kalasinsky@va.gov. Any member of the public seeking 
additional information should contact Dr. Kalasinsky, Designated 
Federal Officer, at (202) 443-5600.

    Dated: June 27, 2017.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-13774 Filed 6-29-17; 8:45 am]
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