Notice of Establishment of the Creating Options for Veterans' Expedited Recovery Commission (COVER Commission), 35581 [2017-15998]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 145 / Monday, July 31, 2017 / Notices maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Approved: July 20, 2017. L. Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. Advisory Committee Charter Renewals Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice of Advisory Committee Charter Renewals. AGENCY: ACTION: [FR Doc. 2017–16011 Filed 7–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee ACT (FACA) and after consultation with the General Services Administration, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs has determined that the following Federal advisory committee is vital to the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and renewing its charter would be in the public interest. Consequently, the charter for the following Federal advisory committee is renewed for a two-year period, beginning on the dates listed below: Charter renewed on Committee name Committee description National Research Advisory Council ........ Provides advice to the Secretary on research and development sponsored and/or conducted by the Veterans Health Administration, to include policies and programs of the Office, Research and Development. The Secretary has also renewed the charter for the following statutorily authorized Federal advisory committee Charter renewed on Committee description Special Medical Advisory Group .............. Provides advice to the Secretary and the Under Secretary for Health on matters relating to the care and treatment of Veterans and other matters pertinent to the operations of the Veterans Health Administration, such as research, education, training of health manpower, and VA/DOD contingency planning. Date: July 26, 2017. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–16066 Filed 7–28–17; 8:45 am] sradovich on DSKBCFCHB2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Jul 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 May 24, 2017. for a two-year period, beginning on the date listed below: Committee name For further information contact Jeffrey Moragne, Committee Management Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, Advisory Committee Management Office (00AC), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; telephone (202) 266–4660; or email at Jeffrey.Moragne@va.gov. To view a copy of a VA Federal advisory committee charter, visit http://www.va.gov/ advisory. 35581 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Notice of Establishment of the Creating Options for Veterans’ Expedited Recovery Commission (COVER Commission) The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hereby gives notice, under the Federal Advisory Committee Act of the establishment of the Creating Options for Veterans’ Expedited Recovery Commission (‘‘COVER Commission’’), authorized by section 931 of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recover Act of 2016 (CARA). The COVER Commission will examine the evidence-based therapy treatment model used by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for treating mental health conditions of veterans and the potential benefits of incorporating complementary and integrative health treatments available in non-Department facilities. PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 June 12, 2017. The COVER Commission members will be comprised of 10 voting members who are appointed by the President and Congressional leadership for the life of the COVER Commission in accordance with section 931(c) of CARA. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Alfred Ozanian, Assistant Deputy Director, Mental Health Operations (10NC5), Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC or email at Alfred.Ozanian2@va.gov or phone at 202–461–5936. Dated: July 25, 2017. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–15998 Filed 7–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Notice of Establishment of the Creating Options for Veterans' 
Expedited Recovery Commission (COVER Commission)

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hereby gives notice, under 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act of the establishment of the Creating 
Options for Veterans' Expedited Recovery Commission (``COVER 
Commission''), authorized by section 931 of the Comprehensive Addiction 
and Recover Act of 2016 (CARA).
    The COVER Commission will examine the evidence-based therapy 
treatment model used by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for treating 
mental health conditions of veterans and the potential benefits of 
incorporating complementary and integrative health treatments available 
in non-Department facilities.
    The COVER Commission members will be comprised of 10 voting members 
who are appointed by the President and Congressional leadership for the 
life of the COVER Commission in accordance with section 931(c) of CARA.
    Any member of the public seeking additional information should 
contact Alfred Ozanian, Assistant Deputy Director, Mental Health 
Operations (10NC5), Veterans Health Administration, Department of 
Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC or email at 
Alfred.Ozanian2@va.gov or phone at 202-461-5936.

    Dated: July 25, 2017.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-15998 Filed 7-28-17; 8:45 am]
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