Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities Programs; Notice of Meeting, 47682-47683 [2018-20475]

Download as PDF 47682 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 183 / Thursday, September 20, 2018 / Notices more than twelve passengers for hire on vessels, which are three years old or more. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 22, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2018–0151 by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD–2018–0151 and follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility is in the West Building, Ground Floor of the U.S. Department of Transportation. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel MISS BROOKE is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Sportfishing and sightseeing charter.’’ —Geographic Region Including Base of Operations: ‘‘Oregon’’ (Base of Operations: Brookings, Oregon’’ —Vessel Length and Type: 28′ Aluminum hull cabin boat The complete application is available for review identified in the DOT docket as MARAD–2018–0151 at http:// www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Sep 19, 2018 Jkt 244001 may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.-flag vessels. 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(Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121) * * * Dated: September 17, 2018. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–20460 Filed 9–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–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 that a meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities Programs will be held on October 17, 2018, in Room 530 and on October 18, 2018, in Room 730 at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420. The meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on both days, and will adjourn at 4:30 p.m. on October 17 and at 12 noon on October 18. This meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of VA 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 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. E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 183 / Thursday, September 20, 2018 / Notices amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 On October 17, the Committee will receive briefings on Ethics; Audiology and Speech Pathology Services; Blind Rehabilitation Service; Pain Management; Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service; and the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). On October 18, the Committee members will receive briefings from National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events; Recreation Therapy Service; and Rehabilitation Technology Update. No time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public; VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Sep 19, 2018 Jkt 244001 however, members of the public may direct questions or submit written statements for review by the Committee in advance of the meeting to Judy Schafer, Ph.D., Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Health Administration, Patient Care Services, Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services (10P4R), VA, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or by email at Judy.Schafer@ va.gov. Because the meeting is being held in a Government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 47683 Desk as a part of the clearance process. Therefore, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Dr. Schafer at (202) 461– 7315. Dated: September 17, 2018. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–20475 Filed 9–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 183 (Thursday, September 20, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47682-47683]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-20475]


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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 that a meeting of the Federal Advisory 
Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities Programs will be held 
on October 17, 2018, in Room 530 and on October 18, 2018, in Room 730 
at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420. The 
meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on both days, and will adjourn at 
4:30 p.m. on October 17 and at 12 noon on October 18. This meeting is 
open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of VA 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 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.

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    On October 17, the Committee will receive briefings on Ethics; 
Audiology and Speech Pathology Services; Blind Rehabilitation Service; 
Pain Management; Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service; and the 
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). On October 18, the 
Committee members will receive briefings from National Veterans Sports 
Programs and Special Events; Recreation Therapy Service; and 
Rehabilitation Technology Update.
    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 Judy Schafer, Ph.D., Designated Federal Officer, Veterans 
Health Administration, Patient Care Services, Rehabilitation and 
Prosthetic Services (10P4R), VA, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20420, or by email at [email protected]. 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 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of 
the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Dr. Schafer at 
(202) 461-7315.

    Dated: September 17, 2018.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-20475 Filed 9-19-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 8320-01-P