Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of Meeting, 3854 [2019-02135]

Download as PDF 3854 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0014] Agency Information Collection Activity: Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance Into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administrations (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0014 in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel S. Green at (202) 421–1354. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, 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 khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 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. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance Into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status—VA Form 28–1905. OMB Control Number: 2900–0014. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA case managers use VA Form 28–1905 to identify program participants and provide specific guidelines on the planned program to facilities providing education, training, or other rehabilitation services. Facility officials certify that the claimant has enrolled in the planned program and submit the form to VA. VA uses the data collected to ensure that claimants do not receive benefits for periods for which they did not participate in any rehabilitation, special restorative or specialized vocational training programs. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 90,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–02136 Filed 2–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials will be held on May 7–May 8, 2019. The meeting sessions will take place at the Veterans PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 of Foreign Wars Memorial Building, 200 Maryland Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002. The meeting sessions are open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of national cemeteries, soldiers’ lots and plots, the selection of new national cemetery sites, the erection of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the Committee will convene with an open session from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. eastern time. The dial-in number is 1– 800–767–1750, access code is 02668#. The agenda will include remarks by the VA Leadership, Ethics refresher training, briefing from the Advisory Committee Management Office, introductions of new member appointments, and status updates from Ex-Officio members, and a site visit to Alexandria National Cemetery (in Virginia) to observe cemetery operations, and memorialization products of the Veterans Legacy Program. On May 8, 2019, the meeting will reconvene an open session from 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m., eastern time. The dialin number is 1–800–767–1750, access code is 02668#. The agenda will include status updates on the National Cemetery Scheduling Office, Pre-Need Burial Determination, burial needs for Native American Veterans, status update of 2017 & 2018 recommendations, new charges, and next steps. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Ms. Christine Hamilton, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 461–5681. The Committee will also accept written comments. Comments may be transmitted electronically to the Committee at Christine.hamilton1@ va.gov or mailed to the National Cemetery Administration (40A1), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Room 400, Washington, DC 20420. In the public’s communications with the Committee, the writers must identify themselves and state the organizations, associations, or persons they represent. Dated: February 8, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–02135 Filed 2–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 13, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act that a meeting of the Advisory Committee 
on Cemeteries and Memorials will be held on May 7-May 8, 2019. The 
meeting sessions will take place at the Veterans of Foreign Wars 
Memorial Building, 200 Maryland Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002. The 
meeting sessions are open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs on the administration of national cemeteries, soldiers' lots 
and plots, the selection of new national cemetery sites, the erection 
of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. 
The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such 
activities.
    On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the Committee will convene with an open 
session from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. eastern time. The dial-in number is 
1-800-767-1750, access code is 02668#. The agenda will include remarks 
by the VA Leadership, Ethics refresher training, briefing from the 
Advisory Committee Management Office, introductions of new member 
appointments, and status updates from Ex-Officio members, and a site 
visit to Alexandria National Cemetery (in Virginia) to observe cemetery 
operations, and memorialization products of the Veterans Legacy 
Program.
    On May 8, 2019, the meeting will reconvene an open session from 
8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., eastern time. The dial-in number is 1-800-767-
1750, access code is 02668#. The agenda will include status updates on 
the National Cemetery Scheduling Office, Pre-Need Burial Determination, 
burial needs for Native American Veterans, status update of 2017 & 2018 
recommendations, new charges, and next steps.
    Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should 
contact Ms. Christine Hamilton, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 
461-5681. The Committee will also accept written comments. Comments may 
be transmitted electronically to the Committee at 
Christine.hamilton1@va.gov or mailed to the National Cemetery 
Administration (40A1), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Room 400, Washington, DC 
20420. In the public's communications with the Committee, the writers 
must identify themselves and state the organizations, associations, or 
persons they represent.

    Dated: February 8, 2019.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
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