Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses; Notice of Meeting, 18343-18344 [2019-08696]

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The IRS has a special interest in assuring that women and men, members of all races and national origins, and individuals with disabilities have an opportunity to serve on advisory committees. Therefore, IRS extends particular encouragement to nominations from such appropriately qualified individuals. amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 23, 2019. John Lipold, Chief, Relationship Management, Designated Federal Official, ETAAC, IRS National Public Liaison. [FR Doc. 2019–08648 Filed 4–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Apr 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 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, that the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation (Committee) will meet on June 6–7, 2019. The Committee will meet at 1722 Eye Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. The meeting will be held in the AMO 3rd floor Training Complex. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. EST and adjourn at 5:00 p.m. EST each day. 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. On both days, the Committee will receive briefings on issues related to compensation for Veterans with serviceconnected disabilities and on 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, firstserved 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 Janice Stewart, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service, Policy Staff (211C), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email at Janice.Stewart@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 screening process. Due to an increase in security protocols, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Routine escort will be provided until 8:10 a.m. each day. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should email PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18343 Janice Stewart or call her at (202) 461– 9023. Dated: April 25, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–08685 Filed 4–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 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, that the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses will meet on Tuesday June 11, 2019 and Wednesday June 12, 2019 at 810 Vermont NW, Sonny Montgomery Conference Room 230, Washington, DC 20420. On Tuesday the meeting will convene at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. (EST). On Wednesday the meeting will convene at 9 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. (EST). All sessions will be open to the public. For interested parties who cannot attend in person, a toll-free telephone number is available at (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, discussions of Veteran engagement outreach sessions, and generational health effects of serving in the Gulf War. Also, there will be Committee training and a discussion of Committee business and activities. The meeting will include time reserved for public comments in the afternoon. A signup 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. Karen Block via email at karen.block@va.gov. E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 18344 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 83 / Tuesday, April 30, 2019 / Notices 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. To prevent delays, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the meeting begins to clear security. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Dr. Block, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 443–5600, or by email at karen.block@ va.gov. Dated: April 25, 2019. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. Advisory Committee Act that the subcommittees of the Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board (JBL/CS SMRB) will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the dates indicated below (unless otherwise listed): [FR Doc. 2019–08696 Filed 4–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board Notice of Meetings The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Federal Subcommittee Date Location Oncology-A/D ........................................................... Cellular & Molecular Medicine .................................. Endocrinology-A ....................................................... Neurobiology-C ......................................................... Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences-A .................. Oncology-B/E ............................................................ Surgery ..................................................................... Cardiovascular Studies-A ......................................... Infectious Diseases-A ............................................... Oncology-C ............................................................... Endocrinology-B ....................................................... Immunology & Dermatology-A ................................. Neurobiology-B ......................................................... Infectious Diseases-B ............................................... Pulmonary Medicine ................................................. Gulf War Research ................................................... Neurobiology-A ......................................................... Neurobiology-E ......................................................... Gastroenterology ...................................................... Nephrology ............................................................... * Neurobiology-F ....................................................... Cardiovascular Studies-B ......................................... Epidemiology ............................................................ Mental Health & Behavioral Sciences-B .................. Hematology ............................................................... Neurobiology-D ......................................................... Eligibility .................................................................... May 17, 2019 ...................................... May 20, 2019 ...................................... May 21, 2019 ...................................... May 21, 2019 ...................................... May 22, 2019 ...................................... May 22, 2019 ...................................... May 22, 2019 ...................................... May 23, 2019 ...................................... 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The addresses of the meeting sites are: 20 F Conference Center, 20 F Street NW, Washington, DC; VA Central Office, 1100 First Street NE, Suite 600, Washington, DC. amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES * Teleconference The purpose of the subcommittees is to provide advice on the scientific quality, budget, safety and mission relevance of investigator-initiated research applications submitted for VA merit review evaluation. Applications submitted for review include various medical specialties within the general areas of biomedical, behavioral and clinical science research. These subcommittee meetings will be closed to the public for the review, discussion, and evaluation of initial and renewal research applications, which involve reference to staff and consultant critiques of research applications. Discussions will deal with scientific VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Apr 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 merit of each application and qualifications of personnel conducting the studies, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted release of proprietary processes and data. Additionally, premature disclosure of research information could significantly obstruct implementation of proposed agency action regarding the research applications. As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing the subcommittee meetings is in accordance with Title 5 U.S.C. 552b(c) (6) and (9)(B). Those who would like to obtain a copy of the minutes from the closed PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 subcommittee meetings and rosters of the subcommittee members should contact Holly Krull, Ph.D., Manager, Merit Review Program (10X2B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 632–8522 or email at holly.krull@va.gov. Dated: April 25, 2019. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–08695 Filed 4–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 83 (Tuesday, April 30, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18343-18344]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-08696]


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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, that the Research Advisory Committee on 
Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses will meet on Tuesday June 11, 2019 and 
Wednesday June 12, 2019 at 810 Vermont NW, Sonny Montgomery Conference 
Room 230, Washington, DC 20420. On Tuesday the meeting will convene at 
9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. (EST). On Wednesday the meeting will convene 
at 9 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. (EST). All sessions will be open to the 
public. For interested parties who cannot attend in person, a toll-free 
telephone number is available at (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, discussions of Veteran 
engagement outreach sessions, and generational health effects of 
serving in the Gulf War. Also, there will be Committee training and a 
discussion of Committee business and activities.
    The meeting will include time reserved for public comments in the 
afternoon. A signup 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. Karen Block via email at 
[email protected].

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    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. To prevent delays, you should allow an additional 30 minutes 
before the meeting begins to clear security. Any member of the public 
seeking additional information should contact Dr. Block, Designated 
Federal Officer, at (202) 443-5600, or by email at [email protected].

    Dated: April 25, 2019.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-08696 Filed 4-29-19; 8:45 am]
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