Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting, 36666 [2019-16042]

Download as PDF 36666 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 145 / Monday, July 29, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 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 August 6–8, 2019 at the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office (RO), located at 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, North Conference Room 3rd Floor, Bay Pines, Date Time August 6, 2019 ..................... 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m ......... August 7, 2019 ..................... 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m ......... August 8, 2019 ..................... 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m ....... August 8, 2019 ..................... 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m ....... Sessions are open to the public, except when the Committee is conducting tours of VA facilities, and participating in off-site events. Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans’ privacy and personnel information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. Sec. 552b(c)(6). 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 the morning of August 6, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., the Committee will meet in open session with key staff members at the St. Petersburg VA RO to discuss the productivity of the RO. From 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Committee will convene with a closed tour of the RO. Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans’ privacy and personal information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C Sec. 552b(c)(6). In the afternoon from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Committee will reconvene in open session to receive briefings on the intake and claims establishment process from the RO. From 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Committee will work on drafting recommendations for the annual report to the Secretary. On August 7, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Committee will meet in open session to receive briefings on the development and the completion process of VA claims from the RO. From 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Committee will work on drafting recommendations for the annual report to the Secretary. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Jul 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 Florida 33744. Additionally, the Committee will meet at Bay Pines VA Medical Center, 10000 Bay Pines Boulevard, Bay Pines, Florida 33708. The meeting sessions will begin and end as follows: Location St. Petersburg VA Regional Office, 3rd Floor North Conference Pines Blvd., Bay Pine, FL 33744. St. Petersburg VA Regional Office, 3rd Floor North Conference Pines Blvd., Bay Pine, FL 33744. St. Petersburg VA Regional Office, 3rd Floor North Conference Pines Blvd., Bay Pine, FL 33744. Bay Pines VA Medical Center, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd, Bay Pines, On the morning of August 8, 2019 from 8:30 a.m., to 11:30 a.m., the Committee will convene in an open session to receive briefings on the VA Appeals process from the St. Petersburg Decision Review Operations Center (DROC). In the afternoon from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Committee will convene with a closed tour of the Bay Pines VA Medical Center. Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans’ privacy and personal information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C Sec. 552b(c)(6). No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, the public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Ms. Janice Stewart, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service, Policy Staff (211B), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email at Janice.Stewart@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Mrs. Janice Stewart at (202) 461–9023. Dated: July 24, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–16042 Filed 7–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0736] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Authorization To Disclose Personal Information to a Third Party Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Room, 9500 Bay Room, 9500 Bay Room, 9500 Bay FL 33708. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0736’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421– 1354 or email danny.green2@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0736’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Authorization To Disclose Personal Information to a Third Party, VA Form 21–0845. OMB Control Number: 2900–0736. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The VA Form 21–0845 is used to release information in its custody or control in the following circumstances: Where the individual identifies the particular information and consents to its use; for the purpose for which it was collected or a consistent SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1

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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 August 6-8, 2019 at 
the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office (RO), located at 9500 Bay Pines 
Boulevard, North Conference Room 3rd Floor, Bay Pines, Florida 33744. 
Additionally, the Committee will meet at Bay Pines VA Medical Center, 
10000 Bay Pines Boulevard, Bay Pines, Florida 33708. The meeting 
sessions will begin and end as follows:

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                  Date                                Time                              Location
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August 6, 2019..........................  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m......  St. Petersburg VA Regional Office, 3rd
                                                                        Floor North Conference Room, 9500 Bay
                                                                        Pines Blvd., Bay Pine, FL 33744.
August 7, 2019..........................  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m......  St. Petersburg VA Regional Office, 3rd
                                                                        Floor North Conference Room, 9500 Bay
                                                                        Pines Blvd., Bay Pine, FL 33744.
August 8, 2019..........................  8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.....  St. Petersburg VA Regional Office, 3rd
                                                                        Floor North Conference Room, 9500 Bay
                                                                        Pines Blvd., Bay Pine, FL 33744.
August 8, 2019..........................  12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.....  Bay Pines VA Medical Center, 10000 Bay
                                                                        Pines Blvd, Bay Pines, FL 33708.
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    Sessions are open to the public, except when the Committee is 
conducting tours of VA facilities, and participating in off-site 
events. Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans' privacy 
and personnel information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. Sec. 552b(c)(6).
    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 the morning of August 6, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., the 
Committee will meet in open session with key staff members at the St. 
Petersburg VA RO to discuss the productivity of the RO. From 10:00 a.m. 
to 11:30 a.m., the Committee will convene with a closed tour of the RO. 
Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans' privacy and 
personal information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C Sec. 552b(c)(6). In 
the afternoon from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Committee will 
reconvene in open session to receive briefings on the intake and claims 
establishment process from the RO. From 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the 
Committee will work on drafting recommendations for the annual report 
to the Secretary.
    On August 7, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Committee will 
meet in open session to receive briefings on the development and the 
completion process of VA claims from the RO. From 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 
p.m., the Committee will work on drafting recommendations for the 
annual report to the Secretary.
    On the morning of August 8, 2019 from 8:30 a.m., to 11:30 a.m., the 
Committee will convene in an open session to receive briefings on the 
VA Appeals process from the St. Petersburg Decision Review Operations 
Center (DROC). In the afternoon from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the 
Committee will convene with a closed tour of the Bay Pines VA Medical 
Center. Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans' privacy 
and personal information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C Sec. 552b(c)(6).
    No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral 
presentations from the public. However, the public may submit written 
statements for the Committee's review to Ms. Janice Stewart, Department 
of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation 
Service, Policy Staff (211B), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20420 or email at [email protected]. Any member of the public 
wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should 
contact Mrs. Janice Stewart at (202) 461-9023.

    Dated: July 24, 2019.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-16042 Filed 7-26-19; 8:45 am]
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