Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses; Notice of Meeting, 44972-44973 [2019-18343]

Download as PDF jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 44972 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices OMB. This form is being submitted for renewal purposes only. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Time per Respondent: 44 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 870. The following paragraph applies to all the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained if their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. 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Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the ICR for OMB approval of the extension of the information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. Approved: August 19, 2019. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–18416 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee (GGAC) will conduct a public meeting on Tuesday, September 17–Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 810 Vermont NW, Room 630, Washington, DC. The meeting sessions will begin and end as follows: Date Time September 17, 2019 ....... September 18, 2019 ....... 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The meeting sessions are open to the public. The Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee advises the Secretary and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology. The Committee’s areas of interest include but are not limited to: (1) Assessing the capability of VA health care facilities (including facilities designated as Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers) to respond with the most effective and appropriate services possible to the medical, psychological and social needs of older Veterans; and (2) advancing scientific knowledge to meet those needs by enhancing geriatric care for older Veterans through geriatric and gerontology research, the training of health personnel in the provision of health care to older individuals, and the development of improved models of clinical services for older Veterans. Committee members will meet with members of VHA leadership, Geriatrics and Extended Care leadership, and receive updates and or presentations on the following subjects: CERNER/EHR Migration, the MISSION Act, Choose Home, HR Recruitment and Retention, and Geriatric, Research, and Clinical Centers. Members of the public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Alejandra Paulovich, Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at Alejandra.Paulovich@va.gov. Any member of the public and media planning to attend or seeking additional information should notify Alejandra Paulovich, DFO, at (202) 461–6016, or Alejandra.Paulovich@va.gov. BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: August 22, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–18423 Filed 8–26–19; 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 that the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses will meet on Thursday October 3, 2019, and Friday October 4, 2019, at The Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Cypress Room A, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010. On Thursday the meeting will convene at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. (PDT). On Friday the meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m. (EST). All sessions will be open to the public, and for interested parties who cannot attend in person, there is a toll-free telephone number (800) 767– 1750; access code 56978# or Adobe Connect URL: http://va-eercees.adobeconnect.com/racgwvi-oct 2019/. 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, presentations from VA-funded researchers and subject matter experts in the areas of health and generational 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 30 minutes before close of meeting. 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 submit E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices written statements for the Committee’s review or seek additional information by contacting Dr. Block, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 443–5600, or by email at karen.block@va.gov. Dated: August 21, 2019. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0270] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Financial Counseling Statement. Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2019–18343 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P 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 September 26, 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. 2900–0270’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Veterans’ Rural Health Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Veterans Rural Health Advisory Committee will meet at Partnership for Public Service, 1100 New York Ave. NW, Suite 200 East, Washington, DC 20005 on September 25–26. Both meeting sessions will begin at 8:45 a.m. (EST) each day and adjourn at 5:00 p.m. (EST). The meetings are open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on rural health care issues affecting Veterans. The Committee examines programs and policies that impact the delivery of VA rural health care to Veterans and discusses ways to improve and enhance VA access to rural health care services for Veterans. The agenda will include updates from Department leadership, the Executive Director Office of the VA Office of Rural Health and the Committee Chairman, as well as presentations on general rural health care access. Public comments will be received at 4:30 p.m. on September 26, 2019. Interested parties should contact Ms. Judy Bowie, via email at VRHAC@ va.gov, or by mail at 810 Vermont Avenue NW (10P1R), Washington, DC 20420. Individuals wishing to speak are invited to submit a 1–2-page summary of their comment for inclusion in the official meeting record. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Ms. Bowie at the phone number or email address noted above. Dated: August 21, 2019. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–18341 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny Green, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421– 1354 or email danny.green2@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0270’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Financial Counseling Statement, VA Form 26–8844. OMB Control Number: 2900–0270. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: This form was developed under 38 U.S.C. 3732. VA Form 26– 8844 provides for recording comprehensive financial information concerning the borrower’s net income, total expenditures, net worth, suggested areas for which expenses can be reduced or income increased, the arrangement of a family budget and recommendations for the terms of any repayment agreement on the defaulted loan. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44973 respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 84 FR118 on June 19, 2019, pages 28627 and 28628. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny Green, VA Interim Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance, and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–18419 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Cemetery Administration (NCA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials (herein-after in this section referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). DATES: Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill possible upcoming vacancies on the Committee. Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on September 13, 2019. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be mailed to National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, (40A1), Washington, DC 20420, or faxed to (202) 273–6709. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Christine Hamilton, National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, (40A1), Washington, DC 20420, telephone (202) 461–5681. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 27, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44972-44973]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18343]


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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 that the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf 
War Veterans' Illnesses will meet on Thursday October 3, 2019, and 
Friday October 4, 2019, at The Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 
Cypress Room A, 1333 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA 94010. On 
Thursday the meeting will convene at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. (PDT). On 
Friday the meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m. 
(EST). All sessions will be open to the public, and for interested 
parties who cannot attend in person, there is a toll-free telephone 
number (800) 767-1750; access code 56978# or Adobe Connect URL: http://va-eerc-ees.adobeconnect.com/racgwvi-oct2019/ 2019/.
    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, presentations from VA-
funded researchers and subject matter experts in the areas of health 
and generational 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 30 
minutes before close of meeting. 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 submit

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written statements for the Committee's review or seek additional 
information by contacting Dr. Block, Designated Federal Officer, at 
(202) 443-5600, or by email at [email protected].

    Dated: August 21, 2019.
LaTonya L. Small,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-18343 Filed 8-26-19; 8:45 am]
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