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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2019 / Notices The UCR Board Chair will adjourn the meeting. This agenda will be available no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, November 25, 2019 at: https://plan.ucr.gov. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Elizabeth Leaman, Chair, Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board of Directors, (617) 305–3783, eleaman@ board.ucr.gov. Alex B. Leath, Chief Legal Officer, Unified Carrier Registration Plan. [FR Doc. 2019–25790 Filed 11–22–19; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4910–YL–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0162] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Monthly Certification of Flight Training Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 December 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. 2900–0162’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3032(e), 3231(e), 3313(g)(3)(C), and 3680(g). Title: Monthly Certification of Flight Training, VA Form 22–6553c. OMB Control Number: 2900–0162. Type of Review: Reinstatement with change of a previously approved collection. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Nov 25, 2019 Jkt 250001 Abstract: Veterans, individuals on active duty training and individuals on reservist training may receive benefits for enrolling in or pursuing vocational flight training. VA Form 22–6553c serves as a report of flight training pursued and the termination of this flight training. Payments are based on the number of hours of flight training the individual completed during each month. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to 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 FR 175 on September 10, 2019, pages 47637 and 47638. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Annual Burden: 11,343. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion (6 responses per respondent annually). Estimated Number of Respondents: 22,686. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Interim Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–25670 Filed 11–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Environmental Hazards Registry (EHR) Worksheet (VA Form 10–10176) Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Health 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 December 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65219 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–NEW’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk (OQPR), 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–NEW’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Environmental Hazards Registry (EHR) Worksheet (VA Form 10–10176). OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW. Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: Legal authority for this data collection is found under the following Congressional mandates that authorize the collection of data that will allow measurement and evaluation of the Department of Veterans Affairs Programs, the goal of which is improved health care for Veterans. • Agent Orange Registry: Public Laws 102–4, 102–585 Section 703, 100–687 and 38 United States Code (U.S.C.) 527, 38 U.S.C. 1116. • Gulf War Registry: Public Laws 102–585, 103–446 and 38 U.S.C. 1117. • Ionizing Radiation: Public Laws 102–585 Section 703, 100–687 and 38 U.S.C. 527, 38 U.S.C. 1116. The new Environmental Health Registry (EHR) Worksheet, VA Form 10– 10176, supersedes VA Form 10–9009 (June 2005), VA Form 10–9009A (March 2010) and VA Form 10–0020A (June 2005). Post Deployment Health Services (PDHS) plans to have this form electronically accessible to Environmental Health Coordinators and Clinicians once the EHR is in place. Until then, PDHS requests to consolidate 3 existing forms into one comprehensive form. Currently, VA is exploring the performance of limited registry examinations via telemedicine, in order to reduce Veterans’ need to travel and potentially reduce waiting times for exams. The form information would be the same, and otherwise the process to collect and put data into the registry database will not change. Once the exam template is available, it can be used to import information more seamlessly into the Veteran patient record. VA Environmental Health Registry evaluations are free, voluntary medical E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1 65220 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2019 / Notices assessments for Veterans who may have been exposed to certain environmental hazards during military service. Evaluations alert Veterans to possible long-term health problems that may be related to exposure specific to environmental hazards during their military service. The registry data may help VA understand and respond to these health problems more effectively and may be useful for research purposes. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to 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 FR 42993 on August 19, 2019, page 42993. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 20,000. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 60 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs. 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December 13, 2019 The purpose of the COVER Commission is to examine the evidencebased therapy treatment model used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for treating mental health conditions of Veterans and the potential benefits of incorporating complementary and integrative health approaches, and other non-conventional therapies identified by the Commission, as standard practice throughout the Department. Members of the public are invited to attend open sessions on both dates and locations in-person. Attendees must RSVP in writing via an email to COVERCommission@va.gov no later than December 10, 2019. A limited amount of seating will be available, and members of the public will be seated on a first come-first served basis. Use of videotaping or recording on December VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Nov 25, 2019 Jkt 250001 12th is prohibited in accordance with Capital Visitor Center regulations and is discouraged for the December 13th session. Members of the public are invited to provide in-person comments to the commission from 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. on December 12, 2019. Individuals interested in providing comments must request time on the agenda via email to COVERCommission@va.gov, no later than December 6, 2019. The written request must include the presenter’s name, the organizations, associations, or persons they represent and the topic of the comments. In-person comments will be limited to no more than 5 minutes per organization and the number of presenters will be limited due to time constraints; those approved to address the commission will be notified in PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 writing by 12:00 p.m. EST on December 9, 2019. The COVER Commission will also accept written comments which may be sent to the email address noted. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Environmental Hazards Registry (EHR) Worksheet (VA Form 10-10176)

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
this notice announces that the Veterans Health 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 December 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 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
NEW'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Office of Quality, 
Performance and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421-1354 or email 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-NEW'' in 
any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
    Title: Environmental Hazards Registry (EHR) Worksheet (VA Form 10-
10176).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-NEW.
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Abstract: Legal authority for this data collection is found under 
the following Congressional mandates that authorize the collection of 
data that will allow measurement and evaluation of the Department of 
Veterans Affairs Programs, the goal of which is improved health care 
for Veterans.
     Agent Orange Registry: Public Laws 102-4, 102-585 Section 
703, 100-687 and 38 United States Code (U.S.C.) 527, 38 U.S.C. 1116.
     Gulf War Registry: Public Laws 102-585, 103-446 and 38 
U.S.C. 1117.
     Ionizing Radiation: Public Laws 102-585 Section 703, 100-
687 and 38 U.S.C. 527, 38 U.S.C. 1116.
    The new Environmental Health Registry (EHR) Worksheet, VA Form 10-
10176, supersedes VA Form 10-9009 (June 2005), VA Form 10-9009A (March 
2010) and VA Form 10-0020A (June 2005). Post Deployment Health Services 
(PDHS) plans to have this form electronically accessible to 
Environmental Health Coordinators and Clinicians once the EHR is in 
place. Until then, PDHS requests to consolidate 3 existing forms into 
one comprehensive form.
    Currently, VA is exploring the performance of limited registry 
examinations via telemedicine, in order to reduce Veterans' need to 
travel and potentially reduce waiting times for exams. The form 
information would be the same, and otherwise the process to collect and 
put data into the registry database will not change. Once the exam 
template is available, it can be used to import information more 
seamlessly into the Veteran patient record.
    VA Environmental Health Registry evaluations are free, voluntary 
medical

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assessments for Veterans who may have been exposed to certain 
environmental hazards during military service. Evaluations alert 
Veterans to possible long-term health problems that may be related to 
exposure specific to environmental hazards during their military 
service. The registry data may help VA understand and respond to these 
health problems more effectively and may be useful for research 
purposes.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to 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 FR 42993 on August 19, 2019, page 
42993.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 20,000.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 60 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Once annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk 
(OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2019-25676 Filed 11-25-19; 8:45 am]
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