Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting, 12668-12669 [2020-04245]

Download as PDF lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES 12668 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 42 / Tuesday, March 3, 2020 / Notices the United States). The reporting regulations are contained in 14 CFR part 250, Oversales. (B) Line (1)(a) passengers given alternate transportation within meaning of § 250.5(a)(2) or (b)(2) means air transportation accepted by the passenger which, at the time the arrangement is made, is planned to arrive at the passenger’s destination or first stopover more than one hour but less than 2 hours for domestic flight and more than one hour but less than 4 hours for international flights after the planned arrival time of the flight from which the passenger was denied boarding and is therefore entitled to compensation equal to 200% of the passenger’s one-way fare. See 14 CFR 250.5(a)(2) and (b)(2). Line (1)(b), passengers given alternate transportation within the meaning of § 250.5(a)(3) or (b)(3), means air transportation accepted by the passenger which, at the time the arrangement is made, is planned to arrive at the passenger’s destination or first stopover two hours or more for domestic flights and 4 hours or more for international flights after the planned arrival time of the flight from which the passenger was denied boarding and is therefore entitled to compensation equal to 400% of the passenger’s one-way fare. See 14 CFR 250.5(a)(3) and (b)(3). Passengers who were not offered or provided alternate transportation are entitled to compensation equal to 400% of the passenger’s one-way fare as well and should also be included in Line (1)(b). (C) Total number denied boarding involuntarily should equal the sum of lines 1 and 2. If not, attach notes explaining any discrepancy. (D) Any passenger who receives any type of compensation as a result of being involuntarily denied boarding from an oversold flight, including cash, check, or travel voucher, should be included on Line 4. (E) On line 5, a passenger who volunteers is a person who responds to the carrier’s request for volunteers pursuant to 14 CFR 250.2b and willingly consents to exchange his or her confirmed reserved space for compensation of the carrier’s choosing. Any passenger selected by the carrier for denied boarding in accordance with boarding priority other than a request for volunteers is considered to have been denied boarding involuntarily, whether or not the passenger accepts denied boarding compensation. In order to be classified as a volunteer, a passenger must have been given the option of taking the oversold flight for which he or she held a reservation. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Mar 02, 2020 Jkt 250001 (F) Total Boardings on line 7 includes only revenue passengers on flights for which confirmed reservations are offered. For international flights, Total Boardings include only revenue passengers on flight segments departing from a U.S. point that are subject to Part 250 and for which confirmed reservations are offered. (G) Lines 8(a), (b) and (c), compensation paid, should include only cash or cash equivalent (e.g., check or PayPal) to the persons described on the corresponding line; it should not include the actual or estimated value of any transportation vouchers provided to those passengers. Line 8 includes all cash or cash equivalent payments made to those passengers, i.e., payments actually accepted by passengers, plus payments that are offered or mailed and not rejected. If a carrier does not provide cash or cash equivalent as voluntary denied boarding compensation, line 8(c) should be zero. (H) Note on the report any abnormal conditions, such as strikes, having an impact on the results. (I) Send reports to either: email Form250.support@dot.gov, fax 202 366– 3383 or mail: U.S. Department of Transportation BTS/OAI, RTS–42 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20590–0001 OMB No: 2138–0018 Expiration Date: 10/31/2020 Paperwork Reduction Act Burden Statement Æ A federal agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, nor shall a person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with a collection of information subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act unless that collection of information displays a current valid OMB Control Number. The OMB Control Number for this information collection is 2138–0018. Public reporting for Form 250, Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed Space Due to an Oversale Situation, is estimated to be approximately 10–16 hours per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, completing and reviewing the collection of information. All responses to this collection of information are mandatory. This is a consumer report which is released to the public. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for PO 00000 Frm 00175 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 reducing this burden to: OAI.ICCO@ dot.gov. [FR Doc. 2020–04307 Filed 3–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P 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 March 30—31, 2020. The Committee will meet in Conference Room 420H, located at 1800 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. The sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 4:00 p.m. EST each day. The meeting sessions are 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. The agenda will include overview briefings on the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities, the transition process for retiring and separating Reserve and National Guard members, and Individual Unemployability. Time will be allotted 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, Implementation Staff (211B), 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 E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 42 / Tuesday, March 3, 2020 / Notices minutes before the meeting begins. Routine escort will be provided until 8:00 a.m. each day. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should email Janice Stewart or call her at (202) 461–9023. Dated: February 26, 2020. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. Laboratories (HERL), 6425 Penn Avenue, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. The meeting is open to the public except when the Committee is conducting a tour of the medical center. Tours of VA Medical Centers (VAMC) are closed to protect Veterans’ privacy and personal information in accordance with 5 U.S.C Sec. 552b(c)(6). The meeting session will follow the below schedule: [FR Doc. 2020–04245 Filed 3–2–20; 8:45 am] 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. EST. 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST. 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST. BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Special Medical Advisory Group, Notice of Meeting lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that a meeting of the Special Medical Advisory Group (the Committee) will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020 at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 4100 Allequippa Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, and at the Human Engineering Research VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Mar 02, 2020 Jkt 250001 Closed to the Public—Tour at VAMC. Open to the public— Meeting at VAMC. Open to the Public— Tour and Meeting at HERL. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on the care and treatment of Veterans, and other matters pertinent to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). On March 20, 2020 the agenda for the meeting will include discussions regarding the VHA 2020 Goals, PO 00000 Frm 00176 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 12669 Precision Oncology and the Redesign of VHA Central Office. Although no time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to: Ms. Brenda R. Faas, Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Health Administration (10B), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or by email at VASMAGDFO@ va.gov. Comments will be accepted until close of business on March 13, 2020. In the communication, the writers must identify themselves and state the organization, association of person(s) they represent. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should email VASMAGDFO@va.gov or call 202–461– 7005, no later than close of business on March 13, 2020. Dated: February 27, 2020. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–04300 Filed 3–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 42 (Tuesday, March 3, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12668-12669]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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 March 30--31, 2020. 
The Committee will meet in Conference Room 420H, located at 1800 G 
Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. The sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. 
and adjourn at 4:00 p.m. EST each day. The meeting sessions are 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.
    The agenda will include overview briefings on the VA Schedule for 
Rating Disabilities, the transition process for retiring and separating 
Reserve and National Guard members, and Individual Unemployability. 
Time will be allotted 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, 
first-served 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, Implementation Staff (211B), 810 
Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email at 
[email protected]. 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

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minutes before the meeting begins. Routine escort will be provided 
until 8:00 a.m. each day. Any member of the public wishing to attend 
the meeting or seeking additional information should email Janice 
Stewart or call her at (202) 461-9023.

    Dated: February 26, 2020.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
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