Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting, 26782-26783 [2020-09611]

Download as PDF 26782 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 87 / Tuesday, May 5, 2020 / Notices comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Website: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by June 19, 2020 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered if practicable. Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Under 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https://www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/ privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, May 28, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gilbert Martinez at 1–888–912–1227 or (737) 800–4060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be held Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. For more information please contact Gilbert Martinez at 1– 888–912–1227 or (737–800–4060), or write TAP Office 3651 S. IH–35, STOP 1005 AUSC, Austin, TX 78741, or post comments to the website: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various committee issues for submission to the IRS and other TAP related topics. Public input is welcomed. Issued in Washington, DC. John Karl Alexy, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety Chief Safety Officer. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2020–09559 Filed 5–4–20; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Joint Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:16 May 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 [FR Doc. 2020–09581 Filed 5–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0853] Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Approval of a Program in a Foreign Country Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 4910–06–P AGENCY: Dated: April 30, 2020. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0853. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Title 38 CFR 21.4260. Title: Application for Approval of a Program in a Foreign Country, VA Form 22–0976. OMB Control Number: 2900–0853. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA will use the information collected on VA Form 22–0976 to determine if a program in a foreign country is approvable under CFR 21.4260. For a review and decision to be made, the VA needs supporting information from the foreign educational institution. 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 241 on December 16, 2019, pages 68547 and 68548. Affected Public: Educational Institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 338 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,014. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–09547 Filed 5–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–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 a virtual meeting of the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation (Committee) will be held on May 26–28, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The virtual meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of VA on the maintenance and periodic readjustment of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities. The Committee is to assemble and review relevant E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 87 / Tuesday, May 5, 2020 / Notices 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. No time will be allocated at this virtual meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. The public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Janice Stewart, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service, Program Implementation Staff (211B), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email at Janice.Stewart@ va.gov. Members of the public who wish to receive an electronic copy of the itinerary for the meeting should contact Janice Stewart at Janice.Stewart@va.gov of the Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation Service, Program Implementation Staff (211B) no later than May 19, 2020. For any members of the public that wish to attend virtually, they may use the call-in number at 1– 800–767–1750; access code: 75937#. Dated: April 30, 2020. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–09611 Filed 5–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0379] Agency Information Collection Activity: Time Record (Work-Study Program) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:16 May 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before July 6, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0379’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Title 38 United States Code § 3485, and Title 38 Code of Federal Regulations § 21.272 and § 21.4145. Title: Time Record (Work-Study Program). OMB Control Number: 2900–0379. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA uses the information collected on these forms to ensure that the amount of benefits payable to the student who is pursuing work study is correct. Without this information, VA would not have a basis upon which to make payment. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Governments. Estimated Annual Burden: 11,856 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26783 Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annual. Estimated Number of Respondents: 142,272. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–09534 Filed 5–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0571] Agency Information Collection Activity: Customer Satisfaction Surveys National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0571. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Customer Satisfaction Surveys. OMB Control Number: 2900–0571. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Improving Customer Service through Effective Performance Management, NCA will conduct surveys to determine the level of satisfaction with existing services among their customers. The surveys will solicit voluntary opinions and are not intended to collect information required to obtain DATES: E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 87 (Tuesday, May 5, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26782-26783]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-09611]


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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 a virtual meeting of the Advisory 
Committee on Disability Compensation (Committee) will be held on May 
26-28, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The 
virtual meeting is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of VA on 
the maintenance and periodic readjustment of the VA Schedule for Rating 
Disabilities. The Committee is to assemble and review relevant

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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.
    No time will be allocated at this virtual meeting for receiving 
oral presentations from the public. The public may submit written 
statements for the Committee's review to Janice Stewart, Department of 
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration, Compensation 
Service, Program Implementation Staff (211B), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20420 or email at [email protected].
    Members of the public who wish to receive an electronic copy of the 
itinerary for the meeting should contact Janice Stewart at 
[email protected] of the Veterans Benefits Administration, 
Compensation Service, Program Implementation Staff (211B) no later than 
May 19, 2020. For any members of the public that wish to attend 
virtually, they may use the call-in number at 1-800-767-1750; access 
code: 75937#.

    Dated: April 30, 2020.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
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