Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War, Notice of Meeting, 27807 [2020-09971]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 91 / Monday, May 11, 2020 / Notices Dated: May 5, 2020. Steven Seitz, Director, Federal Insurance Office. [FR Doc. 2020–09932 Filed 5–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Department of Veterans Affairs Guidance Document Database and Portal (Executive Order 13891) Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is publishing this notice pursuant to Executive Order 13891 to announce and describe the database and public-facing portal that will contain VA’s Guidance Documents, as described under the Executive Order. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Murphy, Office of Policy and Interagency Collaboration, Office of Enterprise Integration, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 870–9518. (This is not a toll-free telephone number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 3 of Executive Order 13891, Promoting the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents, dated October 9, 2019 (the Executive Order), VA has established a database and a public-facing portal that contains or links to all VA documents that it considers ‘‘Guidance Documents’’ under the Executive Order. The URL for this searchable portal is www.va.gov/ guidance. All guidance documents remaining in effect will be contained in this guidance portal. For each guidance document that VA publishes on its guidance website, VA will include the following information: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 May 08, 2020 Jkt 250001 A concise name for the guidance document. The date on which the guidance document was issued. The date on which the guidance document was posted to the website. An agency unique identifier. A hyperlink to the guidance document. The general topic addressed by the guidance document. One or two sentences summarizing the guidance document’s content. In addition to the information associated with each guidance document, the website will include a clearly visible note stating that: (1) Guidance documents lack the force and effect of law, except as expressly authorized by statute or incorporated into a contract; and (2) VA may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the website existing under the Executive Order, except to establish historical facts. 27807 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War, Notice of Meeting The Secretary of Veterans Affairs approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Brooks D. Tucker, Acting Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on May 5, 2020, for publication. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War (Committee) will meet virtually via conference call on May 26– 28, 2020 from 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EDT daily. The meeting sessions are open to the public and can be accessed via telephone at 1–844–358–7954, access code: 6859230129#. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of benefits under Title 38 U.S.C., for Veterans who are Former Prisoners of War (FPOW), and to make recommendations on the needs of such Veterans for compensation, health care, rehabilitation, and memorial benefits. On Tuesday, May 26th through Thursday, May 28th, the Committee will hear briefings from VA officials; conversations open to FPOWs, family members and Survivors; and engage in discussion of committee issues. Any member of the public may also submit a 1–2-page commentary for the Committee’s review. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Ms. Leslie Williams, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War at Leslie.Williams1@va.gov or via phone at (202) 530–9219. Jeffrey M. Martin, Assistant Director, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs. Dated: May 6, 2020. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–10019 Filed 5–8–20; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2020–09971 Filed 5–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P BILLING CODE P Signing Authority PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War, Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Advisory Committee on Former 
Prisoners of War (Committee) will meet virtually via conference call on 
May 26-28, 2020 from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EDT daily. The meeting 
sessions are open to the public and can be accessed via telephone at 1-
844-358-7954, access code: 6859230129#.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs on the administration of benefits under Title 38 U.S.C., for 
Veterans who are Former Prisoners of War (FPOW), and to make 
recommendations on the needs of such Veterans for compensation, health 
care, rehabilitation, and memorial benefits.
    On Tuesday, May 26th through Thursday, May 28th, the Committee will 
hear briefings from VA officials; conversations open to FPOWs, family 
members and Survivors; and engage in discussion of committee issues.
    Any member of the public may also submit a 1-2-page commentary for 
the Committee's review. Any member of the public seeking additional 
information should contact Ms. Leslie Williams, Designated Federal 
Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Advisory Committee on Former 
Prisoners of War at [email protected] or via phone at (202) 530-
9219.

    Dated: May 6, 2020.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-09971 Filed 5-8-20; 8:45 am]
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