Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of Meeting, Amended, 65902 [2020-22952]

Download as PDF 65902 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 201 / Friday, October 16, 2020 / Notices Access to Burial Options; public comments; and open discussion. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Ms. Christine Hamilton, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 461–5681. Please leave a voice message. The Committee will also accept written comments. Comments may be transmitted electronically to the Committee at christine.hamilton1@va.gov. In the public’s communications with the Committee, the writers must identify themselves and state the organizations, associations, or persons they represent. Directors, (617) 305–3783, eleaman@ board.ucr.gov. Alex B. Leath, Chief Legal Officer, Unified Carrier Registration Plan. [FR Doc. 2020–23018 Filed 10–14–20; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 4910–YL–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of Meeting, Amended The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that a virtual meeting of the Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials will be held on October 21, 2020–October 22, 2020. The meeting sessions will be held as follows: Date Time jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Thursday, October 22, 2020. 18:59 Oct 15, 2020 Jkt 253001 [FR Doc. 2020–22952 Filed 10–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0859] 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting sessions are open to the public. If you are interested in attending the meeting virtually, the dial-in number for both days is 1–404–397– 1596, Access Code: 1998939772#. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of national cemeteries, soldiers’ lots and plots, the selection of new national cemetery sites, the erection of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the agenda will include remarks by VA Leadership; appointment of new member, Mr. Donn Weaver; report on the Missing in America Program; discussion on COVID 19: Restrictions, lessons learned, and its impact on families; update on the Veterans Legacy Program, Veterans Legacy Memorial, Outreach, Cemetery Dedications, Social Media, and other initiatives to inform the public about benefits and to memorialize Veterans; public comments; and open discussion. On Thursday, October 22, 2020, the agenda will include a remarks and recap from committee chair; update on the Transfer of the Eleven Army Cemeteries and the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program; update on the Rural and Urban burial Initiative; report on the Hardest Five Percent of Veterans Requiring VerDate Sep<11>2014 Dated: October 13, 2020. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. Agency Information Collection Activity: Request for Restoration of Educational Assistance Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VBA), 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 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 December 15, 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. 2900–0859’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354. 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: Public Law 115–48. Title: Request for Restoration of Educational Assistance. OMB Control Number: 2900–0859. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 22–0989 will allow students to apply for restoration of entitlement for VA education benefits used at a school that closed, suspended, or had its approval to receive VA benefits withdrawn. Education Service requests approval of this information collection in order to carry out the implementation of the law which requires VA to immediately accept applications to restore education benefits for school closures and disapprovals beginning after January 1, 2015. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Annual Burden: 955 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once on occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,821. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials, Notice of 
Meeting, Amended

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act that a virtual meeting of the Advisory 
Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials will be held on October 21, 2020-
October 22, 2020. The meeting sessions will be held as follows:

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020...............  1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT.
Thursday, October 22, 2020................  1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT.
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    The meeting sessions are open to the public. If you are interested 
in attending the meeting virtually, the dial-in number for both days is 
1-404-397-1596, Access Code: 1998939772#.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs on the administration of national cemeteries, soldiers' lots 
and plots, the selection of new national cemetery sites, the erection 
of appropriate memorials, and the adequacy of Federal burial benefits. 
The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such 
activities.
    On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the agenda will include remarks by 
VA Leadership; appointment of new member, Mr. Donn Weaver; report on 
the Missing in America Program; discussion on COVID 19: Restrictions, 
lessons learned, and its impact on families; update on the Veterans 
Legacy Program, Veterans Legacy Memorial, Outreach, Cemetery 
Dedications, Social Media, and other initiatives to inform the public 
about benefits and to memorialize Veterans; public comments; and open 
discussion.
    On Thursday, October 22, 2020, the agenda will include a remarks 
and recap from committee chair; update on the Transfer of the Eleven 
Army Cemeteries and the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program; update on the 
Rural and Urban burial Initiative; report on the Hardest Five Percent 
of Veterans Requiring Access to Burial Options; public comments; and 
open discussion.
    Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should 
contact Ms. Christine Hamilton, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 
461-5681. Please leave a voice message. The Committee will also accept 
written comments. Comments may be transmitted electronically to the 
Committee at [email protected]. In the public's communications 
with the Committee, the writers must identify themselves and state the 
organizations, associations, or persons they represent.

    Dated: October 13, 2020.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-22952 Filed 10-15-20; 8:45 am]
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