Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs; Establishment, 23491 [2021-09010]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 83 / Monday, May 3, 2021 / Notices submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Luvenia Potts, Regulation Development Coordinator, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–09212 Filed 4–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs; Establishment As required by Section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Veterans Affairs hereby gives notice of the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs. The Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs (Committee) is a statutory committee established as required by the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 (Pub. L. 116–315) and 38 U.S.C. 547. The Committee operates in accordance with provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The Committee provides advice and guidance to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on all matters relating to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Native Hawaiian organizations and Native American Veterans. The Committee shall be comprised of 15 voting Members selected by the Secretary from among individuals nominated as specified under the subsection below and shall be designated as Special Government Employees: A. Appointment Authority: i. At least one member should come from each of the 12 service areas identified by Indian Health Service and said member must be nominated by Indian tribes or tribal organization from that service area. ii. At least one member of the Committee represents the Native Hawaiian Veteran community nominated by a Native Hawaiian Organization. iii. At least one member of the Committee represents urban Indian organizations nominated by a national urban Indian organization. iv. Not fewer than half of the members are Veterans, unless the Secretary determines that an insufficient number of qualified Veterans were nominated. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:34 Apr 30, 2021 Jkt 253001 v. No member of the Committee may be an employee of the Federal Government. B. Terms/Vacancies: A member of the Committee shall be appointed for a term of two years. If a vacancy occurs, it shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment within 180 days. Additionally, a member may be reappointed for one additional term at the Secretary’s discretion. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact David C. Ward, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC, via email at David.Ward@va.gov, or (202) 461–7445. Dated: April 26, 2021. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–09010 Filed 4–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0530] Agency Information Collection Activity: 36.4350-Servicing Procedures for Holders Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: 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. AGENCY: 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. 2900–0530. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00150 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23491 refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0530’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Collection of Information Under 38 CFR 36.4350. OMB Control Number: OMB 2900– 0530. Type of Review: Reinstatement. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Loan Guaranty program guarantees loans made by private lenders to veterans for the purchase, construction, and refinancing of homes owned and occupied by veterans. Under 38 CFR 36.4350, a holder of a loan guaranteed or insured by the VA is required to develop and maintain a loan servicing program. 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 86 FR 11840 on February 26, 2021, page 11840. Affected Public: Individuals (employees of servicers making applications). Estimated Annual Burden: 63 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 1 minute. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 427. By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–09105 Filed 4–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2., that the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education (the Committee) will meet virtually using Microsoft Teams June 9, 2021–June 10, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., EST. The meeting sessions are open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of education and training programs for Veterans, Service members, Reservists, and Dependents of Veterans including programs under E:\FR\FM\03MYN1.SGM 03MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs; Establishment

    As required by Section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, the Department of Veterans Affairs hereby gives notice of the 
establishment of the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs. 
The Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs (Committee) is a 
statutory committee established as required by the Johnny Isakson and 
David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 
2020 (Pub. L. 116-315) and 38 U.S.C. 547. The Committee operates in 
accordance with provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2.
    The Committee provides advice and guidance to the Secretary of 
Veterans Affairs on all matters relating to Indian tribes, tribal 
organizations, Native Hawaiian organizations and Native American 
Veterans.
    The Committee shall be comprised of 15 voting Members selected by 
the Secretary from among individuals nominated as specified under the 
subsection below and shall be designated as Special Government 
Employees:
    A. Appointment Authority:
    i. At least one member should come from each of the 12 service 
areas identified by Indian Health Service and said member must be 
nominated by Indian tribes or tribal organization from that service 
area.
    ii. At least one member of the Committee represents the Native 
Hawaiian Veteran community nominated by a Native Hawaiian Organization.
    iii. At least one member of the Committee represents urban Indian 
organizations nominated by a national urban Indian organization.
    iv. Not fewer than half of the members are Veterans, unless the 
Secretary determines that an insufficient number of qualified Veterans 
were nominated.
    v. No member of the Committee may be an employee of the Federal 
Government.
    B. Terms/Vacancies: A member of the Committee shall be appointed 
for a term of two years. If a vacancy occurs, it shall be filled in the 
same manner as the original appointment within 180 days. Additionally, 
a member may be reappointed for one additional term at the Secretary's 
discretion.
    Any member of the public seeking additional information should 
contact David C. Ward, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Department of 
Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC, via email at 
[email protected], or (202) 461-7445.

    Dated: April 26, 2021.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-09010 Filed 4-30-21; 8:45 am]
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