Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans, 16557-16558 [2022-06170]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2022 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Homeowner Assistance Fund Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to comment on the proposed information collections listed below, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before May 23, 2022. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, by the following method: • Federal E-rulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Refer to Docket Number TREAS–DO– 2022–0007 and the specific Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1505–0269. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Christopher Sun by emailing HAF@treasury.gov, calling 877–398–5861, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUMMARY: jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Homeowner Assistance Fund. OMB Control Number: 1505–0269. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description: On March 11, 2021, the President signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the ‘‘Act’’), Public Law 117–2. Title III, Subtitle B, Section 3206 of the Act established the Homeowner Assistance Fund and provides $9.961 billion for the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) to make payments to States (defined to include the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa), Indian tribes or Tribally Designated Housing Entities, as applicable, and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (collectively the ‘‘eligible entities’’) to mitigate financial hardships associated with the coronavirus pandemic, including for the purposes of preventing homeowner mortgage delinquencies, defaults, foreclosures, loss of utilities or home energy services, and displacements of VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Mar 22, 2022 Jkt 256001 homeowners experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020, through qualified expenses related to mortgages and housing. Form: Acceptance of Award Terms Form; Notice of Funds Request; Recipient Payment Information Form; Assurances of Compliance with Civil Rights Requirements; Interim Reporting, Quarterly Reporting and Annual Reporting. Affected Public: State and tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 651. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 5,465. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes to 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,590 hours. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services required to provide information. (Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) Molly Stasko, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–06125 Filed 3–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AK–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice of solicitation for nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to the Advisory SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16557 Committee on Homeless Veterans (ACHV) (hereinafter in this section referred to as ‘‘the Committee’’). DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on April 8, 2022. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be emailed to ACHV@va.gov. Please write Nomination for ACHV Membership in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony Love, Designated Federal Officer, ACHV; VHA Homeless Programs Office at ACHV@va.gov or 202–461–1902. A copy of the Committee charter and list of the current membership can also be obtained by contacting ACHV@va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established to provide advice to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on benefits and services provided to homeless Veterans by VA. In providing advice to the Secretary and making recommendations on improved services for homeless Veterans, the Committee carries out the duties set forth in 38 U.S.C. 2066 to operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Public Law 115–251 Section 147 extended the Committee’s statutory authority to September 30, 2022. Membership Criteria and Qualifications: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the Committee. The Committee is comprised of not more than 15 members. Several members may be regular Government employees, but the majority of the Committee’s membership shall consist of nonFederal employees, appointed by the Secretary from the general public, serving as Special Government employees. The expertise required of Committee membership includes, but is not limited to: a. Veterans Service Organizations b. Advocates of homeless Veterans c. Community-based providers of services to homeless individuals d. Previously homeless Veterans e. State Veterans Affairs Officials f. Experts in the treatment of individuals with mental illness g. Experts in the treatment of substance use disorders h. Experts in the development of permanent housing alternatives for lower income populations i. Experts in vocational rehabilitation j. Such other organizations or groups as the Secretary considers appropriate k. Experts with program or policy experience in homelessness (not E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1 16558 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2022 / Notices jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 required, but may be expertise that SECVA considers appropriate) Membership Requirements: The Committee meets at least twice annually. Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall be invited to serve a two to three year term. The Secretary may reappoint Committee members for an additional term of service. Committee members will receive per diem and reimbursement for eligible travel expenses incurred. Selfnominations and nominations of nonVeterans will be accepted. Any letters of nomination from organizations or other individuals should accompany the package when it is submitted. To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have diverse professional and personal qualifications including but not limited to subject matter experts in the areas described above. We ask that nominations include any relevant experience information so that VA can ensure diverse Committee membership. Requirements for Nomination Submission: Nominations must be typed (12-point font) and include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating that he/she is a U.S. citizen and is willing to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) The nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address; (3) The nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae that is no more than three pages in length. The resume should show professional work experience, and Veterans service involvement, and (4) A one-page cover letter. The cover letter must summarize: a. The nominee’s interest in serving on the committee and contributions she/ VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Mar 22, 2022 Jkt 256001 he can make to the work of the committee; b. any relevant Veterans service activities she/he is currently engaged in; c. the military branch affiliations and timeframe of military service (if applicable); d. information about the nominee’s personal and professional qualifications and background that would give her/ him a diverse perspective on Veterans’ matters; and e. a statement confirming that she/he is not a Federally registered lobbyist. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of VA Federal Advisory Committees are diverse in terms of points of view represented and the committee’s capabilities. Appointments to this Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would preclude membership. The Committee is authorized by statue, 38 U.S.C. 2066, to operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. Public Law 115–251 Section 147 extended the Committee’s statutory authority to September 30, 2022. Dated: March 18, 2022. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–06170 Filed 3–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Rural Health Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting Advisory Committee Act that the Veterans’ Rural Health Advisory Committee will hold a teleconference meeting Tuesday, April 5, 2022, through Thursday April 7, 2022. The meeting will convene at 11:00 a.m. EST and adjourn at 2:30 p.m. EST each day. The meeting sessions are open to the public. The teleconference zoom link https:// zoom.us/j/93537309124 and phone number is 1–646–558–8656, Participant Code # 93537309124. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of VA on rural health care issues affecting Veterans. The Committee examines programs and policies that impact the delivery of VA rural health care to Veterans and discusses ways to improve and enhance VA access to rural health care services for Veterans. The agenda will include updates from Department leadership; the Executive Director, VA Office of Rural Health; and the Committee Chair; as well as presentations by subject matter experts on general rural health care access. Public comments will be received at 3:00 p.m. on April 7, 2022. Interested parties should contact Ms. Judy Bowie, by email at VRHAC@va.gov, or by mail at 810 Vermont Avenue NW (10P1R), Washington, DC 20420. Individuals wishing to speak are invited to submit a 1–2-page summary of their comment for inclusion in the official meeting record. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Ms. Bowie at the phone number or email address noted above. Dated: March 17, 2022. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–06124 Filed 3–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 56 (Wednesday, March 23, 2022)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory 
Committee on Homeless Veterans

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice of solicitation for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations 
of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to the 
Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans (ACHV) (hereinafter in this 
section referred to as ``the Committee'').

DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no 
later than 5:00 p.m. EST on April 8, 2022.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be emailed to [email protected]. Please 
write Nomination for ACHV Membership in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony Love, Designated Federal 
Officer, ACHV; VHA Homeless Programs Office at [email protected] or 202-461-
1902. A copy of the Committee charter and list of the current 
membership can also be obtained by contacting [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established to provide 
advice to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on 
benefits and services provided to homeless Veterans by VA. In providing 
advice to the Secretary and making recommendations on improved services 
for homeless Veterans, the Committee carries out the duties set forth 
in 38 U.S.C. 2066 to operate under the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act, as amended 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Public Law 115-251 
Section 147 extended the Committee's statutory authority to September 
30, 2022.
    Membership Criteria and Qualifications: The Veterans Health 
Administration (VHA) is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies 
on the Committee. The Committee is comprised of not more than 15 
members. Several members may be regular Government employees, but the 
majority of the Committee's membership shall consist of non-Federal 
employees, appointed by the Secretary from the general public, serving 
as Special Government employees.
    The expertise required of Committee membership includes, but is not 
limited to:

a. Veterans Service Organizations
b. Advocates of homeless Veterans
c. Community-based providers of services to homeless individuals
d. Previously homeless Veterans
e. State Veterans Affairs Officials
f. Experts in the treatment of individuals with mental illness
g. Experts in the treatment of substance use disorders
h. Experts in the development of permanent housing alternatives for 
lower income populations
i. Experts in vocational rehabilitation
j. Such other organizations or groups as the Secretary considers 
appropriate
k. Experts with program or policy experience in homelessness (not

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required, but may be expertise that SECVA considers appropriate)

    Membership Requirements: The Committee meets at least twice 
annually. Individuals selected for appointment to the Committee shall 
be invited to serve a two to three year term. The Secretary may 
reappoint Committee members for an additional term of service. 
Committee members will receive per diem and reimbursement for eligible 
travel expenses incurred. Self-nominations and nominations of non-
Veterans will be accepted. Any letters of nomination from organizations 
or other individuals should accompany the package when it is submitted.
    To the extent possible, the Secretary seeks members who have 
diverse professional and personal qualifications including but not 
limited to subject matter experts in the areas described above. We ask 
that nominations include any relevant experience information so that VA 
can ensure diverse Committee membership.
    Requirements for Nomination Submission:
    Nominations must be typed (12-point font) and include:
    (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and 
affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., 
specific attributes which qualify the nominee for service in this 
capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating that he/she is a 
U.S. citizen and is willing to serve as a member of the Committee;
    (2) The nominee's contact information, including name, mailing 
address, telephone numbers, and email address;
    (3) The nominee's resume or curriculum vitae that is no more than 
three pages in length.
    The resume should show professional work experience, and Veterans 
service involvement, and
    (4) A one-page cover letter. The cover letter must summarize:
    a. The nominee's interest in serving on the committee and 
contributions she/he can make to the work of the committee;
    b. any relevant Veterans service activities she/he is currently 
engaged in;
    c. the military branch affiliations and timeframe of military 
service (if applicable);
    d. information about the nominee's personal and professional 
qualifications and background that would give her/him a diverse 
perspective on Veterans' matters; and
    e. a statement confirming that she/he is not a Federally registered 
lobbyist.
    The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of 
VA Federal Advisory Committees are diverse in terms of points of view 
represented and the committee's capabilities. Appointments to this 
Committee shall be made without discrimination because of a person's 
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 
national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Nominations 
must state that the nominee is willing to serve as a member of the 
Committee and appears to have no conflict of interest that would 
preclude membership. The Committee is authorized by statue, 38 U.S.C. 
2066, to operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, as amended 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. Public Law 115-251 Section 147 
extended the Committee's statutory authority to September 30, 2022.

    Dated: March 18, 2022.
Jelessa M. Burney,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2022-06170 Filed 3-22-22; 8:45 am]
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