Department of Veterans Affairs August 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Advisory Committee on CARES Business Plan Studies; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4279
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Special Medical Advisory Group; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4278
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency Information Collection: Emergency Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-17095
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the following emergency proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3507(j)(1)). The reason for the emergency clearance is to determine a service member's eligibility for participation in a joint DOD/VA Disability Evaluation Board and VA compensation after separation from service. OMB has been requested to act on this emergency clearance request by September 21, 2007.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-17090
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to initiate and document expenditures, to claim reimbursement as well as make funeral arrangements and authorize burial benefits.
Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4239
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4238
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Determinations Concerning Illnesses Discussed in National Academy of Sciences Report on Gulf War and Health
Document Number: E7-16733
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by law, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hereby gives notice that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, under the authority granted by the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of 1998, Public Law 105-277, title XVI, 112 Stat. 2681-742 through 2681-749 (codified at 38 U.S.C. 1118), has determined not to establish a presumption of service connection at this time, based on exposure to insecticides or solvents during service in the Persian Gulf during the Persian Gulf War, for any of the diseases, illnesses, or health effects discussed in the February 18, 2003, report of the National Academy of Sciences, titled ``Gulf War and Health, Volume 2. Insecticides and Solvents.'' This determination does not in any way preclude VA from granting service connection for any disease, including those specifically discussed in this notice, nor does it change any existing rights or procedures.
Disclosure of Information to Organ Procurement Organizations
Document Number: E7-16648
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-08-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations to implement section 204 of the Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006. This regulatory change will provide authority for VA to provide individually-identifiable VA medical records of veterans or dependents of veterans who are deceased or whose death is imminent to representatives of organ procurement organizations (OPOs) as defined in section 371(b) of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), eye banks, and tissue banks to determine whether the patients are suitable potential donors.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-16485
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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 information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine net income derived from farming.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-16484
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Policy, Planning and Preparedness (OPP&P), 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 information, including each proposed new collection of information, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed by the VA to assess the achievement of Veterans Health Administration program outcomes in the area of mental health services.
Advisory Committee on OIF/OEF Veterans and Families; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4080
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4048
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4047
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on CARES Business Plan Studies; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-4046
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Privacy Act of 1974
Document Number: E7-16046
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4)) requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their system of records. Notice is hereby given that VA is amending the system of records entitled ``Consolidated Data Information System-VA'' (97VA105) as set forth in the Federal Register 66 FR 3650-3653 dated January 16, 2001. VA is amending the system by revising the System Location, Categories of Records Maintained in the System, Purpose(s), Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, Retention and Disposal, System Manager and Record Source Categories. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Enhanced-Use Lease for a Mixed-Use Development at the William Jennings Bryan Dorn Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina
Document Number: E7-15923
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to enter into an enhanced-use lease of approximately 26 acres at the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina. The selected lessee will finance, design and construct, manage, maintain and operate a mixed-use development, to include expansion of existing facilities at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, a new office building, and a new fire/police station for the City of Columbia. The lessee also would be required to provide VA with ground rent payments, or at VA's option, in lieu of a portion of the ground rent, in-kind consideration consisting of clinical/administrative space for use by the VAMC.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License
Document Number: E7-15386
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development, intends to grant Preventative Nutrient Company, Inc., Northridge, CA USA, an exclusive license to practice the following patent applications: U.S. Patent 7,144,865 issued on December 5, 2006 entitled ``Compositions and Methods for Treating Obesity''; U.S. Patent Application 5,834,032 issued on November 10, 1998 entitled ``Compositions and Methods for Treating Diabetes''; and U.S. Provisional Patent Application 60/892,785 filed on March 2, 2007 entitled ``Compositions and Methods for Treating Alzheimer's Disease.''
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-15382
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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 information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to establish a claimant's parents' dependency.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-15381
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine eligibility and authorize funding for various prosthetic services.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-15380
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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 information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine release of liability and substitution of entitlement of veterans-sellers to the government on guaranteed, insured and direct loans.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-15379
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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 information, including each proposed existing collection in use without an OMB control number, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to refund national test fees.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-15378
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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 information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine gravesite availability.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-15377
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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 information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to process refunds of contributions made by program participants who disenroll from the Post Vietnam Era Veterans Education Program.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-15376
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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 information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine whether proprietary education institutions receiving Federal financial assistance comply with the applicable civil rights law and regulations.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-15375
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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 information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to authorize nonsupervised lenders to close loans on an automatic basis.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-15374
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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 information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to evaluate a credit underwriter's experience.
Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-3854
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs