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

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Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7346
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
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 payments provided to educational institutions and licensing and certification organizations are correct.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7345
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
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 claimants' eligibility for educational assistance to supplement tuition assistance.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7343
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
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 a claimant's entitlement to vocational rehabilitation services.
Veterans' Education: Transfer of Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty Entitlement to Dependents; Correction
Document Number: E7-7338
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a document in the Federal Register on December 18, 2006 (71 FR 75672), implementing VA's authority under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 and the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 to provide educational assistance to dependents eligible for transferred Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB) entitlement. In that document, we assigned the wrong paragraph designations to three paragraphs in Sec. 21.7136(d)(6). This document corrects that error.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7337
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to identify areas for improvement in clinical training programs.
Agency Information Collection: Emergency Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-7336
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
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 implement Public Law 109-461, Section 8127, the ``Veterans Benefits, Health Care and Information Technology Act of 2006'' which mandated Federal agencies to implement a verification program. VA will be requesting social security number or VA file/claim number to verify small businesses as veteran-owned or service-disabled veteran-owned. VA is requesting OMB to act on this emergency clearance request by May 25, 2007.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E7-7335
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-18
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 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Special Medical Advisory Group; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-1878
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E7-6982
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-13
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Privacy Act of 1974 (Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 552 requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence of and character of their systems of records. Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is adding a new system of records entitled ``Non-Health Data Analyses and Projections for VA Policy and PlanningVA'' (149VA008A).
Per Diem for Nursing Home Care of Veterans in State Homes; Correction
Document Number: E7-6762
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-11
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document contains a minor correction to the final regulation that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published in 65 FR 23412 on January 6, 2000. The regulation relates to the payment of per diem to State homes that provide nursing home care to eligible veterans.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6526
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 request an informal review of veterans' denied healthcare benefits claims.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6524
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 the information needed to determine a claimant entitlement to disinter the remains of a loved one from or within a national cemetery.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6522
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 the information needed to determine the number of interments conducted at State veterans' cemeteries.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6521
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 an applicant's eligibility for reimbursement of licensing and certification test fees.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6520
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 determine whether surviving spouses are entitled to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) benefits.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6518
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 authorize advance payment of educational assistance benefits.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6516
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 service delinquent home loans.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6515
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 approve licensing and certification tests for payment.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6514
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 accurately reimburse State Approving Agencies (SAAs) for expenses incurred in the approval and supervision of education and training programs.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6513
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
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 for which approval has expired, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to obtain a government headstone or grave marker.
Privacy Act of 1974
Document Number: 07-1738
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552(e)(4), requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their systems of records. On October 24, 2006, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a notice of a new system of records entitled ``Automated safety Incident Surveillance and tracking SystemVA'' (99VA13). 71 FR 62347-62350. The system notice provided for a comment period ending November 24, 2006, and if no comments were received during that period of time, the system of records was to be effective on that date. 71 FR 62347. On November 24, 2006, the comment period was extended until December 26, 2006. In response to a request for additional time in which to submit comments, the Department of Veterans Affairs is hereby reopening the comment period until October 9, 2007. All written comments previously received will be considered and need not be resubmitted.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E7-6233
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(e) notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs is amending the system of records currently entitled ``Veterans, Dependents of Veterans, and VA Beneficiary Survey Records (43VA008)'' as set forth in the Federal Register 65 FR 61022-61025. VA is amending the system by revising the System Name, Categories of Individuals on Whom Records are Maintained in the System; Categories of Records in the System; Authority for Maintenance of the System, Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, including Categories of Users and the Purpose of Such Uses, the Policies and Practices for Storing, Retrieving, Accessing, Retaining, and Disposing of Records in the System; System Manager(s); and Record Source Categories. VA is publishing the system notice in its entirety.
Schedule for Rating Disabilities; Appendices A, B, and C; Correction
Document Number: E7-6286
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a document in the Federal Register of March 20, 2007, revising its Schedule for Rating Disabilities, Appendices A, B, and C. The document inadvertently contained two typographical errors, and this document corrects those errors.
Veterans and Dependents Education: Topping-Up Tuition Assistance; Licensing and Certification Tests; Duty To Assist Education Claimants
Document Number: E7-5842
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adopts this final rule to amend the regulations governing various aspects of the education program VA administers. The final rule includes provisions for the payment of educational assistance under Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance, the Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance Program, and the Montgomery GI BillActive Duty (MGIB) for the cost of taking tests for licensure or certification; provisions for the payment of MGIB to individuals on active duty for the difference between the portion of tuition and expenses covered by off-duty military tuition assistance programs and the actual charges made by educational institutions; provisions regarding VA's duty to assist claimants filing claims for educational assistance under the education programs VA administers; and nonsubstantive changes for the purpose of clarity, technical changes, or restatements of statutory provisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E7-6034
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-21), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E7-6033
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-21), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6032
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (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. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine the status of a defaulted loan account.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6031
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
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 justify the extension of forbearance to the veteran-borrower as opposed to foreclosure.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6030
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
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 request a change of education program or place of training.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6029
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), 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 repair technical medical equipment and devices or mechanical equipment.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6027
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), 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 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 ensure that equipment proposed by the contractor meets specification requirements.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6026
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), 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 ensure that shellfish purchased by VA comes from a State-and Federal-approved and inspected source.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6025
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), 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 identify bid envelopes from other mail parcels.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6024
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), 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 allow firms to offer items that are equal to the brand name item stated in the bid.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6023
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), 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 ensure that the items being purchased meet minimum safety standards and to protect VA employees, VA beneficiaries and the public.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6021
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine State Veterans' Homes eligibility for funding for programs to recruit and retain nurses at their facility.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6019
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
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 ensure that the amount of benefits payable to a student pursuing flight training is correct.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6018
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
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 a claimant's eligibility to receive the proceeds of a veteran's Government Life Insurance.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-6017
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-02
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 assist disabled veterans in acquiring special housing and/or adaptations to their current resident.
Advisory Committee on CARES Business Plan Studies; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-1529
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Supplemental Statement of the Case
Document Number: E7-5435
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulations regarding the time limit for filing a response to a Supplemental Statement of the Case in appeals to the Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board). We propose to change the response period from 60 days to 30 days. The purpose of this change is to improve efficiency in the appeals process and reduce the time that it takes to resolve appeals while still providing appellants with a reasonable period to respond to a Supplemental Statement of the Case.
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program-Initial Evaluations
Document Number: E7-5432
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-26
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adopts as a final rule in this document a proposed rule concerning initial evaluations of individuals who apply for vocational rehabilitation and employment benefits. This final rule is intended to reflect changes in law regarding initial evaluations, to reflect VA's interpretation of applicable law and its determinations of procedures appropriate for use in the initial evaluation, and to improve readability.
Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Service-Connected Benefits
Document Number: E7-5331
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2006, Public Law 109-361, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is hereby giving notice of adjustments in certain benefit rates. These adjustments affect the compensation and dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) programs.
Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-1430
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on CARES Business Plan Studies; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-1428
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans' Disability Benefits Commission, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 07-1392
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E7-5135
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(e), notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs is amending the system of records currently entitled ``Program Evaluation Research Data Management RecordsVA'' (107VA008B) as set forth in the Federal Register 66 FR 29633-35. VA is amending the system by revising the System Name; System Location; Categories of Individuals Covered by the System; Categories of Records in the System; Purpose(s); Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, Including Categories of Users and the Purposes of Such Uses; Policies and Practices for Storing, Retrieving, Accessing, Retaining, and Disposing of Records in the System; System Manager and Address(es): Notification Procedures; Record Access Procedure(s); Contesting Records Procedures; and Record Source Categories. VA will be publishing a new system of records notice to cover evaluation of non-health information. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Schedule for Rating Disabilities; Appendices A, B, and C
Document Number: E7-4914
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is revising its Schedule for Rating Disabilities, Appendices A, B, and C to include all current diagnostic codes. Appendix A is also amended to include all the diagnostic code historical information since the last review.