Department of Veterans Affairs 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans; Notice of Establishment
Document Number: 08-956
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 08-922
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Renewal
Document Number: 08-910
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Proposed Information Collection (Application for VA Education Benefits) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3535
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-26
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 revision of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine a claimant's eligibility for educational benefits.
Enhanced-Use Lease of VA Property for the Development and Operation of a Transitional Housing Facility for Homeless Veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Batavia, NY
Document Number: E8-3414
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to enter into an enhanced-use lease of approximately 7,196 square feet of underutilized space at the VA Medical Center in Batavia, New York. The selected lessee would finance, design, develop, operate and maintain a transitional housing facility consisting of no less than 7 two-bedroom units and 4 one-bedroom units for a total of 18 units. As consideration for the lease, eligible veterans would be provided facility units and related services on a priority basis at no cost to VA.
Voluntary Services National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 08-811
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Privacy Act of 1974
Document Number: E8-3291
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 522a (e), requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their systems of records. Notice is hereby given that VA is amending the system of records entitled ``Center for Veterans Enterprise VA VetBiz Vendor Information Pages (VIP)'' (123VA00VE) as set forth in the Federal Register 68 FR 26685. VA is amending the system by revising the System Name, Categories of Individuals Covered by 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 Purposes of Such Uses, Retrievability, and Safeguards. VA is also adding data elements to the System Notice required by the Federal Register Document Drafting Handbook. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Agency Information Collection Activities (Statement of Marital Relationship) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-3245
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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, 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activities (Request for Contact Information) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-3244
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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, 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activities (LGY Surveys) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-3243
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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, 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.
Proposed Information Collection (Recordkeeping at Flight Schools) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3242
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine if courses offered by a flight school should be approved.
Proposed Information Collection (Philippine Claims Only) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3241
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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 Philippine claimants' eligibility for pension benefits.
Agency Information Collection Activities (LAPP Certification) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-3240
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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, 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activities (Certification of School Attendance-REPS) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-3239
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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, 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (VAAR Sections 809.106-1, 809.504(d), and Clause 852.209-70) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-3238
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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 Office of Management (OM), 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (VAAR Clauses 852.237-7, 852.237-71 and 852.207-70) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-3237
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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 Office of Management (OM), 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (Manufactured Home Loan Claim) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3235
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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 claim payment due to holders of foreclosed VA guaranteed manufactured home unit and combination loans.
Agency Information Collection (Buy American Act) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-3234
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
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 Office of Management (OM), 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 08-782
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 08-769
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA): Expansion of Benefit Coverage for Prostheses and Enuretic (Bed-wetting) Devices; Miscellaneous Provisions
Document Number: E8-3003
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document proposes to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations for the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) to expand the benefits available by covering, in addition to currently-covered prostheses, any non-dental prostheses determined medically necessary for treatment of certain medical conditions. It also proposes to no longer exclude coverage of enuretic (bed-wetting) devices. In addition, this document proposes to make changes in delegations of authority, technical changes, and nonsubstantive changes for purposes of clarity in VA's regulations governing CHAMPVA.
Proposed Information Collection (National Practitioner Data Bank Regulations) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2957
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 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 determine whether malpractice payments are related to substandard care, professional incompetence or misconduct.
Proposed Information Collection (Certification of School Attendance or Termination) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2956
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 verify whether a veteran's child between the ages of 18 and 23 years old is attending school.
Fund Availability Under the VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program
Document Number: E8-2937
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for applications for assistance under the Capital Grant component of VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program. This Notice contains information concerning the program, funding priorities, application process, and amount of funding available.
Fund Availability Under the VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program
Document Number: E8-2933
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs is announcing the availability of funds for applications for assistance under the ``Per Diem Only'' component of VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program. This Notice contains information concerning the program, funding priorities, application process, and amount of funding available.
Proposed Information Collection (Forms and Regulations for Grants to States for Construction and Acquisition of State Home Facilities) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2931
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 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 apply for a state home construction grant.
Proposed Information Collection (Disabled Veterans Application for Vocational Rehabilitation) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2930
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 a veteran's eligibility for vocational rehabilitation benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Veteran's Supplemental Application for Assistance in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2924
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine a claimant's eligibility for a specially adapted housing grant.
Proposed Information Collection (Application and Enrollment Certification for Individualized Tutorial Assistance) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2923
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 an applicant's eligibility for tutorial assistance.
Privacy Act of 1974: Computer Matching Program
Document Number: E8-2316
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. section 552a, the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Guidelines on the Conduct of Matching Programs, notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to conduct a computer matching program with the Social Security Administration (SSA). Data from the proposed match will be used to verify the earned income of nonservice-connected veterans, and those veterans who are zero percent service-connected (noncompensable), whose eligibility for VA medical care is based on their inability to defray the cost of medical care. These veterans supply household income information that includes their spouses and dependents at the time of application for VA health care benefits.
Agency Information Collection (Nation-wide Customer Satisfaction Surveys) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-2038
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
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 Health Administration (VHA), 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 includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2037
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
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 refinance a delinquent VA-guaranteed loan with a lower interest rate.
Proposed Information Collection (Designation of Certifying Official(s)); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2034
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
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 identify individuals authorized to certify reports on behalf of an educational institution or job training establishment.
Proposed Information Collection (Time Record (Work-Study Program); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2033
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
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 verify the actual number of hours worked by a work-study claimant.
Increase in Mileage Reimbursement Rate and Deductible Amounts in the Beneficiary Travel Program
Document Number: E8-1641
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-01
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This notice is to inform the public of the Secretary's decision to increase the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Beneficiary Travel program mileage reimbursement rate and deductible amounts under 38 U.S.C. 111 for travel of eligible beneficiaries in connection with VA health care and for other purposes. Effective February 1, 2008, the beneficiary travel mileage reimbursement rate is increased from 11 cents to 28.5 cents based upon mileage traveled to or from a Department facility or other place in connection with vocational rehabilitation, counseling required by the Secretary pursuant to 38 U.S.C. chapter 34, ``Educational Assistance'' or chapter 35, ``Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance'' or for the purpose of examination, treatment or care.
Loan Guaranty: Loan Servicing and Claims Procedures Modifications
Document Number: 08-337
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-01
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document establishes a new series for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Loan Guaranty regulations, which will be phased in over an approximately eleven-month timeframe, as mortgage servicing industry segments ``go live'' on a new computer-based tracking system being established by VA. This new series replicates existing regulations for most aspects of the VA Loan Guaranty program, but also includes changes related to several aspects of the servicing and liquidating of guaranteed housing loans in default, and the submitting of guaranty claims by loan holders. Specific topics revised in the new 4800 series include: increasing authority of servicers to implement loss-mitigation options, making incentive payments to servicers for successful loss-mitigation options, establishing a system of measuring and ranking servicer performance, establishing updated reporting requirements, permitting loan holders to review liquidation appraisals, requiring holders to calculate the net value of the security property prior to foreclosure, establishing a timeframe for when foreclosure of a defaulted loan should be completed, limiting the amount of interest and other fees and charges that may be included in a guaranty claim, establishing allowable attorneys fees to be included in the guaranty claim, establishing a deadline for the submission of guaranty claims, modifying the requirements for title evidence for properties conveyed to VA following foreclosure, modifying the requirements for how long a holder must maintain records relating to loans for which VA has paid a claim on the guaranty, and eliminating the requirement for the submission of legal procedural papers to VA. This document also includes specific revisions to three rules related to increased attorney fee allowances, establishment of a time limit for filing a claim under the guaranty, and granting authority for the Servicer Appraisal Processing Program that will be effective for all program participants upon publication of these rules.
Agency Information Collection (Request for Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility-Unmarried Surviving Spouses) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-1689
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
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, 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-1678
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
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 Office of Information and Technology (IT), 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 includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (Pay Now Enter Info Page) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-1677
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
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 Office of Management (OM), 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection (VA/DOD Joint Disability Evaluation Board Claim) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-1676
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
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, 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (Request for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefits); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-1675
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
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 loan guaranty benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Application for Extended Care Services); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-1673
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
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 for extended care benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Report of Medical Examination for Disability Evaluation); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-1089
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-23
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 from claimants prior to undergoing a VA medical examination for disability benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Supplement to VA Forms 21-526, 21-534, and 21-535 (For Philippine Claims)); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-1088
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-23
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 whether a claimant served in the Commonwealth Army of the Philippines or in recognized guerrilla organizations.
Proposed Information Collection (Statement in Support of Claim); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-1087
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-23
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 statements submitted by or on behalf of a claimant is true and correct.
Proposed Information Collection (Information Regarding Apportionment of Beneficiary's Award); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-1086
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-23
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 spouse and children entitlement to a portion of a veteran or beneficiary's compensation and pension benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Claim Under Loan Guaranty/Claim Form-Adjustable Rate Mortgages); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-1085
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-23
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 the amount owed to a holder of a defaulted VA guaranteed home loan.
Allowance for Private Purchase of an Outer Burial Receptacle in Lieu of a Government-Furnished Graveliner for a Grave in a VA National Cemetery
Document Number: E8-984
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Public Law 104-275 was enacted on October 9, 1996. It allows the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide a monetary allowance towards the private purchase of an outer burial receptacle for use in a VA national cemetery. Under VA regulation (38 CFR 38.629), the allowance is equal to the average cost of Government-furnished graveliners less any administrative costs to VA. The law provides a veteran's survivors with the option of selecting a Government-furnished graveliner for use in a VA national cemetery where such use is authorized. The purpose of this Notice is to notify interested parties of the average cost of Government-furnished graveliners, administrative costs that relate to processing and paying the allowance, and the amount of the allowance payable for qualifying interments that occur during calendar year 2008.
Proposed Information Collection (Supporting Statement Regarding Marriage); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-935
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-22
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 for information needed to determine eligibility for benefits based on a common law marriage.
Proposed Information Collection (Medical Expense Report); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-932
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-22
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 the information needed to report medical expenses paid in connection with claims for pension and other income-based benefits.