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

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Proposed Information Collection (Application for Exclusion of Children's Income); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-930
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 information needed to determine whether children's incomes can be excluded from consideration in determining a parent's eligibility for non-service- connected pension.
Proposed Information Collection (Supplemental Disability Report); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-928
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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to evaluate clams for disability insurance benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Financial Counseling Statement); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-925
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 establish veteran-borrowers repayment agreement on delinquent guaranteed or insured VA home loans.
Proposed Information Collection (Financial Statement); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-924
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 veteran-obligors' and prospective assumers' creditworthiness.
Proposed Information Collection (Regulation for Submission of Evidence); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-923
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-22
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 the information needed to collect or recover cost for medical care or services provided or furnished to veterans with non-service-connected conditions.
Proposed Information Collection (Matured Endowment Notification); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-781
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
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 the disposition of proceeds of a matured endowment policy.
Proposed Information Collection (Application for Conversion); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-780
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
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 for information needed to convert to a permanent plan of insurance.
Proposed Information Collection (Notice-Payment Not Applied); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-777
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
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 for information needed determine a claimant's eligibility to reinstate government life insurance.
Proposed Information Collection (Application for Change of Permanent Plan (Medical)); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-775
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
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 establish eligibility to change insurance plans.
Proposed Information Collection (Request for Information To Make Direct Payment to Child Reaching Majority); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-773
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
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 schoolchild's eligibility to VA death benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-772
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
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 surviving spouse or child's eligibility to REPS (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors) benefits.
Agency Information Collection (Conflicting Interests Certification for Proprietary Schools) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-765
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
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 (Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for PTSD) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-764
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
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 (Certificate of Affirmation of Enrollment Agreement-Correspondence Course) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-755
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
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.
Advisory Committee on Women Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 08-126
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Education: Incorporation of Miscellaneous Statutory Provisions
Document Number: E8-330
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends regulations governing various aspects of the education programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. These amendments reflect some of the provisions of the Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act of 2001, the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003, and the Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006. The changes include: Restoration of certain education benefits for individuals being ordered to active duty; restoration of Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance to certain full-time National Guard members; an opportunity for certain Vietnam-era veterans to qualify for Montgomery GI Bill education benefits; an increase in the maximum amount an individual can receive under the Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps educational assistance program and still qualify for the Montgomery GI BillActive Duty program; establishment of an ending date of the eligibility period for spouses under the Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance program; expansion of special restorative training benefits to certain disabled spouses or disabled surviving spouses; and providing educational benefits for an independent study course that leads to a certificate reflecting educational attainment offered by an institution of higher learning. The document also amends the education regulations by making changes to reflect current agency organization and nonsubstantive changes for the purpose of readability or clarity.
VA Acquisition Regulation: Plain Language Rewrite
Document Number: E7-25380
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Acquisition Regulation (VAAR). This document revises the VAAR to conform to plain language principles, updates delegations of authority, and removes non-regulatory material. The document also makes changes in format, arrangement, and numbering to make the VAAR parallel to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) as required by the FAR. In addition, provisions that simply restate FAR provisions that are already applicable have been removed, and procedures for providing notice and a hearing to resolve issues regarding possible violations of the Gratuities clause, for establishing qualified products lists, for suspending or debarring a contractor, for expediting payments to small businesses, and for reducing or suspending payments upon a finding of contract fraud have been added. The VAAR clause on Organizational Conflicts of Interest has been expanded to cover a broader range of services that may be subject to organizational conflicts of interest. Additional VAAR clauses have been added to the list of clauses for use in commercial item solicitations and contracts. Items that have been deleted include requirements for setting aside construction and architect-engineer solicitations for small businesses that are in conflict with current statute, a requirement to conduct an audit of section 8(a) price proposals that is contrary to current FAR requirements, and a VAAR provision that requested data from offerors on veteran-owned small businesses that has been replaced by a FAR provision. Guidance to contracting officers on the types of data that should be requested from a contractor when evaluating the contractor's financial condition has been added. Other additions include a requirement to use the clause on Assignment of Claims in purchase orders and guidance to contracting officers on the criteria for revising the payment due dates for invoices. This final rule also makes non-substantive clarifying changes and corrections to the proposed rule. The Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109-461) was issued subsequent to the proposed rule. It will be addressed in a future rulemaking.
Copayment for Medication
Document Number: E8-211
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-10
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is hereby giving notice that there is no change in the medication copayment rate for calendar year 2008 and the rate will remain at $8.00. The total amount of copayments in a calendar year for a veteran enrolled in one of the Priority Groups 2 through 6 shall not exceed the cap of $960.00. These rates are based on the Prescription Drug component of the Medical Consumer Price Index as cited in title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, part 17, Sec. 17.110.
Agency Information Collection: Emergency Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-122
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-09
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) will submit 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)). An emergency clearance is being requested to establish computer accounts for Veteran Service Officers to access VA's Veterans Health Information Systems Technology Architecture (VistA).
Agency Information Collection (Generic VHA Customer Satisfaction Surveys) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-65
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-08
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 (Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint); Comment Request
Document Number: E8-64
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-08
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 process a claimant's civil rights discrimination complaint.
Proposed Information Collection (National Survey of Women Veterans); Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25660
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-07
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 identify the healthcare needs of the women veteran population.
Proposed Information Collection (Informed Consent for Patient Care); Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25659
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-07
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 the disclosure requirements imposed on non-VA physicians to ensure that patients have sufficient information to provide educated and informed consent for medical procedures.
Education: Approval of Accredited Courses for VA Education Benefits
Document Number: E7-25658
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends regulations governing aspects of educational assistance programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remove a requirement that had mirrored a former statutory requirement. This final rule reflects a statutory amendment that removed the statutory requirement that educational institutions offering accredited courses must notify VA and the student using VA education benefits of the amount of credit granted for the student's prior education and training.
Dependents' Educational Assistance
Document Number: E7-25657
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulation regarding dependents' educational assistance. A recent statutory change provides eligibility for dependents' educational assistance for dependents of servicepersons who meet certain criteria. This final rule is necessary to incorporate statutory amendments into VA regulations.
Schedule for Rating Disabilities; Evaluation of Scars
Document Number: E7-25525
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document proposes to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Schedule for Rating Disabilities by revising that portion of the Schedule that addresses the Skin, so that it more clearly reflects our policies concerning the evaluation of scars.
Schedule for Rating Disabilities; Evaluation of Residuals of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Document Number: E7-25522
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document proposes to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Schedule for Rating Disabilities by revising that portion of the Schedule that addresses neurological conditions and convulsive disorders, in order to provide detailed and updated criteria for evaluating residuals of traumatic brain injury (TBI).