Department of Veterans Affairs January 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection (National Acquisition Center Customer Response Survey) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-2074
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-30
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, 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 (State Application for Interment Allowance) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-2073
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-30
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 for Work-Study Allowance) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-2072
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-30
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 (Request for Change of Program or Place of Training) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-2071
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-30
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 (FSC Product Line Surveys) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-1588
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-26
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 (Clarification of a Notice of Disagreement) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-1585
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-26
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 Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA), 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 (Notice of Change in Student Status) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-1582
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-26
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 (VHA Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Programs); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-1581
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-26
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 achieve and maintain accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
Agency Information Collection (Certification of Lessons Completed) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-1580
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-26
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 for Reimbursement of Licensing or Certification Test Fees) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-1579
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-26
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.
Fund Availability Under the VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program
Document Number: E9-1509
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-23
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. Applicants who do not require funding for acquisition, renovation or new construction to create new housing for homeless veterans should not respond to this Notice of Fund Availability (NOFA). Per Diem Only funding will not be given under this notice. If your agency is in need of funding for operations only, your agency should apply under a future Grant and Per Diem; Per Diem Only Funding Notice.
Fund Availability Under VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program
Document Number: E9-1508
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for currently operational VA Grant and Per Diem Special Need Grant Recipients in conjunction with their collaborative VA Special Need partners and currently operational VA Grant and Per Diem Special Need Grant Recipients which do not involve a collaborative effort to make re-applications for assistance under the Special Need Grant Component of VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program. The focus of this NOFA is to encourage applicants to continue to deliver services to the homeless Special Need veteran population. This Notice contains information concerning the program, application process, and amount of funding available.
Fund Availability Under VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program
Document Number: E9-1507
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for applications for assistance under the Technical Assistance Grant component of VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program. This notice contains information concerning the program, application process, and amount of funding available.
Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-1506
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Afffairs, Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-1373
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency Information Collection (Trainee Request for Leave-Chapter 31, Title 38, U.S.C.) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-1059
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-21
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 (Monthly Certification of On-the-Job and Apprenticeship Training) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-1058
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-21
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 (Obtaining Supplemental Information From Hospital or Doctor) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-1057
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-21
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.
Increase in Rates Payable Under the Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program and Other Miscellaneous Issues
Document Number: E9-1040
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a document in the Federal Register of December 30, 2008, amending its regulations to reflect increases effective for fiscal years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. The document contained an error in an amendatory instruction. We inadvertently omitted instruction to the editor to add two new paragraphs to the section. This document corrects that error.
Proposed Information Collection (Applications and Appraisals for Employment for Title 38 Positions and Trainees); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-1038
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-21
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 evaluate claimants' qualification for employment in VA's healthcare services.
Proposed Information Collection (Agreement To Train on the Job Disabled Veterans) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-1037
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-21
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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to assure that on the job training establishments are providing veterans with the appropriate rehabilitation training.
Proposed Information Collection (Contract for Training and Employment) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-1036
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-21
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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to ensure contracts between VA and training facilities/vendors are consistent with the Federal Procurement Regulations.
Expansion of Enrollment in the VA Health Care System
Document Number: E9-1024
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-01-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulations regarding enrollment in the VA health care system. In particular, it proposes to establish additional subpriorities within enrollment priority category 8 and provide that beginning on the effective date of the rule, VA would enroll priority category 8 veterans whose income exceeds the current means test and geographic means test income thresholds by 10 percent or less.
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-977
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Computer Matching Program Between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD)
Document Number: E9-789
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs intends to conduct a recurring computer matching program. This will match personnel records of the Department of Defense with VA records of benefit recipients under the Montgomery GI Bill. The goal of these matches is to identify the eligibility status of veterans, servicemembers, and reservists who have applied for or who are receiving education benefit payments under the Montgomery GI Bill. The purpose of the match is to enable VA to verify that individuals meet the conditions of military service and eligibility criteria for payment of benefits determined by VA under the Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB) and the Montgomery GI BillSelected Reserve (MGIB- SR).
Presumption of Service Connection for Osteoporosis for Former Prisoners of War
Document Number: E9-587
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-01-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its adjudication regulation to establish a presumption of service connection for osteoporosis for former Prisoners of War (POWs) who were detained or interned for at least 30 days and whose osteoporosis is at least 10 percent disabling. The proposed amendment would implement a decision by the Secretary to establish such a presumption based on scientific studies.
National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-375
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-12
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-229
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552(e) (4)) all agencies are required to publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their systems of records. Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is establishing a new system of records entitled ``Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) RecordsVA'' 119VA005R1B.
Proposed Information Collection (Report of General Information) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-31287
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed as evidence to determine a claimant's entitlement to benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Educational/Vocational Counseling Application) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-31286
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
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 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 entitlement to counseling services.
Proposed Information Collection (Bereaved Family Member Satisfaction Survey) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-31285
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
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 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 assess the quality of care provided to veterans prior to his or her death.
Agency Information Collection (Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by Parent(s), (Including Accrued Benefits and Death Compensation, When Applicable)) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-31284
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
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.