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

Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-23579
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on Women Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-23577
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Proposed Information Collection (Veteran's Application for Compensation and/or Pension) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-23481
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-29
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 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 a veteran's eligibility, dependency, and income, as applicable, for compensation and/or pension benefits and to assist veterans in reopening a previously denied disability compensation claim or to request an increase in benefit and/or claim for a new service-connected condition.
Agency Information Collection (Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-23413
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the 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 (Dental Record Authorization and Invoice for Outpatient Services) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-23412
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each 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 veteran's dental treatment needs, and the fees associated for these services.
Proposed Information Collection (Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-23411
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each 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 maintain an up-to-date Agent Orange Registry.
Proposed Information Collection (Loan Analysis) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-23410
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-29
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 to determine the veteran-borrower's ability to qualify for guaranteed loan.
Proposed Information Collection (Learner's Perception (LP) Survey); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-23409
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each 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 identify areas for improvement in clinical training programs.
Proposed Information Collection (Loan Guaranty Service (LGY) Foreclosure Impact Survey-Veterans Recently Separated): Comment Request
Document Number: E9-23076
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine the impact of increased foreclosure rates on the veteran population.
Loan Guaranty: Assistance to Eligible Individuals in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing; Cost-of-Construction Index
Document Number: E9-23022
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA's) Loan Guaranty regulations concerning assistance to eligible individuals in acquiring specially adapted housing. This final rule implements provisions of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, which authorized VA to provide for automatic annual increases in the dollar amounts available to certain Specially Adapted Housing grant recipients.
Definition of Service in the Republic of Vietnam
Document Number: E9-23021
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In a document published in the Federal Register on April 16, 2008, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposed to amend its adjudication regulations regarding the definition of ``service in the Republic of Vietnam.'' This document withdraws that proposed rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities (MOVE! Weight Management Program) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-22880
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-23
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 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.
Expansion of Enrollment in the VA Health Care System; Correction
Document Number: E9-22591
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a final rule in the Federal Register on May 15, 2009 (74 FR 22832), amending its medical regulations regarding enrollment in the VA health care system. In particular, it established additional sub-priorities within enrollment priority category 8 and provided that beginning on the effective date of the rule, VA will begin enrolling priority category 8 veterans whose income exceeds the current means test and geographic means test income thresholds by 10 percent or less. A provision in the regulatory text contained a reference to the effective date of the regulation instead of providing the actual effective date. This document clarifies the beginning date VA will enroll the priority categories of veterans set forth in the regulation which is June 15, 2009.
National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-22562
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Reasonable Charges for Inpatient MS-DRGs and SNF Medical Services for 2010; Fiscal Year Update
Document Number: E9-22382
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Section 17.101 of Title 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations sets forth the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical regulations concerning ``Reasonable Charges'' for medical care or services provided or furnished by VA to a veteran:
Proposed Information Collection (Request for Certificate of Veteran Status) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-22295
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-16
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 to determine an applicant's eligibility for a reduced down payment when obtaining a loan insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
Agency Information Collection (Access to Financial Records) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-22133
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-15
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 of Accredited Representative in Appealed Case) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-22132
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-15
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, 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.
Pre-Discharge Compensation Claim; Correction
Document Number: E9-22044
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), published two collection of information notices in the Federal Register announcing an opportunity for public comment on information collection requirements. Each notice solicited comments on the information required for service members to participate in the discharge claims program. Both notices contained a typographical error in the VA form number referenced and the OMB control number. This document corrects those errors in each notice.
Proposed Information Collection (National Registry of Veterans With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-21959
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
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 maintain a national registry on veterans diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-21705
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency Information Collection (Homeless Providers Grant and per diem Program) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-21577
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 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 (Internet Student CPR Web Registration Application); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-21576
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, 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 establish an online Web registration application.
Proposed Information Collection (Millennium Bill Emergency Care Provider Satisfaction Survey); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-21575
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 on information needed to improve customer satisfactions with VHA's claim reimbursement process.
Proposed Information Collection (Request for and Authorization To Release Medical Records or Health Information) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-21574
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 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 obtain a patient written consent to disclose medical records or health information to individuals or third parties.
Agency Information Collection (Former POW Medical History), VA Form 10-0048 Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-21573
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 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.
Agency Information Collection (Annual-Final Report and Account) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-21572
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 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 (Supplemental Information for Change of Program or Reenrollment After Unsatisfactory Attendance, Conduct or Progress) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-21571
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 a claimant's eligibility for additional educational benefits for a change of program or reenrollment after unsatisfactory attendance, conduct or progress.
Proposed Information Collection (VA Police Officer Pre-Employment Screening Checklist); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-21569
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness (OSP), Department of Veterans Affairs, 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 without change 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 an applicant's qualification and suitability as a VA police officer.
Agency Information Collection (VR&E Program National Outcome Follow-Up With Employment Based Rehabilitated Veterans Survey) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-21568
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 (Fiduciary Agreement) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-21567
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 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.
Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-21150
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs