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

Agency Information Collection (Applicant Background Survey) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-25476
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-23
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 Human Resources and 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (eBenefits Portal) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-25475
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Information and Technology (OI&T), 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 access the eBenefits portal.
Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-25369
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-25367
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-25273
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-25272
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-25270
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-25039
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e), notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending four existing systems of records 07VA138, ``Department of Medicine and Surgery Engineering Employee Management Information Records-VA''; 20VA138, ``Motor Vehicle Operator Accident Records-VA''; 28VA119, ``Personnel Registration Under Controlled Substance Act-VA and 33VA113, ``National Prosthetics Patient Database-VA'' to: Add a routine use related to the release of information from VA to the Department of Justice (DoJ); add a routine use related to releasing information to entities with whom VA has a contract or subcontract; add a routine use related to releasing information to agencies in the event of fraud or abuse; add a routine use related to disclosing information when there is a risk of embarrassment or harm to the reputations of the record subjects; add a routine use when a violation of law is suspected; and add a routine use related to releasing information for litigation. In 20VA138 existing routine use number three will be replaced with a new routine use which discloses information related to suspected or reasonably imminent violation of the law. In addition, routine uses four through seven will be renumbered as three through six.
Performance Review Board Members
Document Number: E9-24956
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Under the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4) agencies are required to publish a notice in the Federal Register of the appointment of Performance Review Board (PRB) members. This notice updates the VA Performance Review Board of the Department of Veterans Affairs that was published in the Federal Register on October 9, 2008 (Vol. 73, No. 197).
Disciplinary Appeals Board Panel
Document Number: E9-24733
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Section 203 of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Act of 1991 (Pub. L. 102-40), dated May 7, 1991, revised the disciplinary grievance and appeal procedures for employees appointed under 38 U.S.C. 7401(1). It also required the periodic designation of employees of the Department who are qualified to serve on Disciplinary Appeals Boards. These employees constitute the Disciplinary Appeals Board panel from which Board members in a case are appointed. This notice announces that the roster of employees on the panel is available for review and comment. Employees, employee organizations, and other interested parties shall be provided, without charge, a list of the names of employees on the panel upon request and may submit comments concerning the suitability for service on the panel of any employee whose name is on the list.
Proposed Information Collection (Student Verification of Enrollment) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-24641
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-14
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 an individual's continued entitlement to VA benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Authorization To Disclose Personal Beneficiary/Claimant Information to a Third Party) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-24640
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-14
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 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 allow VA to share claims information with the family members or designee of severely injured service members or beneficiary who are unable to communicate with VA due to their injuries.
Proposed Information Collection (VA/DOD Joint Disability Evaluation Board Claim) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-24639
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-14
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 the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine an injured or ill service member's eligibility for participation in a joint DOD/VA Disability Evaluation Board and VA compensation after separation from service.
Proposed Information Collection (Spina Bifida Award Attachment Important Information) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-24638
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-14
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 spina bifida child of Vietnam veterans' eligibility for ancillary benefits.
Proposed Information Collection (Application for Benefits for Certain Children With Disabilities Born of Vietnam and Certain Korea Service Veterans) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-24637
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-14
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 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 the monetary allowance for children of Vietnam and certain Korea service veterans born with spina bifida or birth defects.
Proposed Information Collection (Income Verification) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-24636
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-14
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 claimant's entitlement to income- dependent benefits.
Agency Information Collection (Call Center Satisfaction Survey) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-24635
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-14
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.
Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-24313
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-24311
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Loan Guaranty: Assistance to Eligible Individuals in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing
Document Number: E9-23842
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-10-05
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document proposes to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA's) Loan Guaranty regulations concerning assistance to eligible individuals in acquiring specially adapted housing. These proposed changes would improve the readability of the regulations, provide further detail about program policies, and incorporate legislation, policy changes, and a VA Office of the General Counsel legal opinion.
Agency Information Collection (Nutrition and Food Services) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-23766
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-02
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.