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Proposed Information Collection (Transfer of Scholastic Credit (Schools)) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-27072
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-12
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 an eligible person who is enrolled in a program at one school is entitled to receive education benefits for enrollment at a secondary school.
Presumption of Service Connection for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Document Number: E9-26580
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-04
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document adopts as a final rule the interim final rule amending the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adjudication regulations to establish a presumption of service connection for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for any veteran who develops the disease at any time after separation from service. This amendment implements the decision by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish such a presumption based on a November 2006 report by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine on the association between active service and ALS.
Proposed Information Collection (Health-Care Use Survey for Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) Veterans) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-26463
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-04
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 measure the barriers of the care that can be used by researchers to study factors that influence Veterans' health-care behaviors.
Proposed Information Collection (Supplier Perception Survey) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-26460
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-04
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction (OALC), 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 the information needed to transform the acquisition and logistics operation.
Agency Information Collection (VA MATIC Change) Activities: Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-26459
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-04
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, 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (Survey of Appropriate and Timely Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-26458
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-04
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 the information needed to determine a veteran's medical care for infectious diseases acquired while in Iraq or Afghanistan.
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.
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.