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

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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
Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-20979
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Matching Program
Document Number: E9-20917
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to conduct a recurring computer matching program matching Office of Personnel Management (OPM), civil service payment records with VA pension, compensation, and dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) records. The goal of this match is to identify beneficiaries receiving VA income-dependent benefits and civil service retirement benefits in order to adjust VA income-dependent benefits payment as prescribed by law. The match will include records of current VA beneficiaries.
Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Matching Program
Document Number: E9-20913
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to conduct a recurring computer-matching program matching Social Security Administration (SSA) Master Beneficiary Records (MBRs) with VA pension, compensation, and dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) records. The goal of this match is to identify beneficiaries who are receiving VA benefits, and to reduce or terminate benefits, if appropriate. The match will include records of current VA beneficiaries.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-20911
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-31
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 the system of records currently entitled ``Non-VA Fee Basis RecordsVA (23VA163), as set forth in 67 FR 61205-61209, September 27, 2002. VA is amending the system by revising the paragraphs for System Number, System Location, Categories of Individuals Covered by the System, Categories of Records in the System, Authority for Maintenance of the System; Purpose(s), Routine Uses or Records Maintained in the System, Including Categories of Users and the Purposes of Such Uses,
Privacy Act of 1974
Document Number: E9-20910
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-31
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4)) requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their system of records. Notice is hereby given that VA is amending the system of records entitled ``Veteran, Employee and Citizen Health Care Facility Investigation Records-VA'' (32VA00) as set forth in the Federal Register (58 FR 40852) dated July 30, 1993. VA is amending the system by revising the System Number, Routine Uses of
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-20906
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-31
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 Veteran Affairs (VA) is amending the system of records entitled ``Enrollment and Eligibility RecordsVA'' (147VA16) as set forth in 73 FR 15847-15852, March 25, 2008 to add a routine use relating to computer matching activities.
Medication Prescribed by Non-VA Physicians
Document Number: E9-20792
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends and adopts an interim final rule that governs the provision of medications to veterans when medication is prescribed by physicians who are not employees of nor are they providing care under contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In a document published in the Federal Register on July 25, 2003, VA issued an interim final rule establishing a temporary program while also maintaining the program that it had in place before the interim final rule. Because the need cited in the interim final rule has abated and because the provisions added by the interim final rule were self- limiting in time and scope, we are removing these provisions which established the now obsolete temporary program.
Presumption of Service Connection for Osteoporosis for Former Prisoners of War
Document Number: E9-20790
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its adjudication regulations 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 amendment implements a decision by the Secretary to establish such a presumption based on scientific studies.
Agency Information Collection (Authorization To Substitute a Claim of a Deceased Claimant) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-20498
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-26
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, 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 (VA MATIC Change); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-20497
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-26
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 start or change a claimant's VA MATIC deduction.
Agency Information Collection (Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Service Employment of Individuals With Severe Injuries Study) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-20496
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-26
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.
Stressor Determinations for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Document Number: E9-20339
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-08-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its adjudication regulations governing service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by liberalizing in some cases the evidentiary standard for establishing the required in-service stressor. This amendment would eliminate the requirement for corroborating that the claimed in-service stressor occurred if a stressor claimed by a veteran is related to the veteran's fear of hostile military or terrorist activity and a VA psychiatrist or psychologist confirms that the claimed stressor is adequate to support a diagnosis of PTSD, provided that the claimed stressor is consistent with the places, types, and circumstances of the veteran's service and that the veteran's symptoms are related to the claimed stressor.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-19628
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-17
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 the system of records currently entitled ``Compliance Records, Response, and Resolution of Reports of Persons Allegedly Involved in Compliance ViolationsVA'' (106VA17) as set forth in the Federal Register 66 FR 59842 and last amended Nov. 30, 2001. VA is amending the system of records by revising the Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System Including Categories of Users and the Purpose of Such Uses. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-19489
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4)), notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is amending the system of records entitled ``Customer User Provisioning System (CUPS)-VA'' (87VA005OP) as set forth in 69 FR 18436. VA is amending the system of records by revising the system name, category of records, and the routine uses in the system. VA is re-publishing the system notice in its entirety.
Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee;
Document Number: E9-19462
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-13
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-19450
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-13
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Proposed Information Collection (Applicant Background Survey): Comment Request
Document Number: E9-19408
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-13
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Human Resources and Administration (HRA), the 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 survey applicant for employment background information.
Annual Pay Ranges for Physicians and Dentists of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Document Number: E9-18998
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the ``Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Enhancement Act of 2004'' (Pub. L. 108-445, dated December 3, 2004) the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is hereby giving notice of annual pay ranges for Veterans Health Administration (VHA) physicians and dentists as prescribed by the Secretary for Department-wide applicability. These annual pay ranges are intended to enhance the flexibility of the Department to recruit, develop, and retain the most highly qualified providers to serve our Nation's veterans and maintain a standard of excellence in the VA healthcare system.
Deceased Indebted Servicemembers and Veterans: Authority Concerning Certain Indebtedness
Document Number: E9-18939
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-08-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document proposes to amend Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations to implement certain provisions of the Combat Veterans Debt Elimination Act of 2008 and of the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2008. The proposed rule would implement the first statute's provisions granting limited authority to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Secretary) to terminate collection action on certain debts arising from a VA benefit program when the indebted individual is a member of the Armed Forces or a veteran who dies as a result of injury incurred or aggravated in the line of duty while serving in a theater of combat operations in a war or in combat against a hostile force during a period of hostilities after September 11, 2001, and to refund amounts collected after the individual's death. The proposed rule would also implement the second statute's provisions that similarly grants the Secretary discretionary authority to suspend or terminate collection of debts owed to VA by individuals who died while serving on active duty as a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard during a period when the Coast Guard is operating as a service in the Navy, and to refund amounts collected after the individual's death.
Grants to States for Construction or Acquisition of State Home Facilities-Update of Authorized Beds; Correction
Document Number: E9-18683
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-08-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register July 10, 2009, to amend its regulations regarding grants to States for construction or acquisition of State homes to update the maximum number of nursing home and domiciliary beds designated for each State and to amend the definition of ``State'' for purposes of these grants to include Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa. In the preamble, the table showing the changes in the maximum number of beds for each State contained an error for the number of beds for Vermont. This document corrects that error.
Agency Information Collection (VA Subcontracting Report) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-18628
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-05
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 Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information as 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 Activities (FMP) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-18626
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-05
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 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 (Pre-Discharge Compensation Claim) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-18627
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
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, 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 (Call Center Satisfaction Survey): Comment Request
Document Number: E9-18235
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-31
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 from Veterans regarding their recent experience in contacting the VA call centers.
Agency Information Collection: Emergency Submission for OMB (eBenefits) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-18202
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-30
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 United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has submitted 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)). The reason for the emergency clearance is to allow VA to allow claimants to find information about benefits and other services online.
Proposed Information Collection (Nutrition and Food Services Survey); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-18000
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-29
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 revision to currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine patients' satisfaction with the quality of food and nutrition services.
Privacy Act; Systems of Records
Document Number: E9-17910
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a (e) (4)) requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their system of records. Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is establishing a new system of records entitled ``Veterans Information Solution (VIS)VA'' (137VA005Q).
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-17907
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Privacy Act; Systems of Records
Document Number: E9-17776
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a (e)(4)) requires that all agencies 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 electronic system of records entitled ``Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense Identity Repository (VADIR)VA'' (138VA005Q).
Agency Information Collection Activities (Veterans Industries Consumer Satisfaction Survey) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-17663
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
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 (Application for Voluntary Service) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-17662
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
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, 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 (Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Correspondence Satisfaction Letter and Customer Modality Survey): Comment Request
Document Number: E9-17661
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
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 the information needed to evaluate and improve patient satisfaction program.
Agency Information Collection (Pre-Discharge Compensation Claim) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-17660
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
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 Activities (VR&E Employment of Individuals With Severe Injuries Study) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-17659
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
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.
Agency Information Collection (Survey of Chronic Gastrointestinal Illness in Persian Gulf Veterans) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-17658
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
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.
Recoupment of Severance Pay From VA Compensation; Correction
Document Number: E9-17308
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document contains a correction to the regulation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that governs recoupment of lump-sum readjustment pay from disability compensation. This correction is required in order to amend an authority citation in the regulation. No substantive change to the content of the regulation is being made by this correcting amendment.
Herbicide Exposure and Veterans With Covered Service in Korea
Document Number: E9-17035
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its adjudication, medical, and vocational rehabilitation and employment regulations to incorporate relevant provisions from the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003. Specifically, this document proposes to amend VA's regulations regarding herbicide exposure of certain veterans who served in or near the Korean demilitarized zone and regulations regarding spina bifida in their children. It also proposes to amend VA's medical regulations by correcting the Health Administration