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Elimination of Requirement for Prior Signature Consent and Pre- and Post-Test Counseling for HIV Testing
Document Number: E9-16898
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document adopts, without change, the proposed rule published in the Federal Register on December 29, 2008, updating informed consent requirements related to testing for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) for Veterans receiving health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This final rule is in accordance with related provisions of the Veteran's Mental Health and Other Care Improvements Act of 2008. The final rule eliminates the regulatory requirement for written informed consent for HIV testing and specific pre- and post-test counseling of Veteran patients. VA will implement this rule through internal policy guidance specifying these requirements and how they apply to HIV testing.
Proposed Information Collection (MOVE! Weight Management Program); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-16892
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to evaluate patients experience with the MOVE! Weight Management Program.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-16751
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-15
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 ``Health Administration Center Civilian Health and Medical Program RecordsVA'' (54VA16) as set forth in the Federal Register 68 FR 53784. VA is amending the system of records by revising the System Location; Categories of Individuals Covered by the System; Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, Including Categories of Users and the
Grants to States for Construction or Acquisition of State Home Facilities-Update of Authorized Beds
Document Number: E9-16341
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-10
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes 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.
Enhanced-Use Lease of VA Property for the Development and Operation of Parking and Commercial Facilities at the Department of Veterans Affairs Samuel S. Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, NY
Document Number: E9-16297
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs intends to enter into an enhanced-use lease of approximately 2.4 acres of underutilized land at the Samuel S. Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, New York. The selected lessee will finance, design, develop, construct, operate, manage and maintain a parking facility, and potentially a commercial facility. As consideration for the lease, the lessee will be required to provide VA with a new office building, at no cost to VA.
Charges Billed to Third Parties for Prescription Drugs Furnished by VA to a Veteran for a Nonservice-Connected Disability
Document Number: E9-16294
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its medical regulations concerning ``reasonable charges'' for medical care or services provided or furnished by VA to a veteran for a nonservice- connected disability. More specifically, VA proposes to amend the regulations regarding charges billed for prescription drugs not administered during treatment by changing the billing formula to reflect VA's actual drug costs for each drug rather than our current practice of using a national average drug cost for all prescriptions dispensed. The revised formula for calculating ``reasonable charges'' for prescription drug costs would also continue to include an average administrative cost for each prescription. The purpose is to provide VA with a more accurate billing methodology for prescription drugs.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-16228
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-09
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 entitled ``Community Placement Program VA'' (65VA122) as set forth in the Federal Register 56 FR 26186 and last amended in the Federal Register on June 6, 1991. 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.
Proposed Information Collection (Statement of Accredited Representative in Appealed Case) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-15924
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA), 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 summarize a claimant's disagreement of denied VA benefits before the Board of Veterans' Appeals.
Proposed Information Collection (Access to Financial Records) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-15925
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-07
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 contact beneficiaries whose correspondence was return to VA.
Class Deviation From Federal Acquisition Regulation 32.905 Electronic Submission of Invoices
Document Number: E9-15862
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This is to notify interested parties of a class deviation to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) regarding the submission of electronic invoices for payment. VA intends to deviate from FAR 32.905 in order to add an interim clause to the VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR).
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program-Duty To Assist
Document Number: E9-15860
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-06
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends the vocational rehabilitation and employment regulations of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) concerning VA's responsibility to provide notification regarding information or evidence needed for an individual to substantiate a claim for vocational rehabilitation benefits and services, and regarding applicable time periods. VA's duty to assist claimants in substantiating their claims for benefits was expanded by the Veterans Claims Assistance Act of 2000. This rulemaking incorporates those provisions in VA's regulations. Specifically, upon receipt of a substantially complete application for benefits, VA will make reasonable efforts to help the claimant obtain the evidence necessary to substantiate the claim. In addition, VA is making changes to improve readability and other clarifying changes that are nonsubstantive.
Veterans' Advisory Committee on Environmental Hazards; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-15706
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA): Preauthorization of Durable Medical Equipment
Document Number: E9-15484
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-01
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical regulations for the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) preauthorization section by increasing the dollar ceiling for purchase or rental of durable medical equipment (DME) from $300 to $2,000.
Proposed Information Collection (Fiduciary Agreement) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-15275
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-29
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 needed to establish a legal contract between VA and a Federally appointed fiduciary.
Proposed Information Collection (Annual-Final Report and Account) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-15274
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-29
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 on the information needed to ensure that fiduciaries are properly administering VA beneficiaries' compensation and pension payments.
Proposed Information Collection (Former POW Medical History); Comment Request
Document Number: E9-15273
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-29
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 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 assess the health care disability compensation or rehabilitation needs of Former Prisoners of War (FPOW) veteran.
Foreign Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs-Hospital Care and Medical Services in Foreign Countries
Document Number: E9-14966
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical regulations applicable to VA's Foreign Medical Program, Hospital Care and Medical Services in Foreign Countries. This rule is intended to change provisions concerning the location for filing Foreign Medical Program claims and delegations of authority for adjudicating those claims. It also corrects an obsolete regulatory citation. These changes are made for accuracy.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-14965
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-25
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 ``Administrator's Official Correspondence Records-VA'' (75VA001B),'' as set forth in the Federal Register on August 29, 1989. VA is amending the system by updating its name, and revising the routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories of users and the purposes of such uses. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-14824
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-14720
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency Information Collection (FVECF) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-14519
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-22
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 (A Veteran's Faith: Spirituality Influences Coping With Cancer) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-14518
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-22
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, 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 (Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-14517
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-22
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 on the information needed to determine an applicant's eligibility to receive a grant and/or per diem for programs to assist homeless veterans' transition to independent living.
Agency Information Collection (Application for Fee or Personnel Designation) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-14516
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-22
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, 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-14302
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-19
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) proposes to modify, alter, amend, rename and republish in its entirety the existing system of records ``Compensation, Pension, Education, and Rehabilitation RecordsVA (58VA21/22/28)''.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-14301
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552(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 amending the system of records entitled ``Readjustment Counseling Service (RCS) Vet Center Program VA'' (64VA15) as set forth in the Federal Register 46 FR 9844 and last amended May 31, 2001. VA is amending the system by revising Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, Including Categories of Users and the Purposes of Such Uses. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety at this time.
Agency Information Collection (IL Assessment) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-13984
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-15
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, 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.
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-13927
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-12
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency Information Collection (Direct Deposit Enrollment) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-13784
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-12
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 (One-VA Identification Verification Card) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-13783
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-12
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 Operations, Security, and Preparedness, 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 (Traumatic Injury Protection (TSGLI)) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-13782
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-12
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 Activities (Advertising, Sales, and Enrollment Materials, and Candidate Handbooks) Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-13781
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-12
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, 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.
Proposed Information Collection (VR&E Program National Outcome Follow-up With Employment Based Rehabilitated Veterans Survey) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-13780
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-12
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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine claimants' satisfaction with their Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program experience.
Proposed Information Collection (Authorization To Substitute a Claim of a Deceased Claimant) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-13779
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-12
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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to allow a beneficiary to request to be substituted for a claimant who passed away prior to completion of his or her claim for benefits.
Severance Pay, Separation Pay, and Special Separation Benefits
Document Number: E9-13212
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-05
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adjudication regulations to incorporate relevant statutory provisions regarding severance pay, separation pay, and special separation benefits. These amendments are necessary to conform the regulation to statutory provisions.
Pension Management Center Manager
Document Number: E9-13211
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-05
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations to add the Pension Management Center Manager as a person who, in addition to the Veterans Service Center Manager, is authorized to review decisions on benefit claims and authorized to approve permanent and total disability evaluations on an extraschedular basis for pension purposes. These changes are made to reflect the duties of the Pension Management Center Manager.
Agency Information Collection: Emergency Submission for OMB (Statement in Support of Claim (National Cemetery Administration Survey of Satisfaction With National Cemeteries)) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-13128
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-05
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 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 ensure that VA National Cemeteries have the appropriate customer data available on cemetery service and appearance to ensure its operations continue to meet and exceed the expectations of veterans and their families. This is the only external source of input VA receives on cemeteries regarding its level of service to veterans. OMB has been requested to act on this emergency clearance request by June 26, 2009.
Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance Traumatic Injury Protection Program
Document Number: E9-13097
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-04
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document adopts as a final rule, without change, an interim final rule amending the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulation regarding the Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance traumatic injury protection (TSGLI) program. The amendment was necessary in order to add losses that would be covered under the program and to define terms that are relevant to these new losses. The final rule also clarifies existing language in the regulation and reorganizes several existing provisions.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-12954
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-03
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 ``Patient Representation Program RecordsVA'' (100VA10NS10) as set forth in the Federal Register 67 FR 211 dated October 31, 2002. VA is amending the system by changing the system name to Patient Advocate Tracking System (PATS); Supplementary Information, Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, Including Categories of Users and the Purposes of Such Uses, the System Location; Categories of Records in the System;
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-12779
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is deleting a system of records entitled ``Center for Minority Veterans Management Information System-VA'' (95VA00M), which was established at 64 FR 23900, dated May 4, 1999. The system was to maintain an automated database containing demographic data on veterans that the Center may use to analyze trends on how VA serves minority veterans. This system of records is being deleted because this program was never active in the Center for Minority Veterans and the records were never collected. When requested, the Department's Office of Policy, Preparedness and Planning has the appropriate personnel, knowledge and ability to provide statistical analysis of minority veterans' utilization of VA business lines for the CMV to meet its mission.
Headstone and Marker Application Process
Document Number: E9-12650
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-01
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This final rule amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations concerning headstones and markers furnished by the Government through the VA headstone and marker program. It updates ordering procedures for headstones and markers and provides instructions for requesting the addition of a new emblem of belief to VA's list of emblems available for inscription on Government-furnished headstones and markers. Additionally, this final rule establishes criteria to guide VA's decisions on requests to add new emblems of belief to the list.
Agency Information Collection (National Survey of Veterans, Active Duty Service Members, Activated National Guard and Reserve Members, Family Members and Survivors) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-12505
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-01
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 Policy and Planning (OPP), 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.
Proposed Information Collection (VA Subcontracting Report) Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-12300
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-27
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), 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 implement the subcontracting review mechanism requirement of Public Law 109-461, VA will collect information from subcontractors identified by prime contractors in their subcontracting plans.
Proposed Information Collection (Pre-Discharge Compensation Claim) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-12301
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-26
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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information required from service members to participate in the pre-discharge claims program.