Department of Veterans Affairs April 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-09745
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Proposed Information Collection: VSO Access to VHA Electronic Health Records, VA; Form 10-0400
Document Number: 2014-09499
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
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 collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to obtain an accurate and comprehensive assessment of satisfaction of patients who receive mental health care services and on outcomes for Veterans who seek mental health treatment from VHA. Data will allow the program office to ensure that the target audience is being reached, effective treatments are being offered, and tangible, quantitative results are being measured and tracked for continual program improvement.
Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-09162
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection (Statement in Support of Claim for Disability and Related Compensation Benefits Due to Exposure) Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-08633
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
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 on the information needed to assist claimants in obtaining evidence of radiation exposure during active duty military service.
Agency Information Collection (Application and Training Agreement for Apprenticeship and On-the-Job Training Programs) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-08617
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
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 (Supporting Statement Regarding Marriage) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-08553
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
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 (Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) Site Survey) Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-08549
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
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 (Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Longitudinal Study Survey); Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-08548
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
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.
Proposed Information Collection (Direct Deposit Enrollment/Change); Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-08544
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to start or change direct deposit of Government Life Insurance payments.
Agency Information Collection (VetBiz Vendor Information Pages Verification Program) Activity Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-08517
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-15
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 Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-08429
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 United States Code 552a(e)(4), (11)), notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending the system of records titled ``Veterans Tracking Application (VTA)/Federal Case Management Tool (FCMT)VA'' (163VA005Q3) System Location.
Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-08370
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Determinations Concerning Illnesses Discussed in National Academy of Sciences Report: Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2012
Document Number: 2014-07950
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-11
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by law, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hereby gives notice that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, under the authority granted by the Agent Orange Act of 1991, codified at 38 U.S.C. 1116, has determined that there is no basis to establish a presumption of service connection at this time, based on exposure to herbicide agents, including the substance commonly known as Agent Orange, for several health effects discussed in the December 4, 2013, National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report titled: Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2012 (hereinafter, ``Update 2012''). This determination does not in any way preclude VA from granting service connection for any disease, including those specifically discussed in this notice, nor does it change any existing rights or procedures.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-07927
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on the ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery '' for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.). This collection was developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery. This notice announces our intent to submit this collection to OMB for approval and solicits comments on specific aspects for the proposed information collection.
Proposed Information Collection (Veterans Health Benefits Handbook-Veterans Satisfaction Survey) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-07675
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-08
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 (Veterans Health Benefits Handbook Satisfaction Survey) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-07674
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-08
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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on eligibility and benefits information contained in Veterans Health Benefits handbook.
Proposed Information Collection (Servicemember Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Disability Extension Application); Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-07664
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-07
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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed by the Office of Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance to establish the insured's eligibility for the extension.
Agency Information Collection (Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection) Activities: Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-07628
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-07
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.
Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2014-07590
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans
Document Number: 2014-07169
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Center for Minority Veterans (CMV), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans (herein-after in this section referred to as ``the Committee''). In accordance with Public Law 103-446, the Committee advises the Secretary on the administration of VA benefits and services to minority Veterans; assesses the needs of minority Veterans; and evaluates whether VA compensation, medical and rehabilitation services, outreach, and other programs are meeting those needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the Committee.