Department of Veterans Affairs July 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collection (VHA Homeless Programs Project CHALENG (Community Homelessess Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups) for Veterans)
Document Number: 2015-16951
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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 the information needed for Veterans, Veteran Representatives and health care providers to request reimbursement from the federal government for emergency services at a private institution.
Agency Information Collection (Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection) Activities: under OMB Review
Document Number: 2015-16950
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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: Preliminary Independent Living (IL) Assessment, VA Form 28-0791
Document Number: 2015-16949
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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 (VA Forms 21P-0847) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-16948
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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 a claimant's entitlement to possible accrued benefits.
Agency Information Collection (Description of Materials) Activity under OMB Review
Document Number: 2015-16947
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
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; and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Proposed Information Collection (Notice of Lapse & Application for Reinstatement) Activity: Withdrawal
Document Number: 2015-16946
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-13
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
On Friday, May 15, 2015, The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), published a notice in the Federal Register announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection Notice of Lapse & Application for Reinstatement. This notice (FR Vol. 80, Number 94, May 15, 2015) was published in error; therefore this document corrects that error by withdrawing this FR notice, document number 2015-28050-28051.
Proposed Information Collection (Former Prisoner of War Medical History) Activity: Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-16905
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-10
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 extension collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed for Veterans, Veteran Representatives and health care providers to request reimbursement from the federal government for emergency services at a private institution.
Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation
Document Number: 2015-16676
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation (``the Committee''). In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 546, the Committee advises the Secretary on the maintenance and periodic readjustment of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities. In providing advice to the Secretary, the Committee assembles and reviews relevant information relating to the needs of Veterans with disabilities; provides information relating to the nature and character of the disabilities arising from service in the Armed Forces; provides an ongoing assessment of the effectiveness of VA's Schedule for Rating Disabilities; and provides ongoing advice on the most appropriate means of responding to the needs of Veterans relating to disability compensation in the future. In carrying out its duties, the Committee takes into special account the needs of Veterans who have served in a theater of combat operations. Nominations of qualified candidates are being sought to fill upcoming vacancies on the Committee.
Schedule for Rating Disabilities-The Endocrine System
Document Number: 2015-16666
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to revise the portion of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (Rating Schedule) that addresses the endocrine system. The intended effects of these changes are to update medical terminology, add medical conditions not currently in the Rating Schedule, revise the criteria to reflect medical advances since the last revision in 1996, and clarify the criteria.