Department of Veterans Affairs October 24, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Requirements for Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loans
Document Number: 2017-23032
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Loan Guaranty Service, 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 Activity: Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance Inquiry
Document Number: 2017-23031
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administrations, 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 from Veterans for the proper maintenance of Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance accounts.
Agency Information Collection Activity: VA National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events
Document Number: 2017-23030
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office of National Programs and Special Events (NVSP), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the 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.
Extension of the Presumptive Period for Compensation for Gulf War Veterans
Document Number: 2017-22970
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is issuing this final rule to affirm its adjudication regulations regarding compensation for disabilities resulting from undiagnosed illnesses suffered by veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War. This amendment is necessary to extend the period during which disabilities associated with undiagnosed illnesses and medically unexplained chronic multi-symptom illnesses must become manifest in order for a Veteran to be eligible for compensation. The intended effect of this amendment is to provide consistency in VA adjudication policy, preserve certain rights afforded to Persian Gulf War (GW) veterans, and ensure fairness for current and future GW veterans.