Department of Veterans Affairs March 2022 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activity: 21P-527 Income, Net Worth and Employment Statement; 21P-527EZ Application for Veterans Pension
Document Number: 2022-06651
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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.
Implementation of the PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act
Document Number: 2022-06735
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-30
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is publishing this notice to inform the public about how it is implementing the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Martial Status Questionnaire
Document Number: 2022-06536
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-29
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 31, 2022.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary
Document Number: 2022-06343
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Survivors Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (Including Death Compensation if Available); Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child-In-Service Death Only; Application for DIC, Survivors Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits
Document Number: 2022-06318
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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.
VA Pilot Program on Graduate Medical Education and Residency; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2022-06293
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-03-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is extending the comment period of the proposed rule ``Pilot Program on Graduate Medical Education and Residency.'' This action is being taken in response to requests from stakeholders to allow additional time for interested persons to submit comments on the proposed rule.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Notice of Lapse, Notice of Past Due Payment
Document Number: 2022-06204
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Claim for Disability Insurance Benefits, Government Life Insurance
Document Number: 2022-06224
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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.
Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2022-06124
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans
Document Number: 2022-06170
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans (ACHV) (hereinafter in this section referred to as ``the Committee'').
Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program
Document Number: 2022-05849
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
On March 10, 2022, the Department of Veterans Affairs published in the Federal Register an interim final rule to implement a new authority requiring VA to implement a three-year community-based grant program to award grants to eligible entities to provide or coordinate the provision of suicide prevention services to eligible individuals and their families for the purpose of reducing veteran suicide. This correction addresses minor technical and inadvertent errors in the published interim final rule.
Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board
Document Number: 2022-05917
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board (herein-after referred in this section to as ``the Board'') for the VA West Los Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, CA (``Campus'') for the 2022 membership cycle.
Increase in Maximum Tuition and Fee Amounts Payable Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Document Number: 2022-05866
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the increase in the Post-9/11 GI Bill maximum tuition and fee amounts payable and the increase in the amount used to determine an individual's entitlement charge for reimbursement of a licensing, certification, or national test for the 2022-2023 Academic Year (AY), effective August 1, 2022, through July 31, 2023.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Camp Lejeune Family Members Program-Reimbursement of Certain Medical Expenses
Document Number: 2022-05662
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-18
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Statement of a Person Claiming Loan Fee Refund Due a Deceased Veteran, Service Member, or Surviving Spouse
Document Number: 2022-05450
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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.
Special Medical Advisory Group, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2022-05461
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-15
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Notice of the Department of Veterans Affairs: Recommendations for Modernization or Realignment of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Facilities
Document Number: 2022-05256
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-14
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is required to develop recommendations regarding the modernization or realignment of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities. This notice serves as documentation for the public record that the Secretary's recommendations to the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission have been submitted and are available to the public at https://www.va.gov/aircommissionreport.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Verification of VA Benefits
Document Number: 2022-05162
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-11
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: GI Bill® School Feedback Tool
Document Number: 2022-05221
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-11
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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.
Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program
Document Number: 2022-04477
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-03-10
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is issuing this interim final rule to implement a new authority requiring VA to implement a three-year community-based grant program to award grants to eligible entities to provide or coordinate the provision of suicide prevention services to eligible individuals and their families for the purpose of reducing veteran suicide. This rulemaking specifies grant eligibility criteria, application requirements, scoring criteria, constraints on the allocation and use of the funds, and other requirements necessary to implement this grant program.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Guaranteed or Insured Loan Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2022-04941
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Extended Care Services
Document Number: 2022-04973
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Health 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.
VA Acquisition Regulation: Acquisition Planning; Required Sources of Supplies and Services; Market Research; and Small Business Programs
Document Number: 2022-03677
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-03-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is proposing to amend and update its VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) in phased increments to revise or remove any policy superseded by changes in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), to remove procedural guidance internal to VA into the VA Acquisition Manual (VAAM), and to incorporate any new agency specific regulations or policies. This rulemaking revises coverage concerning Acquisition Planning, Required Sources of Supplies and Services, Market Research, and Small Business Programs, as well as affected parts to include Definitions of Words and Terms, Simplified Acquisition Procedures, Contract Financing, Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses, and Forms.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Loan Analysis
Document Number: 2022-04808
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Income Verification (IV) Forms
Document Number: 2022-04683
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Health 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.
Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2022-04730
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-07
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Evidence and Notification Delays
Document Number: 2022-04631
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-04
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) received notice that the vendor contracted to provide printing services to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) experienced staffing and equipment issues that resulted in a significant delay in the printing and mailing of benefit letters. To protect the interests of Veterans and other claimants affected by this delay, VBA is instituting temporary guidance extending a grace period on responses to time-sensitive letter notifications.
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2022-04504
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2022-04503
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency Information Collection Activity: Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) Decision Appeal Forms
Document Number: 2022-04510
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-03
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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.