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Agency Information Collection Activity: Certification of School Attendance or Termination
Document Number: 2021-03830
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-24
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 reinstatement of a previously approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Supporting Statement Regarding Marriage
Document Number: 2021-03732
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-24
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran's 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Fiduciary Agreement
Document Number: 2021-03691
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran's 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only)
Document Number: 2021-03690
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran's 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Claim for Reimbursement of Travel Expenses
Document Number: 2021-03668
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-23
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: Financial Counseling Statement
Document Number: 2021-03647
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-23
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.
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting, Amended
Document Number: 2021-03616
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Geriatric and Gerontology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-03605
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-23
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Decision Review Request: Higher-Level Review
Document Number: 2021-03206
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Decision Review Request: Supplemental Claim
Document Number: 2021-03205
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing or Special Home Adaptation Grant
Document Number: 2021-03099
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
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: Lender's Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR) Application
Document Number: 2021-03095
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: REPS Annual Eligibility Report
Document Number: 2021-03094
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran's 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Report of Income From Property of Business
Document Number: 2021-03085
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran's 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Certification of School Attendance-REPS
Document Number: 2021-03084
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-17
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran's 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Application of Surviving Spouse or Child for REPS Benefits (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors)
Document Number: 2021-03051
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran's 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Request for Restoration of Educational Assistance
Document Number: 2021-03029
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Personalized Career Planning and Guidance Application
Document Number: 2021-03026
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-16
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 reinstatement of a previously approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: VA Health Benefits: Application, Update, and Hardship Determination
Document Number: 2021-02885
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-12
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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: VA Advance Directive: Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care and Living Will
Document Number: 2021-02853
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-12
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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Servicer's Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR) Application
Document Number: 2021-02816
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-11
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 Under OMB Review: Authorization To Disclose Information to a Third Party
Document Number: 2021-02650
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-09
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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.
Loan Guaranty: Specially Adapted Housing Assistive Technology Grant Program
Document Number: 2021-02555
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-08
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for the Specially Adapted Housing Assistive Technology (SAHAT) Grant Program for fiscal year (FY) 2021. The objective of the grant is to encourage the development of new assistive technologies for specially adapted housing (SAH). This notice is intended to provide applicants with the information necessary to apply for the SAHAT Grant Program. VA strongly recommends referring to the SAHAT Grant Program regulation in conjunction with this notice. The registration process described in this notice applies only to applicants who will register to submit project applications for FY 2021 SAHAT Grant Program funds.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Statement in Support of Claim
Document Number: 2021-02481
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-08
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 reinstatement of a previously approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
VA Market Assessment Listening Sessions
Document Number: 2021-02446
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-05
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Pursuant to the John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act of 2018 (the VA MISSION Act), the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Chief Strategy Office (CSO) will be holding public virtual listening sessions with Veterans, Veterans Service Organizations, Community Veterans Engagement Boards (CVEBs) and other interested stakeholders. The primary objectives of the sessions are to learn about Veterans' experiences with VA health care and how Veterans want care to be delivered in the future. Feedback will be used to develop recommendations regarding the modernization or realignment of VHA facilities. The recommendations will be submitted to the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission after approval by the Secretary.
Schedule for Rating Disabilities: Musculoskeletal System and Muscle Injuries; Correction
Document Number: 2021-01289
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-04
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is making correcting amendments to the final rule published on November 30, 2020. The final rule amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Schedule for Rating Disabilities (``VASRD'' or ``rating schedule'') by revising the portion of the rating schedule that addresses the musculoskeletal system.
Agency Information Collection Activity: (Vetbiz Vendor Information Pages Verification Program)
Document Number: 2021-02166
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE), 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 reinstatement of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Draft Criteria for Section 203 of the VA MISSION Act of 2018
Document Number: 2021-02138
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Secretary of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for establishing a procedure for making recommendations in reviewing assets and infrastructure. This notice provides the selection criteria to guide this process in order to meet this this responsibility.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-01647
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
VA personnel will access the system to find resources available to veteran entrepreneurs and to register those resources that they provide. They may also utilize the database to counsel and assist veteran entrepreneurs in starting a small business or expanding an existing small business. The Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will use the records and reports derived from the database to manage their responsibilities under the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999. Federal, State, and local government personnel will access the system to find resources available to veteran entrepreneurs and to register those resources that they provide. They may also utilize the database to counsel and assist veteran entrepreneurs in starting a small business or expanding an existing small business. The general public, including private sector companies and corporate entities, will access the system, via internet, to review the information, register those resources that they provide, and to locate potential resources for Veteran entrepreneurs.
Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Amendments
Document Number: 2021-01335
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-02
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is providing public notice of inflationary adjustments to the maximum civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by VA, as implemented by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, for calendar year 2021. VA may impose civil monetary penalties for false loan guaranty certifications. Also, VA may impose civil monetary penalties for fraudulent claims or written statements made in connection with VA programs generally. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, sets forth a formula that increases the maximum statutory amounts for civil monetary penalties and directs VA to give public notice of the new maximum amounts by regulation.
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2021-02042
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-01
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Prosthetic and Rehabilitative Items and Services; Delayed Effective Date
Document Number: 2021-01904
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In accordance with the Presidential directive as expressed in the memorandum of January 20, 2021, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review'' and the OMB guidance M-21-14, ``Implementation of Memorandum Concerning Regulatory Freeze Pending Review'', both issued on January 20, 2021, this action temporarily delays until February 26, 2021 the effective date of the rule entitled Prosthetic and Rehabilitative Items and Services, published in the Federal Register on December 28, 2020, to allow Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) officials the opportunity for further review and consider the new regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Request for Change of Program or Place of Training
Document Number: 2021-01842
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Work Study Allowance; Student Work-Study Agreement (Advance Payment); Extended Student Work-Study Agreement; Student Work-Study Agreement
Document Number: 2021-01838
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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.
Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-01822
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as members of the Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee (VRHAC) (hereinafter referred to as ``the VRHAC'').
Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation
Document Number: 2021-01818
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-28
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 members of the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation (hereinafter referred to as ``the Committee'').
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-01542
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs is amending the system of records currently entitled ``Health Program EvaluationVA'' (107VA008B) as set forth in the Federal Register. VA is amending the system by updating Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, Safeguards, Retention and Disposal, and System Manager and Address as well as Notification Procedure. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-01541
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending the system of records entitled, ``The Revenue Program-Billing and Collections Records-VA'' (114VA10D). VA is amending the system of records by revising the System Number; System Location; Purpose of the System; Categories of Individuals Covered by the System; Record Source Categories; Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System; Policies and Practices for Storage of Records; and Physical, Procedural and Administrative Safeguards. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-01528
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs is amending the system of records currently entitled ``Non-Health Data Analyses and Projections for VA Policy and Planning-VA (149VA008A)'' as set forth in the Federal Register. VA is amending this system notice serves to reflect amendments to the amendments to the Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, Safeguards, Retention and Disposal, and System Manager and Address as well as Notification Procedure. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: 2021-01526
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs is amending the system of records currently entitled ``Veterans, Dependents of Veterans, and VA Beneficiary Survey Records (43VA008)'' as set forth in the Federal Register. VA is amending the System Manager, Notification Procedure, organizational information, updating existing Routine Uses to use VA standard language and adding Handbook for Secure Connections 6513. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-01516
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
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 Veteran Affairs (VA) is amending the system of records currently entitled ``Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER)-VA'' (168VA10P2) as set forth in the Federal Register 77 FR 27859. VA is amending the system of records by revising the System Name; System Number; System Location; System Manager; Purpose; Categories of Individuals Covered by the System; Category of Records in the System; Records Source Category; Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System; Policies and Practices for Storage of Records; Policies and Practices for Retrievability of Records; Policies and Practices for Retention and Disposal of Records; Administrative, Technical, and Physical Safeguards; and Record Access Procedure. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-01510
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Privacy Act of 1974 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 establishing a new system of records entitled, ``Community Care (CC) Provider Profile Management System (PPMS)-VA'' (186VA10D).
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-01501
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending the system of records currently entitled, ``Patient Advocate Tracking System (PATS)[dash]VA'' (100VA10NS10) as set forth in the Federal Register. VA is amending the system of records by revising the System Name, System Number; System Location; System Manager; Record Source Categories; Routine Uses of Records Maintained in the System, Including Categories of Users and the Purposes of Such Uses; Policies and Practices for Retention and Disposal of Records; and Physical, Administrative and Procedural Safeguards. VA is republishing the system notice in its entirety.
Personalized Career Planning and Guidance
Document Number: 2021-01435
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-25
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announces its Educational and Career Counseling has been renamed Personalized Career Planning and Guidance (PCPG). The new name will enhance stakeholder recognition of counseling services provided under Chapter 36 and will support more effective program outreach and communication.
VA Acquisition Regulation: Simplified Procedures for Health-Care Resources
Document Number: 2020-29196
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-01-21
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 any procedural guidance internal to VA into the VA Acquisition Manual (VAAM), and to incorporate any new agency specific regulations or policies. These changes seek to streamline and align the VAAR with the FAR and remove outdated and duplicative requirements and reduce burden on contractors. The VAAM incorporates portions of the removed VAAR as well as other internal agency acquisition policy. VA will rewrite certain parts of the VAAR and VAAM, and as VAAR parts are rewritten, will publish them in the Federal Register. VA will combine related topics, as appropriate. This rulemaking revises VAAR coverage concerning Simplified Procedures for Health-Care Resources as well as an affected part concerning Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Description of Materials
Document Number: 2021-00942
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
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: Authorization To Disclose Information to a Third Party
Document Number: 2021-00941
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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.