2018-11435. Advisory Committee Charter Renewals  

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    AGENCY:

    Department of Veterans Affairs.

    ACTION:

    Notice of Advisory Committee Charter Renewals.

    SUMMARY:

    In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee ACT (FACA) and after consultation with the General Services Administration, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs has determined that the following Federal advisory committee is vital to the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and renewing its charter would be in the public interest. Consequently, the charter for the following Federal advisory committee is renewed for a two-year period, beginning on the dates listed below:

    Committee nameCommittee descriptionCharter renewed on
    VA National Academic AffiliationsProvides advice regarding partnerships between VA and its academic affiliatesApril 10, 2018.
    Veterans' Rural Health Advisory CommitteeProvides advice on health care issues affecting enrolled Veterans residing in rural areasMay 21, 2018.

    The Secretary also determined that the following Federal advisory committee is vital to VA and reestablished its charter:

    Committee nameCommittee descriptionCharter renewed on
    Genomic Medicine Program Advisory CommitteeProvides advice on the scientific and ethical issues related to the establishment, development, and operation of a genomic medicine program within VAMay 9, 2018.

    The Secretary has also renewed the charter for the following statutorily authorized Federal advisory committee for a two-year period, beginning on the date listed below:Start Printed Page 24595

    Committee nameCommittee descriptionCharter renewed on
    Advisory Committee on Minority VeteransProvides advice on the administration of VA benefits for Veterans who are minority group members in the areas of compensation, health care, rehabilitation outreach, and other servicesApril 9, 2018.
    Advisory Committee on Homeless VeteransProvides advice on benefits and services to Veterans experiencing homelessnessMay 7, 2018.
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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Jeffrey Moragne, Committee Management Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, Advisory Committee Management Office (00AC), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420; telephone (202) 266-4660; or email at Jeffrey.Moragne@va.gov. To view a copy of a VA Federal advisory committee charters, please visit http://www.va.gov/​advisory.

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    Date: May 23, 2018.

    Jelessa M. Burney,

    Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-11435 Filed 5-25-18; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Published:
05/29/2018
Department:
Veterans Affairs Department
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice of Advisory Committee Charter Renewals.
Document Number:
2018-11435
Dates:
May 23, 2018. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018-11435 Filed 5-25-18; 8:45 am]
Pages:
24594-24595 (2 pages)
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-11435.pdf