Department of Veterans Affairs.
This document makes nomenclature changes in VA regulations in 38 CFR Chapter I to reflect current Veterans Benefits Administration titles and office designations. References to the “Chief Benefits Director” are changed to “Under Secretary for Benefits.” Also, references to “Vocational Rehabilitation and Counseling” and its abbreviation “VR&C” are changed to “Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment” and “VR&E,” respectively. In addition, references to the “Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Service” are changed to “Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service” or “Education Service” as appropriate.
Effective date: August 22, 2001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
William G. Susling, Jr., Assistant Director for Policy and Program Development, Education Service, Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 202-273-7187.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This final rule merely reflects agency organization. Start Printed Page 44053Accordingly, we are dispensing with prior notice and comment and a delayed effective date under the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553.
The Secretary of Veterans Affairs hereby certifies that this final rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities as they are defined in the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-602, since this final rule does not contain any substantive provisions. Therefore, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 605(b), this final rule is exempt from the regulatory flexibility analyses requirements of sections 603 and 604.Start Signature
Anthony J. Principi,
Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
For the reasons set out in the preamble, under 38 U.S.C. 501 and ch. 31, 38 CFR chapter I is amended as set forth below.
CHAPTER I—DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSStart Amendment Part
1. In chapter I, revise all references to “Chief Benefits Director” to read “Under Secretary for Benefits”.End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. In chapter I, revise all references to “Vocational Rehabilitation and Counseling” to read “Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment”.End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
3. In chapter I, revise all references to “VR&C” to read “VR&E”.End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
4-5. In §§ 21.4005, 21.4138, 21.4203, 21.4208, 21.4255, and 21.7301, revise all references to “Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Service” to read “Education Service”.End Amendment Part
6. In §§ 21.3303, 21.4232, and 21.6410, revise all references to “Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Service” to read “Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service”.End Amendment Part End Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. 01-21136 Filed 8-21-01; 8:45 am]
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