The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Professional Certification and Licensure Advisory Committee has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, February 24, 2004, at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration Conference Room 542, 1800 G Street, NW., Washington, DC from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.
The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the requirements of organizations or entities offering licensing and certification tests to individuals for which payment for such tests may be made under chapters 30, 32, 34, or 35 of title 38, United States Code.
The meeting will begin with opening remarks by Ms. Sandra Winborne, Committee Chair. During the morning session, the Committee will receive a progress report on the Licensing and Certification Approval System (LACAS) as part of The Education Expert System (TEES); a presentation on licensure and certification usage, and discuss any old business. The afternoon session will include discussion of any new business.
Interested persons may file written statements to the Committee before the meeting, or within 10 days after the meeting, with Mr. Giles Larrabee, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration (225B), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Oral statements from the public will be heard at 1 p.m. on February 24. Anyone wishing to attend the meeting should contact Mr. Giles Larrabee or Mr. Michael Yunker at (202) 273-7187.Start Signature
Dated: January 20, 2004.
By Direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 04-1764 Filed 1-27-04; 8:45 am]
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