The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Veterans' Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation will be held on October 15-16, 2008, at the Paralyzed Veterans of American Building, 801 18th Street, NW., Washington, DC. The meeting sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 15 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 16. The meeting is open to the public. Start Printed Page 57410
The purpose of the Committee is to present recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the rehabilitation needs of veterans with disabilities and on the administration of VA's rehabilitation programs.
During the meeting, Committee members will be provided updated briefings on various VA programs designed to enhance the rehabilitative potential of recently-discharged veterans. Members will also begin consideration of potential recommendations to be included in the Committee's next annual report.
No time will be allocated at this meeting for oral presentations from the public. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting is requested to contact Mr. Joseph Tucker, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 461-9637. The Committee will accept written comments. Comments can be addressed to Mr. Tucker at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration (28), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. In communication with the Committee, writers must identify themselves and state the organizations, associations, or person(s) they represent.Start Signature
By Direction of the Secretary.
Dated: September 25, 2008.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-23176 Filed 10-1-08; 8:45 am]
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