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VA RIN: 2900-AP70 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Equipment for Blind Veterans 

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulations related to providing equipment to blind veterans. These amendments would clarify eligibility criteria for veterans to receive equipment to aid them in overcoming the disability of blindness, and would define the phrase overcoming the disability of blindness to provide scope for the types of equipment that may be provided.

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs(VA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 38 CFR 17.154   
Legal Authority: 38 U.S.C. 510    38 U.S.C. 1701    38 U.S.C. 1705    38 U.S.C. 1707   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Lucille Beck
Deputy Chief Patient Care Services Officer
Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20420
Phone:202 254-0470