Public Comments

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​Welcome to the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs public comment page.

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs encourages comments from stakeholders and the public when proposing  guidance documents and rulemaking projects.  

Opportunities for public input include: open comment periods for guidance documents, statements of scope, economic impact a​nalysis, and public hearings on proposed rules. 


Economic Impact Comments


The Department of Veterans Affairs solicits public comments when preparing an economic impact analysis (EIA) for proposed administrative rules. The Department is interested in obtaining information and advice from businesses, associations, local governmental units, and individuals that may be affected by the proposed administrative rules. The comments are considered when the Department prepares an EIA under Wis. Stat. § 227.137.​

Comments may be submitted to: DVAAdminRules@DVA.wisconsin.gov​.

There are no rulemaking projects open for economic impact comments at this time. 


Public Hearing Comments​


Public hearing comments on proposed administrative rules may be submitted through any of the following methods: 


The Department is accepting comments for the following proposed administrative rules: 

  • Ch. VA 1, amending rules relating to general updates.
  • ​​Ch. VA 11, creating rules relating to the veterans outreach and recovery program (VORP).

The deadline to submit comments is April 9, 2020.  The proposed rules and the Public Hearing Notices may be viewed below by clicking on the links under VA 1 and VA 11


Guidance Document Comments


The Departme​nt of Veterans Affairs is seeking comments relating to the Department’s guidance documents. A list of the CVSO/TVSO Bulletins (guidance documents) may be viewed HERE​

Public comments on the bulletins may be submitted through any of the following methods: 

  • Submit comments through the online form by clicking HERE
  • ​Email comments to: DVAAdminRules@DVA.wisconsin.gov
  • ​Mail comments to: Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Legal Counsel, PO Box 7843, Madison, WI 53707-7843

​Pending​​ Administrative Rule Projects 


Current Rule Text: VA 1
Scope: 102-19
Relating to: General Updates
Promulgation type​: Permanent Rules
Notices/Solicitations: 

Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents are also available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

Current Rule Text: VA 2​
Scope: 103-19
Relating to: Veterans Assistance Grants
Promulgation type​: Emergency and Permanent Rules
Notices/Solicitations: 

  • Economic Impact Analysis​
  • Rulemaking Order​
  • Notice of Public Hearing
  • ​Report to Legislature, Contains Final Draft Rule Text​​

Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents are also available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

Current Rule Text: VA 6​
Scope: 114-17​​
Relating to: Rate Setting for Wisconsin Veterans Homes
Promulgation type​: Permanent Rules 
Notices/Solicitations: ​

Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents are also available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website​.

Current Rule Text: VA 11 (New Chapter)
Scope: 104-19​
Relating to: Veterans Outreach and Recovery Program
Promulgation type​: Permanent Rules
Notices/Solicitations: 

​Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents are also available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.

Current Rule Text: VA 18​
Scope: SS 049-16​
Relating to: Educational Assistance Program
Promulgation type​: Permanent Rules

Notices/Solicitations: ​

Note: Commenting, notification services, and rule documents are also available through the State Legislature's administrative rule website.


​​​Resources

Wisconsin Statutes

Administrative Rules
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