Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance, 5458-5459 [E8-1574]

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E8–1651 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 9110–12–P LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION 45 CFR Part 1611 Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance Legal Services Corporation. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The Legal Services Corporation (‘‘Corporation’’) is required by law to establish maximum income levels for individuals eligible for legal assistance. This document updates the specified income levels to reflect the annual amendments to the Federal Poverty Guidelines as issued by the Department of Health and Human Services. SUMMARY: Effective Date: This rule is effective as of January 30, 2008. Mattie Cohan, Senior Assistant General Counsel, Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K St., NW., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 295–1624; mcohan@lsc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1007(a)(2) of the Legal Services Corporation Act (‘‘Act’’), 42 U.S.C. 2996f(a)(2), requires the Corporation to establish maximum income levels for individuals eligible for legal assistance, and the Act provides that other specified factors shall be taken into account along with income. Section 1611.3(c) of the Corporation’s regulations establishes a maximum income level equivalent to one hundred and twenty-five percent (125%) of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Since 1982, the Department of Health and Human Services has been responsible for updating and issuing the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The revised figures for 2008 set out below are equivalent to 125% of the current Federal Poverty Guidelines as published on January 23, 2008 (73 FR 3971). In addition, LSC is publishing charts listing income levels that are 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. These charts are for reference purposes only as an aid to grant recipients in assessing the financial eligibility of an applicant whose income is greater than 200% of the applicable Federal Poverty Guidelines amount, but less than 200% of the applicable Federal Poverty Guidelines amount (and who may be found to be financially eligible under duly adopted exceptions to the annual income ceiling in accordance with sections 1611.3, 1611.4 and 1611.5). List of Subjects in 45 CFR Part 1611 Grant programs—law, Legal services. For reasons set forth above, 45 CFR part 1611 is amended as follows: I PART 1611—ELIGIBILITY 1. The authority citation for part 1611 continues to read as follows: I Authority: Secs. 1006(b)(1), 1007(a)(1) Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974, 42 U.S.C. 2996e(b)(1), 2996f(a)(1), 2996f(a)(2). 2. Appendix A of part 1611 is revised to read as follows: I APPENDIX A OF PART 1611.—LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION 2008 POVERTY GUIDELINES* 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia Size of household yshivers on PROD1PC62 with RULES 1 ................................................................................................................................. 2 ................................................................................................................................. 3 ................................................................................................................................. 4 ................................................................................................................................. 5 ................................................................................................................................. 6 ................................................................................................................................. 7 ................................................................................................................................. 8 ................................................................................................................................. For each additional member of the household in excess of 8, add ......................... Alaska $13,000 17,500 22,000 26,500 31,000 35,500 40,000 44,500 4,500 $16,250 21,875 27,500 33,125 38,750 44,375 50,000 55,625 5,625 Hawaii $14,950 20,125 25,300 30,475 35,650 40,825 46,000 51,175 5,175 * The figures in this table represent 125% of the poverty guidelines by household size as determined by the Department of Health and Human Services. VerDate Aug<31>2005 11:37 Jan 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\30JAR1.SGM 30JAR1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 30, 2008 / Rules and Regulations 5459 REFERENCE CHART.—200% OF DHHS FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDELINES 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia Size of household 1 ................................................................................................................................. 2 ................................................................................................................................. 3 ................................................................................................................................. 4 ................................................................................................................................. 5 ................................................................................................................................. 6 ................................................................................................................................. 7 ................................................................................................................................. 8 ................................................................................................................................. For each additional member of the household in excess of 8, add: Alaska $20,800 28,000 35,200 42,400 49,600 56,800 64,000 71,200 7,200 $26,000 35,000 44,000 53,000 62,000 71,000 80,000 89,000 9,000 Victor M. Fortuno, Vice President for Legal Affairs, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–1574 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] yshivers on PROD1PC62 with RULES BILLING CODE 7050–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 11:37 Jan 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\30JAR1.SGM 30JAR1 Hawaii $23,920 32,200 40,480 48,760 57,040 65,320 73,600 81,880 8,280

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 20 (Wednesday, January 30, 2008)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 5458-5459]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-1574]


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LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION

45 CFR Part 1611


Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance

AGENCY: Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Legal Services Corporation (``Corporation'') is required 
by law to establish maximum income levels for individuals eligible for 
legal assistance. This document updates the specified income levels to 
reflect the annual amendments to the Federal Poverty Guidelines as 
issued by the Department of Health and Human Services.

DATES: Effective Date: This rule is effective as of January 30, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mattie Cohan, Senior Assistant General 
Counsel, Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K St., NW., Washington, DC 
20007; (202) 295-1624; mcohan@lsc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1007(a)(2) of the Legal Services 
Corporation Act (``Act''), 42 U.S.C. 2996f(a)(2), requires the 
Corporation to establish maximum income levels for individuals eligible 
for legal assistance, and the Act provides that other specified factors 
shall be taken into account along with income.
    Section 1611.3(c) of the Corporation's regulations establishes a 
maximum income level equivalent to one hundred and twenty-five percent 
(125%) of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Since 1982, the Department of 
Health and Human Services has been responsible for updating and issuing 
the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The revised figures for 2008 set out 
below are equivalent to 125% of the current Federal Poverty Guidelines 
as published on January 23, 2008 (73 FR 3971).
    In addition, LSC is publishing charts listing income levels that 
are 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. These charts are for 
reference purposes only as an aid to grant recipients in assessing the 
financial eligibility of an applicant whose income is greater than 200% 
of the applicable Federal Poverty Guidelines amount, but less than 200% 
of the applicable Federal Poverty Guidelines amount (and who may be 
found to be financially eligible under duly adopted exceptions to the 
annual income ceiling in accordance with sections 1611.3, 1611.4 and 
1611.5).

List of Subjects in 45 CFR Part 1611

    Grant programs--law, Legal services.

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For reasons set forth above, 45 CFR part 1611 is amended as follows:

PART 1611--ELIGIBILITY

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1. The authority citation for part 1611 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: Secs. 1006(b)(1), 1007(a)(1) Legal Services 
Corporation Act of 1974, 42 U.S.C. 2996e(b)(1), 2996f(a)(1), 
2996f(a)(2).


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2. Appendix A of part 1611 is revised to read as follows:

                  Appendix A of Part 1611.--Legal Services Corporation 2008 Poverty Guidelines*
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                                                           48 contiguous
                                                           states and the
                   Size of household                        District of           Alaska             Hawaii
                                                              Columbia
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1......................................................            $13,000            $16,250            $14,950
2......................................................             17,500             21,875             20,125
3......................................................             22,000             27,500             25,300
4......................................................             26,500             33,125             30,475
5......................................................             31,000             38,750             35,650
6......................................................             35,500             44,375             40,825
7......................................................             40,000             50,000             46,000
8......................................................             44,500             55,625             51,175
For each additional member of the household in excess                4,500              5,625              5,175
 of 8, add.............................................
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* The figures in this table represent 125% of the poverty guidelines by household size as determined by the
  Department of Health and Human Services.


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                            Reference Chart.--200% of DHHS Federal Poverty Guidelines
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                                                           48 contiguous
                                                           states and the
                   Size of household                        District of           Alaska             Hawaii
                                                              Columbia
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1......................................................            $20,800            $26,000            $23,920
2......................................................             28,000             35,000             32,200
3......................................................             35,200             44,000             40,480
4......................................................             42,400             53,000             48,760
5......................................................             49,600             62,000             57,040
6......................................................             56,800             71,000             65,320
7......................................................             64,000             80,000             73,600
8......................................................             71,200             89,000             81,880
For each additional member of the household in excess                7,200              9,000              8,280
 of 8, add:
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Victor M. Fortuno,
Vice President for Legal Affairs, General Counsel & Corporate 
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-1574 Filed 1-29-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7050-01-P