Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance, 7679-7680 [2013-02325]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with RULES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 23 / Monday, February 4, 2013 / Rules and Regulations (e) A permit can be denied, revoked or suspended if: (1) The biosafety measures of the permit holder are not commensurate with the hazard posed by the infectious biological agent, infectious substance, or vector, and the level of risk given its intended use; or, (2) The permit holder fails to comply with all conditions, restrictions, and precautions specified in the permit. (f) A permit issued under this part is not required for an item if: (1) It is a biological agent listed in 42 CFR Part 73 as a select agent and its importation has been authorized in accordance with 42 CFR 73.16 or 9 CFR 121.16. (2) With the exception of bat or nonhuman primate specimens, it is a diagnostic specimen not known by the importer to contain, or suspected by the importer of containing, an infectious biological agent and is accompanied by an importer certification statement confirming that the material is not known to contain or suspected of containing an infectious biological agent, or has been rendered noninfectious. (3) With the exception of live bats or bat or nonhuman primate products, it is an animal or animal product being imported for educational, exhibition, or scientific purposes and is accompanied by documentation confirming that the animal or animal product is not known to contain (or suspected of containing) an infectious biological agent or has been rendered noninfectious. (4) It consists only of nucleic acids that cannot produce infectious forms of any infectious biological agent and the specimen is accompanied by an importer certification statement confirming that the material is not known to contain or suspected of containing an infectious biological agent. (5) It is a product that is cleared, approved, licensed, or otherwise authorized under any of the following laws: (i) The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), or (ii) Section 351 of the Public Health Service Act pertaining to biological products (42 U.S.C. 262), or (iii) The Virus-Serum-Toxin Act (21 U.S.C. 151–159). (6) It is an animal or animal product listed in 42 CFR Part 71 and its importation has been authorized in accordance with 42 CFR 71.52, 71.53, or 71.56. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:02 Feb 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 (g) To apply for a permit, an individual must: (1) Submit a signed, completed CDC Form 0.753 (Application for Permit to Import Biological Agents or Vectors of Human Disease into the United States) to the HHS/CDC Import Permit Program. (2) Have in place biosafety measures that are commensurate with the hazard posed by the infectious biological agent, infectious substance, and/or vector to be imported, and the level of risk given its intended use. (h) Issuance of a permit may be contingent upon an inspection of the importer’s facility by the CDC to evaluate whether the importer’s biosafety measures (e.g., physical structure and features of the facility, and operational and procedural safeguards) are commensurate with the hazard posed by the infectious biological agent, infectious substance, and/or vector, and the level of risk given its intended use. (i) Denial, suspension, or revocation of a permit under this section may be appealed to the CDC Director. The appeal must be in writing, state the factual basis for the appeal, and be submitted to the CDC Director within 30 calendar days of the denial, suspension, or revocation of the permit. HHS/CDC will issue a written response to the appeal, which shall constitute final agency action. [FR Doc. 2013–02391 Filed 2–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION 45 CFR Part 1611 Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance Legal Services Corporation. ACTION: Final rule. Washington, DC 20007; (202) 295–1596; karaward@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 figures for 2013 set out below are equivalent to 125 percent (125%) of the current Federal Poverty Guidelines as published on January 24, 2013 (78 FR 5182). In addition, LSC is publishing charts listing income levels that are two hundred percent (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 125 percent (125%) of the applicable Federal Poverty Guidelines amount, but less than 200 percent (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. 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. DATES: Effective date: This rule is effective as of February 4, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kara Ward, Assistant General Counsel, Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K St. NW., SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 7679 For reasons set forth in the preamble, the Legal Services Corporation amends 45 CFR part 1611 as follows: PART 1611—ELIGIBILITY 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). 2. Revise Appendix A to part 1611 to read as follows: ■ Appendix A to Part 1611—Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance E:\FR\FM\04FER1.SGM 04FER1 7680 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 23 / Monday, February 4, 2013 / Rules and Regulations LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION 2013 INCOME 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: ...................................... $14,363 19,388 24,413 29,438 34,463 39,488 44,513 49,538 5,025 Alaska $17,938 24,225 30,513 36,800 43,088 49,375 55,663 61,950 6,288 Hawaii $16,538 22,313 28,088 33,863 39,638 45,413 51,188 56,963 5,775 * The figures in this table represent 125% of the poverty guidelines by household size as determined by the Department of Health and Human Services. 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: ...................................... 22,980 31,020 39,060 47,100 55,140 63,180 71,220 79,260 8,040 Dated: January 29, 2013. Victor M. Fortuno, General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–02325 Filed 2–1–13; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with RULES BILLING CODE 7050–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:02 Feb 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\04FER1.SGM 04FER1 Alaska $28,700 38,760 48,820 58,880 68,940 79,000 89,060 99,120 10,060 Hawaii $26,460 35,700 44,940 54,180 63,420 72,660 81,900 91,140 9,240

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 23 (Monday, February 4, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 7679-7680]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02325]


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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 February 4, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kara Ward, Assistant General Counsel, 
Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K St. NW., Washington, DC 20007; (202) 
295-1596; karaward@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 figures for 2013 set out below are 
equivalent to 125 percent (125%) of the current Federal Poverty 
Guidelines as published on January 24, 2013 (78 FR 5182).
    In addition, LSC is publishing charts listing income levels that 
are two hundred percent (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 125 percent (125%) of the applicable Federal Poverty 
Guidelines amount, but less than 200 percent (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 in the preamble, the Legal Services 
Corporation amends 45 CFR part 1611 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. Revise Appendix A to part 1611 to read as follows:

Appendix A to Part 1611--Income Level for Individuals Eligible for 
Assistance

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                               Legal Services Corporation 2013 Income Guidelines *
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                                                                  48 Contiguous
                                                                 States and the
                       Size of household                           District of        Alaska          Hawaii
                                                                    Columbia
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1.............................................................           $14,363         $17,938         $16,538
2.............................................................            19,388          24,225          22,313
3.............................................................            24,413          30,513          28,088
4.............................................................            29,438          36,800          33,863
5.............................................................            34,463          43,088          39,638
6.............................................................            39,488          49,375          45,413
7.............................................................            44,513          55,663          51,188
8.............................................................            49,538          61,950          56,963
For each additional member of the household in excess of 8,                5,025           6,288           5,775
 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.


                            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.............................................................            22,980         $28,700         $26,460
2.............................................................            31,020          38,760          35,700
3.............................................................            39,060          48,820          44,940
4.............................................................            47,100          58,880          54,180
5.............................................................            55,140          68,940          63,420
6.............................................................            63,180          79,000          72,660
7.............................................................            71,220          89,060          81,900
8.............................................................            79,260          99,120          91,140
For each additional member of the household in excess of 8,                8,040          10,060           9,240
 add:.........................................................
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    Dated: January 29, 2013.
Victor M. Fortuno,
General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2013-02325 Filed 2-1-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7050-01-P