Notice and Request for Comments-LSC Merger of Service Areas in New Jersey, 10501 [2017-02855]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 28 / Monday, February 13, 2017 / Notices publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1205–0417. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Agency: DOL–ETA. Title of Collection: Workforce Information Grants to States. OMB Control Number: 1205–0417. Affected Public: State, local, and tribal governments. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 54. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 162. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 31,228 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Dated: February 7, 2017. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–02887 Filed 2–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION Notice and Request for Comments— LSC Merger of Service Areas in New Jersey Legal Services Corporation. Notice and Request for Comments—LSC merger of the two service areas covering the southern and mid-eastern regions of New Jersey. AGENCY: jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) proposes to merge the two service areas that cover the seven counties of the southern region of New Jersey and two counties of the mideastern region of the state. Grants for SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:41 Feb 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 these individual service areas have been awarded to South Jersey Legal Services (SJLS) since 2015. LSC proposes to merge the two service areas into one service area and to award one grant for the new combined service area. Doing so will harmonize the grant structure with the current delivery model. DATES: All comments must be received on or before the close of business on March 15, 2017. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted to LSC by email to competition@lsc.gov (this is the preferred option); by submitting a form online at http://www.lsc.gov/contact-us; or by mail to Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K Street NW., Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007, Attention: Reginald J. Haley. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reginald J. Haley, Office of Program Performance, Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20007; or by email at haleyr@lsc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The mission of LSC is to promote equal access to justice and to provide funding for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income persons. Pursuant to its statutory authority, LSC designates service areas in U.S. states, territories, possessions, and the District of Columbia for which it provides grants to legal aid programs to provide free civil legal services. LSC provides grants through a competitive bidding process, which is regulated by 45 CFR part 1634. Since 2015, through the competitive bidding process, SJLS has been awarded funding for the NJ–12 service area that comprises the two counties in the mideastern region of New Jersey, i.e., Ocean and Monmouth counties. During that same period, SJLS has been awarded funding for the NJ–16 service area covering the seven counties in the southern region of the service area, i.e., Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem counties. Beginning January 1, 2018, LSC proposes to merge the two service areas into a single service area and merge the 2018 grants for those service areas into a single grant. The LSC Act charges LSC with ensuring that ‘‘grants and contracts are made so as to provide the most economical and effective delivery of legal assistance to persons in both urban and rural areas.’’ 42 U.S.C. 2996f(a)(3). Merging the two New Jersey service areas will provide an economical and effective delivery approach for serving the legal needs of the low-income population and will harmonize the grant PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10501 structure with the current delivery model. LSC invites public comment on this proposal. Interested parties may submit comments to LSC no later than the close of business on March 15, 2017. More information about LSC can be found at: http://www.lsc.gov. Dated: February 8, 2017. Stefanie K. Davis, Assistant General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2017–02855 Filed 2–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7050–01–P THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: Maker/STEM Education Support for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Evaluation Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information. AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning a proposed survey to collect information to monitor the use, expectations of and satisfaction with the quality of Maker/STEM program implementation at 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) and associated outcomes. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee section below on or before April 10, 2017. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1

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LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION


Notice and Request for Comments--LSC Merger of Service Areas in 
New Jersey

AGENCY: Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments--LSC merger of the two service 
areas covering the southern and mid-eastern regions of New Jersey.

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SUMMARY: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) proposes to merge the two 
service areas that cover the seven counties of the southern region of 
New Jersey and two counties of the mid-eastern region of the state. 
Grants for these individual service areas have been awarded to South 
Jersey Legal Services (SJLS) since 2015. LSC proposes to merge the two 
service areas into one service area and to award one grant for the new 
combined service area. Doing so will harmonize the grant structure with 
the current delivery model.

DATES: All comments must be received on or before the close of business 
on March 15, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted to LSC by email to 
competition@lsc.gov (this is the preferred option); by submitting a 
form online at http://www.lsc.gov/contact-us; or by mail to Legal 
Services Corporation, 3333 K Street NW., Third Floor, Washington, DC 
20007, Attention: Reginald J. Haley.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reginald J. Haley, Office of Program 
Performance, Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K Street NW., Washington, 
DC 20007; or by email at haleyr@lsc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The mission of LSC is to promote equal 
access to justice and to provide funding for high-quality civil legal 
assistance to low-income persons. Pursuant to its statutory authority, 
LSC designates service areas in U.S. states, territories, possessions, 
and the District of Columbia for which it provides grants to legal aid 
programs to provide free civil legal services.
    LSC provides grants through a competitive bidding process, which is 
regulated by 45 CFR part 1634. Since 2015, through the competitive 
bidding process, SJLS has been awarded funding for the NJ-12 service 
area that comprises the two counties in the mid-eastern region of New 
Jersey, i.e., Ocean and Monmouth counties. During that same period, 
SJLS has been awarded funding for the NJ-16 service area covering the 
seven counties in the southern region of the service area, i.e., 
Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and 
Salem counties. Beginning January 1, 2018, LSC proposes to merge the 
two service areas into a single service area and merge the 2018 grants 
for those service areas into a single grant.
    The LSC Act charges LSC with ensuring that ``grants and contracts 
are made so as to provide the most economical and effective delivery of 
legal assistance to persons in both urban and rural areas.'' 42 U.S.C. 
2996f(a)(3). Merging the two New Jersey service areas will provide an 
economical and effective delivery approach for serving the legal needs 
of the low-income population and will harmonize the grant structure 
with the current delivery model.
    LSC invites public comment on this proposal. Interested parties may 
submit comments to LSC no later than the close of business on March 15, 
2017. More information about LSC can be found at: http://www.lsc.gov.

    Dated: February 8, 2017.
Stefanie K. Davis,
Assistant General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2017-02855 Filed 2-10-17; 8:45 am]
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