Notice to LSC Grantees of Application Process for Subgranting 2019 Basic Field Funds, 18348-18349 [2018-08709]

Download as PDF 18348 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 81 / Thursday, April 26, 2018 / Notices Abstract: Persons employed in the explosives business or operations, who have to ship, transport, receive, or possess explosive materials, are required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire and to ATF, in order to determine if they are qualified to be an employee possessor in an explosive business or operation. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 10,000 respondents will utilize the form, and it will take each respondent 20 minutes to complete the form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 3,334 hours which is equal to 10,000 (# of respondents) * .3333 (20 minutes). If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: April 23, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–08749 Filed 4–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–14–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives [OMB Number 1140–0087] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; eForm Access Request Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register, on February 21, 2018 allowing for a 60-day comment period. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until May 29, 2018. amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Apr 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 If you have additional comments, particularly with respect to the estimated public burden or associated response time, have suggestions, need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or desire any other additional information, please contact Desiree Dickinson either by mail at 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405, by email at Desiree.Dickinson@atf.gov, or by telephone at (304)-616–4584. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to OIRA_ submissions@omb.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —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; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: eForm Access Request. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: None. Component: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Primary: Business or other for-profit. Other: None. Abstract: Respondents must complete the eForm Access Request form in order to receive a user ID and password to obtain access to ATF’s eForm System. The information is used by the Government to verify the identity of the end users, prior to issuing passwords. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 76,000 respondents will utilize this information collection, and it will take each respondent 2.24 minutes to complete their response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 2, 387 hours which is equal to 76,000 (# of respondents) * .037333333 hours (2.24 minutes). (7) An Explanation of the Change in Estimates: The adjustments associated with this collection are an increase in both the number of respondents and burden hours by 52,000 and 1,941 respectively. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: April 23, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–08750 Filed 4–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–14–P LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION Notice to LSC Grantees of Application Process for Subgranting 2019 Basic Field Funds Legal Services Corporation. Notice of application dates and format for applications to subgrant Basic Field Funds. AGENCY: ACTION: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the national organization charged with administering Federal funds provided for civil legal services to low-income people. LSC hereby announces the submission dates for applications for subgrants of 2018 Basic Field Grant funds. LSC is also providing information about where applicants may locate subgrant application forms and directions for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 81 / Thursday, April 26, 2018 / Notices providing the information required to apply for a subgrant. DATES: See Supplementary Information section for application dates. ADDRESSES: Legal Services Corporation—Office of Compliance and Enforcement, 3333 K Street NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007–3522. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan Lacchini, Office of Compliance and Enforcement by email at lacchinim@lsc.gov, or visit the LSC website at http://www.lsc.gov/grantsgrantee-resources/grantee-guidance/ how-apply-subgrant. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 45 CFR part 1627, LSC must publish, on an annual basis, ‘‘notice of the requirements concerning the format and contents of the application annually in the Federal Register and on its website.’’ 45 CFR 1627.4(b). This Notice and the publication of the Subgrant Application Forms on LSC’s website satisfy § 1627.4(b)’s notice requirement for the Basic Field Grant program. Only current or prospective recipients of LSC Basic Field Grants may apply for approval of a subgrant. Notices regarding the processes to apply for approval of 2018 Pro Bono Innovation Fund, Technology Initiative Grants, and mid-year Basic Field subgrants will be forthcoming. Applications will be available the week of April 23, 2018. Subgrant applications must be submitted through LSC Grants at https://lscgrants.lsc.gov. Applicants must submit their applications by 5:00 p.m. E.D.T. on the due date identified below. Applications to subgrant calendar year 2019 Basic Field Grant funds must be submitted with the applicant’s application for 2019 Basic Field Grant funding. 45 CFR 1627.4(b)(1). The deadlines for application submissions are as follows: • June 4, 2018 for applicants that have not had an LSC Program Quality Visit (PQV) since January 1, 2016 and for applicants who are not current LSC recipients; • June 11, 2018 for applicants that have had a PQV since January 1, 2016, have received a final PQV report by April 30, 2018, and are the only applicant for the service area; • August 6, 2018 for applicants that have had a PQV since January 1, 2016, have received a final PQV report during the period May 1, 2018 through July 2, 2018, and are the only applicant for the service area. The deadlines for the submission of final and signed subgrant agreements are as follows: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Apr 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 • October 15, 2018 for applicants required to submit applications by June 4 and 11, 2018. • November 1, 2018 for applicants required to submit applications by August 6, 2018. Applicants may also find these deadlines on LSC’s website at http:// www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/ our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant/ basic-field-grant-key-dates. Applicants may access the application under the ‘‘Subgrants’’ heading on their LSC Grants home page. Applicants may initiate an application by selecting ‘‘Initiate Subgrant Application.’’ Applicants must then provide the information requested in the LSC Grants data fields, located in the Subrecipient Profile, Subgrant Summary, and Subrecipient Budget screens, and upload the following documents: • A draft Subgrant Agreement (with the required terms provided in Subgrant Agreement Template); and • Subgrant Inquiry Form B (for new subgrants) or C (for renewal subgrants). Applicants seeking to subgrant to an organization that is not a current LSC grantee must also upload: • The subrecipient’s accounting manual (or letter indicating that the subrecipient does not have one and why); • The subrecipient’s most recent audited financial statement (or letter indicating that the subrecipient does not have one and why); • The subrecipient’s most recent Form 990 filed with the IRS (or letter indicating that the subrecipient does not have one and why); • The subrecipient’s current fidelity bond coverage (or letter indicating that the subrecipient does not have one); • The subrecipient’s conflict of interest policy (or letter indicating that the subrecipient does not have one); and • The subrecipient’s whistleblower policy (or letter indicating that the subrecipient does not have one). LSC’s Subgrant Agreement Template and Forms B, and C are available on LSC’s website at http://www.lsc.gov/ grants-grantee-resources/granteeguidance/how-apply-subgrant. LSC encourages applicants to use LSC’s Subgrant Agreement Template as a model subgrant agreement. If the applicant does not use LSC’s Template, the proposed agreement must include, at a minimum, the substance of the provisions of the Template. Once submitted, LSC will evaluate the application and provide applicants with instructions on any needed modifications to the information, documents, or Draft Agreement provided with the application. The PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18349 applicant must then upload a final and signed subgrant agreement through LSC Grants by the timeframes referenced above. This can be done by selecting ‘‘Upload Signed Agreement’’ to the right of the application ‘‘Status’’ under the ‘‘Subgrant’’ heading on an applicant’s LSC Grants home page. As required by 45 CFR 1627.4(b)(1)(ii), LSC will inform applicants of its decision to disapprove or approve the subgrant no later than the date LSC informs applicants of LSC’s 2019 Basic Field Grant funding decisions. Dated: April 20, 2018. Stefanie Davis, Assistant General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2018–08709 Filed 4–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7050–01–P LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION Notice to LSC Grantees of Application Process for Midyear Subgrants of 2018 Basic Field Grant Funds Legal Services Corporation. Notice of application dates and format for applications for approval of 2018 Basic Field Grant midyear subgrants. AGENCY: ACTION: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the national organization charged with administering Federal funds provided for civil legal services to low-income people. LSC hereby announces the submission dates for applications for subgrants of Basic Field Grant funds starting after June 1, 2018 but before January 1, 2019. LSC is also providing information about where applicants may locate subgrant application forms and directions for providing the information required to apply for a subgrant. DATES: See Supplementary Information section for application dates. ADDRESSES: Legal Services Corporation—Office of Compliance and Enforcement, 3333 K Street NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007–3522. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan Lacchini, Office of Compliance and Enforcement by email at lacchinim@lsc.gov, or visit the LSC website at http://www.lsc.gov/grantsgrantee-resources/grantee-guidance/ how-apply-subgrant. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 45 CFR part 1627, LSC must publish, on an annual basis, ‘‘notice of the requirements concerning the format and contents of the application annually in the Federal Register and on its website.’’ 45 CFR 1627.4(b). This Notice SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 81 (Thursday, April 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18348-18349]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08709]


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LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION


Notice to LSC Grantees of Application Process for Subgranting 
2019 Basic Field Funds

AGENCY: Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION: Notice of application dates and format for applications to 
subgrant Basic Field Funds.

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SUMMARY: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the national 
organization charged with administering Federal funds provided for 
civil legal services to low-income people. LSC hereby announces the 
submission dates for applications for subgrants of 2018 Basic Field 
Grant funds. LSC is also providing information about where applicants 
may locate subgrant application forms and directions for

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providing the information required to apply for a subgrant.

DATES: See Supplementary Information section for application dates.

ADDRESSES: Legal Services Corporation--Office of Compliance and 
Enforcement, 3333 K Street NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007-3522.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Megan Lacchini, Office of Compliance 
and Enforcement by email at [email protected], or visit the LSC website 
at http://www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/grantee-guidance/how-apply-subgrant.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 45 CFR part 1627, LSC must publish, on 
an annual basis, ``notice of the requirements concerning the format and 
contents of the application annually in the Federal Register and on its 
website.'' 45 CFR 1627.4(b). This Notice and the publication of the 
Subgrant Application Forms on LSC's website satisfy Sec.  1627.4(b)'s 
notice requirement for the Basic Field Grant program. Only current or 
prospective recipients of LSC Basic Field Grants may apply for approval 
of a subgrant. Notices regarding the processes to apply for approval of 
2018 Pro Bono Innovation Fund, Technology Initiative Grants, and mid-
year Basic Field subgrants will be forthcoming.
    Applications will be available the week of April 23, 2018. Subgrant 
applications must be submitted through LSC Grants at https://lscgrants.lsc.gov. Applicants must submit their applications by 5:00 
p.m. E.D.T. on the due date identified below.
    Applications to subgrant calendar year 2019 Basic Field Grant funds 
must be submitted with the applicant's application for 2019 Basic Field 
Grant funding. 45 CFR 1627.4(b)(1). The deadlines for application 
submissions are as follows:
     June 4, 2018 for applicants that have not had an LSC 
Program Quality Visit (PQV) since January 1, 2016 and for applicants 
who are not current LSC recipients;
     June 11, 2018 for applicants that have had a PQV since 
January 1, 2016, have received a final PQV report by April 30, 2018, 
and are the only applicant for the service area;
     August 6, 2018 for applicants that have had a PQV since 
January 1, 2016, have received a final PQV report during the period May 
1, 2018 through July 2, 2018, and are the only applicant for the 
service area.
    The deadlines for the submission of final and signed subgrant 
agreements are as follows:
     October 15, 2018 for applicants required to submit 
applications by June 4 and 11, 2018.
     November 1, 2018 for applicants required to submit 
applications by August 6, 2018.
    Applicants may also find these deadlines on LSC's website at http://www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant/basic-field-grant-key-dates.
    Applicants may access the application under the ``Subgrants'' 
heading on their LSC Grants home page. Applicants may initiate an 
application by selecting ``Initiate Subgrant Application.'' Applicants 
must then provide the information requested in the LSC Grants data 
fields, located in the Subrecipient Profile, Subgrant Summary, and 
Subrecipient Budget screens, and upload the following documents:
     A draft Subgrant Agreement (with the required terms 
provided in Subgrant Agreement Template); and
     Subgrant Inquiry Form B (for new subgrants) or C (for 
renewal subgrants).
    Applicants seeking to subgrant to an organization that is not a 
current LSC grantee must also upload:
     The subrecipient's accounting manual (or letter indicating 
that the subrecipient does not have one and why);
     The subrecipient's most recent audited financial statement 
(or letter indicating that the subrecipient does not have one and why);
     The subrecipient's most recent Form 990 filed with the IRS 
(or letter indicating that the subrecipient does not have one and why);
     The subrecipient's current fidelity bond coverage (or 
letter indicating that the subrecipient does not have one);
     The subrecipient's conflict of interest policy (or letter 
indicating that the subrecipient does not have one); and
     The subrecipient's whistleblower policy (or letter 
indicating that the subrecipient does not have one).
    LSC's Subgrant Agreement Template and Forms B, and C are available 
on LSC's website at http://www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/grantee-guidance/how-apply-subgrant.
    LSC encourages applicants to use LSC's Subgrant Agreement Template 
as a model subgrant agreement. If the applicant does not use LSC's 
Template, the proposed agreement must include, at a minimum, the 
substance of the provisions of the Template.
    Once submitted, LSC will evaluate the application and provide 
applicants with instructions on any needed modifications to the 
information, documents, or Draft Agreement provided with the 
application. The applicant must then upload a final and signed subgrant 
agreement through LSC Grants by the timeframes referenced above. This 
can be done by selecting ``Upload Signed Agreement'' to the right of 
the application ``Status'' under the ``Subgrant'' heading on an 
applicant's LSC Grants home page.
    As required by 45 CFR 1627.4(b)(1)(ii), LSC will inform applicants 
of its decision to disapprove or approve the subgrant no later than the 
date LSC informs applicants of LSC's 2019 Basic Field Grant funding 
decisions.

    Dated: April 20, 2018.
Stefanie Davis,
Assistant General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2018-08709 Filed 4-25-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 7050-01-P