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Use of Non-LSC Funds, Transfer of LSC Funds, Program Integrity; Subgrants and Membership Fees or Dues; Cost Standards and Procedures
Document Number: 2015-08951
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-04-20
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulations governing transfers of LSC funds, subgrants to third parties, and cost standards and procedures.
Recipient Fund Balances
Document Number: 2015-08948
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-04-20
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed rule would revise the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on recipient fund balances to provide the Corporation with more discretion to grant a recipient's request for a waiver to retain a fund balance in excess of 25% of its annual LSC support. This proposed rule would also provide that recipients that face extraordinary and compelling circumstances may submit a waiver request to retain a fund balance in excess of 25% of their annual LSC support prior to the submission of their annual audited financial statements.
Notice of Proposed Revisions for the LSC Grant Assurances for Calendar Year 2016 Funding
Document Number: 2015-08853
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-17
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (``LSC'') intends to revise the LSC Grant Assurances for calendar year 2016 funding and is soliciting public comment on the proposed changes. The proposed revisions affect Grant Assurances 2, 14, 16, and 17. In addition, LSC is proposing one new Grant Assurance, which requires LSC recipients to have a whistleblower protection policy and a conflicts of interest policy. The proposed LSC grant assurances for calendar year 2016 funding, in redline format indicating the proposed changes to the current ``LSC 2015 Grant Assurances,'' are available at http://grants.lsc.gov/sites/ default/files/Grants/ReferenceMaterials/2016-GrantAssurances- Proposed.pdf.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2015-08019
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-07
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Availability of Calendar Year 2016 Competitive Grant Funds.
Document Number: 2015-06980
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-27
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
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 availability of competitive grant funds for calendar year 2016 and solicits grant proposals from interested parties who are qualified to provide effective, efficient and high quality civil legal services to eligible clients in the service area(s) of the states and territories identified below. The exact amount of congressionally appropriated funds and the date, terms, and conditions of their availability for calendar year 2016 have not been determined.
Extension of Comment Period for Agricultural Worker Population Data for Basic Field-Migrant Grants
Document Number: 2015-06286
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-19
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) published in the Federal Register on February 3, 2015, a notice for comment regarding new data from the U.S. Department of Labor regarding agricultural workers and their dependents. LSC is extending the public comment period from March 20 to April 20, 2015, in response to requests for additional time and data.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-04129
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-26
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2015-03547
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-20
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Request for Letters of Intent To Apply for 2015 Technology Initiative Grant Funding
Document Number: 2015-03159
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-17
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is issuing this Notice to describe the conditions under which Letters of Intent will be received for the Technology Initiative Grant (TIG) program. LSC's TIG program was established in 2000. Since that time, LSC has made 570 grants totaling more than $46 million. This grant program provides an important tool to help achieve LSC's goal of increasing the quantity and quality of legal services available to eligible persons. Projects funded under the TIG program develop, test and replicate innovative technologies that can enable grant recipients and state justice communities to improve low-income persons' access to high quality legal assistance through an integrated and well managed technology system. When submitting Letters of Intent, applicants should consider the growth and continued development of technology and the resulting effects on the practice of law, program management and service delivery.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2015-03112
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-13
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Request for Comments-Agricultural Worker Population Data for Basic Field-Migrant Grants
Document Number: 2015-02029
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) provides special population grants to effectively and efficiently fund civil legal aid services to address the legal needs of agricultural workers and their dependents through grants entitled ``Basic FieldMigrant.'' The funding for these grants is based on data regarding the eligible client population to be served. LSC has obtained from the U.S. Department of Labor new data regarding this population that are more current than the data LSC has been using and that better reflect the population to be served. LSC seeks comments on a proposal to (1) use the new data for grants beginning in January 2016, (2) phase in the funding changes to provide intermediate funding halfway between the old and new levels for 2016 and to fully implement the new levels for 2017, and (3) update the data every three years on the same cycle as LSC updates poverty population data from the U.S. Census Bureau for the distribution of LSC's Basic FieldGeneral grants.
Application of Federal Law to LSC Recipients
Document Number: 2015-01893
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-02-03
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed rule updates the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on the application of Federal law to LSC recipients. The FY 1996 appropriations act (incorporated in LSC's appropriations by reference annually thereafter) subjects LSC recipients to Federal law relating to the proper use of Federal funds. This proposed rule will provide recipients with notice of the applicable Federal laws each recipient must agree to be subject to under this rule, the consequences of a violation of an applicable Federal law, and where LSC will maintain the list of applicable laws.
Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance
Document Number: 2015-01892
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-02-02
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
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 issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Notice of Availability of Funding for Pro Bono Innovation Fund Grants and Letter of Intent to Apply Process
Document Number: 2015-00981
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-22
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) provides grants of federally-appropriated funds for civil legal services to low-income individuals and families. LSC is making available up to $3.8 million for Pro Bono Innovation Fund grants commencing in October 2015. Current recipients of LSC funding may submit a Letter of Intent to Apply for these funds.
Notice of Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2015-00882
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-20
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-28095
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-26
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-27062
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-14
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Intent To Award-Grant Awards for the Provision of Civil Legal Services to Eligible Low-Income Clients Beginning January 1, 2015
Document Number: 2014-26251
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-05
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) hereby announces its intention to award grants and contracts to provide economical and effective delivery of high quality civil legal services to eligible low-income clients, beginning January 1, 2015.
Private Attorney Involvement
Document Number: 2014-24456
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-15
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule updates the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on private attorney involvement (PAI) in the delivery of legal services to eligible clients.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2014-23321
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-23205
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-21818
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-11
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16758
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-15
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-15899
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-07
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-14667
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-23
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-12905
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Extension of Comment Period for Proposed Changes to LSC Grant Assurances for Calendar Year 2015 Funding
Document Number: 2014-12460
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (``LSC'') is extending the public comment period for the proposed LSC 2015 Grant Assurances. The extended comment period is applicable only to Grant Assurances 10 and 11. The proposed LSC grant assurances for calendar year 2015 funding, in redline format indicating the proposed changes to the current ``LSC 2014 Grant Assurances,'' are available at http://grants.lsc.gov/sites/ default/files/Grants/ReferenceMaterials/2015-GrantAssurances- Proposed.pdf.
Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens; Corrections
Document Number: 2014-12110
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) published a document in the Federal Register on April 18, 2014, amending LSC rules governing restrictions on legal assistance to aliens. That document failed to include paragraph headings in a section. This document corrects the final regulations by revising the section.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-11707
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-20
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Proposed Revisions for the LSC Grant Assurances for Calendar Year 2015 Funding
Document Number: 2014-09826
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (``LSC'') intends to revise the LSC Grant Assurances for calendar year 2015 funding and is soliciting public comment on the proposed changes. The proposed revisions affect Grant Assurances 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, and 16. The proposed LSC grant assurances for calendar year 2015 funding, in redline format indicating the proposed changes to the current ``LSC 2014 Grant Assurances,'' are available at http://grants.lsc.gov/sites/default/files/Grants/ ReferenceMaterials/2015-GrantAssurances-Proposed.pdf.
Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens
Document Number: 2014-08833
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-18
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule updates the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on legal assistance to aliens. The rule implements statutory changes regarding aliens eligible for legal assistance from LSC recipients that have been enacted since the pertinent provisions of the existing regulation were last revised in 1997. Additional information is located in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.
Restrictions on Legal Assistance With Respect to Criminal Proceedings
Document Number: 2014-08504
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-15
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule updates the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on legal assistance with respect to criminal proceedings. The Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 (TLOA) amended the LSC Act to authorize LSC funds to be used for representation of persons charged with any criminal offense in tribal courts. This proposed rule will bring the regulations into alignment with the amended provisions of the LSC Act. The proposed rule will also revise the conditions under which LSC recipients can accept or decline court appointments to represent defendants in criminal proceedings.
Private Attorney Involvement
Document Number: 2014-08353
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-15
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed rule updates the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on private attorney involvement (PAI) in the delivery of legal services to eligible clients.
Notice of Availability of Calendar Year 2015 Competitive Grant Funds
Document Number: 2014-08140
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-11
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
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 availability of competitive grant funds and is soliciting grant proposals from interested parties who are qualified to provide effective, efficient and high quality civil legal services to eligible clients in the service area(s) of the states and territories identified below. The exact amount of congressionally appropriated funds and the date, terms, and conditions of their availability for calendar year 2015 have not been determined.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-07208
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-31
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens
Document Number: 2014-05008
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-07
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed program letter serves as a companion to 45 CFR part 1626. The proposed program letter should have been published in the Federal Register with the further notice of proposed rulemaking (FNPRM) on February 5, 2014, 79 FR 6859. LSC seeks comments on the proposed program letter. Additional information on the request for comments is located in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2014-03724
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-20
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance
Document Number: 2014-03273
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-02-14
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (Corporation) published a document in the Federal Register on February 5, 2014 (79 FR 6836), revising Corporation rules. The heading for the table in Appendix A to Part 1611 of this document incorrectly lists the information as the Legal Services Corporation 2013 Income Guidelines, rather than the 2014 Income Guidelines. This document corrects the final regulation by revising Appendix A to Part 1611.
Notice and Request for Comments: LSC Merger of Service Areas in Louisiana
Document Number: 2014-02810
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-10
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) intends to merge the two service areas that cover the twelve counties of the south-central region of Louisiana (including Baton Rouge) and the ten counties of the southeastern region of the state (including New Orleans). Grants for these individual service areas have been awarded to Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation (SLLSC) since 2011. For 2014, LSC awarded SLLSC three-year grants for these two service areas. LSC intends 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.
Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens
Document Number: 2014-02394
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-02-05
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This further notice of proposed rulemaking (FNPRM) proposes modifications to the rule under consideration by the Operations and Regulations Committee (Committee) of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) Board of Directors (Board). The FNPRM revises 45 CFR Part 1626, which governs restrictions on legal assistance to aliens. LSC seeks comments limited to the revisions to Sec. 1626.4(c) and the proposed program letter to replace the Appendix to Part 1626. Additional information on the requests for comments is located in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.
Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance
Document Number: 2014-02299
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-02-05
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
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 issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-01086
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-21
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice and Request for Comments: LSC merger of the migrant service areas in Texas, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alabama
Document Number: 2013-30836
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) intends to merge the Texas, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alabama migrant service areas. Grants for these individual service areas have been awarded to Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) since 2001. For 2014, LSC will award TRLA 1-year grants for these migrant service areas. LSC intends to merge the seven migrant service area grants into one regional service area grant. Doing so will harmonize the grant structure with the longstanding delivery model.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-29198
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-05
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Funding Availability for Disaster Relief Emergency Grant Funds; Request for Applications
Document Number: 2013-28068
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-22
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the national organization charged with administering federal funds provided for civil legal services to low-income Americans. This Request for Applications (RFA) announces the availability of LSC's disaster relief emergency grant funds and solicits grant applications from current LSC recipients located in a federally- declared disaster area seeking financial assistance to mitigate damage sustained and who have experienced a surge in demand for legal services as the result of a federally-declared disaster.
Sunshine Act Meeting; Amended Notice
Document Number: 2013-27425
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-26932
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-26930
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
Restrictions on Legal Assistance With Respect to Criminal Proceedings
Document Number: 2013-26102
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-11-04
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed rule updates the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on legal assistance with respect to criminal proceedings. The Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 (TLOA) amended the LSC Act to authorize LSC funds to be used for representation of persons charged with criminal offenses in tribal courts. This proposed rule will bring the regulations into alignment with the amended LSC Act. The proposed rule will also revise the conditions under which LSC recipients can accept or decline tribal court appointments to represent defendants in criminal proceedings.
Notice of Intent To Award-Grant Awards for the Provision of Civil Legal Services to Eligible Low-Income Clients Beginning January 1, 2014
Document Number: 2013-25334
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-28
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) hereby announces its intention to award grants and contracts to provide economical and effective delivery of high quality civil legal services to eligible low-income clients, beginning January 1, 2014.