Notice of Proposed Revisions to the Compliance Supplement for Audits of LSC Recipients for Fiscal Years Ending 12/31/15 and Thereafter
The Legal Services Corporation Office of Inspector General (``LSC OIG'') issued a notice requesting comments on proposed changes to the Compliance Supplement for Audits of LSC Recipients in the Federal Register of December 4, 2015 [FR Doc. 2015-30643]. LSC OIG requested comments within 30 days of the date of publication, or by January 4, 2016. This notice extends the comment period to January 15, 2016.
Outside Practice of Law; Fee-Generating Cases; Financial Eligibility; Private Attorney Involvement; Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens; Timekeeping Requirement
The Legal Services Corporation (``LSC'') Office of Inspector General (``OIG'') intends to revise the Compliance Supplement for Audits of LSC Recipients for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, and thereafter and is soliciting public comment on the proposed changes. The proposed revisions primarily affect certain regulatory requirements to be audited pursuant to LSC regulations. In addition, the LSC OIG is proposing to include for audit certain regulatory requirements which impact recipient staff's involvement in the outside practice of law. Finally, suggested audit procedures for several regulations have been updated and revised for clarification and simplification purposes.