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Definitions; Cost Standards and Procedures; Purchasing and Property ManagementRule2017-1676408/10/2017LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on Definitions and Cost Standards and Procedures and creates a new part from LSC's Property Acquisition and Management Manual (PAMM).This final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on Definitions and Cost Standards and Procedures and creates a new part from LSC's Property Acquisition and Management Manual (PAMM).definitions-cost-standards-and-procedures-purchasing-and-property-managementFR-Doc-2017-16764
Bonding Requirements for RecipientsRule2017-1676508/09/2017LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation's (LSC or the Corporation) regulation about bonding requirements for LSC recipients. It requires recipients to bond all their employees and to ensure that third parties who handl … This final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation's (LSC or the Corporation) regulation about bonding requirements for LSC recipients. It requires recipients to bond all their employees and to ensure that third parties who handle recipients' funds have bond coverage, allows recipients to use other forms of insurance similar to fidelity bonds, raises the minimum level of coverage, and allows recipients to use LSC funds to pay for bonding costs. This final rule updates regulations to reflect current insurance practices and simplifies the language in the rule to reduce confusion.bonding-requirements-for-recipientsFR-Doc-2017-16765
Bonding Requirements for RecipientsProposed Rule2017-0885705/03/2017LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis proposed rule would revise the Legal Services Corporation's (LSC or Corporation) regulation about bonding requirements for LSC recipients. It would require recipients to bond all their employees and to ensure that third parties wh … This proposed rule would revise the Legal Services Corporation's (LSC or Corporation) regulation about bonding requirements for LSC recipients. It would require recipients to bond all their employees and to ensure that third parties who handle recipients' funds have bond coverage, allow recipients to use other forms of insurance similar to fidelity bonds, raise the minimum level of coverage, and allow recipients to use LSC funds to pay for bonding costs. This proposed rule will update part 1629 to reflect current insurance practices and simplify the language in the rule to reduce confusion.bonding-requirements-for-recipientsFR-Doc-2017-08857
Fee-Generating CasesRule2017-0883505/02/2017LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation regarding fee-generating cases. This rule clarifies the definition of ``fee-generating case,'' clarifies that brief advice is permitted by the regu … This final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation regarding fee-generating cases. This rule clarifies the definition of ``fee-generating case,'' clarifies that brief advice is permitted by the regulation, and revises how a recipient accounts for attorneys' fees awards.fee-generating-casesFR-Doc-2017-08835
Income Level for Individuals Eligible for AssistanceRule2017-0282302/13/2017LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThe Legal Services Corporation (LSC or the 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 amendm … The Legal Services Corporation (LSC or the 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).income-level-for-individuals-eligible-for-assistanceFR-Doc-2017-02823
Fee-Generating CasesProposed Rule2017-0271702/13/2017LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis proposed rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation regarding fee-generating cases. This proposed rule clarifies the definition of ``fee-generating case,'' clarifies that brief advice is permitted … This proposed rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation regarding fee-generating cases. This proposed rule clarifies the definition of ``fee-generating case,'' clarifies that brief advice is permitted by the regulation, and revises how a recipient accounts for attorneys' fees awards.fee-generating-casesFR-Doc-2017-02717
Use of Non-LSC Funds, Transfers of LSC Funds, Program Integrity; Subgrants and Membership Fees or Dues; Cost Standards and ProceduresRule2017-0271802/10/2017LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation's (LSC or Corporation) regulations governing subgrants. LSC published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on April 20, 2015, and a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) … This final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation's (LSC or Corporation) regulations governing subgrants. LSC published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on April 20, 2015, and a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) on April 26, 2016. This final rule identifies the factors to consider in determining whether an award from an LSC recipient to another organization is a subgrant, establishes a dollar threshold at which recipients must seek LSC's approval to award a subgrant, authorizes recipients to use property or services funded in whole or in part with LSC funds to support a subgrant, and establishes new processes for seeking prior approval of subgrants.use-of-non-lsc-funds-transfers-of-lsc-funds-program-integrity-subgrants-and-membership-fees-or-duesFR-Doc-2017-02718
Definitions; Cost Standards and Procedures; Purchasing and Property ManagementProposed Rule2016-2583110/28/2016LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThe Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) is issuing this notice of proposed rulemaking to request comment on the Corporation's proposed revisions to its Definitions and Cost Standards and Procedures rules and the creation of … The Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) is issuing this notice of proposed rulemaking to request comment on the Corporation's proposed revisions to its Definitions and Cost Standards and Procedures rules and the creation of a new part from LSC's Property Acquisition and Management Manual (PAMM).definitions-cost-standards-and-procedures-purchasing-and-property-managementFR-Doc-2016-25831
Income Level for Individuals Eligible for AssistanceRule2016-0224102/05/2016LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThe Legal Services Corporation (LSC or the 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 amendm … The Legal Services Corporation (LSC or the 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).income-level-for-individuals-eligible-for-assistanceFR-Doc-2016-02241
Recipient Fund BalancesRule2015-1813807/24/2015LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on recipient fund balances to give the Corporation more discretion to grant a recipient's request for a waiver to retain a fund balance in excess o … This final rule revises the Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) regulation on recipient fund balances to give the Corporation 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 final rule also provides that recipients facing a fund balance in excess of 25% of their annual LSC support may submit a waiver request prior to submitting their annual audited financial statements.recipient-fund-balancesFR-Doc-2015-18138
Application of Federal Law to LSC RecipientsRule2015-0897404/20/2015LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis final 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 ther … This final 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 and its employees and board members to Federal law relating to the proper use of Federal funds. This final rule provides recipients with notice of the applicable Federal laws each recipient and its employees and board members 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.application-of-federal-law-to-lsc-recipientsFR-Doc-2015-08974
Recipient Fund BalancesProposed Rule2015-0894804/20/2015LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis 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 bala … 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.recipient-fund-balancesFR-Doc-2015-08948
Application of Federal Law to LSC RecipientsProposed Rule2015-0189302/03/2015LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis 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 t … 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.application-of-federal-law-to-lsc-recipientsFR-Doc-2015-01893
Income Level for Individuals Eligible for AssistanceRule2015-0189202/02/2015LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThe 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 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).income-level-for-individuals-eligible-for-assistanceFR-Doc-2015-01892
Grants To Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection OrdersRule2014-3076601/08/2015DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEJustice DepartmentThis rule amends the regulations for the Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders Program (Arrest Program) to incorporate statutory changes, make minor technical corrections, and streamline existing re … This rule amends the regulations for the Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders Program (Arrest Program) to incorporate statutory changes, make minor technical corrections, and streamline existing regulations to reduce repetition of statutory language. This rule also amends the regulations to clarify that existing regulations on grant-related procedures continue to apply to grants made by the Office on Violence Against Women.grants-to-encourage-arrest-policies-and-enforcement-of-protection-ordersFR-Doc-2014-30766
Private Attorney InvolvementRule2014-2445610/15/2014LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis 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.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.private-attorney-involvementFR-Doc-2014-24456
Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens; CorrectionsRule2014-1211005/27/2014LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThe 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 sec … 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.restrictions-on-legal-assistance-to-aliens-correctionsFR-Doc-2014-12110
Restrictions on Legal Assistance to AliensRule2014-0883304/18/2014LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis 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 be … 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-to-aliensFR-Doc-2014-08833
Restrictions on Legal Assistance With Respect to Criminal ProceedingsRule2014-0850404/15/2014LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis 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 f … 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.restrictions-on-legal-assistance-with-respect-to-criminal-proceedingsFR-Doc-2014-08504
Private Attorney InvolvementProposed Rule2014-0835304/15/2014LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATIONLegal Services CorporationThis 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.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.private-attorney-involvementFR-Doc-2014-08353
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