One of the key areas of work for the Civil Legal Services division is the federal Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Because LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid in the U.S., its regulations and policies can have a profound effect on the delivery of legal services. Civil Legal Services continually analyzes and comments on the LSC's work, advocating with LSC and its board for regulations, policies, procedures, and oversight that maximize the ability of legal services programs to provide high-quality representation.

Recent NLADA comments include:

2017

Comments on Revisions to Part 1609, 82 FR 10446 (3-15-2017)

Comments Concerning Proposed Revisions to 45 C.F.R 1630 & the Property Acquisition Management Manual (1-26-2017)

2016

Comments for LSC Board Operations and Regulations Committee Telephonic Meeting (11-22-2016)

Comments on LSC 2017-2020 Strategic Plan (9-6-2016)

Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 45 C.F.R. 1627, Subgrants and Membership Fees or Dues (6-10-2016)

Comments Concerning LSC’s Proposed Revisions to the 2017 Grant Assurances (5-16-2016)

NLADA Comments to Draft 2015 Compliance Supplement (1-14-2016)

2015

Comments Concerning Proposed Revisions to 45 C.F.R 1630 & the Property Acquisition Management Manual (12-8-2015)

Use of Non-LSC Funds, Transfer of LSC Funds, Program Integrity; Subgrants and Membership Fees or Dues; Cost Standards and Procedures (6-10-2015)

Comments on Proposed Revisions to the Regulation on Recipient Fund Balances (05-20-2015)

Comments on Agricultural Worker Population Data for Basic Field—Migrant Grants (4-20-2015)

Comments Concerning Proposed Revisions to 45 C.F.R 1630 & the Property Acquisition Management Manual (12-08-2015)

Comments to Draft 2015 Compliance Supplement (12-04-2015)

Comments to Notice of Proposed Revisions for the LSC Grant Assurances for Calendar Year 2016 Funding (04-17-2015)

Comments Concerning Proposed Revisions to 45 CFR Part 1640, Application of Federal Laws to LSC Recipients (03-05-2015)

2014

Proposed Revisions to LSC 2015 Grant Assurances (06-20-2014)

Comments Concerning Proposed Revisions to 45 CFR Part 1614, Private Attorney Involvement (06-16-2014)

Proposed Revisions to the LSC 2015 Grant Assurances (05-30-2014)

Comments Concerning Proposed Regulations Regarding Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens (03-07-2014)

2013

Revisions to 45 CFR part 1626 – Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens (10-21-2013)

2012

Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Termination, Limited Reductions in Funding, and Debarment (09-12-2012)

Comments on Draft LSC Strategic Plan 2012-2016 (07-11-2012)

Comments on Draft Program Letter No. 12-1 - Financial Eligibility Screening Guidelines (04-25-2012)

Comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on termination procedures, enforcement, and suspension procedures (04-02-2012)

2011

Comment on the Report of the Fiscal Oversight Task Force (10-05-2011)

Recommendations for the LSC Strategic Plan