Rulemaking—Cost Standards and Property Management, Acquisition, and Disposal

LSC provides cost standards and procedures for LSC grants at 45 C.F.R. Part 1630.  LSC provides rules regarding real and personal property in the Property Acquisition and Management Manual (PAMM)  LSC has begun a process to revise these rules including three rulemaking workshops.  The links below provide relative information and background.  For more information, please contact Stefanie K. Davis, Assistant General Counsel, at sdavis@lsc.gov.

Rulemaking

LSC has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for public comment.  LSC proposes revisions to the cost standards at 45 CFR Part 1630 and replacing the Property Acquisition and Management Manual with a new 45 CFR Part 1631.  

Comments are due January 26, 2017.  You may submit comments by any of the following methods.  LSC prefers electronic submissions via email with attachments in Acrobat PDF format. LSC may not consider written comments sent via any other method or received after the end of the comment period.

  • E-mail: lscrulemaking@lsc.gov. Include “Parts 1630/1631 Rulemaking” in the subject line of the message.
  • Fax: (202) 337-6519.
  • Mail: Stefanie K. Davis, Assistant General Counsel, Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, ATTN: Parts 1630/1631 Rulemaking.
  • Hand Delivery/Courier: Stefanie K. Davis, Assistant General Counsel, Legal Services Corporation, 3333 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, ATTN: Parts 1630/1631 Rulemaking.

2016 Rulemaking Workshops

LSC held three Rulemaking Workshops covering three different topics regarding revisions to Part 1630 and the PAMM.   

2015 Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

LSC issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to request comments on the Corporation’s considerations for revising 45 CFR Part 1630 and the Property Acquisition and Management Manual (PAMM). LSC sought input and recommendations on how to address most effectively those provisions of Part 1630 and the PAMM that affect LSC’s ability to promote clarity, efficiency, and accountability in its grant-making and grants oversight practices. 

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