LSC Regulations

This page contains links to the LSC regulations as published on the e-CFR page for LSC by the U.S. Government Printing Office and the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration.  Regulations under revision by LSC appear in the Rulemaking page. 

LSC also provides all the Federal Register notices in the Regulatory History page for each regulation and additional materials from recent rulemakings on the Closed Rulemaking page.

LSC Restrictions and Other Funding Sources

Current LSC Regulations

Part Title
1600 Definitions
1601 [Reserved]
1602 Procedures for disclosure of information under the Freedom of Information Act
1604 Outside practice of law
1605 Appeals on behalf of clients
1606 Termination, Limited Reduction of Funding, and Debarment Procedures; Recompetition
1607 Governing bodies
1608 Prohibited political activities
       Guidance on lobbying and political activities
1609 Fee-generating cases
1610 Use of non-LSC funds, transfers of LSC funds, program integrity
Recent rulemaking including amendments moving transfers to Part 1627, deleting 1610.7, and renumbering 1610.8 as 1610.7.
1611 Financial Eligibility
1611 Appx. 2018 Income Level for Individuals Eligible for Assistance 
1612 Restrictions on lobbying and certain other activities
Guidance on lobbying and political activities
1613 Restrictions on legal assistance with respect to criminal proceedings
1614 Private attorney involvement
2014 revisions of Part 1614 with explanatory preamble
Private attorney involvement frequently asked questions
1615 Restrictions on actions collaterally attacking criminal convictions
1616 Attorney Hiring
1617 Class Actions
1618 Enforcement procedures
1619 Disclosure of information
1620 Priorities in use of resources
1621 Client grievance procedure
1622 Public access to meetings under the Government in the Sunshine Act
1623 Suspension Procedures
1624 Prohibition against discrimination on the basis of disability
1625 [Reserved]
1626 Restrictions on legal assistance to aliens
1627 Subgrants and membership fees or dues
Recent rulemaking revising Part 1627
1628 Recipient fund balances
1629 Bonding of recipients
1630 Cost standards and procedures
Revisions to Part 1630, effective December 31, 2017
1631 Purchasing and Property Management
Recent rulemaking adopting Part 1631 and superceding the Property Acquisition and Management Manual 
1632 Redistricting
1633 Restriction on representation in certain eviction proceedings
1634 Competitive bidding for grants and contracts
1635 Timekeeping requirement
1636 Client identity and statement of facts
1637 Representation of Prisoners
1638 Restriction on solicitation
1639 Welfare Reform
1640 Application of Federal Law to LSC recipients
1641 Debarment, Suspension, and Removal of Auditors
1642 [Reserved]
1643 Restrictions on Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia, and Mercy Killing
1644 Disclosure of case information