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GovSpeak: A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations: L

The most current, extensive and fully-linked listing of U.S. government agency, office, program and publication acronyms.


L Office of the Legal Adviser (older link archive)
LAADS Level 1 and Atmosphere Archive and Distribution System (older link archive; archive2)
LAD Laboratory of Allergic Diseases
LAFA Loss-Adjusted Food Availability
LAGEOS LAser GEOdynamics Satellite
LAI Location Affordability Index (older link archive)
LAIRS Labor Agreement Information Retrieval System (unable to verify 6/20)
LAMRP Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency Program
LANCE Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS
LANDFIRE Landscape Fire & Resource Management Planning Tools Project
LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory
LANSCE Los Alamos Neutron Science Center
LASH Loss Adjustment Standards Handbooks
LAU Local Area Unemployment
LAUS Local Area Unemployment Statistics
LB Laboratory of Bacteriology
LB&I Large Business and International Division (older link archive)
LBD Longitudinal Business Database (older link archive)
LBL Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
LC Library of Congress
LCA Life Cycle Assessments
LCC Library of Congress Classification
LCD Local Climatological Data
LCI Land Cover Institute (site archived 12/11/18; older link archive) | Life Cycle Inventory
LCID Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases (merged into LCIM)
LCIM Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology
LCM Library of Congress Magazine
LCMS Landscape Change Monitoring System
LCRMSCP Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program
LCROSS Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite
LCS Land Change Science Program (older link archive; archive2; archive3)
LCSH Library of Congress Subject Headings
LHD Laboratory of Host Defenses (merged into LCIM)
LHI Leading Health Indicators
LHP National Landslide Hazards Program (older link archive)
LI Laboratory of Immunology (changed to LISB)
LID Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
LIG Laboratory of Immunogenetics
LIHEAP Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
LIHTC Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
LINCS Literacy Information and Communication System
LIONS Legal Information Office Network System
LIP Livestock Indemnity Program
LIR Laboratory of Immunoregulation
LISB Laboratory of Immune System Biology
LISD NOAA Library and Information Services (changed to NCRL)
LIV Legislative Indexing Vocabulary (discontinued)
LLIS Lessons Learned Information Sharing (website discontinued; content migrated into HSDL)
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
LLQR Lessons Learned Quarterly Report
LLSIL Lower Living Standard Income Level (older link archive)
LM Office of Legacy Management
LMAC Livermore Microarray Center (unable to verify 11/16)
LMBP Laboratory Medicine Best Practices (older link archive; archive2)
LMD Logistics Management Directorate (older link archive)
LMI Laboratory of Molecular Immunology
LMIV Laboratory of Malaria Immunology and Vaccinology (older link archive)
LMM Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology
LMOP Landfill Methane Outreach Program
LMV-ILM Lower Mississippi Valley Integrated Landscape Science and Monitoring (unable to verify 10/18)
LMVR Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research (older link archive)
LNM Local Notice to Mariners
LOB Laboratory Operations Board
LOC Library of Congress
LOCIS Library of Congress Information System
LP Office of Laboratory Policy (older link archive)
LPD Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases
LP DAAC Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (older link archive; archive2)
LPO Loan Programs Office
LPS Laboratory for Physical Sciences (older link archive)
LPT Labeling Policy Team
LPVD Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases
LRBAA Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement
LRO Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
LRP Loan Repayment Programs | Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program
LRPR Legal Requirements and Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program
LRS Land Remote Sensing (changed to NLI)
LRTD Land Remediation Technology Division
LS Office of Language Services
LSA List of (CFR) Sections Affected (older link archive)
LSAH Lifetime Surveillance of Astronaut Health (older link archive)
LSASDs Lab Services and Applied Sciences Divisions
LSB Laboratory of Systems Biology (changed to LISB) | Laboratory Support Branch (unable to verify 5/20)
LSC Legal Services Corporation
LSCM Library Services & Content Management (older link archive)
LSDA Life Sciences Data Archive
LSIOU List of Serials Indexed for Online Users
LSP Library Statistics Program
LSPPO Laboratory Science, Policy and Practice Program Office (unable to verify 10/14)
LSSB Library Science and Services Branch (merged into DPHID)
LTAR Long Term Agroecosystem Research
LTBP Long-Term Bridge Performance Program (older link archive; archive2)
LTC Long Term Care (older link archive)
LTDL Land Treatment Digital Library
LTPP Long-Term Pavement Performance (older link archive; archive2)
LTRM Long Term Resource Planning
LTRMP Long Term Resource Monitoring Program (changed to LTRM; older link archive)
LUP Land Use Planning (unable to verify 6/20)
LUST Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund
LV Laboratory of Virology (older link archive)
LVD Laboratory of Viral Diseases
LVOC Livermore Valley Open Campus
LWCF Land and Water Conservation Fund
LWRS Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program (unable to access/verify 8/20)
LWS Living With a Star
LYMB Lymphoid Malignancies Branch
LZP Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens (unable to verify 10/17; possibly merged into LB); (older link archive)