General requirements and timelines for public participation.
(a) Before submitting to the Secretary its application under this part, and before adopting a new or revised policy that is not in its current application, a State shall—
(1) Publish the application or policy in a manner that will ensure circulation throughout the State for at least a 60-day period, with an opportunity for comment on the application or policy for at least 30 days during that period;
(2) Hold public hearings on the application or policy during the 60-day period required in paragraph (a)(1) of this section; and
(3) Provide adequate notice of the hearings required in paragraph (a)(2) of this section at least 30 days before the dates that the hearings are conducted.
(b) A State may request the Secretary to waive compliance with the timelines in paragraph (a) of this section. The Secretary grants the request if the State demonstrates that—
(1) There are circumstances that would warrant such an exception; and
(2) The timelines that will be followed provide an adequate opportunity for public participation and comment.
(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1437(a)(3))
Title 34 published on 2012-07-01
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