42 U.S. Code § 11386e - Appeal procedure
(a) In general
With respect to funding under this part, if certification of consistency with the consolidated plan pursuant to section 11361 of this title is withheld from an applicant who has submitted an application for that certification, such applicant may appeal such decision to the Secretary.
The Secretary shall establish a procedure to process the appeals described in subsection (a).
Not later than 45 days after the date of receipt of an appeal described in subsection (a), the Secretary shall determine if certification was unreasonably withheld. If such certification was unreasonably withheld, the Secretary shall review such application and determine if such applicant shall receive funding under this part.
Source(Pub. L. 100–77, title IV, § 431, as added Pub. L. 111–22, div. B, title III, § 1305(3),May 20, 2009, 123 Stat. 1696.)
A prior section 431 ofPub. L. 100–77was classified to section 11391 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 111–22, div. B, title V, § 1501,May 20, 2009, 123 Stat. 1701.