13 CFR 303.8 - Requirements for State plans.
(a) As a condition of a State receiving a Planning Investment:
(1) The State must have or develop a CEDS that meets the requirements of § 303.7;
(2) Any State plan developed with Planning Investment Assistance must, to the maximum extent practicable, be developed cooperatively by the State, political subdivisions of the State, and the Economic Development Districts located wholly or partially in the State; and
(3) The State must submit to EDA an annual report on any State plan receiving Planning Investment Assistance.
(b) Before awarding a Planning Investment to a State, EDA shall consider the extent to which the State will take into account local and District economic development plans.