45 CFR § 98.10 - Lead Agency responsibilities.
The Lead Agency (which may be an appropriate collaborative agency), or a joint interagency office, as designated or established by the Governor of the State (or by the appropriate Tribal leader or applicant), shall:
(b) Apply for funding under this part, pursuant to § 98.13;
(d) Hold at least one public hearing in accordance with § 98.14(c);
(f) Consult, collaborate, and coordinate in the development of the State Plan in a timely manner with Indian Tribes or tribal organizations in the State (at the option of the Tribe or tribal organization).
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