50 CFR § 80.32 - What is the certification period?
A certification period must:
(a) Be 12 consecutive months;
(b) Correspond to the State's fiscal year or license year;
(c) Be consistent from year to year unless the Director approves a change; and
(d) End at least 1 year and no more than 2 years before the beginning of the Federal fiscal year in which the apportioned funds first become available for expenditure.