20 U.S. Code § 1406 - Requirements for prescribing regulations
In carrying out the provisions of this chapter, the Secretary shall issue regulations under this chapter only to the extent that such regulations are necessary to ensure that there is compliance with the specific requirements of this chapter.
The Secretary shall provide a public comment period of not less than 75 days on any regulation proposed under subchapter II or subchapter III on which an opportunity for public comment is otherwise required by law.
The Secretary shall, on a quarterly basis, publish in the Federal Register, and widely disseminate to interested entities through various additional forms of communication, a list of correspondence from the Department of Education received by individuals during the previous quarter that describes the interpretations of the Department of Education of this chapter or the regulations implemented pursuant to this chapter.
A prior section 1406, Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 607, as added Pub. L. 105–17, title I, § 101, June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 47, related to requirements for prescribing regulations, prior to the general amendment of subchapters I to IV of this chapter by Pub. L. 108–446.
Another section 1406, Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 607, as added Pub. L. 94–142, § 6(a), Nov. 29, 1975, 89 Stat. 795; amended Pub. L. 98–199, §§ 3(b), 5, Dec. 2, 1983, 97 Stat. 1358; Pub. L. 99–457, title IV, § 401, Oct. 8, 1986, 100 Stat. 1172; Pub. L. 100–630, title I, § 101(c), Nov. 7, 1988, 102 Stat. 3290, related to grants for removal of architectural barriers, prior to the general amendment of subchapters I to IV of this chapter by Pub. L. 105–17.