A Governor shall have 30 days prior to the State educational agency submitting the State plan under subchapter I or II or section 7842 of this title to the Secretary to sign such plan. If the Governor has not signed the plan within 30 days of delivery by the State educational agency to the Governor, the State educational agency shall submit the plan to the Secretary without such signature.
20 U.S. Code § 7920 - Consultation with the Governor
(a) In general
(b) TimingThe consultation described in subsection (a) shall include meetings of officials from the State educational agency and the Governor’s office and shall occur—
prior to submission of the plan to the Secretary.
(c) Joint signature authority