7 U.S. Code § 2009bb–6 - Development planning process
(a) State development plan
In accordance with policies established by the Authority, each State member shall submit a development plan for the area of the region represented by the State member.
(b) Content of plan
(c) Consultation with interested local parties
In carrying out the development planning process (including the selection of programs and projects for assistance), a State may—
(1) consult with—
(d) Public participation
(1) In general
The Authority and applicable multistate, regional, and local development districts and organizations shall encourage and assist, to the maximum extent practicable, public participation in the development, revision, and implementation of all plans and programs under this subchapter.
Source(Pub. L. 87–128, title III, § 383H, formerly § 383G, as added Pub. L. 107–171, title VI, § 6028,May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 385; renumbered § 383H and amended Pub. L. 110–234, title VI, § 6026(c)(1)(A), (h),May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1178, 1181, and Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title VI, § 6026(c)(1)(A), (h),June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1940, 1943.)
Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234were repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
A prior section 383H ofPub. L. 87–128, title III, was renumbered section 383I and is classified to section 2009bb–7 of this title.
2008—Subsec. (c)(1)(A). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(h)(1), added subpar. (A) and struck out former subpar. (A) which read as follows: “local development districts; and”.
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6026(h)(2), substituted “multistate, regional, and local development districts and organizations” for “State and local development districts”.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment