7 U.S. Code § 2009bb–6 - Development planning process
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.
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.
The Authority shall develop guidelines for providing public participation described in paragraph (1), including public hearings.
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”.