7 U.S. Code § 2009l. Duties of Rural Economic and Community Development State Offices

In carrying out this subchapter, the Director of a Rural Economic and Community Development State Office shall—
(1)
to the maximum extent practicable, ensure that the State strategic plan referred to in section 2009c of this title is implemented;
(2)
coordinate community development objectives within the State;
(3)
establish links between local, State, and field office program administrators of the Department of Agriculture;
(4)
ensure that recipient communities comply with applicable Federal and State laws and requirements; and
(5)
integrate State development programs with assistance under this subchapter.