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—
to the maximum extent practicable, ensure that the State strategic plan referred to in section 2009c of this title is implemented;
coordinate community development objectives within the State;
establish links between local, State, and field office program administrators of the Department of Agriculture;
ensure that recipient communities comply with applicable Federal and State laws and requirements; and
integrate State development programs with assistance under this subchapter.
(Pub. L. 87–128, title III, § 381M, as added Pub. L. 104–127, title VII, § 761, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1146.)