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34.02.01.00.htm 34.02.01.00. Title 34 DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING Subtitle 02 STATE CLEARINGHOUSE Chapter 01 State Clearinghouse Procedures for Intergovernmental Review of Federal and State Programs Authority: 31 U.S.C. §6506 and 42 U.S.C. §3334; Presidential Executive Orders 12372 and 12416; Local Government Article, §1-804; State Finance and Procurement Article, §2-203, 5-401, 5-402, and 5-610; Annotated Code of Maryland; Executive Order 01.01.1983.17
34.02.01.01.htm 34.02.01.01. 01 Purpose.. This chapter describes the Maryland Intergovernmental Review and Coordination Process, the State process for collecting and transmitting the views of State, regional, and local officials in Maryland on specific applications for federal and State financial assistance, for direct federal development, and for certain planning and other activities requiring intergovernmental coordination. These procedural regulations are intended to secure the benefi
34.02.01.02.htm 34.02.01.02. 02 Programs and Activities Covered by this Chapter.. A. The Department, in consultation with State, regional, and local officials, shall issue and from time to time revise lists of federal and State financial assistance programs that are covered by the notification and intergovernmental review requirements of this chapter as a result of federal or State statutes or regulations. The Department shall maintain current lists on its website of the covered federal and State finan
34.02.01.03.htm 34.02.01.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Applicant" means an individual or a governmental or nongovernmental entity that seeks financial assistance or approval under a program or for an activity covered by this chapter.2) "Application" means a request for approval, or a request for new, renewed, continued, or amended financial assistance, under a program or for an activity covered by this chapter.
34.02.01.04.htm 34.02.01.04. 04 Notification.. A. General Requirements.. 1) Application for Financial Assistance.. a) If an applicant submits, substantially modifies, or amends an application for federal or State financial assistance, the applicant shall provide notice and information to the Clearinghouse at the earliest feasible time.b) A prospective applicant may file a notice of intent to submit an application as a means of providing an early alert to potentially affected parties.c) If earlier notificatio
34.02.01.05.htm 34.02.01.05. 05 Distribution and Referral.. A. General. The Clearinghouse, as the State single point of contact, will provide opportunities for consultation among affected State, regional, and local officials in connection with those federal and State financial assistance applications, those direct federal development activities, and those other applications and activities that are covered by the intergovernmental review requirements of this chapter.B. Discretionary Informat
34.02.01.06.htm 34.02.01.06. 06 Review and Recommendations.. A. General. At the end of and within the review period, review coordinators shall submit comments and recommendations to the Clearinghouse. The Clearinghouse, acting as the State single point of contact, will organize these comments and recommendations and will communicate the concerns of State, regional, and local officials to the approving authority or the applicant, or both, as indicated in the review request letter. The Clearinghouse will str
34.02.01.07.htm 34.02.01.07. 07 Approving Authority Response to Review Comments.. A. An approving authority shall respond initially to review comments through the Clearinghouse. The Clearinghouse is available to assist in resolving disagreements, although approving authorities should work directly with concerned reviewers in this regard.B. If an approving authority indicates that it cannot accommodate review comments, the Clearinghouse shall immediately contact affected parties to determine whether they want
34.02.01.08.htm 34.02.01.08. 08 Notice of Awards of Federal Assistance.. A. Assistance Other Than Instructional Contracts, Instructional Grants, Research Contracts, and Research Grants.1) A State agency or local jurisdiction that receives federal assistance, other than an instructional contract, instructional grant, research contract, or research grant, shall file a summary notification of the award with the Clearinghouse within 30 days after the State agency or local jurisdiction receives notice of the award.
34.02.01.09.htm 34.02.01.09. 09 Incorporation of Other Consultation or Consistency Review Requirements.. The Clearinghouse, working with appropriate approving authorities, will seek to incorporate other requirements for consultation or consistency reviews with the process described in this chapter.
34.02.01.10.htm 34.02.01.10. 10 Reporting and Evaluation.. A. The Clearinghouse shall prepare and distribute any reports necessary to carry out this chapter.. B. In addition to making day-to-day administrative improvements and refinements to the Maryland Intergovernmental Review and Coordination Process, the Clearinghouse shall conduct a systematic evaluation of the process on a periodic basis, as directed by the Governor.
34.02.01.9999.htm 34.02.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―05 Procedures for Reporting Federal Assistance Applications and Awards adopted effective December 30, 1977 (4:27 Md. R. 2108)Chapter recodified from COMAR 16.01.01 to 16.02.01). Chapter revised effective January 27, 1986 (13:2 Md. R. 139). Chapter repealed effective December 14, 1987 (14:25 Md. R. 2663) ―. Regulations .01―09 Procedures for the Maryland Intergovernmental Review and Coordination Process ado
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