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early intervention services under Part C of the Act to children from ages birth to five). In these States, the same State and local agencies administer Part C of the Act and section 619 of the Act. Therefore, States with these programs must include one or more intra-agency agreements

to satisfy the requirement in §303.209(a)(3)(i)(B). As

stated in the preceding two paragraphs, the benefits associated with intra-agency agreements pursuant to

§303.209(a)(3)(i)(B) outweigh the minimal burden associated

with the requirement.

Changes: None.

Comment: None.

Discussion: Based on further review of §303.209(a)(3)(ii),

we have determined that additional clarification is needed with regard to the required transition-related content of the interagency and intra-agency agreements under

§303.209(a)(3)(i). To clarify that these agreements must

address how the lead agency and the SEA will meet the

confidentiality requirements in §303.401(d) and (e), we

have added specific references to those provisions in

§303.209(a)(3)(ii). Additionally, we have specified that

the agreements required pursuant to §303.209(a)(3)(i) must

address how the agency and the SEA will meet, for all children transitioning from Part C services to Part B