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Audit Act in this section, it would be redundant to identify all of the provisions in other authorities such as GEPA, Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), and the Single Audit Act that require the lead agency to maintain fiscal accounting records.

Thus, we decline to add this reference as requested by the commenter.

Changes: None.

Prohibition against supplanting; indirect costs (§303.225)

Comment: The Department received several comments on

proposed §303.225 in the following areas: the Single Audit

Act, the phrase “and increase” in proposed §303.225(b)(1)

(i), and whether States must certify and verify that they have maintained fiscal effort from year to year.

Discussion: Since the publication of the NPRM in May 2007, the Department has received many informal inquiries requesting guidance on MOE requirements (which implement the supplement not supplant requirements under Part C of the Act). States also have expressed concern about their ability to meet the MOE requirements and their continued participation in the Part C program. So that we can seek further input on the MOE requirements, the Department intends to issue an NPRM on the MOE requirements.

Therefore, we are not finalizing proposed §303.225 and