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instead are incorporating into §303.225(a) the provisions

in section 637(b)(5) of the Act, which prohibit the comingling of Federal funds with State funds and supplanting State and local funds with Federal funds. We

also are incorporating into §303.225(b) the MOE

requirements in current §303.124 and are retaining the

indirect cost provisions in proposed §303.225(c).

Changes: We have revised proposed §303.225(a) to include

language from section 637(b)(5) of the Act and replaced

proposed §303.225(b) with current §303.124.

Traditionally underserved groups (§303.227)

Comment: A few commenters supported the requirement in

§303.227 that ensures policies and practices be adopted so

that traditionally underserved groups, including minority

low-income, homeless, rural families, and children with

disabilities who are wards of the State are meaningfully

involved in the planning and implementation of services. However, the commenters suggested that all families, not just those identified in this section, should have access to culturally competent services. Another commenter recommended including explicit language requiring a State to ensure that its service providers have an understanding of the communication norms and family customs of traditionally underserved groups as a part of the cultural