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300.179 of the current Part B regulations require the Secretary to provide a State with reasonable notice before making a final determination that the State is ineligible to receive a grant award. Section 303.231(a)(1)(i) incorporates this long-standing reasonable notice requirement and thus provides both the Department and States with the flexibility to address circumstances on a

case-by-case basis. Therefore, it is the Department’s

position that it is not necessary to add a 90-day timeline as requested by the commenter.

Changes: None.

Subpart D--Child Find, Evaluations and Assessments, and Individualized Family Service Plans

General (new §303.300)

Comment: We received a number of comments concerning subpart D of these regulations; many of these comments suggested that there is some confusion in the field about the implementation of the child find, screening, evaluation, assessment, and IFSP provisions in the proposed regulations.

Discussion: Given the number of comments we received on this subpart, we have provided an overview of how subpart D is organized and how the components described in this subpart relate to one another. We have added a new