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Due to the economic changes that many States have experienced since the publication of the NPRM in May 2007, the Department has received many informal inquiries requesting guidance on the MOE provisions in the Part C regulations (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. In response to these concerns, the Department intends to issue a separate NPRM and seek input from the public on the MOE provisions. Accordingly, these final

regulations continue in §303.225 the MOE requirements in

current §303.124.

Major Changes in the Regulations

The following is a summary of the major changes in these final regulations from the regulations proposed in the NPRM (the rationale for each of these changes is discussed in the Analysis of Comments and Changes section of this preamble):

Subpart A--General

Definitions

• The definition of multidisciplinary in §303.24 has

been revised with respect to the individualized family service plan (IFSP) Team composition to require the