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specific extensions of time beyond the periods set out in paragraph (b) of this section at the request of either party.

Changes: We have added a new §303.437(c), which provides

that a hearing officer may grant specific extensions of time beyond the period set out in paragraph (b) of this section at the request of either party.

States That Choose to Adopt the Part B Due Process

Procedures under Section 615 of the Act (§§303.440 through

303.447)

Comment: A few commenters recommended that the final

regulations clarify that the requirements in §§303.440

through 303.447 apply only to States that choose to adopt the Part B due process procedures. Another commenter stated that the designated heading is confusing and may lead States to believe that they must adopt Part B due process procedures.

Discussion: Grouping the requirements for due process

procedures under two designated headings in this subpart,

“States That Choose To Adopt the Part C Due Process

Procedures under Section 639 of the Act” and “States That

Choose to Adopt the Part B Due Process Procedures under

Section 615 of the Act” clarifies that a lead agency may

elect to adopt for the State either Part C or Part B