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renumbered the paragraphs in this section accordingly.

Comment: Several commenters, including a few lead

agencies, supported proposed §303.520(c), redesignated

§303.520(d), which provided that proceeds or funds from

public insurance or benefits or private insurance are not treated as program income for purposes of 34 CFR 80.25, the EDGAR provision regarding program income. However, some commenters, including most lead agencies under Part C of the Act, opposed this provision stating that lead agencies under Part C of the Act generally do not have a mechanism to track or account for the use of funds from public insurance or benefits or private insurance or the ability to direct how these funds will be used.

Discussion: The commenters have misinterpreted proposed

§303.520(c)(1), redesignated §303.520(d)(1). Proposed

§303.520(c)(1), redesignated §303.520(d)(1), states that

for purposes of 34 CFR 80.25, proceeds or funds from public insurance or benefits or from private insurance are not treated as program income. Therefore, States do not need to maintain data on these funds for program income purposes.

Changes: None.

Comment: A few commenters recommended that under section 618 of the Act, the Department require States to collect