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may be needed beyond the 60 days from the date the State submits its APR. We consider 120 days to be an appropriate timeframe for States to develop and make public the reports on the performance of EIS programs on the targets in the SPP and have made this change in the regulations. With this change, a State will have four months before the State reports its APR data by EIS program to the public. Given that States will have reported to the public on this information at least two times prior to the effective date

of these regulations, the Department’s position is that

States will already have effective and efficient systems in place to report within the 120-day timeframe.

Changes: We have revised the timeline in §303.702(b) for

the State to report annually to the public on the performance of each EIS program located in the State on the

targets in the State’s performance plan to be “as soon as

practicable but no later than 120 days” following the

State’s APR submission.

Enforcement (§303.704)

Comment: One commenter stated that §303.704, regarding

enforcement under Part C of the Act, requires significant clarification. For example, the commenter questioned whether the Department would impose sanctions if it determined that a State needed assistance one year and the