(a) The Chairman provides opportunities for consultation by elected officials of those
state and local governments that would provide the non-Federal funds for, or that
would be directly affected by, proposed Federal financial assistance from the Endowment.
(b) If a state adopts a process under the Order to review and coordinate proposed Federal
financial assistance the Chairman, to the extent permitted by law:
(1) Uses the state process to determine official views of state and local elected officials;
(2) Communicates with state and local elected officials as early in a program planning
cycle as is reasonably feasible to explain specific plans and actions;
(3) Makes efforts to accommodate state and local elected officials' concerns with proposed
Federal financial assistance that is communicated through the state process;
(4) Allows the states to simplify and consolidate existing federally required state plan
(5) Where state planning and budgeting systems are sufficient and where permitted by
law, encourages the substitution of state plans for federally required state plans;
(6) Seeks the coordination of views of affected state and local elected officials in
one state with those of another state when proposed Federal financial assistance has
an impact on interstate metropolitan urban centers or other interstate areas; and
(7) Supports state and local governments by discouraging the reauthorization or creation
of any planning organization which is federally-funded, which has a limited purpose,
and which is not adequately representative of, or accountable to, state or local elected
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