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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 16COASTAL COORDINATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
CHAPTER 506COUNCIL PROCEDURES FOR FEDERAL CONSISTENCY WITH COASTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM GOALS AND PRIORITIES
RULE §506.41Public Notice and Comment

(a) Upon receipt of an administratively complete consistency certification for an OCS plan, the council secretary shall publish notice of the consistency certification on the council's web site and in the Texas Register .

(b) The public notice shall provide a summary of the OCS plan, announce the availability of the consistency determination for inspection, and request comment on whether any part of the OCS plan relating to federal agency actions required to authorize proposed activities described in detail in the OCS plan should be referred to the council for review and whether any part is or is not consistent with the CMP goals and policies. Comments shall be submitted to the council secretary within 30 days of publication of the notice on the council's web site.

(c) When appropriate, the chair or any three members of the council may extend the public comment period or schedule a public hearing on:

  (1) the consistency certification; and

  (2) whether referral to the council is appropriate.

(d) After the close of the public comment period on the OCS plan, the council shall consider any comments received in response to the public notice and determine whether any part of the OCS plan relating to federal agency actions required to authorize proposed activities described in detail in the OCS plan presents significant unresolved issues regarding consistency with the CMP goals and policies and should be placed on the agenda of a meeting of the council for review. Upon the council's decision, the council secretary shall immediately notify the council members, applicant, federal agency, and other affected parties, if any.


Source Note: The provisions of this §506.41 adopted to be effective June 15, 1995, 19 TexReg 7695; amended to be effective November 3, 1995, 20 TexReg 8676; amended to be effective August 27, 2000, 25 TexReg 8046

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