(a) The lead agency must—
(1) Monitor the implementation of this part;
(2) Make determinations annually about the performance of each EIS program using the categories identified in §303.703(b);
(3) Enforce this part consistent with §303.704, using appropriate enforcement mechanisms, which must include, if applicable, the enforcement mechanisms identified in §303.704(a)(1) (technical assistance) and §303.704(a)(2) (imposing conditions on the lead agency’s funding of an EIS program or, if the lead agency does not provide part C funds to the EIS program, an EIS provider), §303.704(b)(2)(i) (corrective action or improvement plan) and §303.704(b)(2)(iv) (withholding of funds, in whole or in part by the lead agency), and §303.704(c)(2) (withholding of funds, in whole or in part by the lead agency); and
(4) Report annually on the performance of the State and of each EIS program under this part as provided in §303.702.
Last modified on May 3, 2017