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Title 28Chapter IPart 51Subpart E → §51.42


Title 28: Judicial Administration
PART 51—PROCEDURES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF SECTION 5 OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
Subpart E—Processing of Submissions


§51.42   Failure of the Attorney General to respond.

It is the practice and intention of the Attorney General to respond in writing to each submission within the 60-day period. However, the failure of the Attorney General to make a written response within the 60-day period constitutes preclearance of the submitted change, provided that a 60-day review period had commenced after receipt by the Attorney General of a complete submission that is appropriate for a response on the merits. (See §51.22, §51.27, §51.35.)

[Order 3262-2011, 76 FR 21247, Apr. 15, 2011]



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