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Title 15Subtitle BChapter IXSubchapter GPart 997Subpart B → §997.12


Title 15: Commerce and Foreign Trade
PART 997—REGIONAL INFORMATION COORDINATION ENTITIES
Subpart B—Certification and Decertification Process for a Regional Information Coordination Entity (RICE)


§997.12   Review by NOAA.

(a) After receiving an application package, NOAA shall have up to 90 calendar days to review the application package and decide whether to certify the applicant.

(b) Before the 90 calendar days have elapsed, NOAA may request additional information, in which case NOAA shall have up to 30 additional calendar days after that additional information has been received by NOAA, above and beyond the original 90 calendar days, to review the application package and decide whether to certify the applicant.

(c) NOAA's decision whether to certify the applicant shall be based on whether the RICE demonstrates that it satisfies the current IOOC certification criteria and these regulations.

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