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Title 36Chapter IIPart 216 → §216.3


Title 36: Parks, Forests, and Public Property
PART 216—PUBLIC NOTICE AND COMMENT FOR STANDARDS, CRITERIA, AND GUIDANCE APPLICABLE TO FOREST SERVICE PROGRAMS


§216.3   Notice and an opportunity for public comment.

(a) Prior to issuing a final directive subject to this part, the Forest Service shall:

(1) Provide notice to the public of a proposed directive or interim directive and provide an opportunity to submit comments during a comment period of not less than 30 days in accordance with the requirements this section; and,

(2) Review, consider and respond to timely comments received.

(b) Notices required by paragraph (a) of this section shall:

(1) Be published on a schedule for proposed directives and interim directives maintained by the Forest Service in a centralized repository on the Forest Service website.

(2) Provide a physical mailing address and an internet address or similar online resource for submitting comments.

(c) Notices of final directives shall be published on a schedule on the Forest Service website.

[83 FR 13649, March 30, 2018, as amended at 85 FR 2864, Jan. 16, 2020]

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