Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/438

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116 STAT. 1220 PUBLIC LAW 107-217—AUG. 21, 2002 (A) CERTIFICATION TO COUNCIL. — I f the Commission finds a negative impact, it shall certify its findings and recommendations to the Council. (B) RESPONSE OF COUNCIL.—On receipt of the Commission's findings and recommendations, the Council may— (i) accept the findings and recommendations and modify the element or amendment accordingly; or (ii) reject the findings and recommendations and resubmit a modified form of the element or amendment to the Commission for reconsideration. (C) FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ACCEPTED.— I f the Council accepts the findings and recommendations and modifies the element or amendment, the Council shall submit the element or amendment to the Commission for the Commission to determine whether the modification has been made in accordance with the Commission's findings and recommendations. If the Commission does not act on the modified element or amendment within 30 days after receiving it, the element or amendment is deemed to have been modified in accordance with the findings and recommendations and shall be incorporated into the comprehensive plan for the National Capital and implemented. If within the 30-day period the Commission again determines the element or amendment has a negative impact on the functions or interests of the federal establishment in the Nationed Capital, the element or amendment shall not be implemented. (D) FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS REJECTED. —I f the Council rejects the findings and recommendations and resubmits a modified element or amendment, the Commission, within 60 days after receiving it, shall decide whether the modified element or amendment has a negative impact on the interests or functions of the federal establishment within the National Capital. If the Commission does not act within the 60-day period, the modified element or amendment is deemed to have no negative impact and shall be incorporated into the comprehensive plan and implemented. If the Commission finds a negative impact, it shall certify its findings (in sufficient detail that the Council can understand the basis of the objection of the Commission) and recommendations to the Council and the element or amendment shall not be implemented. (d) RESUBMISSION DEEMED NEW ELEMENT OR AMENDMENT. — Any element or amendment which the Commission has determined has a negative impact on the federal establishment in the National Capital which is submitted again in a modified form not less than one year from the day it was last rejected by the Commission is deemed to be a new element or amendment for purposes of the review procedure specified in this section. (e) REVIEW, HEARINGS, AND CITIZEN ADVISORY COUNCILS. — (1) REVIEW.— Before the comprehensive plan, any element of the plan, or any revision is adopted, the Commission shall present the plan, element, or revision to the appropriate federal or District of Columbia authorities for comment and recommendations. The Commission may present the proposed revisions annually in a consolidated form. Recommendations by federal and District of Columbia authorities Eire not binding