Once the first review has been conducted the Secretary then publishes a notice in the Federal Register stating the availability of the plan/amendment and providing a means for information, views, opinions, or comments to be submitted for a 60 day period. No later than 30 days from this point the Secretary will conduct a final review.
: In the next review, the Secretary considers all of the information and views received, consultation with the Secretary of State, consultation with the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, and other applicable information. Then the Secretary may approve, deny, or partially approve the plan.
Failure to approve or deny after 30 days results in automatic approval.
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The Powers of the Secretary