(a) GENERAL AUTHORITY-
(1) CONSOLIDATED PLAN- A local educational agency receiving funds under more than one covered program may submit plans or applications to the State educational agency under those programs on a consolidated basis.
(2) AVAILABILITY TO GOVERNOR- The State educational agency shall make any consolidated local plans and applications available to the Governor.
(b) REQUIRED CONSOLIDATED PLANS OR APPLICATIONS- A State educational agency that has an approved consolidated State plan or application under section 9302 may require local educational agencies in the State receiving funds under more than one program included in the consolidated State plan or consolidated State application to submit consolidated local plans or applications under those programs, but may not require those agencies to submit separate plans.
(c) COLLABORATION- A State educational agency, in consultation with the Governor, shall collaborate with local educational agencies in the State in establishing procedures for the submission of the consolidated State plans or consolidated State applications under this section.
(d) NECESSARY MATERIALS- The State educational agency shall require only descriptions, information, assurances, and other material that are absolutely necessary for the consideration of the local educational agency plan or application.