Instructions for submitting a comment

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  1. Access the comment form from the public review website by clicking the "Submit a comment" link located at the beginning of each proposed change (web page or PDF file).
  2. Each comment form submitted must include:
    • your name
    • your email address
    • your mailing address.
  3. Submit one comment form per proposed change. If you are commenting on more than one proposed change, use the comment form associated with each proposed change.
  4. All comments must be received no later than 4 pm PDT on March 13, 2020. Only comment forms submitted online will be accepted.
  5. Supplementary documents sent by email to (PDF format only), mail or fax, must include your name, mailing address, and the proposed change identification number for tracking purposes.
  6. In submitting a comment form and attachments, you are thereby giving permission for the information submitted, including your name, company, and contact information, to be circulated to committee members and stored in federal records. All submitted information is recorded in committee minutes and is available in the public domain (please note that your contact information will not be included in the minutes).
  7. If you have technical problems accessing the proposed changes or using the form, contact the Webmaster.