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Frequently Asked Questions
What is 3x3x3?
Is the $3M threshold the total feasibility study cost or the federal share?
When does the 3 years begin? When does it end?
How was the 3-year duration and $3M threshold selected?
How will exemptions to the 3 year / $3 million constraints be considered and processed?
What is a Compliance Memorandum? Is it required for every study?
Is the target report length of 100-pages for the main feasibility report or an integrated report/environmental document?
Can the feasibility document include all that is necessary to appropriately tell the planning story within 100 pages?
Are General Reevaluation Reports required to be 3x3x3 compliant?
How many projects have completed the feasibility studies following the new process? If there aren't any yet, what is the farthest that some projects have progressed?
Are Watershed Studies and Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) studies required to be 3x3x3 compliant?
Does the 3-year / study-duration clock pause during consideration of 3x3 Exemption requests?
What happens if a study is not completed within 3 years?
Do you have any guidance on when to start the clock and sign the FCSA for New Start feasibility studies?
Will non-Federal sponsors be able to contribute work-in-kind prior to having a signed Project Management Plan (PMP) in place?
Will a sponsor be required to have cash on hand when they sign the FCSA?
When are the Project Management Plan and Review Plan required to be completed?
Are Validation Studies (Limited Reevaluation Studies) required to be 3x3x3 compliant?
What does standard range funding stream mean for study execution? (Ref paragraph 13.b)
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