This part sets forth the Assistant Secretary's approval of State plans submitted under section 18 of
the Act and Part 1902 of this chapter. Each approval of a State plan is based on a determination by the Assistant Secretary that the plan meets the
requirements of section 18(c) of the Act and the criteria and indices of effectiveness specified in Part 1902.
This subpart contains general provisions and conditions which are applicable to all State plans,
regardless of the time of their approval. Separate subparts are used for the identification of specific State plans, indication of locations where the
full plan may be inspected and copied, and setting forth any special conditions and special policies which may be applicable to a particular