In January, the Working Group continued to discuss two topic areas where additional deliberations are needed before it can draft final recommendations on those topics. Working documents are being used for these topics to support deliberations:

Concurrently, the Working Group has begun developing draft final recommendations , taking into consideration the Working Group’s review of its summary documents. In January, the Working Group reviewed and discussed draft final recommendations on topics Applicant Guidebook, Communications, Systems, Application Fees, and Variable Fees.