IDEA 2004: Building the Legacy
Part C (birth - 2 years old)
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procedures, including participating in mediation in
accordance with §303.431, requesting a due process hearing
under §303.436 or §303.441, whichever is applicable, or
filing a State complaint under §303.434. Additionally, we
have provided States with the flexibility to use any other procedure established by the State for speedy resolution of financial claims, provided that such use does not delay or
deny a parent’s procedural rights under this part. If a
State uses such other procedures, it must inform parents of those procedures.
We also have clarified that a State may inform parents of these procedural safeguard options by either providing
parents with a copy of the State’s system of payments
policies when obtaining consent for the provision of early
intervention services under §303.420(a)(3) or including
this information with the notice provided to parents in
Changes: We have added a new §303.521(e).
Subpart G--State Interagency Coordinating Council
Comment: One commenter requested that the Department require a State representative of the child protective services agency to serve as a member of the State
Interagency Coordinating Council (Council).