34 CFR 303.400 - General responsibility of lead agency for procedural safeguards.
Subject to paragraph (c) of this section, each lead agency must -
(a) Establish or adopt the procedural safeguards that meet the requirements of this subpart, including the provisions on confidentiality in §§ 303.401 through 303.417, parental consent and notice in §§ 303.420 and 303.421, surrogate parents in § 303.422, and dispute resolution procedures in § 303.430;
(b) Ensure the effective implementation of the safeguards by each participating agency (including the lead agency and EIS providers) in the statewide system that is involved in the provision of early intervention services under this part; and
(c) Make available to parents an initial copy of the child's early intervention record, at no cost to the parents.