34 CFR 303.440 - Filing a due process complaint.

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§ 303.440 Filing a due process complaint.


(1) A parent, EIS provider, or a lead agency may file a due process complaint on any of the matters described in § 303.421(a), relating to the identification, evaluation, or placement of a child, or the provision of early intervention services to the infant or toddler with a disability and his or her family under part C of the Act.

(2) The due process complaint must allege a violation that occurred not more than two years before the date the parent or EIS provider knew, or should have known, about the alleged action that forms the basis of the due process complaint, or, if the State has an explicit time limitation for filing a due process complaint under this part, in the time allowed by that State law, except that the exceptions to the timeline described in § 303.443(f) apply to the timeline in this section.

(b)Information for parents. The lead agency must inform the parent of any free or low-cost legal and other relevant services available in the area if -

(1) The parent requests the information; or

(2) The parent or EIS provider files a due process complaint under this section.

(c)Timeline for Resolution. The lead agency may adopt a 30- or 45-day timeline, subject to § 303.447(a), for the resolution of due process complaints and must specify in its written policies and procedures under § 303.123 and in its prior written notice under § 303.421, the specific timeline it has adopted.

(Approved by Office of Management and Budget under control number 1820-NEW)
(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1415(b)(6), 1439)

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