Rule 24:05:15:06 Time limits.
24:05:15:06. Time limits. All complaints must be resolved
within 60 days after receipt of the complaint by the state director of special
education except as stated in this section. The time limit of 60 days may be
extended only under exceptional circumstances as determined by the state
director of special education, such as the need for additional time to provide
necessary information. Under these circumstances, an extension of time may not
exceed 30 days in any one instance.
In addition, the 60-day time limit may
be extended, if the parent, individual, or organization and the school district
involved in the complaint agree to engage in mediation in order to attempt to
resolve the issues specified in the complaint.
16 SDR 41, effective September 7, 1989; 20 SDR 33, effective September 8, 1993;
23 SDR 31, effective September 8, 1996; 26 SDR 150, effective May 22, 2000; 33
SDR 236, effective July 5, 2007.
Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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