24:14:14:16.02. Meeting to encourage mediation. The department may establish procedures to offer to parents and a public agency or nonpublic service provider who elect not to use the mediation process the opportunity to meet, at a time and location convenient to the parents, with a disinterested party:
(1) Who is under contract with a parent training and information center or community parent resource center in the state, or an appropriate alternative dispute resolution entity; and
(2) Who would explain the benefits of the mediation process and encourage the parents to use the process.
Source: 35 SDR 82, effective October 22, 2008.
General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-1-23, 13-14-1, 13-37-1.1.
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