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          24:14:14:16.23.  Impartial hearing officer. A hearing may not be conducted by a person who is an employee of the department, by a person who is an employee of a public agency or a nonpublic service provider that is involved in the early intervention services or care of the child, or by any person having a personal or professional interest that conflicts with the person's objectivity in the hearing. A hearing officer shall:


          (1)  Possess knowledge of, and the ability to understand, the provisions of IDEA, federal and state regulations pertaining to IDEA, and legal interpretations of IDEA by federal and state courts;


          (2)  Possess the knowledge and ability to conduct hearings in accordance with appropriate, standard legal practice; and


          (3)  Possess the knowledge and ability to render and write decisions in accordance with appropriate, standard legal practice.


          An individual who otherwise qualifies to conduct a hearing is not an employee of the department solely because the individual is paid by the department to serve as a hearing officer.


          The department shall keep a list of the persons who serve as hearing officers. The list must include a statement of the qualifications of each of those persons.


          Source: 35 SDR 82, effective October 22, 2008; 39 SDR 109, effective December 17, 2012.

          General Authority: SDCL 13-37-1.1.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 13-1-23, 13-14-1, 13-37-1.1.


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