24:14:14:10.  Surrogate not to be employee of agency. A person assigned as a surrogate parent may not be an employee of any state agency, or a person or an employee of a person providing early intervention services, education, care, or other services to the child or to any family member of the child. A person who otherwise qualifies to be a surrogate under the provisions of this chapter is not an employee of the agency solely because the person is paid by an agency to serve as a surrogate parent.


          Source: 20 SDR 223, effective July 7, 1994; 26 SDR 153, effective May 22, 2000; 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.