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Department Investigation Procedures   

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(a) The investigator(s) shall request all documentation and other evidence regarding the allegations in the complaint.

(b) The investigation shall include an opportunity for the complainant, or the complainant's representative, or both, to present the complaint(s) and evidence or information leading to evidence to support the allegations of non-compliance with state and federal laws and/or regulations.

(c) Refusal by the complainant to provide the investigator with documents or other evidence related to the allegations in the complaint, or to otherwise fail or refuse to cooperate in the investigation or engage in any other obstruction of the investigation may result in the dismissal of the complaint because of a lack of evidence to support the allegations.

(d) Refusal by the local educational agency to provide the investigator with access to records and/or other information related to the allegation in the complaint, or to otherwise fail or refuse to cooperate in the investigation or engage in any other obstruction of the investigation may result in a finding based on evidence collected that a violation has occurred and may result in the imposition of a remedy in favor of the complainant.

Authority cited:

Education Code 221.1

Education Code 33031

Government Code 11138

Reference:

Education Code 200

Education Code 220

Government Code 11135

Government Code 11136

Government Code 11138

34 CFR 76.1

34 CFR 106.8

34 CFR 299.10(a)(2)

(Amended by Register 2005, No. 52.)