10A ncac 63F .0624        EXTENSIONS OF TIME

(a)  Time extensions may be granted for the procedures in these Rules for good cause at the request of a party or at the request of both parties except for:

(1)           the time for continuation of services during an administrative review or mediation as specified in Rule .0603(d) of this Section;

(2)           the time for conducting the impartial due process hearing as specified in Rule .0607(a) of this Section which may be extended only as specified in Rule .0607(c)(4) of this Section; and

(3)           the time for issuance of the written notice of the impartial due process hearing as specified in Rule .0607(b) of this Section.

(b)  When an extension of time is being granted by the person conducting the administrative review, the mediator, or by the hearing officer, consideration shall be given to the effect of the extension of deadlines for other steps in the administrative review, mediation, and impartial due process hearing procedures.

(c)  Good cause includes Acts of God, illness, death in the family, or other reasons not in the control of the parties.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑157; 150B-1(e)(5); 150B‑2; 150B‑23; 34 C.F.R. 361.57;

Eff. December 1, 1990;

Temporary Amendment Eff. August 1, 2001;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2002;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. November 23, 2015.