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§ 4621. District Policies and Procedures.

5 CA ADC § 4621Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 5. Education
Division 1. California Department of Education
Chapter 5.1. Uniform Complaint Procedures
Subchapter 1. Complaint Procedures
Article 3. Local Educational Agency (LEA) Compliance
5 CCR § 4621
§ 4621. District Policies and Procedures.
(a) Each LEA shall adopt policies and procedures consistent with sections 4600 through 4694 of this chapter for the investigation and resolution of complaints. Local policies shall ensure that complainants are protected from retaliation and that the identity of a complainant alleging discrimination, harassment, intimidation or bullying remain confidential as appropriate. School districts, County Offices of Education, and direct-funded charter schools shall submit their policies and procedures to the local governing board or authorized designee for adoption.
(b) Each LEA shall include in its policies and procedures the person(s), employee(s) or agency position(s) or unit(s) responsible for receiving complaints, investigating complaints and ensuring LEA compliance. The LEA's policies shall ensure that the person(s), employee(s), position(s) or unit(s) responsible for compliance and/or investigations shall be knowledgeable about the laws/programs that he/she is assigned to investigate.
(c) The LEA may provide a complaint form for persons wishing to file a complaint to fill out and file. However, a person is not required to use the complaint form furnished by the LEA in order to file a complaint.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 221.1, 33031, 33315 and 35161, Education Code. Reference: Sections 200, 220, 234.1 and 260, Education Code; Section 11135, Government Code; and 34 C.F.R. Sections 106.8 and 299.10-299.11.
1. New section filed 8-26-91; operative 9-25-91 (Register 92, No. 3).
2. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-29-2005; operative 12-29-2005 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2005, No. 52).
3. Amendment of section and Note filed 9-17-2013; operative 1-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 38).
4. Amendment of section and Note filed 5-21-2020; operative 7-1-2020 (Register 2020, No. 21).
5. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (a) filed 8-12-2020 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2020, No. 33).
This database is current through 2/23/24 Register 2024, No. 8.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, § 4621, 5 CA ADC § 4621
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