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Part I
Authority and Definitions

12VAC35-225-10. Authority.

A. Pursuant to 2.2-5304 of the Code of Virginia, the Governor has designated the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services as the state lead agency responsible for implementing the Virginia early intervention services system and ensuring compliance with federal requirements.

B. Sections 2.2-2664, 2.2-5301, 2.2-5303, 2.2-5304, 2.2-5305, and 2.2-5306 of the Code of Virginia establish the structure of Virginia's early intervention system, including the duties and responsibilities of the state lead agency, coordinating council, and participating agencies.

C. Virginia's early intervention system, the Infant & Toddler Connection of Virginia, must include, at a minimum, the components required by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act at 20 USC 1435(a) and at 34 CFR Part 303.

Statutory Authority

2.2-5304 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 10, eff. February 27, 2016.


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