Texas Education Code

Sec. § 29.016
Evaluation Conducted Pursuant to a Special Education Due Process Hearing

A special education hearing officer in an impartial due process hearing brought under 20 U.S.C. Section 1415 may issue an order or decision that authorizes one or more evaluations of a student who is eligible for, or who is suspected as being eligible for, special education services. Such an order or decision authorizes the evaluation of the student without parental consent as if it were a court order for purposes of any state or federal law providing for consent by order of a court.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 767, Sec. 8, eff. June 13, 2001.

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