The application process, cont’d.
The application will be reviewed and a decision made within fourteen (14) days; 17a-11-11(e);
Written notice to parent, the child if 14 or over, or the child’s attorney of decision; written notice of right to a voluntary services hearing if disagreement with department’s decision. 17a-11-11(e);
Commissioner or designee may waive the admission requirements or restrictions “in the case of unusual circumstances”. Burden of proof to show unusual circumstances on the parent or the child 14 years or older. 17a-11-11(f);
Parent or child 14 years or older shall be notified within ten (10) days of the right to a voluntary services hearing if eligibility denied. 17a-11-11(g)