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Section: Effect of definitions on treaties, compacts, or agreements

Statute: 18A:46-3

When the results of a survey of handicapped children in any county, in the opinion of the commissioner warrants it, he shall, with the approval of the state board, establish a department of child study which shall be charged with the duty of performing the services required to be performed at the county level under this chapter. He shall appoint for each county department of child study or, with the approval of the state board, for one or more county departments of child study, a supervisor, whose duties shall include the coordination of the special education services in the county, and he shall appoint, such additional personnel, constituting a child study team as he deems necessary to perform such services for handicapped children. In addition to the supervisor of child study the members of each child study team shall include personnel qualified to administer, supervise or otherwise perform the special education services required under this chapter. The county superintendent of the county or the county superintendents of the counties served by one child study team jointly shall, with the approval of the commissioner, designate a member of the child study team to serve as chairman and in event that they cannot agree the chairman shall be designated by the commissioner. L.1967, c.271.

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