After you submit a request for a fair hearing, DVR offers you a prehearing meeting. The prehearing meeting can be conducted in person, by telephone, or by another method agreeable to all parties. The purpose of the prehearing meeting is to:
(1) Clarify the decision with which you disagree;
(2) Exchange copies of laws, rules or other information to be presented in the fair hearing;
(3) Explain how the fair hearing is conducted; and
(4) Settle the disagreement, if possible.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.29.020, 74.08.090, August 1998 amendments to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 34 C.F.R. Parts 361 and 363, chapters 74.29, 43.19 RCW, RCW 43.43.832, 4.24.550, 71.09.340, 9A.44.130, and chapter 26.44 RCW. 03-02-014, § 388-891-0265, filed 12/20/02, effective 2/3/03.]