Sec. 303.422 (b)
(b) Duty of lead agency and other public agencies.
(1) The duty of the lead agency, or other public agency under paragraph (a) of this section, includes the assignment of an individual to act as a surrogate for the parent. This assignment process must include a method for—
(i) Determining whether a child needs a surrogate parent; and
(ii) Assigning a surrogate parent to the child.
(2) In implementing the provisions under this section for children who are wards of the State or placed in foster care, the lead agency must consult with the public agency that has been assigned care of the child.
Last modified on May 2, 2017