SECTION .0200 - organization and administration

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Published: 2015

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SECTION .0200 - organization and administration


10A NCAC 70F .0201        GOVERNANCE

(a)  A private child-placing agency and residential

maternity home shall have a governing body that exercises authority and has

responsibility for its operation, policies, and practices.  The private

child-placing agency and maternity home shall notify the licensing authority of

the type and structure of the governing body.

(b)  A private child-placing agency and a residential

maternity home that operates under articles of incorporation shall file the

articles of incorporation with the Department of the Secretary of State

(  An official copy of the articles of

incorporation shall be submitted to the licensing authority.

(c)  In the case of non-profit or for-profit corporations,

the governing body shall:

(1)           be composed of no fewer than six members to

include men and women;

(2)           provide for a system of rotation for board

members and limitation to the number of consecutive terms a member may serve;

(3)           establish standing committees;

(4)           provide orientation for new members; and

(5)           meet at least four times annually with a

quorum present.

(d)  An agency shall submit to the licensing authority a

list of members of the governing body.  This list shall indicate the name,

address, and term of membership of each member and shall identify each officer

and the term of that office.

(e)  A governmental agency shall identify the statutory

basis for its authority to operate a child-placing agency or a residential maternity


(f)  The agency shall permanently maintain meeting minutes

of the governing body and committees.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-1; 131D-10.5; 143B-153;

Eff. February 1, 1986;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2009; October 1, 2008; July 1, 1990.