Section .0300 - Organization And Administration

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 70 - children's services/subchapter i/10a ncac 70i .0301.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0300 - ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

 

10A NCAC 70I .0301         GOVERNANCE

(a)  A private residential child-care facility shall operate

under articles of incorporation that are filed with the Department of the

Secretary of State (www.secretary.state.nc.ushttp://www.secretary.state.nc.us). 

A private residential child-care facility shall submit a copy of the articles

of incorporation to the licensing authority.

(b)  A private residential child-care facility shall have a

governing body that exercises authority over and has responsibility for its

operation, policies and practices.  The residential child-care facility shall

notify the licensing authority of the type and structure of the governing body.

(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, for 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)  Public residential child-care facilities operated by

governmental agencies shall be governed by appointed officials of a

governmental unit.

(e)  A residential child-care facility shall submit to the

licensing authority a list of members of the governing body.  This list shall

indicate the name, address and terms of membership of each member and shall

identify each officer and the term of that office.

(f)  A residential child-care facility shall permanently

maintain meeting minutes of the governing body and committees.

(g)  The governing body, in the event of the closing of the

residential child-care facility, shall develop a plan for the retention and

storage of client records.  The specifics of this plan shall be submitted to

the licensing authority before the actual closing of the residential child-care

facility.

 

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

Eff. July 1, 1999 (See S. L. 1999, c. 237, s. 11.30);

Amended Eff. June 1, 2010; November 1, 2009; October 1,

2008.