10a NCAC 23H .0106       LIABILITY OF PERSONS WITH ACCESS

(a)  Failure to comply with the rules in this Subchapter may constitute a misdemeanor and be punishable by fine or imprisonment as provided by North Carolina General Statute 108A-80.

(b)  Individuals employed by the agency and governed by the State Personnel Act are subject to suspension, dismissal or disciplinary action for failure to comply with these Rules.

(c)  Individuals other than employees but including volunteers and students who are agents of the Department of Health and Human Services and who have access to client information shall be liable in the same manner as employees.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A-54; 108A-80; 42 C.F.R. 431.304;

Eff. September 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1990;

Transferred from 10A NCAC 21A .0406 Eff. May 1, 2012.