10A NCAC 70A .0104 DEFINITIONS
(a) Definitions relating to child abuse, neglect and dependency are found in G.S. 7B-101.
(b) Unless otherwise noted, the following definitions have the following meaning:
(1) "Authorized persons" means persons authorized to receive data from the Responsible Individuals List. Individuals authorized to receive information from the Responsible Individuals List are:
(A) individuals whose job functions include administration of the Responsible Individuals List and provision of information from the List to other authorized persons, as identified by the Director of the North Carolina Division of Social Services;
(B) individuals as identified by the Directors of county Departments of Social Services;
(C) individuals as identified by the Director of the Division of Child Development for child caring institutions;
(D) any Executive Director or program administrator of a child placing agency licensed by the State of North Carolina or another state or that state's agency;
(E) individuals as identified by the Director of the Division of Health Service Regulation for group home facilities;
(F) any Executive Director or program administrator of other providers of foster care, child care and adoption services determined by the Department of Health and Human Services;
(G) the Administrator for the State Guardian Ad Litem program; and
(H) any Executive Director or program administrator of other private or non-profit agencies that care for children.
(2) "Personal written notice" means delivery in person of the case decision to the responsible individual by the social worker.
(3) "Serious neglect" means conduct, behavior, or inaction that evidences a disregard of consequences of such magnitude as to constitute an unequivocal danger to a child's health, welfare or safety.
History Note: Authority G.S. 7B-311(d); 143B-153;
Eff. January 1, 1980;
Amended Eff. May 1, 2006; April 1, 2003; July 1, 1993; June 1, 1990; November 1, 1985;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 3, 2017.