10A NCAC 70M .0101     SCOPE

Rules in this Subchapter contain adoption standards for county departments of social services, which are the public agencies in North Carolina mandated by law to provide adoption services. Included are requirements which shall be met by county departments of social services in carrying out their responsibilities under Chapter 48 of the General Statutes and in the administration of the Adoption Assistance Program under G.S. 108A‑49 and 108A‑50, a funding program to facilitate the adoption of certain children with special needs.


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

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. October 31, 1977;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008; June 1, 1990; February 1, 1986;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 9, 2018.