10a ncac 27I .0608         Panel Decision findings

(a)  The panel findings and decisions are based on the record and any new evidence that would be material to the issues on appeal.

(b)  The standard of review for the panel is whether the decision of the area authority or county program is supported by evidence presented.

(c)  The panel shall vote on each specific item being appealed.

(d)  Findings and decisions of the panel shall be by majority vote.

(e)  Any decision may be rescheduled for a subsequent meeting if the panel determines that it lacks sufficient information to render a decision at the initial hearing.

(f)  All panel findings and decisions shall be reached and sent in writing within 60 days of the written request for appeal to the client, the area authority or county program and the Director.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-147;

Eff. October 1, 2006;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 24, 2017.