(a)  The branch shall be responsible for the overall operation of the North Carolina statewide family planning program, including the submission of an annual renewal application for funding under Title X of the Public Health Services Act that outlines priorities, plans, and related funding requirements for each of the participating local providers.

(b)  The branch shall have the authority to negotiate agreements with local providers through approval of the annual renewal application by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

(c)  The branch shall be responsible for support services including:

(1)           provision for statewide data collection and technical assistance,

(2)           consultation and training for local providers to assure accountability in:

(A)          the use of family planning funds,

(B)          comprehensiveness and quality of services.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑124;

Eff. December 1, 1980;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 3, 2017.