10A NCAC 70g .0509      SEARCHES

(a)  The agency shall have written policies and procedures regarding foster parents conducting searches of children's rooms and possessions that shall be discussed with the parents, guardian or legal custodian, and child prior to or upon placement.

(b)  The search policies and procedures shall include:

(1)           circumstances under which searches are conducted;

(2)           persons who are allowed to conduct searches;

(3)           provision for documenting searches and informing the agency, parents, guardian and legal custodian of searches; and

(4)           provision for removing and disposing of items seized as a result of searches.


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

Eff. October 1, 2008;

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