10A NCAC 70I .0615         SEARCHES

(a)  A residential child-care facility shall have written policies and procedures on conducting searches of children's rooms and possessions which shall be discussed with each child, their parents, guardian or legal custodian prior to or upon admission.

(b)  The search policies and procedures shall include:

(1)           circumstances under which searches are conducted;

(2)           personnel authorized to conduct searches;

(3)           provision for documenting searches and informing supervisory personnel 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. July 1, 1999 (See S.L. 1999, c. 237, s. 11.30);

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 5, 2016.