(a)  Client fees may not be required by programs which receive Juvenile Crime Prevention Council funds.

(b)  When third party payments are billed on behalf of youth served in Juvenile Crime Prevention Council programs, the revenue generated shall be used only for authorized expenses, and documented through a program agreement revision approved by the Department during the fiscal year in which the payment is received by the program. Authorized expenses include:

(1)           Expansion of services;

(2)           Purchase or replacement of supplies or equipment, or to make other one-time expenditures that will directly enhance the effectiveness or the program; or

(3)           Reduction of the amount of Juvenile Crime Prevention Council funds necessary to meet the program's obligations during the fiscal year. Notification to the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council is required so that Juvenile Crime Prevention Council funds may be reallocated to meet other needs within the county or released to the Department.

(c)  Third party payments shall not be used as local match funds. Third party payments shall be treated as other revenue and the amount and the source of funds must be included in the final accounting report.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-516; 143B-550;

Temporary Adoption Eff. July 15, 2002;

Eff. April 1, 2003;

Transferred from 28 NCAC 02A .0109 Eff. June 1, 2013;

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