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§ 143B‑168.13.  Implementation of program;duties of Department and Secretary.

(a)        The Department shall:

(1)        Repealed by Session Laws 1998‑212, s. 12.37B(a),effective October 30, 1998.

(1a)      Develop and conduct a statewide needs and resource assessmentevery third year, beginning in the 1997‑98 fiscal year. This needsassessment shall be conducted in cooperation with the North CarolinaPartnership and with the local partnerships. This needs assessment shallinclude a statewide assessment of capital needs. The data and findings of thisneeds assessment shall form the basis for annual program plans developed bylocal partnerships and approved by the North Carolina Partnership.

(2)        Recodified as (a)(1a) by Session Laws 1998‑212, s.12.37B(a).

(2a)      Repealed by Session Laws 1998‑212, s. 12.37B(l),effective October 30, 1998.

(3)        Provide technical and administrative assitance to localpartnerships, particularly during the first year after they are selected underthis Part to receive State funds. The Department, at any time, may authorizethe North Carolina Partnership or a governmental or public entity to do thecontracting for one or more local partnerships. After a local partnership'sfirst year, the Department may allow the partnership to contract for itself.

(4)        Adopt, in cooperation with the North Carolina Partnership,any rules necessary to implement this Part, including rules to ensure thatState leave policy is not applied to the North Carolina Partnership and thelocal partnerships. In order to allow local partnerships to focus on thedevelopment of long‑range plans in their initial year of funding, theDepartment may adopt rules that limit the categories of direct services foryoung children and their families for which funds are made available during theinitial year.

(5)        Repealed by Session Laws 1996, Second Extra Session, c. 18,s. 24.29(c).

(6)        Annually update its funding formula, in collaboration withthe North Carolina Partnership for Children, Inc., using the most recent dataavailable. These amounts shall serve as the basis for determining "fullfunding" amounts for each local partnership.

(b)        Repealed by Session Laws 1998‑212, s. 12.37B(a),effective October 30, 1998. (1993 (Reg. Sess.,1994), c. 766, s. 1; 1996, 2nd Ex. Sess., c. 18, s. 24.29(c); 1997‑443,s. 11.55(m); 1998‑212, s. 12.37B(a), (b); 2000‑67, s. 11.28(b);2002‑126, s. 10.55(e).)