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§7B‑1405.  State Team – duties.

The State Team shall:

(1)        Review currentdeaths of children when those deaths are attributed to child abuse or neglector when the decedent was reported as an abused or neglected juvenile pursuantto G.S. 7B‑301 at any time before death;

(2)        Report to the TaskForce during the existence of the Task Force, in the format and at the timerequired by the Task Force, on the State Team's activities and itsrecommendations for changes to any law, rule, and policy that would promote thesafety and well‑being of children;

(3)        Upon request of aLocal Team, provide technical assistance to the Team;

(4)        Periodically assessthe operations of the multidisciplinary child fatality prevention system andmake recommendations for changes as needed;

(5)        Work with the TeamCoordinator to develop guidelines for selecting child deaths to receivedetailed, multidisciplinary death reviews by Local Teams that review cases ofadditional child fatalities; and

(6)        Receive reports offindings and recommendations from Local Teams that review cases of additionalchild fatalities and work with the Team Coordinator to implementrecommendations. (1991, c. 689, s. 233(a); 1993, c. 321, s. 285(a);1997‑443, s. 11A.99; 1997‑456, s. 27; 1998‑202, s. 6.)