§49-2B-9. Supervision and consultation required.
(a) The secretary shall provide supervision to ascertain
compliance with the rules promulgated pursuant to this article
through regular monitoring, visits to facilities, documentation,
evaluation and reporting. The secretary shall be responsible for
training and education, within fiscal limitations, specifically for
the improvement of care in family child care homes and facilities.
The secretary shall consult with applicants, the personnel of child
welfare agencies, and children under care to assure the highest
quality child care possible.
(b) The Director of the Department of Health and the State
Fire Marshal shall cooperate with the secretary in the
administration of the provisions of this article by providing such
reports and assistance as may be requested by the secretary.