§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.