Current through Register Vol. 42, No. 46, November 18, 2020
Section 450.9 - Other applicable standards(a) An institution, group residence, group home or agency boarding home holding an operating certificate from the office as a limited secure facility shall comply with all standards otherwise applicable to such facility pursuant to this Title, except where there is a conflict between the standards in this Part and standards set forth elsewhere in this Title, in which case the standards set forth in this Part shall apply. Placements into limited secure facilities and any changes in the placement of such youth shall be subject to all applicable provisions of the Family Court Act, section 404 of the Social Services Law, and all other applicable provisions of law in addition to the requirements of this Part.(b) Office staff performing official functions shall have full access at all times to the grounds and buildings of a limited secure facility, the staff and residents, and any records of the facility in whatever form the records are maintained, including electronic and video records. The office may require from the persons and/or agency operating the facility any information or documents the office deems necessary for the discharge of the office's oversight of the facility.(c) An institution, group residence, group home or agency boarding home holding an operating certificate from the office as a limited secure facility shall be subject to and must comply with the requirements as set forth in Part 433 of this Title.(d) An institution, group residence, group home or agency boarding home holding an operating certificate from the office as a limited secure facility shall be subject to and must comply with the requirements set forth in Part 441 of this Title and, as applicable to the type of facility, Part 442, 447 or 448 of this Title.(e) Records of youth in limited secure facilities shall be maintained in the form and manner required by the office, including but not limited to maintenance of those records required by the office to be maintained in the CONNECTIONS system in the same manner as records for youth in foster care under the Social Services Law.(f) Records concerning youth in limited secure facilities are confidential and shall be subject to the provisions of section 372 of the Social Services Law and any other applicable provisions of law concerning the confidentiality of records. Information that could reasonably identify a youth as being in a limited secure placement shall not be released by the office, a social services district or an authorized agency, expect as otherwise provided by law.
N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 18 § 450.9Adopted New York State Register November 4, 2015/Volume XXXVII, Issue 44, eff.11/4/2015