CHILDREN'S HOMES AND WELFARE AGENCIES
Agencies and institutions defined as child welfare agencies--Department of
Chapter not applicable to day care services provided by school board for
children of enrolled students.
26-6-2 to 26-6-6.
Continuing foster care to age twenty-one.
License required to place child for adoption--Relatives and guardian excepted.
License or registration required for child care or placement by public or
private agency--Waiver violation as misdemeanor.
Application for license--Investigation--Issuance--Conditions--Records--Public
Provisional license authorized.
Duration of licenses--Suspension or revocation--Assignment prohibited--Display or availability for inspection.
Categories of child welfare agency licenses.
Family day care defined--Number of children allowed.
Registration of family day care homes--Rules--Exemption--Investigation--Duration of registration--Assignment prohibited.
Issuance of child welfare license--Criminal record of applicant to be secured--Waiver by applicant--When application denied.
Persons to whom criminal record requirement applies.
Waiver, fingerprinting, and declaration as condition of employment--Time--Immediate termination of employee.
Meaning of conviction--Evidence of conviction.
Transfer of criminal record clearance when changing employment.
Unregistered family day care defined--Number of children allowed.
Submission of employees' names to department--Central registry background
checks--Notification to provider--Issuance of certificate.
Prohibition of licensure, registration, or operation by person convicted of child
abuse or other felony, or whose name appears on registry--Failure to report as
Prohibition of child care by person convicted of child abuse, sex offense, or
other felony, or whose name appears on registry--Violation as misdemeanor.
Before and after school day care exempt from zoning, uniform building, and
Information from another state's central registry or national crime database to
be used only for background check for approval of foster or adoptive
Specification in licenses and registration certificates of work authorized.
Additional number of children in day care--Staff-to-child ratios.
Additional number of children in day care center operating preschool program.
Rules for child care by licensed or registered agencies promulgated by
department--Matters included in rules.
Establishment and support of day care centers by counties and municipalities.
Appropriation for day care centers.
Approved programs required for payments to nonprofit organizations--Records and periodic audit.
Exemption of program from zoning, building and fire and life safety codes.
Department of Health visitations and inspections.
Records and reports on children in care of agencies--Information confidential.
Definition of terms.
Separation of residents' moneys required of homes and centers.
Demand trust account deposit of moneys not kept in center--Deposit with state
treasurer by public agency.
Deposit of all moneys over specified amount for any resident.
Surety bond required of facility handling more than specified monthly amount--Bond amount.
Safeguards and records required of facilities.
Public audit of records.
Violation of moneys provisions as cause for revocation of facility's license.
Surrender of moneys and funds upon discharge of resident--Receipt--Deposited funds.
Escheat of unclaimed property under specified value after death of resident--Notice to relatives--Time--Disposition of property or money.
Placement of children for adoption--Consent by agency to adoption.
Notice to remove child from child welfare agency.
Grounds for revocation or refusal to issue or renew child welfare agency
license or registration.
Revocation or refusal to issue or renew license or registration for child abuse
Central registry background checks on employees.
Notice of intended revocation or refusal of renewal of license or registration--Hearing on protest--Temporary suspension.
Investigation by department of unlicensed and unregistered operations--Further action by department.
Educational and incidental activities exempt from chapter--State institutions.
Reduction of number of children in foster care.
Shelters for battered spouses exempt.
Foster care for person under continuing juvenile jurisdiction who is over the
age of majority.