as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/18/2019 02:12pm
A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying certain child care licensing requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 245A.145, subdivision 1; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 245A.145, subdivision 2.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 245A.145, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
(a) deleted text beginAll licensed child care providersdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end must develop policies and procedures for reporting suspected
child maltreatment that fulfill the requirements in section 626.556 and deleted text beginmust develop policies
and procedures for reporting complaints about the operation of a child care program. The
policies and procedures must include the telephone numbers of the local county child
protection agency for reporting suspected maltreatment; the county licensing agency for
family and group family child care providers; and the state licensing agency for child care
centers.deleted text endnew text beginnew text end
(b) The policies and procedures required in paragraph (a) must:
(1) be provided to the parents of all children at the time of enrollment in the child care
(2) be made available upon request.
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Repealed Minnesota Statutes: 19-2628
By July 1, 2002, a new or renewed child care license must include a statement that informs parents who have concerns about their child's care that they may call the licensing agency. The commissioner shall print the telephone number for the licensing agency in bold and large font on the license issued to child care providers.