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FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES

See also CHILD DAY CARE CENTERS

Access to residence, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Activities, daily activities, written permission for participation, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Admissions, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Adults, see Family adult day care under this topic

Age, minimum age, provider, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Agency

Applications, processing, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Defined, Minn. Rules 9502.0315

Record keeping requirements, Minn. Rules 9502.0345

Variances, rulings on, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Allergies, children's health, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Applications, licenses, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Authorization to remove child, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Authorization, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Background checks

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.1511, 2018 245C.04

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.10

Legal nonlicensed family child care providers, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Basements, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Bathroom door locks, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Bed linen, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Behavior guidelines, Minn. Rules 9502.0395

Capacity limits, Minn. Rules 9502.0365

Caregivers

Defined, Minn. Rules 9502.0315

Evaluations required by commissioner, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Group family homes, qualifications, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Information available for agency, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Information available to parents, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Qualifications, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Reporting requirements, Minn. Rules 9502.0375

Requirements, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Substitutes, Minn. Rules 9502.0365

Supervision by, Minn. Rules 9502.0365

Carseats, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Changes affecting license, notice, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Child abuse

Complaints, Minn. Rules 9543.0070

Prohibition, Minn. Rules 9502.0395

Reporting by caregivers, Minn. Rules 9502.0375

Child care fix-it tickets, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.065

Children's health, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Cleanliness, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Closet door latches, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Combs, separate combs, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Complaints

Defined, Minn. Rules 9543.0020

Investigations, procedures, Minn. Rules 9543.0070

Confidential and privileged information, Minn. Rules 9502.0345

Conflicts of interest, county agency employees or board members, Minn. Rules 9543.0130

Consent, emergency medical care treatment, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Consent, swimming pools, use, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Construction, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Contested cases, licenses, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.08

Contested cases, Minn. Rules 9543.0120

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.1511, 2018 245C.04

Contracts and agreements, swimming pools, use, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Cooperation with parents, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Copies of rules, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Corporal abuse, Minn. Rules 9502.0395

Correction orders, Minn. Rules 9543.0090

County agency

Applications, processing, Minn. Rules 9543.0030

Certification, commissioner duties, Minn. Rules 9543.0140

Contested cases, representing commissioner, Minn. Rules 9543.0120

Contracting powers, Minn. Rules 9543.0140

Correction orders, Minn. Rules 9543.0090

Corrective action plan, Minn. Rules 9543.0140

Decertification by commissioner, Minn. Rules 9543.0140

Defined, Minn. Rules 9543.0020

Funding sanctions, Minn. Rules 9543.0140

Licensing functions, Minn. Rules 9543.0030

Licensure recommendation to commissioner, Minn. Rules 9543.0040

Noncompliance with law, Minn. Rules 9543.0140

Provisional certification, Minn. Rules 9543.0140

Cribs, safety requirements, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.146

Cups, separate drinking cups, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Data, personal data, privacy, Minn. Rules 9502.0345

Decks, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Definitions

Child care services grants, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.189

State fire marshal, Public Safety Department, Minn. Statutes 2018 299F.011

Definitions

Behavior guidance, Minn. Rules 9502.0395

Fire code, Minn. Rules 7511.0202

Licensing process, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Licensure, Minn. Rules 9543.0020

Delegation to children, discipline or punishment, Minn. Rules 9502.0395

Diapering areas, disinfection, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.148

Diapers, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Disabled children, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Discrimination, limitations of license, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Diseases, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Disinfection, swimming pools, use, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Drinking cups, separate drinking cups, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Drinking water, Minn. Rules 9502.0445

Education and training

Accreditation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.13

Child passenger restraint systems, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.18

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.1511

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14, 2018 245A.50

Effective date of rules, Minn. Rules 9502.0300

Electrical service, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Emergencies, written preparedness plans, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.51

Emergencies

Consent records, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Health emergencies, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Preparations, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Employees

Education and training, see same under this topic

License disqualification, set-asides or variances, Minn. Statutes 2018 245C.301

Enforcement, commissioners orders, Minn. Rules 9543.0110

Environment, physical environment, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Equipment, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Escape in emergencies, means of, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Exclusion

Behavior guidelines, Minn. Rules 9502.0395

License requirements, Minn. Rules 9502.0325

Exits, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Family adult day care

Background checks, fees, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 256B.0919

Liability insurance, Minn. Statutes 2018 245.814

Providing in adult foster care homes, see Adult foster care under FOSTER CARE

Variances, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.11, 2018 245A.16

Family adult day services

Adult foster care settings, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.11

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.02

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.11, 2018 245A.143, 2018 245A.16

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.143

Family adult day services

Definitions, Minn. Rules 9543.0020

Facilities, State Building Code, Minn. Rules 1305.0302

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 9543.0010

Fines, authorization prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Fines, notice about, Minn. Rules 9502.0341

Fire code, definitions, Minn. Rules 7511.0202

Fire extinguishers, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Fire safety

Deficiencies, conditional license, notice, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Fire Code enforcement, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 299F.011

Fire safety, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Firearms, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

First aid supplies, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Flexible feeding schedule, Minn. Rules 9502.0445

Food, safety, Minn. Rules 9502.0445

Forms, applications for licenses, Minn. Rules 9502.0335, 9543.0040

Garbage disposal, physical environment, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Group family day care homes, additional requirements, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Group family day care homes

Background checks, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.10

Child passenger restraint systems, training, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.18

Food, beverage, and lodging establishments, Minn. Statutes 2018 157.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Health standards, vaccinations for children, Minn. Statutes 2018 121A.15

Homeowners' insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2018 65A.30

Portable wading pools, Minn. Statutes 2018 144.1222, 2018 245A.14

Smoking, Minn. Statutes 2018 144.414

Specialized infant and toddler family child care, caregivers present, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Swimming pools, Minn. Statutes 2018 144.1222, 2018 245A.14

Group R-3 occupancies, Minn. Statutes 2018 326B.106

Guardians, negative licensing action, notice, Minn. Rules 9543.0100

Hand washing, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Hazardous substances, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Health

Adults in family day care home, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Children's health, Minn. Rules 9502.0405, 9502.0435

Heating systems, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Helpers

Defined, Minn. Rules 9502.0315

Use of, Minn. Rules 9502.0365, 9502.0367

History of health, children's health, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Homeowners' insurance, coverage, Minn. Statutes 2018 65A.30

Illness, serious illness, reports, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Immunization records, children's health, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Indoor space requirements, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Infant sleep supervision, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.147

Infants

Capacity limits, Minn. Rules 9502.0365

Daily activities, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Defined, Minn. Rules 9502.0315

Equipment, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Sleeping space, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Informal disposition, contested cases, Minn. Rules 9543.0120

Information about caregivers, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Inspections and inspectors, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Inspections

Cribs and similar furniture, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.146

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.10

Insults, Minn. Rules 9502.0395

Insurance, liability coverage, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Insurance, no-fault automobile insurance

Commercial motor vehicles, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2018 65B.53

Exclusion forbidden, Minn. Statutes 2018 65B.49

Interior walls and ceilings, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Investigations, licensed programs, Minn. Rules 9543.0070

Legal nonlicensed family child care providers, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Liability insurance, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.152

Licenses

Children, ages, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.04

Conditional licenses, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.06, 2018 245A.14

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.08

Correction orders, prohibiting quotas, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.51

Denial, authorization prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2018 13.46, 2018 119B.125

Family adult day care, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.11, 2018 245A.143, 2018 245A.16

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.10

Fire safety deficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Generally, see Licenses under HUMAN SERVICES

Health standards, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.51

Legal nonlicensed family child care providers, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Liability insurance, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.152

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.16, 2018 245C.17

Oversight, local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.16

Review, frequency, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.16

Revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.08

Special family day care homes, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Suspensions, fines, or revocations, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.07

Unlicensed homes, providers, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.011

Variances data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2018 13.46

Licenses

Applications, Minn. Rules 9502.0335, 9543.0040

County agency, duties, Minn. Rules 9543.0030

Denial, Minn. Rules 9543.0100

Disqualification factors, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Exclusions, Minn. Rules 9502.0325

Extensions, Minn. Rules 9543.0040

Generally, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Informational meetings before licensure, Minn. Rules 9543.0040

Negative licensing actions, Minn. Rules 9543.0100

Probationary, Minn. Rules 9502.0335, 9543.0100, 9543.0110

Reapplication, Minn. Rules 9502.0341

Renewal, Minn. Rules 9543.0040

Suspension or revocation, Minn. Rules 9502.0335, 9502.0341, 9543.0100

Tracking application progress, Minn. Rules 9543.0040

Variances, Minn. Rules 9502.0335, 9543.0050

Violations, complaints, Minn. Rules 9543.0070

Licensing study, Minn. Rules 9502.0335, 9543.0040

Licensors, training requirements, Minn. Rules 9543.0130

Lights and lighting, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Maltreatment complaints, Minn. Rules 9543.0070

Maximum number of children under school age, license limitations, Minn. Rules 9502.0365

Meals, reimbursement, license extensions, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.04

Meals, well-balanced, Minn. Rules 9502.0445

Medical cannabis, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2018 152.23

Medical care or treatment, consent to emergency medical care, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Medication, children's health, Minn. Rules 9502.0405, 9502.0435, 9502.0445

Meetings, informational meetings, Minn. Rules 9543.0040

Minimum age, provider, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Motor fuel taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2018 296A.07, 2018 296A.08

Negative licensing actions, Minn. Rules 9502.0341, 9543.0020, 9543.0100

Neglect

Complaints, Minn. Rules 9543.0070

Reporting by caregivers, Minn. Rules 9502.0375

Newborns

Capacity limits, Minn. Rules 9502.0365, 9502.0367

Daily activities, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Defined, Minn. Rules 9502.0315

Equipment, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Sleeping space, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Notice requirements, laws and regulations, changes, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.1434

Notice

County agency, noncompliance, Minn. Rules 9543.0140

Diseases, Minn. Rules 9502.0405, 9502.0435

Negative licensing actions, Minn. Rules 9502.0341, 9543.0100

Nutrition, Minn. Rules 9502.0445

Occupancy standards task force, Minn. Statutes 2018 326B.106

Outdoor environment, play place, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Parents

Notice of negative actions, Minn. Rules 9502.0341, 9543.0100

Written permission for outside activities, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Payments to

Absent days, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.13

Child care assistance, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125, 2018 119B.13

Overpayments, recovery, child care assistance programs, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Permits, conditional use permits, Minn. Statutes 2018 462.357

Personal and personal financial data, Minn. Statutes 2018 13.46

Personal data, privacy, Minn. Rules 9502.0345

Pest control, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Pets, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Physical environment, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Physical examinations of caregivers, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Physicians instructions, prescription medication, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Posting (notices)

Conditional licenses orders, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.06

Maltreatment investigations, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.06, 2018 245A.07

Suspensions, fines, or revocations, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.07

Posting licenses, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Preschoolers

Capacity limits, Minn. Rules 9502.0365, 9502.0367

Daily activities, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Defined, Minn. Rules 9502.0315

Equipment, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Privacy, personal data, Minn. Rules 9502.0345

Private agency, defined, Minn. Rules 9543.0020

Probationary licenses, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Program rules, providing to applicants, Minn. Rules 9543.0040

Property taxes, homesteads, Minn. Statutes 2018 273.124

Provisional licenses, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Psychological abuse, Minn. Rules 9502.0395

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 9502.0325, 9543.0010

Rates, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.13

Records and record keeping

Attendance records, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125, 2018 245A.14

Cribs and similar furniture, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.146

Swimming pools, use, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Vaccinations, Minn. Statutes 2018 121A.15

Records and record keeping, Minn. Rules 9502.0345, 9502.0405, 9543.0070, 9543.0130

Regulation, local government, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.15

Relocation, licenses, extension, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.04

Remodeling, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Removing child from residence, authorized persons, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Repeal of rules, Minn. Rules 9502.0300

Reports given, vaccinations, Minn. Rules 4604.0410

Reports given

Child's part-time attendance, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Reauthorization requirements, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Vaccinations, Minn. Statutes 2018 121A.15

Reports, caregivers to agencies, Minn. Rules 9502.0375

Resource and referral programs, grants, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.19

Revocation of licenses, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Safety, fire and structural safety, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Safety

Emergency preparedness plans, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.51

Unsafe conditions, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Sanctioned programs, continuing to operate, Minn. Rules 9543.0110

Sanctions, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

School-aged children, daily activities, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Seatbelts, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Separate personal articles, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Serious illness or injury, reports, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Sewage disposal, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Sexual abuse, reporting by caregivers, Minn. Rules 9502.0375

Sick children, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Sleep supervision, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.147

Sleeping space, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Smoking, Minn. Statutes 2018 144.414

Smoking, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Snacks, Minn. Rules 9502.0445

Special diets, Minn. Rules 9502.0405, 9502.0445

Special family day care homes, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Stairs, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

State Building Code, classification, Minn. Rules 1305.0302

Statements

Physician statements, health of adults, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Specific habits of children, parents or guardian statement, Minn. Rules 9502.0405

Structural safety, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Substitutes for caregivers, Minn. Rules 9502.0365

Supervision by caregiver, Minn. Rules 9502.0365

Suspension of licenses, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Swimming pools

Portable wading pools, Minn. Statutes 2018 144.1222

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Temperatures, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Toddlers

Capacity limits, Minn. Rules 9502.0365, 9502.0367

Daily activities, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Defined, Minn. Rules 9502.0315

Equipment, Minn. Rules 9502.0415

Toilet training, Minn. Rules 9502.0395, 9502.0405

Toilets, physical environment, Minn. Rules 9502.0425, 9502.0435

Towels, separate towels, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Toxic substances, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Training, group family day care homes, Minn. Rules 9502.0355

Transportation of children, Minn. Rules 9502.0405, 9502.0435

Transportation, no-fault automobile insurance, Minn. Statutes 2018 65B.49, 2018 65B.53

Unlicensed programs, investigations, procedures, Minn. Rules 9543.0080

Variances, family adult day care, license capacity, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.11, 2018 245A.16

Variances

County agency recommendation to commissioner, Minn. Rules 9543.0040

Defined, Minn. Rules 9543.0020

Procedures, generally, Minn. Rules 9543.0050

Standards, Minn. Rules 9502.0335

Ventilation, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Violations and penalties

Attendance records, failure to comply with requirements, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Authorization prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Child care assistance, billing violations, stop payment, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.13

Crib and similar furniture, use, violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.146

Legal nonlicensed family child care providers, Minn. Statutes 2018 119B.125

Medical cannabis, Minn. Statutes 2018 152.23

Swimming pools violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14

Voluntary prekindergarten program, Minn. Statutes 2018 124D.151

Wading pools

Portable wading pools, Minn. Statutes 2018 144.1222, 2018 245A.14

Regulation, Minn. Statutes 2018 144.1222

Washcloths, separate washcloths, Minn. Rules 9502.0435

Water hazards, Minn. Rules 9502.0425

Water supply, Minn. Rules 9502.0445

Well-balanced meals, Minn. Rules 9502.0445

Zoning

Permitted, Minn. Statutes 2018 462.357

Single-family residential, group family day care, Minn. Statutes 2018 245A.14