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Senate Bill 0246

Senate Bill 0246

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF SB 246 (Updated March 14, 2002 11:09 PM - DI 97)

Child care providers. Prohibits the state police department from charging a fee for a limited criminal history record requested by a community mental retardation and other developmental disabilities center or by a supervised group living facility. Prohibits reimbursement through the federal Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) voucher program and licensure of certain child care providers based on criminal histories of providers, employees, volunteers, and household members. Permits a voucher agent access to the child abuse registry for use in determinations of eligibility for voucher payments. Requires a child care provider to submit drug testing results to determine eligibility for voucher payments. Provides for administrative review of an action taken under the law concerning eligibility for CCDF voucher payments. Prohibits voucher payments or licensure for a child care provider: (1) convicted of operating a child care home or child care center without a license; or (2) determined to have previously operated a child care home or child care center without a license.
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