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13a.15.02.00.htm 13A.15.02.00. Title 13A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Subtitle 15 FAMILY CHILD CARE Chapter 02 Registration Application and Maintenance Authority: Education Article, §9.5-301―9.5-308, 9.5-310―9.5-312, 9.5-320, and 9.5-321; General Provisions Article, §4-333; Human Services Article, §1-202; Annotated Code of Maryland Agency Note: Federal Statutory Reference ― Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. §12101 et seq. Pro-Children Act of 1994 (20 U.S.C. §6081 et seq. Child Care Develo
13a.15.02.01.htm 13A.15.02.01. 01 Registration ― General Requirements.. A. Requirement to Be Registered.. 1) Except as provided under §A(2) of this regulation, an individual may not operate a family child care home unless:a) Both the individual and the home meet the requirements for registration set forth in this subtitle; andb) The individual possesses a valid certificate of registration.. 2) A family child care home is not required to be registered if the provider:. a) Is a relative of each child;.
13a.15.02.02.htm 13A.15.02.02. 02 Initial Registration.. A. An application for initial registration shall be filed with the office by an individual who wishes to operate a registered family child care home and who:1) Is not currently a registered family child care provider; and. 2) Has not been registered as a provider for at least 6 months before the date of application.. B. Except as set forth at §C of this regulation, an applicant for an initial registration shall:. 1) Complete an orientatio
13a.15.02.03.htm 13A.15.02.03. 03 Continuing Registration.. A. Application for Continuing Registration. To obtain a continuing registration, a provider shall submit to the office before expiration of the initial registration:1) A completed request, on a form supplied by the office, for continued registration;. 2) Documentation that the continued training requirements and the first aid and CPR certification requirements set forth in COMAR 13A.15.06.02B―D have been met;
13a.15.02.04.htm 13A.15.02.04. 04 Provisional and Conditional Status.. A. Provisional Status.. 1) Except as provided in §A(2) of this regulation, to allow an applicant for an initial or a continuing registration additional time to meet all applicable requirements, the office may approve an initial or a continuing registration on a provisional basis for a period of up to 120 days after determining that the health and safety of the children in care are not in imminent danger.2) An initial registratio
13a.15.02.05.htm 13A.15.02.05. 05 Resumption of Service.. A. An application to resume service shall be filed by:. 1) A registered provider who wishes to provide family child care at an address different from that specified on the current certificate of registration; or2) An individual who was previously registered by the office as a provider and who wishes to reregister, if the last effective date of the previous registration is within 6 months of the application.B. The application to res
13a.15.02.06.htm 13A.15.02.06. 06 Response of the Office to Application.. A. Upon receiving the completed application and all required documentation, whether for an initial registration or a continuing registration, the office shall determine compliance with the requirements of this subtitle by:1) Evaluating the application and required documentation;. 2) Interviewing the applicant;. 3) Inspecting the home proposed for use as a family child care home;.
13a.15.02.07.htm 13A.15.02.07. 07 Denial of a Registration Application.. A. The office may deny a certificate of registration if:. 1) The applicant, a resident, any substitute, or the home in which child care is to be provided fails to meet the requirements of this subtitle;2) An evaluation of the application or documents required by the office reveals that the applicant reported false information;3) The applicant has a documented history of serious or repeated regulatory violations of this subti
13a.15.02.08.htm 13A.15.02.08. 08 Voluntary Surrender of Registration.. A. A provider may voluntarily surrender a family child care registration at any time by notifying the office in writing.B. If a registration is surrendered under §A of this regulation:. 1) The office shall note in the family child care provider's file that the registration has been voluntarily surrendered; and2) The provider shall return the surrendered certificate of registration to the office..
13a.15.02.9999.htm 13A.15.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: October 20, 2008 (35:21 Md. R. 1826). Regulation .01A, E amended effective June 24, 2013 (40:12 Md. R. 1043). Regulation .01F amended effective January 13, 2020 (47:1 Md. R. 12). Regulation .01H adopted effective June 24, 2013 (40:12 Md. R. 1043). Regulation .02 amended effective January 13, 2020 (47:1 Md. R. 12). Regulation .02B amended effective July 20, 2015 (42:14 Md. R. 882).
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