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13a.18.02.00.htm 13A.18.02.00. Title 13A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Subtitle 18 LARGE FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES 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
13a.18.02.01.htm 13A.18.02.01. 01 Registration ― General Requirements.. A. Requirement to Be Registered.. 1) An individual may not operate a large 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 large family child care home is not required to be registered if the provider:. a) Is a relative of each child;. b) Is a friend of each ch
13a.18.02.02.htm 13A.18.02.02. 02 Initial Registration.. A. An application for initial registration shall be filed with the office by an individual who wishes to operate a registered large family child care home and who:1) Is not currently a registered large family child care home provider; and. 2) Has not been registered as a large family child care home provider for at least 6 months before the date of application.B. Unless converting an existing small center to a large family child care
13a.18.02.03.htm 13A.18.02.03. 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.18.06.05―07 have been met;
13a.18.02.04.htm 13A.18.02.04. 04 Provisional Status and Conditional Registration.. 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.18.02.05.htm 13A.18.02.05. 05 Resumption of Service.. A. An application to resume service shall be filed by:. 1) A registered provider who wishes to operate a large family child care home at an address different from that specified on the current certificate of registration; or2) An individual who was previously registered by the office to operate a large family child care home and who wishes to re-register, if the last effective date of the previous registration is within 6 months of the application.
13a.18.02.06.htm 13A.18.02.06. 06 Response of the Office to Application.. A. Except as set forth at §C of this regulation, 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 residence proposed for use as a child care home;.
13a.18.02.07.htm 13A.18.02.07. 07 Denial of a Registration Application.. A. The office may deny a certificate of registration if:. 1) The applicant, a resident, any staff member, or the residence in which child care is to be provided fails to meet the requirements of this subtitle;2) An evaluation of the application or any 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.18.02.08.htm 13A.18.02.08. 08 Voluntary Surrender of Registration.. A. A provider may voluntarily surrender a child care home registration at any time by notifying the office in writing.B. If a registration is surrendered pursuant to §A of this regulation:. 1) The office shall note in the provider's file that the registration has been voluntarily surrendered; and2) The provider shall return the surrendered certificate of registration to the office..
13a.18.02.9999.htm 13A.18.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 6, 2012 (39:2 Md. R. 142). Regulation .01 amended effective January 13, 2020 (47:1 Md. R. 17). Regulation .01E amended effective June 24, 2013 (40:12 Md. R. 1043). Regulation .01H adopted effective June 24, 2013 (40:12 Md. R. 1043). Regulation .02 amended effective July 20, 2015 (42:14 Md. R. 884) January 13, 2020 (47:1 Md. R. 17). Regulation .02B amended effective April 14, 2014 (41:7 Md. R. 423).
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