CHILD CARE ORGANIZATIONS (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1973
722.113 Inspection of child care organizations; contract; provisional license; investigation and certification of foster family home or group home; inspection reports; final determination as to license; report of findings; license limitations.
(1) The rules promulgated by the department under this act shall be used by the department of community health, the bureau of fire services, and local authorities in the inspection of and reporting on child care organizations covered by this act. The inspection of the health and fire safety of child care organizations shall be completed by department staff or by the department of community health, the bureau of fire services, or local authorities upon request of the department, or pursuant to subsection (2).
(2) If an inspection is not conducted pursuant to subsection (1), a person owning or operating or who proposes to own or operate a child care organization may enter a contract with a local authority or other person qualified to conduct an inspection pursuant to subsection (1) and pay for that inspection after an inspection is completed pursuant to this subsection. A person may receive a provisional license if the proposed child care organization passes the inspection, and the other requirements of this act are met.
(3) The rules promulgated by the department for foster family homes and foster family group homes shall be used by a licensed child placing agency or an approved governmental unit when investigating and certifying a foster family home or a foster family group home.
(4) Inspection reports completed by state agencies, local authorities, and child placing agencies shall be furnished to the department and shall become a part of its evaluation for licensing of organizations covered by this act. After careful consideration of the reports and consultation where necessary, the department shall assume responsibility for the final determination of the issuance, denial, revocation, or provisional nature of licenses issued to nongovernmental organizations. A report of findings shall be furnished to the licensee. A license shall be issued to a specific person or organization at a specific location, shall be nontransferable, and shall remain the property of the department.
History: 1973, Act 116, Eff. Mar. 29, 1974
Am. 1980, Act 32, Imd. Eff. Mar. 10, 1980
Am. 1980, Act 232, Imd. Eff. July 20, 1980
Am. 2006, Act 206, Imd. Eff. June 19, 2006
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of state fire marshal to department of labor and economic growth, bureau of construction codes and fire safety, by type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.For transfer of powers and duties pertaining to children's camp, child care center, day care center, family day care home, and group day care home licensing and regulation from department of human services to department of licensing and regulatory affairs, see E.R.O. No. 2015-1, compiled at MCL 400.227.
Popular Name: Act 116
Popular Name: Child Care Licensing Act
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