CHILD CARE ORGANIZATIONS (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1973
722.121b Database on child care options.
(1) The department shall establish and maintain a database of child care centers, family child care homes, and group child care homes as a central clearinghouse for persons seeking information on child care options. The database shall include, at a minimum, all of the following information:
(a) The name, address, and telephone number of the child care center, family child care home, or group child care home.
(b) The days and general hours of operation of the child care center, family child care home, or group child care home.
(c) The license or registration number, effective date, and expiration date of the child care center, family child care home, or group child care home.
(d) The number and nature of any adverse action taken against the child care center, family child care home, or group child care home by the department.
(e) The number and nature of any special investigations regarding the child care center, family child care home, or group child care home conducted by the department that the department classifies as high risk. This information shall remain in the database as long as the licensee or registrant is licensed or registered under this act. For the purpose of this subdivision, "special investigation that the department classifies as high risk" means an investigation in which the department becomes aware that 1 or more of the conditions listed in section 8(3)(a) to (c) of the child protection law, 1975 PA 238, MCL 722.628, exist.
(f) Information that, upon completion of a special investigation as described in subdivision (e), the department made a determination that there were no substantiated rule violations. This information may be included in the same manner as information provided under section 3f(5).
(2) The department shall make the database available to the public on the internet, without charge, through that department's website.
(3) The department shall inform the public, through press releases or other media avenues, of the information available in the database established under subsection (1) and how to access that database.
History: Add. 2002, Act 645, Imd. Eff. Dec. 23, 2002
Am. 2007, Act 217, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 2007
Am. 2010, Act 86, Imd. Eff. May 27, 2010
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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