MCL - Section 722.113

Act 116 of 1973

722.113 Inspection of child care organizations; use of administrative rules; contract; investigation and certification of foster family home or group home; inspection reports; final determination as to license; report of findings.

Sec. 3.

    (1) The rules promulgated by the department under this act shall be used by the department, 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, the bureau of fire services, or local authorities upon request of the department, or according to subsection (2).
    (2) If an inspection is not conducted according 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 by the department to conduct an inspection according to subsection (1) and pay for that inspection after an inspection is completed according to this subsection.
    (3) The rules promulgated by the department for foster family homes and foster family group homes shall be used by a child placing agency or 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 under this act. A report of findings shall be furnished to the applicant or licensee.

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 ;-- Am. 2017, Act 257, Eff. Mar. 28, 2018
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.For transfer of powers and duties relative to the licensing and regulation of child caring institutions, child placing agencies, foster family homes, foster family group homes, and court-operated facilities from department of licensing and regulatory affairs to the department of health and human services, see E.R.O. No. 2018-6, compiled at MCL 722.110.
Popular Name: Act 116
Popular Name: Child Care Licensing Act