Foster Care and Adoption Regulations for Licensure


214-RICR-40-00-3 INACTIVE RULE

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Title 214 Department of Children, Youth, and Families
Chapter 40 Licensing
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 3 Foster Care and Adoption Regulations for Licensure
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Inactive View Active Rule
Effective 10/20/2011 to 10/08/2013

Regulation Authority :

42-72-5

Purpose and Reason :

This proposed rule, Foster Care and Adoption Regulations for Licensure provides a comprehensive set of standards, in compliance with federal and state law and regulation, for the licensing of kinship and non-kinship (generic) foster and pre-adoptive families. The proposed rule, Foster Care and Adoption Regulations for Licensure provides quality of care standards intended for foster and pre-adoptive children in care and are also utilized to approve legal guardianship homes for placement. The proposed rule includes a definitions section; provides details relating to the licensing application, approval and re-licensing processes; includes references to statutory and regulatory provisions relating to lead and radon inspections and transportation safety, a statement of foster parent rights and protocol for emergency and disaster procedures. The following changes were made in the final rule: new applicants requesting licensing must comply with lead paint safety standards and foster/pre-adoptive parents with an active license must come into compliance with lead safety standards on or by July 1, 2013. The final rule also indicates that the caregiver ensures that a child in care of school age continues to attend his or her school or the caregiver enrolls a child in care of school age in an appropriate school within five days of the child's placement in the home as indicated by the Department.

There are no electronic rulemaking documents for rules filed prior to August 14, 2018. For rulemaking documents for rules filed prior to this date, please contact the appropriate agency's Rules Coordinator.