Maine Revised Statutes

§8302-B. Providers subject to standards

A person who provides day care in that person's home for one or 2 children whose care is paid for by state or federal funds is not required to be certified as a family child care provider pursuant to section 8301-A but is subject to the provisions of this section. [2005, c. 530, §9 (AMD).]

1. Investigation.  The provider must pass a background investigation check by the State Bureau of Investigation, a check for involvement with child protective services and a motor vehicle record check.
[ 1997, c. 494, §11 (NEW); 1997, c. 494, §15 (AFF) .]
2. Information provided by department.  The department shall supply providers with information on the following topics:
A. Health and safety, including the control of communicable disease, and immunization requirements; [1997, c. 494, §11 (NEW); 1997, c. 494, §15 (AFF).]
B. Physical premises safety; and [1997, c. 494, §11 (NEW); 1997, c. 494, §15 (AFF).]
C. Training opportunities in health and safety, first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation and early care and education. [1997, c. 494, §11 (NEW); 1997, c. 494, §15 (AFF).]
[ 1997, c. 494, §11 (NEW); 1997, c. 494, §15 (AFF) .]
3. Authority to inspect.  The department has the authority to inspect the premises of the person providing the care.
[ 1997, c. 494, §11 (NEW); 1997, c. 494, §15 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1997, c. 494, §11 (NEW). 1997, c. 494, §15 (AFF). 2005, c. 530, §9 (AMD).