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Upcoming Policy Changes     

The following rules will be effective as noted below. They have been through the entire rule making process and are no longer open for public comment or revisions. The rules are posted here for you to access prior to the rules being published and effective. When the rules are published to the eManuals website, they will no longer appear in this section. 

Center Background Checks effective September 29, 2019

Family Child Care Background Checks effective September 29, 2019

Approved Day Camp Background Checks effective September 29, 2019

Rules  

The emanuals website contains all rules, forms, procedure and manual letters. To receive email notifications for rule and policy updates published to the eManuals site click here.
 
Click on the chapter name to go directly to the following rules.
  

For an overview of topics in the Child Care Center rules manual, please refer to this table of contents.

For an overview of topics in the Family Child Care Center rules manual, please refer to this table of contents.   

Before a rule becomes effective it must go through a clearance process and a public hearing.  
The following links are updated often:
      Child Care Clearance Items
      Proposed Rules and Public Hearing Notices 
      Click here to register to receive Clearance notifications for ODJFS 
      Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR)  

 

Rule-Making Process Overview  

Guide to Public Participation in the Rule-Making Process  

Child Care Forms  

Forms can be accessed through Forms Central.