CHILDREN'S HOMES AND WELFARE AGENCIES
26-6-1 Agencies and institutions defined as child welfare agencies--Department of Social Services.
26-6-1.1 Chapter not applicable to day care services provided by school board for children of enrolled students.
26-6-2 to 26-6-6. Repealed.
26-6-6.1 Continuing foster care to age twenty-one.
26-6-8 License required to place child for adoption--Relatives and guardian excepted.
26-6-9 License or registration required for child care or placement by public or private agency--Waiver violation as misdemeanor.
26-6-11 Application for license--Investigation--Issuance--Conditions--Records--Public inspection.
26-6-12 Provisional license authorized.
26-6-13 Duration of licenses--Suspension or revocation--Assignment prohibited--Display or availability for inspection.
26-6-14 Categories of child welfare agency licenses.
26-6-14.1 Family day care defined--Number of children allowed.
26-6-14.2 Registration of family day care homes--Rules--Exemption--Investigation--Duration of registration--Assignment prohibited.
26-6-14.3 Issuance of child welfare license--Criminal record of applicant to be secured--Waiver by applicant--When application denied.
26-6-14.4 Persons to whom criminal record requirement applies.
26-6-14.5 Waiver, fingerprinting, and declaration as condition of employment--Time--Immediate termination of employee.
26-6-14.6 Meaning of conviction--Evidence of conviction.
26-6-14.7 Transfer of criminal record clearance when changing employment.
26-6-14.8 Unregistered family day care defined--Number of children allowed.
26-6-14.9 Submission of employees' names to department--Central registry background checks--Notification to provider--Issuance of certificate.
26-6-14.10 Prohibition of licensure, registration, or operation by person convicted of child abuse or other felony, or whose name appears on registry--Failure to report as misdemeanor.
26-6-14.11 Prohibition of child care by person convicted of child abuse, sex offense, or other felony, or whose name appears on registry--Violation as misdemeanor.
26-6-14.12 Before and after school day care exempt from zoning, uniform building, and safety provisions.
26-6-14.13 Information from another state's central registry or national crime database to be used only for background check for approval of foster or adoptive placement.
26-6-15 Specification in licenses and registration certificates of work authorized.
26-6-15.1 Additional number of children in day care--Staff-to-child ratios.
26-6-15.2 Additional number of children in day care center operating preschool program.
26-6-16 Rules for child care by licensed or registered agencies promulgated by department--Matters included in rules.
Establishment and support of day care centers by counties and municipalities. 26-6-18.2
Appropriation for day care centers. 26-6-18.4
Approved programs required for payments to nonprofit organizations--Records and periodic audit. 26-6-18.5
Exemption of program from zoning, building and fire and life safety codes. 26-6-19
Department of Health visitations and inspections. 26-6-20
Records on children in care of agencies--Information confidential. 26-6-20.1
Definition of terms. 26-6-20.2
Separation of residents' moneys required of homes and centers. 26-6-20.3
Demand trust account deposit of moneys not kept in center--Deposit with state treasurer by public agency. 26-6-20.4
Deposit of money for resident when over specified amount. 26-6-20.5
Surety bond required of facility handling more than specified monthly amount--Bond amount. 26-6-20.6
Safeguards and records required of facilities. 26-6-20.7
Public audit of records. 26-6-20.8
Violation of moneys provisions as cause for revocation of facility's license. 26-6-20.9
Surrender of moneys and funds upon discharge of resident--Receipt--Deposited funds. 26-6-20.10
Escheat of unclaimed property under specified value after death of resident--Notice to relatives--Time--Disposition of property or money. 26-6-21
Placement of children for adoption--Consent by agency to adoption. 26-6-21.1
Notice to remove child from child welfare agency. 26-6-23
Grounds for revocation or refusal to issue or renew child welfare agency license or registration. 26-6-23.1
Revocation or refusal to issue or renew license or registration for child abuse or violence. 26-6-23.2
Central registry background checks on employees. 26-6-24
Notice of intended revocation or refusal of renewal of license or registration--Hearing on protest--Temporary suspension. 26-6-25
Investigation by department of unlicensed and unregistered operations--Further action by department. 26-6-26
Educational and incidental activities exempt from chapter--State institutions. 26-6-28
Reduction of number of children in foster care. 26-6-29
Shelters for battered spouses exempt. 26-6-30
to 26-6-34. Repealed .26-6-35
Foster care for person under continuing juvenile jurisdiction who is over the age of majority.26-6-36
Definitions relating to religious child-placement agencies.26-6-37
Adverse action defined.26-6-38
Child-placement agency not required to provide service that conflicts with sincere written religious policy.26-6-39
State may not take adverse action against child-placement agency acting on basis of sincere written religious policy.26-6-40
Licensure and state benefit programs available to religious child-placement agency.26-6-41
Religious child-placement agency to be independent from state.
Child-placement agency may not decline service on basis of race, ethnicity, or national origin.26-6-43
Claim or defense based on §§ 26-6-36 to 26-6-50.26-6-44
Relief available for successful claim or defense.26-6-45
Sovereign immunity not waived.26-6-46
Broad protection of free exercise of religious beliefs and moral convictions.26-6-47
Other law in conflict preempted.26-6-48
Time for asserting claim.26-6-49
Construction with federal law.26-6-50
Other child-placement agencies not limited by actions of religious child-placement agency--Best interest of child.