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Section 722.115o

CHILD CARE ORGANIZATIONS (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1973


722.115o Operation of child care center, group child care home, or family child care home; criminal history check; issuance of license prohibited; revocation.

Sec. 5o.

  (1) Except as provided in section 5n(14), the department shall not issue a license to operate a child care center, group child care home, or family child care home under this act without requesting a criminal history check as required by section 5n.
  (2) If a criminal history check performed under section 5n or information obtained as a result of notification from the department of state police under section 5k reveals that an applicant for a license to operate a child care center under this act has been convicted of a crime as described in section 5r, the department shall not issue a license to that applicant.
  (3) If a criminal history check performed under section 5n or information obtained as a result of notification from the department of state police under section 5k reveals that an applicant for renewal of a license to operate a child care center under this act has been convicted of a crime as described in section 5r, the department shall not renew that license.
  (4) If a criminal history check performed under section 5n or information obtained as a result of notification from the department of state police under section 5k reveals that a current child care center licensee has been convicted of a crime as described in section 5r, the department shall revoke the license of that licensee.
  (5) If a criminal history check performed under section 5n or information obtained as a result of notification from the department of state police under section 5k reveals that an applicant for a license to operate a group child care home or family child care home under this act or an adult member of the household has been convicted of a crime as described in section 5r, the department shall not issue a license to that applicant.
  (6) If a criminal history check performed under section 5n or information obtained as a result of notification from the department of state police under section 5k reveals that an applicant for renewal of a license to operate a group child care home or family child care home under this act or an adult member of the household has been convicted of a crime as described in section 5r, the department shall not renew a license to that applicant.
  (7) If a criminal history check performed under section 5n or information obtained as a result of notification from the department of state police under section 5k reveals that a current group child care home or family child care home licensee under this act or an adult member of the household has been convicted of a crime as described in section 5r, the department shall revoke that licensee's license.


History: Add. 2017, Act 256, Eff. Mar. 28, 2018
Compiler's Notes: 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


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