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EXPLANATION: Extends Childcare licensing for daycare for one year if the entity is not in line for license revocation.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 26,
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, page 403, after line 28, by
adding an appropriately numbered paragraph to read:
/ (DSS: Licensed Day Care Facilities Relicensing) Notwithstanding 63-13-20 (22), (23), and (26), and 63-13-1010, for Fiscal Year 2011-12, any child care center, church or religious center, group child care home, or licensed family child care home shall have their DSS operating license or approval extended an additional year. At no time shall a license, approval, or registration be issued for a period greater than three years. All registered family homes will continue to complete a yearly registration process. Facilities are not eligible for the extension provided for herein if DSS is investigating the facility for possible revocation, is in the process of revocation, the revocation is under appeal, or the license, approval or registration is subsequently reinstated by DSS./
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.