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Delaware Code Title 14. Education § 3003A. Office of Child Care Licensing; powers

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<Text of section effective Jan. 1, 2023. See, also, § 3003A effective until Jan. 1, 2023.>

(a)(1) The Office of Child Care Licensing is established within the Department of Education to do all of the following:

a. Promulgate and enforce regulations for child care.

b. License child care facilities.

c. Develop and implement policies and procedures for ensuring compliance with child care regulations.

(2) An individual or entity shall provide OCCL or OCCL's authorized agents right of entrance, privilege of inspection, and access to the individual's or entity's accounts and reports.

(b) Repealed by 83 Laws 2021, ch. 249, § 2.

(c) OCCL may prescribe and enforce, by regulation or otherwise, any reasonable standards for the conduct of child care facilities and shall license child care facilities that conform to the standards. Regulations promulgated under this chapter must include all of the following:

(1) Any application form required to apply for licensure under this chapter.

(2) The specific requirements to obtain, retain, or renew a license under this chapter.

(3) Due process provisions that provide all of the following:

a. That notice is required when a deficiency is alleged.

b. The informal and formal procedures to contest an alleged deficiency.

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