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SB21-167

Regulation Of Child Care Centers

Concerning the regulation of child care centers.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Human Services
Bill Summary



The act eliminates duplicate fire or radon inspections for a child care center that provides child care exclusively to school-age children on the property of a school district, charter school, or institute charter school if a satisfactory inspection was completed within the preceding 12 months.

The act requires an annual inspection of playground facilities on the property where a child care center operates and prohibits a duplicate inspection if a satisfactory inspection was completed within the preceding 12 months.

The act permits the possession and self-administration of medication for asthma, a food allergy, or anaphylaxis if certain requirements are satisfied and if:

  • The child is a school-age child enrolled in a child care center that provides child care exclusively to school-age children on the property of a school, district, charter school, or institute charter school; or
  • The child is enrolled in a large child care center.


The act provides for staffing flexibility during emergency circumstances, so long as certain requirements are satisfied.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
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