ORS 657A.300¹
Issuance of certification
  • temporary certification
  • division’s duties under federal programs

(1) Upon receipt of an application for a certification, accompanied by the required fee, the Child Care Division shall issue a certification if the division finds that the child care facility and its operations are in compliance with the requirements of ORS 181.537 (Authority of Department of Human Services and Employment Department to require fingerprints), 657A.030 (Criminal History Registry) and 657A.250 (Definitions for ORS 657A.030 and 657A.250 to 657A.450) to 657A.450 (Assistance to staff of facility) and the rules promulgated pursuant to ORS 181.534 (Criminal records check), 181.537 (Authority of Department of Human Services and Employment Department to require fingerprints), 657A.030 (Criminal History Registry) and 657A.250 (Definitions for ORS 657A.030 and 657A.250 to 657A.450) to 657A.450 (Assistance to staff of facility).

(2) The Child Care Division may issue a temporary certification, subject to reasonable terms and conditions, for a period not longer than 180 days to a child care facility that does not comply with the requirements and rules if the division finds that the health and safety of any child will not be endangered thereby. Not more than one temporary certification shall be issued for the same child care facility in any 12-month period.

(3) The Child Care Division shall serve as the state agency authorized, upon request, to certify compliance with applicable federal child care standards or requirements by any facility providing child care in the state. [Formerly 418.825; 1995 c.278 §13; 1997 c.431 §10; 1997 c.753 §8; 1999 c.743 §7; 2005 c.730 §32]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 657A—Child Care, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors657A.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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