2017 ORS 329A.300¹
Issuance of certification
  • temporary certification
  • office’s duties under federal programs

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This section is amended
Effective April 13, 2018
Relating to child care; creating new provisions; amending ORS 329A.030, 329A.250, 329A.252, 329A.263, 329A.300, 329A.330, 329A.360, 329A.370 and 329A.992; and declaring an emergency.

(1) Upon receipt of an application for a certification, accompanied by the required fee, the Office of Child Care shall issue a certification if the office finds that the child care facility and its operations are in compliance with the requirements of ORS 181A.200 (Authority of Department of Human Services, Oregon Health Authority and Employment Department to require fingerprints), 329A.030 (Central Background Registry) and 329A.250 (Definitions for ORS 329A.030 and 329A.250 to 329A.450) to 329A.450 (Assistance to staff of facility) and the rules promulgated pursuant to ORS 181A.195 (Criminal records check), 181A.200 (Authority of Department of Human Services, Oregon Health Authority and Employment Department to require fingerprints), 181A.215 (Oregon Department of Administrative Services to adopt rules relating to certain aspects of criminal records checks), 329A.030 (Central Background Registry) and 329A.250 (Definitions for ORS 329A.030 and 329A.250 to 329A.450) to 329A.450 (Assistance to staff of facility).

(2) The Office of Child Care 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 office 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 Office of Child Care 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 657A.300; 2015 c.758 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 329A—Child Care, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors329A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.