(A) A resident of Ohio who wishes to become a licensed type B home provider shall contact the county department of job and family services (CDJFS) in the county in which he or she resides to request a JFS 01643 "Application for Licensed Type B Home" (rev. 1/2014).
(1) An application is considered to be complete when all documentation outlined in "Appendix A" to this rule has been submitted. Applications that are not complete within ninety days of submission shall be closed.
(2) An application that is missing only the results of the bureau of criminal identification and investigation (BCII) and/or federal bureau of investigation (FBI) criminal records check is exempt from the ninety day timeline.
(B) The applicant shall participate in any orientation provided by the CDJFS pursuant to paragraph (K)(2) of this rule.
(C) A license is valid only for the provider, address, and maximum number of children designated on the license.
(D) Only one type B home provider license shall be issued for each address.
(E) A type B home provider license shall not be issued to any address that is currently licensed as a type A child care home or child care center.
(F) The license shall be a continuous license unless:
(2) The type B home provider moves to a new address.
(3) The type B home provider notifies the CDJFS in writing of his or her voluntary withdrawal from the licensure program.
(G) If the type B home provider proposes a change of address within the same county, the new address for the type B home shall also comply with the following requirements before the license is issued:
(1) Rule 5101:2-14-10 of the Administrative Code.
(2) Rule 5101: 2-14-11 of the Administrative Code.
(3) An inspection at the new location by CDJFS staff.
(4) Submit all required compliance material in a timely manner.
(5) Child care operations at the original location shall cease no later than the last day of residence at the original location.
(6) The new address shall be ready to be licensed within two weeks of relocating to the address. Until the new licensed is issued, the provider shall not provide care to children.
(H) If the type B provider proposes a change of address to another county, the provider of the type B home shall complete and submit the JFS 01643 to the CDJFS in the county of the new address.
(1) The new address for the type B home shall also comply with the following requirements before the license is issued:
(a) Rule 5101:2-14-10 of the Administrative Code.
(b) Rule 5101: 2-14-11 of the Administrative Code.
(d) An inspection at the new location by CDJFS staff.
(e) Submit all required compliance material in a timely manner.
(f) Child care operations at the original location shall cease no later than the last day of residence at the original location.
(g) The new address shall be ready to be licensed within two weeks of relocating to the address. Until the new licensed is issued, the provider shall not provide care to children.
(I) Once licensed, the type B home provider shall complete and submit a provider agreement as required in Chapter 5101:2-16 and all information required in the provider portal which is located at http://jfs.ohio.gov/cdc/childcare.stm, in order to serve children eligible for publicly funded child care.
(J) The type B home provider shall post the license in the home in a visible place that is accessible to the caretakers at all times.
(K) CDJFS requirements for application and issuance of licensure:
(1) Shall recommend applications for approval or denial, to the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) within one hundred days of receiving a completed application.
(2) Shall schedule an orientation and inform the applicant of all items listed in "Appendix B" to this rule.
(3) Shall provide the applicant with the JFS 08087 "Ohio Communicable Disease Chart" (rev. 4/2009 or 9/2009) when a recommendation is made to ODJFS that the applicant will be licensed.
(4) May compile and make available a list of emergency or substitute caregivers who meet the requirements of this rule to applicants or providers.
(5) Shall review the BCII and FBI records checks as well as child abuse registry checks for the provider, provider's employees, emergency and substitute caregivers, assistants and all adult residents to ensure compliance with rules 5101:2-14-07 and 5101:2-14-06 of the Administrative Code.
(a) If the CDJFS determines that any of the BCII or FBI records checks indicate a prohibitive offense as defined in paragraph (D) of 5101:2-14-07 of the Administrative Code, the CDJFS shall determine if the individual meets rehabilitation standards as detailed in "Appendix A" to 5101:2-14-07 of the Administrative Code.
(b) The CDJFS shall use the JFS 01527 "Notification of Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse and Neglect Check for Employees and Assistants" (1/2014) to notify the provider of the results of this review.
Replaces: 5101:2-14-02, 5101:2-14-04
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5104.018, 5104.041
Rule Amplifies: 5104.018, 5104.041
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/82, 9/1/86, 2/15/88, 5/1/89, 7/1/95, 3/15/96, 10/1/97 (Emer.), 12/30/97, 4/1/03, 1/1/07, 8/14/08, 12/1/2009, 11/15/10, 8/3/13