The Department intends to amend Rule Chapter 65C-43, F.A.C., to (1) add data that must be reported to the Department’s Human Trafficking Unit; (2) remove criteria for certification of safe foster homes; (3) incorporate a required form; and (4) ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

    Family Safety and Preservation Program

    RULE NOS.:RULE TITLES:

    65C-43.001Initial Screening Instrument

    65C-43.002Reporting

    65C-43.003Criteria for Certification of Safe Houses

    65C-43.004Training for Foster Parents of Safe Foster Homes and Staff of Safe Houses

    65C-43.005Specialized Training in Serving Human Trafficking Victims

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Department intends to amend Rule Chapter 65C-43, F.A.C., to (1) add data that must be reported to the Department’s Human Trafficking Unit; (2) remove criteria for certification of safe foster homes; (3) incorporate a required form; and (4) clarify that certain specialized training must be live. In addition, the Department intends to create a new rule regarding record keeping.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Commercially sexually exploited children

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 39.524(3)(a), 409.1678(2)(c)7., (2)(e), 409.1754(1)(c), FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 39.524, 409.1678, 409.1754, (3)(a)1., FS.

    IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE REGISTER.

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Jodi Abramowitz. Jodi can be reached at Jodi.Abramowitz@myflfamilies.com or (850)717-4470.

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.

Document Information

Subject:
Commercially sexually exploited children
Purpose:
The Department intends to amend Rule Chapter 65C-43, F.A.C., to (1) add data that must be reported to the Department’s Human Trafficking Unit; (2) remove criteria for certification of safe foster homes; (3) incorporate a required form; and (4) clarify that certain specialized training must be live. In addition, the Department intends to create a new rule regarding record keeping.
Rulemaking Authority:
39.524(3)(a), 409.1678(2)(c)7., (2)(e), 409.1754(1)(c), F.S.
Law:
39.524, 409.1678, 409.1754, (3)(a)1., F.S.
Contact:
Jodi Abramowitz. Jodi can be reached at Jodi.Abramowitz@myflfamilies.com or 850-717-4470.
Related Rules: (5)
65C-43.001.
65C-43.002.
65C-43.003.
65C-43.004.
65C-43.005.