The Department intends to create a new Rule Chapter, 65C-45, F.A.C., which will include (1) a restructuring of the rules currently in Chapter 65C-13, F.A.C., and (2) levels of care and associated licensure requirements for each level.  

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    DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

    Family Safety and Preservation Program

    RULE NOS.:RULE TITLES:

    65C-45.001Background Screening Requirements for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.002Parent Preparation Pre-service and Inservice Training for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.003Foster Home Initial Licensing Requirements for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.004Summary, Recommendations and Process for Submission of Initial Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.005Level I-Waivable Requirements

    65C-45.006Level II-Non-Child-Specific Foster Home Initial Licensing Requirements

    65C-45.007Level III-Safe Foster Home for victims o human trafficking Initial Licensing Requirements

    65C-45.008Level IV Therapeutic Foster Home and Level V Medical Foster Home Initial Licensing Requirements

    65C-45.009Changes During the Licensed Year for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.010Standards for all Out-of-Home Caregivers

    65C-45.011Supports for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.012Re-licensing requirements for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.013Conflict of Interest for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.014Terms of a License for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.015Over-Capacity Assessments and Exceptions for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.016Babysitting, Overnight Care, Extended Overnight Care and Other Supervision Arrangements for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.017Foster Care Referrals and Investigations for all Levels of Licensure

    65C-45.018Administrative Actions, Appeals and Closures for all Levels of Licensure

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Department intends to create a new Rule Chapter, 65C-45, F.A.C., which will include (1) a restructuring of the rules currently in Chapter 65C-13, F.A.C., and (2) levels of care and associated licensure requirements for each level.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Licensed out-of-home care.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 39.012, 39.0121, 39.4091(4), 409.145(5), 409.1678(2)(c)7., (2)(e), 409.175(5), 435.01(2), FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 39.0121, 39.0138, 39.4091(2)-(3), 409.145(2), 409.1678, 409.175(5), 435.04, 435.05, 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:
Licensed out-of-home care.
Purpose:
The Department intends to create a new Rule Chapter, 65C-45, F.A.C., which will include (1) a restructuring of the rules currently in Chapter 65C-13, F.A.C., and (2) levels of care and associated licensure requirements for each level.
Rulemaking Authority:
39.012, 39.0121, 39.4091(4), 409.145(5), 409.1678(2)(c)7., (2)(e), 409.175(5), 435.01(2), F.S.
Law:
39.0121, 39.0138, 39.4091(2)-(3), 409.145(2), 409.1678, 409.175(5), 435.04, 435.05, F.S.
Contact:
Jodi Abramowitz. Jodi can be reached at Jodi.Abramowitz@myflfamilies.com or 850-717-4470.
Related Rules: (15)
65C-45.001.
65C-45.002.
65C-45.003.
65C-45.004.
65C-45.005.
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