2004 Florida Statutes
Designation of licensing agency; dissemination by the department and local licensing agency of information on child care.
(1) Any county whose licensing standards meet or exceed state minimum standards may:
(a) Designate a local licensing agency to license child care facilities in the county; or
(b) Contract with the department to delegate the administration of state minimum standards in the county to the department.
(2) Child care facilities in any county whose standards do not meet or exceed state minimum standards shall be subject to licensing by the department under state minimum standards.
(3) The department and local licensing agencies, or the designees thereof, shall be responsible for coordination and dissemination of information on child care to the community and shall make available upon request all licensing standards and procedures, in addition to the names and addresses of licensed child care facilities and, where applicable pursuant to s. 402.313, licensed or registered family day care homes.
History.--s. 6, ch. 74-113; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 6, 7, ch. 83-248; s. 5, ch. 84-551; ss. 1, 2, ch. 93-115.