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Child Care Licensing Rules and Statutes

Whether you’re a provider, parent or interested citizen, you may be interested in the specific regulations that pertain to child care providers. The Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers and Homes provide minimum standards for regulated child care providers. The Child Care Organizations Act (1973 PA 116) provides authority to establish these rules.

Below are the rules written by the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs regarding child care licensing in the state, as well as related statutes, or laws, guiding the rules.