HB 1062-1_ Filed 02/22/2001, 10:56
Adopted 02/22/2001


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COMMITTEE REPORT


                                                        YES:

13

                                                        NO:
0

MR. SPEAKER:

    Your Committee on       Human Affairs     , to which was referred       House Bill 1062     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (01)CR106201.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 12-7-2-28.4; (01)CR106201.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 12-7-2-28.4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 28.4. (a) "Child care center", for purposes of IC 12-17.2, means a nonresidential building where at least seventeen (17) children receive one (1) child receives child care from a provider:
        (1) while unattended by a parent, legal guardian, or custodian;
        (2) for regular compensation; and
        (3) for more than four (4) hours but less than twenty-four (24) hours in each of ten (10) consecutive days per year, excluding intervening Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
    (b) The term includes a building where child care is provided to less than seventeen (17) children if the provider has applied for a license under IC 12-17.2-4 and meets the requirements under IC 12-17.2-4.".
SOURCE: Page 2, line 25; (01)CR106201.2. -->     Page 2, after line 25, begin a new line block indented and insert:
        " (4) If the licensee does not reside in the child care home, the licensee must, upon application for a license, meet the following requirements:
            (A) Provide documentation to the division that the licensee has received a high school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate as described in IC 12-14-5-2 .
            (B) Provide documentation to the division that the licensee:
                (i) has completed;
                (ii) is enrolled in; or
                (iii) agrees to complete within the next two (2) years;
            a child development associate credential program or a similar program approved by the division.
        The division may grant a waiver or variance of the requirement under clause (B).

SOURCE: IC 12-17.2-5-6.5; (01)CR106201.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 12-17.2-5-6.5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 6.5. (a) To qualify for a license to operate a class II child care home under this chapter, a person must do the following:
        (1) Provide all child care services on the first story of the child care home unless the class II child care home meets the exceptions to the first story requirements contained in the Indiana building code adopted by the fire prevention and building safety commission in effect at the time the class II child care home provider applies for licensure.
        (2) Provide a smoke detection system that is:
            (A) hard wired to the building's electrical system; and
            (B) wired in a manner that activates all of the detector devices in the building when one (1) detector device is activated.
        (3) Provide a fire extinguisher in each room that is used to provide child care services.
        (4) Meet the exit requirements for an E-3 building occupancy classification under the Indiana building code adopted by the fire prevention and building safety commission in effect at the time the class II child care home provider applies for licensure.
        (5) Provide a minimum of thirty-five (35) square feet for each child.
        (6) Conduct fire drills required under article 37 of the Indiana fire prevention code adopted by the fire prevention and building

safety commission in effect at the time the class II child care home provider applies for licensure.
        (7) Reside in the child care home.
        (8) (7) Apply for a license before July 1, 1996, or after June 30, 2001.
        (9) (8) Comply with rules adopted by the division of family and children for class II child care homes.
    (b) To qualify for a license to operate a class II child care home under this chapter, a person, before applying for the license, must have:
        (1) a class I child care home license; or
        (2) at least one (1) year of experience as a caregiver in a child care home or child care center.

SOURCE: ; (01)CR106201.4. -->     SECTION 4. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001] The amendments made by this act to IC 12-7-2-33.7 do not apply to a person who was issued a license for a class I child care home before July 1, 2001.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1062 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Summers


CR106201/DI 98    2001