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41-1967.01. Child care home provider; registration; fingerprints; definition
A. A child care home provider who receives compensation to care for four or fewer children and who has not been certified by the department of economic security pursuant to section 46-807 or licensed or certified by the department of health services pursuant to section 36-883 or 36-897.01 shall register with the department of economic security if the child care home provider wishes to be listed with the child care resource and referral system.
B. Each applicant for registration shall submit a full set of fingerprints to the department of public safety for the purpose of obtaining a state and federal criminal records check pursuant to section 41-1750 and Public Law 92-544. The department of public safety may exchange this fingerprint data with the federal bureau of investigation.
C. Child care providers shall have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to section 41-1758.07 before being registered with the department or residing in a setting that is certified or licensed by the department.
D. By the date of registration, child care providers shall certify on forms that are provided by the department and notarized whether:
1. They are awaiting trial on or have been convicted of or admitted committing any of the criminal offenses listed in section 41-1758.07, subsection B or C in this state or similar offenses in another state or jurisdiction.
2. They are parents or guardians of a child adjudicated to be a dependent child as defined in section 8-201.
3. They have been denied a license to operate a child care facility for cause in this state or another state or had a license or certificate to operate a child care facility revoked.
E. The notarized forms are confidential.
F. Each applicant for registration shall not have been the subject of an investigation in which a report of child abuse or neglect has been substantiated.
G. Each applicant shall maintain current training and certification in first aid and infant and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
H. The applicant shall enclose any pool on the applicant's premises pursuant to section 36-1681, subsections A, B and C.
I. The applicant shall separately store firearms and ammunition under lock and key or a combination lock.
J. The department shall adopt rules to carry out this section.
K. The director shall charge a fee for processing the fingerprint information required pursuant to this section.
L. Any obligation or liability under this section is governed by section 41-1967, subsections F, G and H.
M. For the purposes of this section, "child care provider" means a registered child care home provider pursuant to subsection A of this section and any person who is eighteen years of age or older and who works or resides in the home of a child care home provider.