The Child Care Provider Licensing Committee

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The Child Care Provider Licensing Committee

26-39-200. Child Care Provider Licensing Committee.
(1) (a) The licensing committee shall be comprised of 12 members appointed by the governor and approved by the Senate in accordance with this subsection.
     (b) The governor shall appoint three members who:
           (i) have at least five years of experience as an owner in or director of a for profit
                or not-for-profit center based child care; and
          (ii) hold an active license as a child care center from the department to provide
                 center
  based child care.
     (c) The governor shall appoint two members who hold an active license as a
            residential child care provider and one member who is a certified residential
            child care provider.
     (d) (i) The governor shall appoint one member to represent each of the following:  
                 (A) a parent with a child in a licensed center based child care facility;
                 (B) a parent with a child in a residential based child care facility;
                 (C) a child development expert from the state system of higher education;
                 (D) except as provided in Subsection (1)(f), a pediatrician licensed in the
                        state;
                  (E) a health care provider; and
                  (F) an architect licensed in the state.

Child Care Provider Licensing Committee

These meetings are public and open to anyone who wants to attend. Child Care Licensing rules and issues necessary to protect qualifying children's common needs for a safe and healthy environment are discussed at these meetings. If you are interested in becoming a member of this committee, complete and submit an application by going to: boards.utah.govopens in a new tab

Anyone who needs special accommodations to attend or fully participate in this meeting should contact Kimberly Rice at
(385) 232-0745 or krice@utah.gov.

For more information, you can contact Kimberly Rice at
(385) 232-0745 or krice@utah.gov.

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Child Care Provider Licensing Committee Meetings

Next Meeting:

January 11, 2024 from 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Meeting Agenda (coming soon)