2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 63 - South Carolina Children's Code
Section 63-13-840. Inspections of family childcare homes.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 63-13-840 (2017)

(A) When the department visits a family childcare home for purposes of an inspection or investigation pursuant to Section 63-13-80(A), it shall conduct the review to ensure the facility complies with the following:

(1) health and safety of the children;

(2) no evidence of child abuse; and

(3) enrollment within the limits set forth in this chapter.

(B) If a complaint received by the department concerning a family childcare home pursuant to Section 63-13-80 indicates that the child has been abused, the department shall carry out its responsibility as authorized under Chapter 7. If the visits and inspections verify conditions detrimental to the health and safety of the children or overenrollment, the department shall carry out its responsibility as authorized pursuant to Section 63-13-160 and Section 63-13-830(C).

HISTORY: 2008 Act No. 361, Section 2; 2014 Act No. 295 (H.4665), Section 3, eff June 23, 2014.

Effect of Amendment

2014 Act No. 295, Section 3, rewrote the section.

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