CCAMTL 3 (Liability Rules, eff. 12/1/2009)
Child Care Type A Manual Transmittal Letter No. 3
October 22, 2009
TO: All Child Care Type A Manual Holders
FROM: Douglas E. Lumpkin, Director
SUBJECT: Liability Insurance Requirements

This letter transmits amendments to the rules governing type A home child care licensure. These rules have been amended to as a result of the passage of Am. Sub. HB 562 of the 127th General Assembly, which changed the Revised Code (RC) that requires type A homes to procure and maintain liability insurance. These rules will be effective December 1, 2009. The following is a summary of the rule revisions:

Rule 5101:2-13-04 Application and Issuance of Initial Licenses for Type A Homes has been amended to clarify the application submission process and to add language that the applicant must allow ODJFS to inspect the home before a license can be issued. The revision date of the JFS 01335 has been updated and language has been added to state that an initial application will be needed if the license renewal application is not received at least sixty days before the license expiration date.

Rule 5101:2-13-30 Requirements to Provide Information, Policies and Procedures for Licensed Type A Homes has been amended to include the requirement for the type A home provider to maintain liability insurance in specified amounts or to notify the parents/guardians that they do not carry the minimum amounts of insurance coverage. This rule is also being amended to reflect the changes to the JFS 01337 " Type A Home Parent And Employee Information."

The electronic version of the Child Care Type A Manual is located at: The manual contains all rules, forms, transmittal letters and procedure letters that the department has issued for the type A child care providers. Please contact the Office for Families and Children (OFC) Help Desk at 1-866-886-3537, option 4 if you have questions regarding this information.

INSTRUCTIONS: The following chart identifies the material that needs to be removed from and inserted into the Child Care Manual (CCAM).

CCAM Rules 5101:2‑13‑045101:2‑13‑04
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