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Child Care Provider Registration   

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(a) (1) If the department finds that the trustline applicant has been convicted of a crime, other than a minor traffic violation, the department shall deny the application, unless the director grants an exemption pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 1596.871.

(2) If the department finds that the trustline applicant has an arrest as described in subdivision (a) of Section 1596.871, the department may deny the application if the trustline applicant may pose a risk to the health and safety of any person who is or may become a client and the department complies with subdivision (e) of Section 1596.871.

(3) The department shall comply with the requirements of Section 1596.877 and may deny the application of a trustline applicant for substantiated child abuse that may pose a threat to the health and safety of any person who is or may become a client.

(4) The department may deny the application for registration of the trustline applicant if it discovers that it had previously revoked a license or certificate to be a certified family home held by the trustline applicant or excluded the trustline applicant from a licensed facility.

(5) The department may deny the application for registration of the trustline applicant if it discovers that it had previously denied the trustline applicant's application for a license from the department or certificate of approval to be a certified family home.

(b) (1) If, the department denies registration pursuant to subdivision (a), it shall advise the provider of the right to appeal. The provider shall have 15 days to appeal the denial.

(2) Upon receipt by the department of the appeal, the appeal shall be set for hearing. The hearing shall be conducted in accordance with Section 1596.887.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 843, Sec. 4. Operative July 1, 1998.)