Child Care Laws & Regulations
Here is a partial list of new legislation related to child care facilities. Always refer to the California Department of Social Services Child Care Licensing Program for laws and regulations pertaining to child care facilities.
AB 1207 - Child Care: Required Training and Abuse Reporting
Beginning January 1, 2018, this law requires that all mandated reporters in licensed child care settings, including licensed child care providers, applicants, directors and employees, must:
1. Complete their mandated reporter duties of recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect and
2. Renew their training every two years.
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