Ohio's Families and Children Rule Review Site

Ohio's Families and Children Rule Review Site: Your Opinion Counts!

This website offers you the opportunity to comment on the Ohio Administrative Code Rules that govern programs for Ohio’s families and children, including child and adult protection, substitute care, adoption and related funding and administrative functions.  Whether you are a child professional whose daily tasks are guided by the rules, someone who has had experience with some aspect of Ohio’s child welfare system, or simply an individual who cares about how Ohio’s programs for families and children are administered, you have knowledge and insight to offer.

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Rules Open For Comment

Rule Comments Open Until
Chapter 5101:2-1 Children Services Definition of Terms.
Children services definitions of terms.5101:2-1-0105/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Chapter 5101:2-5 Child Services Agency Licensing Rules.
Personnel and prohibited convictions for employment.5101:2-5-0905/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Criminal records check required for certain prospective employees and certified foster caregivers.5101:2-5-09.105/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Initial application and completion of the foster care homestudy.5101:2-5-2005/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Foster home recertifications.5101:2-5-2405/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Foster care amendments.5101:2-5-3005/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Sharing or transferring a foster home.5101:2-5-3105/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Occupancy limitations and accessibility.5101:2-5-3205/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Foster caregiver preplacement and continuing training.5101:2-5-3305/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Chapter 5101:2-7 Foster Care.
General requirements for foster caregivers and applicants.5101:2-7-0205/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Sleeping arrangements.5101:2-7-0505/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Health services.5101:2-7-0705/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Socialization and education.5101:2-7-1105/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Site and safety requirements for a foster home.5101:2-7-1205/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Transportation.5101:2-7-1505/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Chapter 5101:2-42 Substitute Care.
PCSA and PCPA approval of placements with relative and nonrelative substitute caregivers.5101:2-42-1806/20/2019 (29 days remaining)
Chapter 5101:2-48 Adoption.
Application process and preservice training.5101:2-48-0905/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Restrictions concerning provision of adoption services.5101:2-48-1005/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Approval of a foster home for adoptive placement.5101:2-48-1105/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Foster caregiver adoption of a foster child or sibling group who has resided with the caregiver for at least six consecutive months.5101:2-48-11.105/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Completion of the adoption homestudy.5101:2-48-1205/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Adoption homestudy updates.5101:2-48-12.105/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Required notification and adoption homestudy amendments.5101:2-48-12.205/30/2019 (8 days remaining)
Sharing or transferring an adoptive homestudy.5101:2-48-1905/30/2019 (8 days remaining)


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