Child Care Alarms for Transportation
Pursuant to Senate Bill 252, child-care facilities and large family child- care homes are required to install an alarm system in each vehicle used by the facility or home to transport children by Jan. 1, 2022. Alongside the alarm requirements, child-care providers are required to continue conducting physical and visual sweeps of the vehicle and maintaining a log. Updates related to the new alarm requirement were made in Chapters 65C-20 and 65C-22 and became effective Jan. 9, 2022. Please visit our Laws and Requirements page to access the latest rule and handbook language.