Arizona Arizona

Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers

Civil Penalty; Collection

A. After ha hearing conducted pursuant to title 41, chapter 6, article 10, the director may impose a civil penalty on a person who violates this article or rules adopted pursuant to this article in an amount not to exceed fifty dollars for each day the violation occurs. A civil penalty shall be imposed only for those days on which the child care group home is in violation of this article or department rules.

B. If a civil penalty imposed pursuant to subsection A is not paid, the attorney general or a county attorney shall file an action to collect the civil penalty in a justice court or the superior court in the county in which the violation occurred.

C. Civil penalties collected pursuant to subsection A shall be transmitted to the state treasurer for deposit in the state general fund.

D. The department shall develop an instrument that documents compliance and noncompliance of child care group homes according to the criteria prescribed in its rules governing child care group home certification. Blank copies of the instrument, which shall be in standardized form, shall be made available to the public. 1997

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