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49. The Department may suspend, revoke or deny a Family Child Care Home license for reasons which include but are not limited to:

A. Failure to comply with the provisions of 31 Del. C., Chapter 3, or the Department's rules and regulations pertaining to the law; or

B. Violation of the terms and conditions of the license, administrative action or corrective action plan; or

C. Use of fraud or misrepresentation in obtaining a license or in the subsequent operation of the Family Child Care Home; or

D. Refusal to furnish the Department with files, reports or records as required; or

E. Refusal to permit an authorized representative of the Department to gain admission to the Family Child Care Home during operating hours; or

F. Any conduct or practice, engaged in or permitted, which adversely affects or presents a serious or imminent danger to the health, safety and well-being of any child attending the Family Child Care home; or

G. Any conduct or practice which is in violation of State Law and regulations related to child abuse and neglect.

50. If the health, safety or well-being of children in care is in serious or imminent danger, the Department may immediately suspend the license upon issuance of a written suspension order. The order will state the reason(s) for the suspension. Within ten (10) days of the issuance of the suspension of the license, a conference with the Division Director will be held.


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