DAR File No. 38939

This rule was published in the December 1, 2014, issue (Vol. 2014, No. 23) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Workforce Services, Employment Development

Section R986-700-775

High Quality School Readiness Grant Program

Notice of Proposed Rule

(Amendment)

DAR File No.: 38939
Filed: 11/06/2014 06:39:10 PM

RULE ANALYSIS

Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:

The purpose of this amendment is to comply with the requirements of H.B. 96 passed in the 2014 General Legislative Session.

Summary of the rule or change:

The changes explain the process by which the Department will determine who to nominate for High Quality School Readiness grants.

State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:

  • Section 53A-1b-110
  • Section 35A-1-104
  • Subsection 35A-1-104(4)

Anticipated cost or savings to:

the state budget:

There will be no costs or savings to the state budget as a result of this rule because it was already provided in H.B. 96 (2014).

local governments:

There will be no costs or savings to any local government as a result of this rule because it was already provided in H.B. 96 (2014).

small businesses:

There will be no costs or savings to small businesses as a result of this rule because it was already provided in H.B. 96 (2014), and there are no compliance costs for applying for a grant.

persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:

There will be no costs or savings to persons other than small businesses, businesses or local government entities as a result of this rule because it was already provided in H.B. 96 (2014), and there are no compliance costs associated with applying for a grant.

Compliance costs for affected persons:

There will be no costs or savings to any affected persons as a result of this rule because it was already provided in H.B. 96 (2014), and there are no compliance costs associated with the program.

Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:

There are no compliance costs associated with this change. There are no fees associated with this change. There will be no cost to anyone to comply with these changes. There will be no fiscal impact on any business.

Jon Pierpont, Executive Director

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

Workforce Services
Employment Development
140 E 300 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-2333

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Suzan Pixton at the above address, by phone at 801-526-9645, by FAX at 801-526-9211, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]

Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:

12/31/2014

This rule may become effective on:

01/07/2015

Authorized by:

Jon Pierpont, Executive Director

RULE TEXT

R986. Workforce Services, Employment Development.

R986-700. Child Care Assistance.

R986-700-775. High Quality School Readiness Grant Program.

(1) The Office of Child Care (OCC) administers this program pursuant to the authority granted in Utah Code Section 53A-1b-106.

(2) The OCC will solicit proposals from eligible private providers and eligible home-based educational technology providers and make recommendations to the School Readiness Board (SRB) as provided in 53A-1b-106(3).

(3) Eligible private providers and eligible home-based educational technology providers must submit an application, together with a proposal to the OCC by the date provided in the application.

(4) The proposal must contain the components outlined in 53A-1b-105(1) or (2) and details as required in 53A-1b-106(7).

(5) A grant recipient must report annually to the OCC the information required in 53A-1b-106(12) in addition to other information as required by the OCC.

(6) The OCC will monitor each grant recipient to ensure compliance with the High Quality School Readiness Grant Program and share information received from grant recipients annually with the SRB.

(7) Grant recipients must cooperate with the OCC to satisfy the monitoring and reporting requirements of the grant. Cooperation will include allowing onsite visits, providing information, including documentary evidence and written statements, when requested by the OCC, returning telephone calls from an OCC representative when requested to do so, and reporting, at a designated time and place, for an in-person interview with an OCC representative if so requested.

 

KEY: child care

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [October 1, 2014]2015

Notice of Continuation: September 8, 2010

Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 35A-3-310; 53A-1b-110

 


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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Suzan Pixton at the above address, by phone at 801-526-9645, by FAX at 801-526-9211, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules.