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Rule Title: Gold Seal Quality Care Program
Department: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Family Safety and Preservation Program
Chapter: CHILD CARE STANDARDS

Latest version of the final adopted rule presented in Florida Administrative Code (FAC):

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 6/12/2019
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority 402.281 FS. Law Implemented 402.281 FS. History–New 5-1-08, Amended 1-13-10, 8-1-13, 7-7-15, 10-25-17, 6-12-19.
References in this version: Ref-05514 CF-FSP 5389, Gold Seal Quality Care Accrediting Association Evaluation Manual for Child Care Facilities, April 2015
Ref-05545 Gold Seal Quality Care Program Review Process and Procedures, April 2015
Ref-10472 CF-FSP 5386 Gold Seal Application
Ref-10508 CF-FSP 5315 Gold Seal Quality Care Accrediting Asso Appl
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
Notice /
Adopted
Section Description ID Publish
Date
View Text Final
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 21908146 Effective:
06/12/2019
View Text Correction
65C-22.001
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General Requirements, School Age Child Care, Gold Seal Quality Care Program, Enforcement 21736165 4/15/2019
Vol. 45/73
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65C-22.001
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General Requirements, School Age Child Care, Gold Seal Quality Care Program, Enforcement 21714340 4/10/2019
Vol. 45/70
View Text Correction
65C-22.001
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General Requirements, School Age Child Care, Gold Seal Quality Care Program, Enforcement 21538285 2/20/2019
Vol. 45/35
View Text Proposed
65C-22.001
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The Department adopted standards effective October 2017 in an effort to move toward compliance with federal expectations for child care settings. After adoption of the rule changes, it was determined areas within Chapter .... 21401612 1/17/2019
Vol. 45/12
View Text Development
65C-22.001
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This notice of rule development corrects the clarification of rule development published on July 17, 2018, in Vol. 44, No. 138, F.A.C. This rule development concerns child care facilities and standards, not family day care .... 20672172 7/18/2018
Vol. 44/139
View Text Development
65C-22.001
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This notice of rule development supplements for the purpose of clarification the rule development published on July 13, 2018, in Vol. 44, No. 136, of the FAR. The Department intends to amend rules 65C-.22.001 and .008-.010, .... 20661599 7/17/2018
Vol. 44/138
View Text Development
65C-22.001
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The Department intends to amend rules 65C-.22.001 and .008-.010, F.A.C., to update forms and other materials incorporated by reference; and require licensed child care facilities to submit to the Department copies of inspection .... 20656264 7/13/2018
Vol. 44/136
View Text Final
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 19511955 Effective:
10/25/2017
View Text Correction
65C-22.001
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General Information, Definitions, Physical Environment, Training, Health Related Requirements, Food and Nutrition, Record Keeping, Gold Seal Quality Care Program, Enforcement 19492458 10/5/2017
Vol. 43/193
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65C-22.001
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General Information, Definitions, Physical Environment, Training, Health Related Requirements, Food and Nutrition, Record Keeping, Evening Child Care, Gold Seal Quality Care Program, Enforcement 19355785 9/7/2017
Vol. 43/174
View Text Correction
65C-22.001
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General Information, Definitions, Physical Environment, Training, Health Related Requirements, Food and Nutrition, Record Keeping, Gold Seal Quality Care Program, Enforcement 19106398 6/22/2017
Vol. 43/121
View Text Proposed
65C-22.001
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The Department is proposing this rule development in response to public concerns that the complexity of Child Care Standards rule was cumbersome to maneuver. The Department resolved to create a handbook format using plain .... 19104264 6/21/2017
Vol. 43/120
View Text Development
65C-22.001
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The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the rule revisions made to align child care licensing standards with health and safety requirements of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014. This includes new .... 18481330 1/12/2017
Vol. 43/08
View Text Final
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 16140138 Effective:
07/07/2015
View Text Change
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 15754951 3/19/2015
Vol. 41/54
View Text Hearing
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 15540290 1/15/2015
Vol. 41/10
View Text Proposed
65C-22.009
Chapter 2010-210, s.7, Laws of Florida, amended section 402.281(2), Florida Statutes, to require the department to adopt rules that establish Gold Seal Quality Care accreditation standards for child care facilities. Chapter .... 15373935 12/22/2014
Vol. 40/246
View Text Withdrawal
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 15268690 11/19/2014
Vol. 40/225
View Text Proposed
65C-22.009
Chapter 2010-210, s.7, Laws of Florida, amended section 402.281(2), Florida Statutes, to require the department to adopt rules that establish Gold Seal Quality Care accreditation standards for child care facilities. Chapter .... 14621215 8/7/2014
Vol. 40/153
View Text Final
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 13260596 Effective:
08/01/2013
View Text Development
65C-22.009
Chapter 2010-210, s.7, Laws of Florida, amended section 402.281(2), Florida Statutes, to require the department to adopt rules that establish Gold Seal Quality Care accreditation standards for child care facilities. Chapter .... 13067081 7/10/2013
Vol. 39/133
View Text Validity
65C-22.009
Redlands Christian Migrant Association, Inc., d/b/a RCMA Smith Brown Child Development .... vs. Department of Children and Families; Case No.: 12-2816RX; Rule No.: 65C-22.009; Dismissed 12259750 11/8/2012
Vol. 38/68
View Text Public Hearing
65C-22.001
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The Department of Children and Families previously cancelled three public hearings due to Tropical Storm Isaac. This notice will serve as notification ....
  1. November 27, 2012 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; 2. November 28, ....
  1. Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe, 2555 Ponce ....
12156833 10/16/2012
Vol. 38/51
View Text Proposed
65C-22.001
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Chapter 2010-161 sections 17 & 18, Laws of Florida eliminated the Department of Health’s authority to license and inspect food preparation and food service in child care facilities. The legislation effectively requires .... 11708402 7/20/2012
Vol. 38/29
View Text Workshop
65C-22.001
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The Department is planning two additional public workshops to discuss rule modifications being proposed in the areas of food service (in response ....
  Workshop 1: February 29, 2012, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Workshop ....
  Workshop 1: Roberts Bldg., 5920 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville, ....
10944139 2/3/2012
Vol. 38/05
View Text Development
65C-22.001
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The rule modifications were implemented based on the passage of House Bill 5311. This bill eliminated the Department of Health’s ability to conduct food service inspections in child care settings. In an effort to protect .... 10648968 12/22/2011
Vol. 37/51
View Text Public Meeting
65C-22.009
The passage of Senate Bill 2014 during the 2010 Legislative Session revised Florida Statute 402.281 to include that the Department of Children ....
  January 27, 2011, 2:00 p.m.
  Workshop will be held via teleconference. Please visit www.myflorida.com/childcare, ....
9549861 1/14/2011
Vol. 37/02
View Text Public Meeting
65C-22.009
Workshops will be held via teleconference. Please visit www.myflorida.com/childcare for instructions on joining the teleconference. The passage ....
  Workshop 1: December 9, 2010; Workshop 2: December 14, 2010, ....
  Workshops will be held via teleconference. Please visit www.myflorida.com/childcare ....
9417359 11/24/2010
Vol. 36/47
View Text Development
65C-22.009
Senate Bill 2014 revised Florida Statute 402.281 to include that the Department of Children and Family Services “adopt rules establishing Gold Seal Quality Care accreditation standards based on the applicable accrediting .... 9283596 10/22/2010
Vol. 36/42
View Text Final
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 8140063 Effective:
01/13/2010
View Text Change
65C-22.001
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General Information, Physical Environment, Training, Health Related Requirements, Food and Nutrition, Record Keeping, Evening Child Care, School Age Child Care, Gold Seal Quality Care Program, Enforcement.... 7877872 11/6/2009
Vol. 35/44
View Text Proposed
65C-22.001
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The modifications were made to clarify and reorganize sections of the rule for easier use and provide additional fire and emergency preparedness language to protect the health and safety of children in a child care setting..... 7087904 5/22/2009
Vol. 35/20
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65C-22.001
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The rule modifications are being made to clarify sections of the rule, reorganize for easier use for the user, and provide additional health and safety language to protect children in care in a child care setting. 6886629 3/20/2009
Vol. 35/11
View Text Workshop
65C-22.001
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To discuss and solicit public feedback on proposed rule changes to Chapter 65C-22, F.A.C.
  Monday, December 8th, 2008, 10:00 A.M. (Ft. Lauderdale) Tuesday, ....
  Ft. Lauderdale: Department of Children and Family Services, ....
6417149 11/21/2008
Vol. 34/47
View Text Final
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 5538426 Effective:
05/01/2008
View Text Change
65C-22.009
Gold Seal Quality Care Program 5278078 3/7/2008
Vol. 34/10
View Text Proposed
65C-22.001
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The rule modifications contained in this document establish a uniform system of procedures and disciplinary sanctions for child care licensing standards, establishes sanctions for the Gold Seal Quality Care program and minimum .... 4493251 8/17/2007
Vol. 33/33
View Text Development
65C-22.001
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The purpose of this workshop will be to discuss proposed clarifications, amendments, and legislative mandates to Chapter 65C-22, F.A.C., Child Care Facility Standards. In addition we will also be discussing creating Rule .... 4275777 6/22/2007
Vol. 33/25
View Text Development
65C-22.001
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The purpose of this workshop will be to discuss proposed clarifications, amendments, and legislative mandates to Chapter 65C-22, F.A.C., Child Care Facility Standards. In addition we will also be discussing creating Rule .... 3881666 3/9/2007
Vol. 33/10
View Text Development
65C-22.001
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The purpose of this workshop will be to discuss proposed clarifications, amendments, and legislative mandates to Chapter 65C-22, F.A.C., Child Care Facility Standards. In addition we will also be discussing creating Rule .... 650984 9/1/2006
Vol. 32/35