Proposed Amendment Regulations

K.A.R. 28-4-114 Now Available for Public Comment

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), Child Care Licensing Program is proposing amendments to regulation K.A.R. 28-4-114, Applicant; licensee. 

All written comments must be received by 5:00 PM Friday, October 28, 2022. Your feedback is key to the function of our department and how we serve children and families in Kansas. Please direct all public comments regarding K.A.R. 28-4-114 to Amber Sellers. Email Amber Sellers

Upcoming Informational Webinars

Child Care Licensing will be hosting informational webinars for licensed home providers to hear from program staff regarding proposed changes and regulation intent. Please note these webinars will be informational only, no in-service hours will be provided. Dates and a Zoom link for each of the webinars are as follows:

Summary of Regulation

  • Affirms children 11 years and older related to the provider do not count in total capacity.
  • The proposed change updates age on capacity tables from 18 months to 12 months.
  • Revises the total license capacity based on ages of children in care and license type; Licensed Day Care Homes with one provider and Licensed Group Day Care Homes with two providers. 
  • Updates the age category for the maximum number of children at least 5 years but under 11 years of age; this will be changed to allow the oldest unrelated child in care to be 16 years of age 
  • Proposed table revisions (Note: Table III remained the same).

Table I, License capacity, One Provider

Max children under 18 months. Proposed change: 12 monthsMax children at least 18 months, 
but under 5 years.  Proposed change: 12 months
Max children at least 5 years old, but under 11 years. Proposed change: 16 yearsLicense capacity
07310
15410
2439
3328
4206

Table II, License capacity, Two providers

Max children under 18 months. Proposed change: 12 monthsMax children at least 18 months, but under 5 years. Proposed change: 12 months Max children at least 5 years, but under 11 years. Proposed change: 16 yearsLicense capacity 
010212
18312
27312
36312
44  (Proposed change to 5)2  (Proposed change to 3)10  (Proposed change to 12)


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