Child Care Rulemaking Projects

The Division of Early Care and Education posts notices and documents related to rulemaking projects. Information regarding rulemaking projects can be found by clicking on the program area below.

Rule Revision Provider Training Tools

The permanent rules for DCF 13, 202, 250, 251, and 252 went into effect on April 1, 2020. The Department has created a Rule Revision PowerPoint training for licensed and certified providers and a spreadsheet of licensing rules that were modified, deleted, or added during the rule revision process. If you have any questions related to the new rules, please contact your regional licensing office or certification agency.


Child Care Administrative Rule Updates - Rule Revisions: DCF 13, 52, 54, 56, 57, 250, and 251

The Department of Children and Families will be holding a public hearing on proposed rules affecting chs. DCF 13, 52, 54, 56, 57, 250, and 251. The rule revisions make technical corrections to DCF administrative rules, including correcting cross-references, updating terminology, and incorporating minor statutory changes.

DCF welcomes input from stakeholders and the public. A public hearing will be held on February 13, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the Department of Children and Families located at 201 E. Washington Ave., in room H206. Written comments regarding the proposed rule revisions may be submitted by February 13, 2020 to

Economic Impact Analysis

Hearing Notice

Hearing Rule Text