Ohio's Families and Children Rule Review Site

Ohio's Families and Children Rule Review Site: Your Opinion Counts!

This website offers you the opportunity to comment on the Ohio Administrative Code Rules that govern programs for Ohio’s families and children, including child and adult protection, substitute care, adoption and related funding and administrative functions.  Whether you are a child professional whose daily tasks are guided by the rules, someone who has had experience with some aspect of Ohio’s child welfare system, or simply an individual who cares about how Ohio’s programs for families and children are administered, you have knowledge and insight to offer.

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Rules Open For Comment

Rule Comments Open Until
Chapter 5101:2-5 Child Services Agency Licensing Rules.
Required agency policies, plans and procedures.5101:2-5-1304/08/2018 (15 days remaining)
Chapter 5101:2-33 Administrative Requirements.
Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA) agency administrative requirements.5101:2-33-1104/08/2018 (15 days remaining)
Chapter 5101:2-39 Removals.
Removal of a child from the child's own home.5101:2-39-0104/13/2018 (20 days remaining)
Chapter 5101:2-40 Supportive Services.
Supportive services for prevention of placement, reunification and life skills.5101:2-40-0204/13/2018 (20 days remaining)
Chapter 5101:2-47 Title IV-E Foster Care Maintenance.
Required application/update for Title IV-D (child support) services and referrals to Title IV-A (public assistance); healthchek; third party insurance; and supplemental security income (SSI).5101:2-47-0803/24/2018 (0 days remaining)
Chapter 5101:2-48 Adoption.
Agency adoption policy and recruitment plan.5101:2-48-0504/08/2018 (15 days remaining)
Non-discrimination requirements for adoptive placements.5101:2-48-1304/08/2018 (15 days remaining)


Forms Open For Comment

Form Comments Open Until
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