TITLE XII
PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE

CHAPTER 170-E
CHILD DAY CARE, RESIDENTIAL CARE, AND CHILD-PLACING AGENCIES

Residential Care and Child-Placing Agency Licensing

Section 170-E:45

    170-E:45 Penalty. –
I. Any person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor who:
(a) Conducts, operates or acts as a child care facility or child-placing agency without a license or permit to do so in violation of RSA 170-E:27, I;
(b) Makes materially false statements in order to obtain or retain a license or permit;
(c) Fails to keep the records and make the reports required under this subdivision;
(d) Is required to obtain a license or permit under this subdivision and who advertises or causes to be published an advertisement for a service which is not authorized by any license or permit held;
(e) Violates any other provision of this subdivision or any rule adopted under RSA 541-A by the commissioner for the enforcement of this subdivision;
(f) Fails to comply with the requirements for notifying parents, legal guardians, or the department under RSA 170-E:27-a, I.
II. Foster family homes which have not been licensed but which have been asked to receive children by the department or another child-placing agency on an emergency basis shall not be subject to the penalty provided in subparagraph I(a). The exemption provided in this paragraph is valid for a period of 30 days from the date of placement of the child in the home.
III. Each day a violation continues to exist shall constitute a separate offense.

Source. 1990, 257:8. 1995, 310:175. 2001, 188:3, eff. Sept. 3, 2001.