210.506.  Rules, procedure — promulgation, persons to be consulted. — 1.  The division shall promulgate and publish rules in accordance with this section and chapter 536 for the licensing of foster homes, residential care facilities, and child placing agencies.  In promulgating such rules the division shall consult with:

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 210.506

  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020

 (1)  Appropriate state agencies which are hereby directed to cooperate with and assist the division;

 (2)  Representatives from the foster homes, residential care facilities, and child placing agencies subject to licensure under sections 210.481 to 210.536; and

 (3)  Persons from the various professional fields relevant to the licensing of the foster homes, residential care facilities, and child placing agencies.

 2.  The rules so promulgated shall be designed to promote the health, safety, and well-being of children served by the foster homes, residential care facilities, and child placing agencies.  No rule or portion of a rule promulgated under the authority of sections 210.481 to 210.565 shall become effective unless it has been promulgated pursuant to the provisions of section 536.024.