The following are summaries and other information related to Proposed Rules that the Department of Social Services has submitted to the Secretary of State for Publication in the Missouri Register. These rules will not go into effect until the public has had an opportunity to submit written comments, and to attend a public hearing if one is scheduled.

Any person may offer comments on a Proposed Rule. The instructions for submitting comments, and the location and date of a hearing if one is scheduled, are located after the text of each rule.  And, you may email comments on a Proposed Rule to Rules.Comment@DSS.mo.gov. Please note that the official text of a Proposed Rule is the version that appears in the Missouri Register, not the draft copy on this site. Refer to the official copy if you wish to submit comments.

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Proposed Rule Summary Fiscal
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Link to Missouri Register Date Posted
13 CSR 40-[3.010] 108.010 This amendment updates terminology and moves the rule from Title 13, Division 40–Family Support Division, Chapter 3 to Title 13, Division 40–Family Support Division, Chapter 108. No Missouri Register – July 1, 2020
Volume 45, Number 13 (Pages 999-1000)
7/6/2020
13 CSR 35-60.020 This proposed amendment revises the number of children who may be placed in a foster home. It also lists the exceptions to the maximum number of children who may be placed in a foster home. No Missouri Register – August 3, 2020
Volume 45, Number 15 (Pages 1112-1113)
8/3/2020
13 CSR 35-60.040 This proposed amendment changes the title of the rule, explains what is required in a physical structure. The amendment also addresses the use of legal and illegal substances, including drugs and alcohol, by the foster family. It further describes sleeping arrangements and fire and safety requirements, and clarifies firearms and ammunition safety requirements. Yes Missouri Register – August 3, 2020
Volume 45, Number 15 (Pages 1113-1116)
8/3/2020
13 CSR 35-60.080 This proposed amendment revises the citations regarding the waiver of certain non-safety foster home licensing standards to be granted on a case-by-case basis for relatives to become licensed as relative resource providers. No Missouri Register – August 3, 2020
Volume 45, Number 15 (Pages 1117)
8/3/2020

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