Table 2.

Summary of State Regulations for Family Child Care Homes

State AbbreviationYearSupine SleepCheck While SleepingFirm MattressSnug MattressNo PillowsNo ComforterNo Smoking
AL261998X
AK191998X
AZ751999XX
AR761998XX
CA1061997X
CO1071995X
CT1091997X
DC171987
DE122, 1231994XX
FL1101998X
GA771994XXX
HI291988X
ID301988
IL781997X
IN124, 1251996
IA1141999X
KS331990X
KY1111998X
LA401992X
ME931998X
MD1121999X
MA501997XXXX
MI941994X
MN251985X
MS221998X*X
MO791997XX
MT531995XXX
NE1021998XX
NV211998XXXX
NH201998XXX
NJ801998X
NM241999XX
NY881998XX
NC231999X
ND871999XX
OH56, 811996XXX
OK541994XXXX
OR821999XX
PA521998XX
RI341990X
SC841993XX
SD1131998X*
TN551994XX
TX351990X
UT462000XX
VT511996XX
VA851993XX
WA831998XX
WV861997X
WI1081998X
WY181990X
  • * Must sleep in nonprone position unless a note from the parent authorized otherwise.

  • Smoking prohibited except in designated areas.

  • Smoking allowed except when in direct contact with children or in food preparation areas.