52-2-805. Requirements for licensure. (1) The department shall require applicants and licensees:
(a) to submit a set of fingerprints for each person associated with the program who has direct access to program participants for the purpose of conducting a criminal and child protection background check by the Montana department of justice and the federal bureau of investigation. This background investigation must include information pertaining to criminal convictions, reports of domestic violence, and substantiated child abuse or neglect of children.
(b) to maintain and to provide verification of policies of insurance in a form and in an adequate amount as determined by rule.
(2) In developing minimum standards for licensed programs, the department may adopt rules that pertain to ensuring the health and safety of program participants.