14 U.S. Code § 2923 - Child development center standards and inspections

(a) Standards.—
The Commandant shall require each Coast Guard child development center to meet standards that the Commandant considers appropriate to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the children and employees at the center.
(b) Inspections.—
The Commandant shall provide for regular and unannounced inspections of each Coast Guard child development center to ensure compliance with this section.
(c) National Reporting.—
(1) In general.—The Commandant shall maintain and publicize a means by which an individual can report, with respect to a Coast Guard child development center or a family home daycare—
(A) any suspected violation of—
(i)
standards established under subsection (a); or
(ii)
any other applicable law or standard;
(B)
suspected child abuse or neglect; or
(C)
any other deficiency.
(2) Anonymous reporting.—
The Commandant shall ensure that an individual making a report pursuant to paragraph (1) may do so anonymously if so desired by the individual.
(3) Procedures.—
The Commandant shall establish procedures for investigating reports made pursuant to paragraph (1).
(Added Pub. L. 113–281, title II, § 214(a), Dec. 18, 2014, 128 Stat. 3031, § 553; renumbered § 2923, Pub. L. 115–282, title I, § 117(b), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4230.)
Editorial Notes
Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–282 renumbered section 553 of this title as this section.