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      RS 17:407.62     

  

§407.62. Definitions

            As used in this Part, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly states otherwise.

            (1) "Child" means a person who has not reached the age of eighteen years. The words "child" and "children" are used interchangeably in this Part.

            (2) "Child and Adult Care Food Program" means the federal nutrition reimbursement program as funded by the United States Department of Agriculture through the state Department of Education.

            (3) "Child Care and Development Fund" means the child care programs funded through the federal Child Care and Development Fund Block Grant Act and administered by the state Department of Education.

            (4) "Department" means the state Department of Education.

            (5) "Family child care provider" means an individual who provides child care services for fewer than twenty-four hours per day per child, as the sole caregiver, for six or fewer children, in a private residence.

            (6) "In-home provider" means an individual who provides child care services in the child or children's own home.

            (7) "Relative" or "related" means the child, grandchild, niece, or nephew of the primary child care provider of a family child care provider or in-home provider.

            Acts 2014, No. 868, §3, eff. Feb. 1, 2015; Acts 2015, No. 354, §2, eff. July 1, 2015.



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