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      RS 17:407.62     


§407.62. Definitions

            As used in this Part, the following terms have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates 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) "Office" means the office of state fire marshal.

            (8) "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.

            (9) "Sponsoring organization" means a public or nonprofit private organization that is recognized by the department and that is entirely responsible for the administration of the Child and Adult Care Food Program for a provider.

            Acts 2014, No. 868, §3, eff. Feb. 1, 2015; Acts 2015, No. 354, §2, eff. July 1, 2015; Acts 2022, No. 374, §1; Acts 2022, No. 585, §1.

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