Chapter 19. Child Care and Development Programs Subchapter 2.5. Utilization of the Regional Market Rate Article 1. General Provisions Provider Payment
(a) A family may choose a child care provider who charges a higher fee than the contractor's maximum payment rate.
(b) In such cases, the family shall be responsible for the difference between the rate charged by the provider and the contractor's maximum payment rate.
(c) The contractor shall pay registration, materials, and/or insurance fees charged by providers, either in a single payment or prorated over a 12-month period, as long as:
(1) The same fee is charged to nonsubsidized families, and
(2) The fee or prorated portion thereof, plus the rate established for the provider pursuant to this subchapter, does not exceed the maximum payment rate.
Education Code 8265
Education Code 8269
Education Code 8222
Education Code 8266.5
Education Code 8357
(Amended by Register 2004, No. 1)