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Subchapter 3. General Child Care Programs. Article 5. Parent Fees. Fee Assessment; Explanation to Parents.   

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(a) The contractor shall utilize the following factors in determining the fee to be assessed for each family:

(1) The adjusted monthly family income;

(2) Family size; families having fewer than three (3) members shall be regarded as a family of three (3).

(3) The fee shall be assessed and collected based on the family's child who is enrolled for the longest period.

(4) The fee assessed and collected shall be either the fee indicated on the fee schedule, the actual costs of services or the contract maximum daily/hourly rate, whichever is least.

(5) No adjustment shall be made for excused or unexcused absences.

(6) The fee shall be the full portion of the family's cost for services.

(b) The contractor shall maintain a record of each family's fee assessment, the effective date(s) of each fee increase or decrease, the dates and amounts of fees collected and any amounts which are delinquent.

(c) The contractor shall explain to the parent(s) the contractor's policies regarding fee assessment and collection and the possible consequences for delinquent payment of fees.

Authority cited:

Education Code 8263

Reference:

Education Code 8263

Education Code 8265

(Amended by Register 2006, No. 20.)