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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 2. LICENSING PROVISIONS [1200 - 1796.63]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )
  

CHAPTER 3.4. California Child Day Care Act [1596.70 - 1596.895]

  ( Chapter 3.4 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1615, Sec. 9. )
  

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions and Definitions [1596.70 - 1596.7995]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1615, Sec. 9. )

  
1596.73.  

The purposes of this act are to:

(a)  Streamline the administration of child care licensing and thereby increase the efficiency and effectiveness of this system.

(b)  Encourage the development of licensing staff with knowledge and understanding of children and child care needs.

(c)  Provide providers of child care with technical assistance about licensing requirements.

(d)  Enhance consumer awareness of licensing requirements and the benefits of licensed child care.

(e)  Recognize that affordable, quality licensed child care is critical to the well-being of parents and children in this state.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1064, Sec. 6.)