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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 2. LICENSING PROVISIONS [1200 - 1797.8]

  ( 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. )

  
1596.78.  

(a)  “Family day care home” means a home that regularly provides care, protection, and supervision for 14 or fewer children, in the provider’s own home, for periods of less than 24 hours per day, while the parents or guardians are away, and is either a large family day care home or a small family day care home.

(b)  “Large family day care home” means a home that provides family day care for 7 to 14 children, inclusive, including children under the age of 10 years who reside at the home, as set forth in Section 1597.465 and as defined in regulations.

(c)  “Small family day care home” means a home that provides family day care for eight or fewer children, including children under the age of 10 years who reside at the home, as set forth in Section 1597.44 and as defined in regulations.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 18, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997.)