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Health and Safety Code - HSC


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

CHAPTER 3.6. Family Day Care Homes [1597.30 - 1597.622]
  ( Heading of Chapter 3.6 amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1615, Sec. 10.5. )


A small family day care home may provide care for more than six and up to eight children, without an additional adult attendant, if all of the following conditions are met:

(a)  At least one child is enrolled in and attending kindergarten or elementary school and a second child is at least six years of age.

(b)  No more than two infants are cared for during any time when more than six children are cared for.

(c)  The licensee notifies each parent that the facility is caring for two additional schoolage children and that there may be up to seven or eight children in the home at one time.

(d)  The licensee obtains the written consent of the property owner when the family day care home is operated on property that is leased or rented.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 744, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2004.)