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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 64100]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 27. PUPILS [48000 - 49704]

  ( Part 27 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 9. Pupil and Personnel Health [49400 - 49590]

  ( Chapter 9 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 10.5. Child Care Food Program [49540 - 49546]
  ( Article 10.5 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 959, Sec. 1. )

49540.
  

The Department of Education shall, on behalf of the state, participate in the federal child care food program prescribed by Public Law 95-627, as codified in Section 1766 of Title 42 of the United States Code, and shall not terminate its participation in such program unless the Legislature authorizes such termination.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 959, Sec. 1.)

49541.
  

The Department of Education is hereby designated as the single state agency to administer the child care food program.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 959, Sec. 1.)

49542.
  

(a) The Department of Education shall administer the child care food program for all eligible, participating entities that provide child development services pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 8200) of, and alternative child care programs pursuant to Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 8400) of, Part 6.

(b) To the extent permitted by federal law, the child care food program shall be administered as part of such child development services and such alternative child care programs.

(c) The department shall seek the waiver of all federal provisions necessary to reduce fragmentation and duplication in administering the child care food program within such child development services and such alternative child care programs.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 959, Sec. 1.)

49543.
  

The Department of Education shall administer the child care food program for all eligible, participating entities that provide child development services outside of the provisions of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 8200) of, or child care programs outside of the provisions of Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 8400) of, Part 6.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 959, Sec. 1.)

49544.
  

The Department of Education shall maximize the use of available federal funds for the federal child care food program by all eligible entities that provide child development services or child care programs.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 959, Sec. 1.)

49545.
  

The Department of Education shall secure, in a timely manner, federal reimbursement for all eligible, participating entities in the child care food program.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 959, Sec. 1.)

49545.5.
  

To the extent permitted by federal law, the State Department of Education shall adopt regulations to establish eligibility requirements for participation in the child care food program and to impose penalties and sanctions for noncompliance by sponsoring organizations. This section may not be construed to prohibit the State Department of Education from terminating contracts with sponsoring organizations. The State Department of Education is authorized to establish contracts effective for periods of 12 months or less for sponsoring organizations meeting the department’s high-risk profile.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 78, Sec. 37. Effective July 7, 1999.)

49546.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that funding for costs for the implementation of this article shall come from either federal funds or transfer of funds appropriated for the support of the Department of Education.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 959, Sec. 1.)

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