(a) Every pupil attending a school operating a program pursuant to this article is eligible to participate in the program, subject to program capacity. A program established pursuant to this article may charge family fees. Programs that charge family fees shall waive or reduce the cost of these fees for pupils who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals. If a program established pursuant to this article does charge family fees, the program shall not charge a fee to a family for a child if the program knows that the child is a homeless youth, as defined by the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 11434a), or for a child who the program knows is in foster care.

(b) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2017.

Terms Used In California Education Code 8482.6

  • Cost: includes , but is not limited to, expenditures that are related to the operation of child care and development programs. See California Education Code 8208

(Repealed (in Sec. 8.1) and added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 470, Sec. 8.2. (AB 2615) Effective January 1, 2017. Section operative July 1, 2017, by its own provisions.)