A child care resource and referral agency established pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 8210) of Chapter 2 of Part 6 of the Education Code shall have the following responsibilities in the administration of the trustline within its local geographic area of service:

(a)  Implement the local elements of the promotion plan designed by the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network pursuant to Section 1596.643 and publicize the availability, purpose, and benefits of the trustline to parents, child care providers, prospective child care providers, and institutions and agencies that have frequent contact with parents and providers.

Terms Used In California Health and Safety Code 1596.655

(b)  Cooperate with the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network in promotional and data collection efforts.

(c)  Report annually to the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network on local promotional efforts, problems encountered, and recommendations for program improvement.

(d)  Ensure that the trustline is accessible to all persons in the state, regardless of their ability to speak English.

(e)  Provide information and technical assistance on the trustline process to parents, child care providers, and other interested parties.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 843, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1998. Section operative July 1, 1998, pursuant to Section 1596.68.)