Chapter 1 Applicability
Chapter 2 General Powers and Duties of the Division
Chapter 2.5 Child Care Advisory Committees
Chapter 3.5 Eligibility of Child Care Provider to Receive Reimbursement Through Voucher Program
Chapter 3.8 Early Education Evaluation Program
Chapter 4 Regulation of Child Care Centers
Chapter 5 Regulation of Child Care Homes
Chapter 6 Regulation of Child Care Ministries
Chapter 7.2 Early Education Grant Pilot Program
Chapter 7.5 Technology Based In-Home Early Education

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 12 > Article 17.2

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • child care program: refers to the activities provided for children during the time that children are in the care of a provider. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-3.5-1.2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • eligible child: refers to an individual who:

    Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-1

  • eligible provider: refers to a provider that satisfies the following conditions:

    Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-2

  • employs: refers to services performed by an individual for compensation. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-3.5-1.3
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • extended enrollment period: refers to the period set forth by the office beginning not later than June 1 of each calendar year. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-2.1
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Highway: includes county bridges and state and county roads, unless otherwise expressly provided. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • in-home early education services: means a technology based program of early education that:

    Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.5-1

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • limited eligibility child: refers to an individual who:

    Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-2.5

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • office: means the office of the secretary of family and social services. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-3
  • office: refers to the office of the secretary of family and social services. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.5-2
  • paths to QUALITY program: has the meaning set forth in IC 12-17. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-4
  • pilot fund: refers to the prekindergarten pilot program fund established by section 13. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-4.7
  • potential eligible provider or existing eligible provider: refers to an entity that qualifies as a potential eligible provider or existing eligible provider under section 7. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-5.5
  • prekindergarten pilot program: refers to the prekindergarten pilot program established under section 7 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-5
  • priority enrollment period: refers to the period set forth by the office beginning not later than April 1 of each calendar year. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-5.7
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • qualified early education services: refers to a program of early education services that:

    Indiana Code 12-17.2-7.2-6

  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • voucher payment: means payment for child care through the federal Child Care and Development Fund voucher program administered under 45 CFR 98 and 45 CFR 99. See Indiana Code 12-17.2-3.5-3