As used in sections 2919.223 to 2919.227 of the Revised Code:

Terms Used In Ohio Code 2919.223

  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59

(A) “Child care,” “child day-care center,” “in-home aide,” “type A family day-care home,” and “type B family day-care home” have the same meanings as in section 5104.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) “Child care center licensee” means the owner of a child day-care center licensed pursuant to Chapter 5104. of the Revised Code who is responsible for ensuring the center’s compliance with Chapter 5104. of the Revised Code and rules adopted pursuant to that chapter.

(C) “Child care facility” means a child day-care center, a type A family day-care home, or a type B family day-care home.

(D) “Child care provider” means any of the following:

(1) An owner, provider, administrator, or employee of, or volunteer at, a child care facility;

(2) An in-home aide;

(3) A person who represents that the person provides child care.

(E) “Peace officer” has the same meaning as in section 2935.01 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 05-18-2005.