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§ 17736. No Additional Payments or Costs; Exceptions.

5 CA ADC § 17736Barclays Official California Code of RegulationsEffective: July 1, 2022

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 5. Education
Division 1. California Department of Education
Chapter 18.5. California State Preschool Program
Subchapter 4. Programmatic Requirements
Article 2. Family Fees for Full-Day Cspp
Effective: July 1, 2022
5 CCR § 17736
§ 17736. No Additional Payments or Costs; Exceptions.
(a) A contractor shall not require additional payments, in cash or in kind, as a condition of participation, except as provided in subsection (b).
(b) A contractor may charge recipients of services for field trips only under the following conditions:
(1) The fee has been established in a written policy adopted by the governing board that includes a parent advisory committee in the decision-making process.
(2) The maximum total charges per child in a contract year shall not exceed $25.
(3) A child shall not be denied participation in a field trip due to a parent's inability or refusal to pay the charge. No adverse action shall be taken against any parent or child for their inability or refusal to pay.
(4) Federal or state money shall not be used to reimburse parents for the costs of field trips if those costs are charged as an additional fee. A contractor that charges parents an additional fee for field trips shall inform the parents, prior to enrolling the child, that a fee may be charged and that no reimbursement will be available.
(5) The contractor shall establish a payment system that prevents the identification of children based on whether or not their parent(s) have paid a field trip fee.
(c) The contractor may only require that families provide diapers if the contractor has a written policy adopted by the governing board that includes a parent advisory committee in the decision-making process.

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Note: Authority cited: Section 8207, Education Code. Reference: Sections 8207 and 8254, Education Code.
History
1. New section filed 7-1-2022; operative 7-1-2022 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2022, No. 26).
This database is current through 6/7/24 Register 2024, No. 23.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, § 17736, 5 CA ADC § 17736
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