Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 394
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/17/2014           .                                

       (Gibson) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 30 - 57
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Subsections (1), (2), (5), and (8) of section
    6  402.302, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
    7         402.302 Definitions.—As used in this chapter, the term:
    8         (1) “Child care” means the care, protection, and
    9  supervision of a child, for a period of less than 24 hours a day
   10  on a regular basis, which supplements parental care, enrichment,
   11  and health supervision for the child, in accordance with his or
   12  her individual needs, and for which a payment, fee, or grant is
   13  made for care.
   14         (2) “Child care facility” means a includes any child care
   15  center or child care arrangement that which provides child care
   16  for more than four five children unrelated to the operator and
   17  which receives a payment, fee, or grant for any of the children
   18  receiving care, wherever operated, and whether or not operated
   19  for profit. The following are not included:
   20         (a) Public schools and nonpublic schools and their integral
   21  programs, except as provided in s. 402.3025;
   22         (b) Summer camps having children in full-time residence;
   23         (c) Summer day camps;
   24         (d) Bible schools normally conducted during vacation
   25  periods; and
   26         (e) Operators of transient establishments, as defined in
   27  chapter 509, which provide child care services solely for the
   28  guests of their establishment or resort, if provided that all
   29  child care personnel of the establishment or resort are screened
   30  according to the level 2 screening requirements of chapter 435.
   31         (5) “Department” means the Department of Children and
   32  Families Family Services.
   33         (8) “Family day care home” means an occupied residence in
   34  which child care is regularly provided for children from at
   35  least two unrelated families and which receives a payment, fee,
   36  or grant for any of the children receiving care, whether or not
   37  operated for profit. Household children under 13 years of age,
   38  when on the premises of the family day care home or on a field
   39  trip with children enrolled in child care, are shall be included
   40  in the overall capacity of the licensed home. A family day care
   41  home may shall be allowed to provide care for one of the
   42  following groups of children, which includes shall include
   43  household children under 13 years of age:
   44         (a) A maximum of four children from birth to 12 months of
   45  age.
   46         (b) A maximum of three children from birth to 12 months of
   47  age, and other children, for a maximum total of six children.
   48         (c) A maximum of six preschool children if all are older
   49  than 12 months of age.
   50         (d) A maximum of 10 children if no more than 5 are
   51  preschool age and, of those 5, no more than 2 are under 12
   52  months of age.
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   55  And the title is amended as follows:
   56         Delete lines 4 - 10
   57  and insert:
   58         F.S.; redefining terms; conforming terminology;
   59         amending ss.