Florida Senate - 2014 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. SB 394
Senate . House
Comm: RCS .
(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
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.