New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:5b-18 - Definitions.

30:5B-18 Definitions.

3.As used in this act:

a."Certificate of registration" means a certificate issued by the department to a family day care provider, acknowledging that the provider is registered pursuant to the provisions of this act.

b."Department" means the Department of Children and Families.

c."Family day care home" means a private residence in which child care services are provided for a fee to no less than three and no more than five children at any one time for no less than 15 hours per week; except that the department shall not exclude a family day care home with less than three children from voluntary registration. A child being cared for under the following circumstances is not included in the total number of children receiving child care services:

(1)The child being cared for is legally related to the provider; or

(2)Care is being provided as part of an employment agreement between the family day care provider and an assistant or substitute provider where no payment for the care is being provided.

d."Family day care provider" means a person at least 18 years of age who is responsible for the operation and management of a family day care home.

e."Family day care sponsoring organization" means an agency or organization which contracts with the department to assist in the registration of family day care providers in a specific geographical area.

f."Monitor" means to visit a family day care provider to review the provider's compliance with the standards established pursuant to this act.

L.1987, c.27, s.3; amended 1991, c.278, s.3; 1992, c.13, s.2; 2004, c.130, s.103; 2006, c.47, s.166.

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