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55 Pa. Code § 3041.21. Subsidy suspension.

§ 3041.21. Subsidy suspension.

 (a)  If a child is unable to attend child care for more than 5 consecutive days for which the child is scheduled to attend care, subsidy shall be suspended for up to 90 calendar days in the following circumstances:

   (1)  The child is visiting the noncustodial parent or caretaker.

   (2)  The child is ill or hospitalized, preventing the child from participating in child care.

   (3)  The child is absent because of family illness or emergency.

   (4)  The child remains at home with his parent or caretaker during family leave.

   (5)  The provider is closed because of failure to meet certification or registration requirements.

   (6)  The parent or caretaker needs to locate another provider because the current provider cannot meet the parent’s or caretaker’s child care needs.

   (7)  The parent or caretaker is on maternity or family leave, as defined under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (29 U.S.C.A. § §  2601—2654).

   (8)  A parent or caretaker has a break in work, education or training that exceeds 30 calendar days but does not continue beyond 90 calendar days.

 (b)  The child is no longer eligible for subsidy payment or service if the child continues to be absent following 90 calendar days of suspension.


   The provisions of this §  3041.21 amended under sections 201(2), 403(b) and 403.1 of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  201(2), 403(b) and 403.1).


   The provisions of this §  3041.21 amended April 13, 2012, effective April 14, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 2000. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (312085).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3041.18 (relating to attendance); 55 Pa. Code §  3041.19 (relating to absence); 55 Pa. Code §  3041.71 (relating to verification of reasons for subsidy continuation or suspension); and 55 Pa. Code §  3041.171 (relating to appealable actions).

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