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55 Pa. Code § 3270.162. Meals.

§ 3270.162. Meals.

 (a)  If a child receives care for 4 or more consecutive hours, nutritional, appropriately-timed meals and snacks shall be served.

 (b)  Meals and snacks may be provided by the parent, upon agreement between the parent and the operator.

 (c)  Food may not be withheld from a child for purposes of discipline.

 (d)  A child may not be forced to eat food.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3270.241 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).

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