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Working connections child careEligibility of high school students.

(1) A parent who is attending high school is eligible to receive working connections child care.
(2) A parent age twenty-one years or younger who is working toward completing a high school equivalency certificate is eligible to receive working connections child care.
(3) When determining consumer eligibility and copayment under this section, the department:
(a) Must, within existing resources, authorize full-day subsidized child care during the school year in cases where:
(i) The parent is participating in one hundred ten hours of approved activities per month;
(ii) The household income of the parent does not exceed eighty-five percent of the state median income at the time of application; and
(iii) The parent meets all other program eligibility requirements;
(b) May not consider the availability of the other biological parent when authorizing care; and
(c) May not require a copayment.

NOTES:

Effective date2020 c 339 § 1: "Section 1 of this act takes effect September 1, 2020." [ 2020 c 339 § 4.]
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