71-1954. Terms, defined.

For purposes of the Step Up to Quality Child Care Act:

(1) Applicable child care and early childhood education programs include:

(a) Child care programs licensed under the Child Care Licensing Act which serve children from birth to kindergarten-entrance age;

(b) Prekindergarten services and prekindergarten programs established pursuant to section 79-1104; and

(c) The federal Head Start programs, 42 U.S.C. 9831 et seq., and Early Head Start programs, 42 U.S.C. 9840a; and

(2) Fiscal year means the fiscal year of the State of Nebraska.

Source:Laws 2013, LB507, ยง 3.

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