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For the purposes of this Article only, the following definitions shall apply to the terms used herein:
(a) "Licensed Early Care and Education" shall mean care and educational services provided to children prior to enrollment in kindergarten, including those provided by family child care providers, as determined by the Director of the lead agency.
(b) "Eligible Working Family" shall mean a family that meets all of the following eligibility criteria:
1. The family has at least one child between the ages of 3 and 5.
2. The family resides in the City and County of San Francisco.
3. The family's income is at 75% or below of the California median income.
4. The family applies for any state subsidy for which they are eligible but does not currently receive a subsidy from the State of California pursuant to Education Code Section 8263.1.
(c) "Ages 3 to 5" shall mean any child who is at least 3 years of age and determined to be too young for kindergarten as determined by the San Francisco Unified School District.
(d) "Subsidy" shall mean the difference between the actual cost of the service and the amount allowed for by the most current "Regional Market Rate Survey of California Child Care Providers." Families will pay a family fee based on the State family fee schedule.
(Added by Proposition I, 11/4/2003)