E-501: General Information

Workforce Development Boards (Boards) must be aware of the following:

  • For a child currently enrolled in child care, Boards must ensure that child care services continue during the appeal process until a decision is reached, if the parent requests a hearing.
  • The cost of providing services during the appeal process is subject to recovery from the parent by the Board, if the appeal decision is rendered against the parent.

- Rule Reference: §809.75

Boards must be aware that care may be ended upon an affirmative decision by the Board. However, care must continue if the parent requests that care continue during a Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) hearing within the allowed time frame and requests. Boards must ensure that the parent is made aware that if TWC affirms the appeal decision of the Board, the parent will be responsible for the cost of care provided during appeals.

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E-502: Notification of Child Care During Appeal

Boards must notify parents of the following:

  • The cost of providing services during an appeal is subject to recovery from the parent if the appeal decision is rendered against the parent
  • The parent is ineligible for future child care services until the amount of the recovery is repaid in full
  • The parent has the right to refuse to continue care during the appeal process

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Part A - Definitions

Part H - Consumer Education and Child Care Quality Activities

Part J – Appendix