65C-42.001. Definitions  

Effective on Wednesday, May 22, 2019
  • 1The following definitions are to be used in this chapter.

    11(1) “Adverse action” means any action by the Department, community-based care lead agency, or its contracted service provider that denies, in whole or in part, a young adult’s application for Postsecondary Education Services and Support or Aftercare Services, or that discharges a young adult from Postsecondary Education Services and Support or Aftercare Services.

    64(2) “Aftercare Services” means services provided pursuant to section 73409.1451(3), F.S.

    75(3) “Court-approved dependency guardian” means the caregiver for a child placed in out-of-home care pursuant to a custody order entered by the dependency court. The term includes a permanent guardian under section 10739.6221, F.S., 109and a permanent placement with a fit and willing relative under section 12139.6231, F.S.

    123(4) “Designated Staff” means a case manager or other child welfare professional assigned by the community-based care lead agency or its contracted service provider to work with young adults ages 18 to 23 to handle all matters pursuant to the Postsecondary Education Services and Support and Aftercare Services.

    171(5) “Education and Training Voucher ” means the federally funded program, codified in 18442 U.S.C. 677, 187for young adults formerly in foster care that provides monthly stipends to assist in meeting the cost of postsecondary education.

    207(6) “Extended Foster Care” means the program available pursuant to section 21839.6251, F.S.

    220(7) “Fair hearing” means a hearing that is conducted pursuant to the procedural requirements of rules 23665-2.042 237through 23865-2.069, 239F.A.C.

    240(8) “Postsecondary Education Services and Support (PESS)” means the program available to young adults who meet the eligibility requirements in section 261409.1451(2), F.S., 263that provides services and support to assist with postsecondary education.

    273(9) “Road to Independence Program” means the programs described in section 284409.1451, F.S.

    286Rulemaking Authority 28839.012, 289409.1451(10) FS. 291Law Implemented 293409.1451, 29439.6251 FS. 296History–New 10-4-15, Amended 5-22-19.