ORS 329A.700¹
Definitions for ORS 329A.700 to 329A.712

As used in ORS 329A.700 (Definitions for ORS 329A.700 to 329A.712) to 329A.712 (Revenue distribution to child care providers):

(1)(a) “Child care provider” means a provider, for compensation, of care, supervision or guidance to a child on a regular basis in a center or in a home other than the child’s home.

(b) “Child care provider” does not include a person who is the child’s parent, guardian or custodian.

(2) “High quality child care” means child care that meets standards for high quality child care established or approved by the Early Learning Council.

(3) “Qualified contribution” means a contribution made by a taxpayer to the Office of Child Care for the purpose of promoting high quality child care, and for which the taxpayer will receive a tax credit certificate under ORS 329A.706 (Program implementation).

(4) “Tax credit certificate” means a certificate issued by the Office of Child Care to a taxpayer to qualify the taxpayer for a tax credit under ORS 315.213 (Contributions to Office of Child Care). [Formerly 657A.700; 2015 c.701 §21]

Note: 329A.700 (Definitions for ORS 329A.700 to 329A.712) to 329A.712 (Revenue distribution to child care providers) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 329A or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 329A—Child Care, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors329A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information