Skip to main content

California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 10236

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

(a) For the purpose of this chapter, a “migrant agricultural worker family” means a family that has earned at least 50 percent of its total gross income from employment in fishing, agriculture, or agriculturally related work during the 12-month period immediately preceding the date of application for child care and development services.

(b) Children of migrant agricultural worker families shall be enrolled in child development programs on the basis of the following priorities:

(1) The family moves from place to place.

(2) The family has qualified under paragraph (1) within the past five years and is currently dependent for its income on agricultural employment, but is currently settled near agricultural areas.

(3) The family resides in a rural agricultural area and is dependent upon seasonal agricultural work.

(4) Eligibility and priority for services for the federally funded Migrant Child Development Program shall be in accordance with the applicable federal regulations.

Cite this article: - California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 10236 - last updated January 01, 2023 |

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Was this helpful?

Thank you. Your response has been sent.

Copied to clipboard