Family Cost Participation Program

Family Cost Participation Program

(Emergency and Proposed Regulations)

Description The Office of Administrative Law has approved regulations for the purpose of assessing a cost participation to parents of children who receive three specific regional center services: day care, respite, and /or camping. The Family Cost Participation Program (FCPP) applies to families who meet the following criteria:

  1. The child has a developmental disability.
  2. The child is three through 17 years of age.
  3. The child lives in the parents’ home.
  4. The child is not eligible for Medi-Cal.

This program became effective on January 1, 2005, and will be implemented by the 21 regional centers.

Affected Regulatory Code Sections Title 17, California Code of Regulations, Sections 50243, 50245, 50247, 50249, 50251, 50253, 50255, 50257, 50259, 50261, 50262, 50263, 50265 and 50267.


History of Rulemaking Proceeding

Emergency Regulations submitted to the California Office of Administrative Law: December 22, 2004

Effective Date of Emergency Regulations: January 1, 2005

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: January 11, 2005

Last Day of 15-Day Public Comment Period: April 28, 2005

Last Day of Second 15-Day Public Comment Period: June 7, 2005

Final text of the Regulations filed with the Secretary of State: June 9, 2005

Effective Date of Regulations: August 22, 2005

Emergency Rulemaking Documents:

Regular Rulemaking Documents:


Last modified: February 27, 2023