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110 STAT. 2296 PUBLIC LAW 104-193—AUG. 22, 1996 " (II) OTHER FACTORS.—^A family or group day care home that does not meet the criteria set forth in clause (ii)(I) may elect to be provided reimbursement factors determined in accordance with the following requirements: " (aa) CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR FREE OR REDUCED PRICE MEALS.— In the case of meals or supplements served under this subsection to children who are members of households whose incomes meet the income eligibility guidelines for free or reduced price meals under section 9, the family or group day care home shall be provided reimbursement factors set by the Secretary in accordance with clause (iiXIII). "(bb) INELIGIBLE CHILDREN.—In the case of meals or supplements served under this subsection to children who are members of households whose incomes do not meet the income eligibility guidelines, the family or group day care home shall be provided reimbursement factors in accordance with subclause (I). "(Ill) INFORMATION AND DETERMINATIONS.— "(aa) IN GENERAL. — If a family or group day care home elects to claim the factors described in subclause (II), the family or group day care home sponsoring organization serving the home shall collect the necessary income information, as determined by the Secretary, from any parent or other caretaker to make the determinations specified in subclause (II) and shall make the determinations in accordance with rules prescribed by the Secretary, "(bb) CATEGORICAL ELIGIBILITY. —In making a determination under item (aa), a family or group day care home sponsoring organization may consider a child participating in or subsidized under, or a child with a parent participating in or subsidized under, a federally or State supported child care or other benefit program with an income eligibility limit that does not exceed the eligibility standard for free or reduced price meals under section 9tobeachildwhoisamember ofa household whose income meets the income eligibility guidelines under section 9. "(cc) FACTORS FOR CHILDREN ONLY. —A family or group day care home may elect to receive the reimbursement factors prescribed under clause (ii)(III) solely for the children pgirticipating in a program referred to in item (bb) if the home elects not to have income statements collected from parents or other caretakers. "(IV) SIMPLIFIED MEAL COUNTING AND REPORT- ING PROCEDURES. — The Secretary shall prescribe