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Subdivision 1.Scope.

The definitions in this section apply to sections 145.951 to 145.957.

Subd. 2.Abuse.

"Abuse" means physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, mental injury, and threatened injury, as those terms are defined in section 626.556, subdivision 2.

Subd. 3.CHILD program or program.

"CHILD program" or "program" means the children helped in long-term development program that the commissioner shall plan to be implemented under sections 145.951 to 145.957.

Subd. 4.Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of health or the commissioner's designee.

Subd. 5.Local organization.

"Local organization" means an organization that contracts with the commissioner under section 145.953, subdivision 1, to administer the CHILD program on a local level.

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