Status Summary

Prefiled for introduction on 1.10.2020. First reading, referred to Local Government on 1.13.2020 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Local Government on 1.16.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Local Government; 1st substitute bill substituted, and passed on 1.21.20. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading on 1.22.2020. Senate Rules "X" file on 2.24.2020. (updated 3.13.2020) 

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Sen. Kuderer

Cities shall be authorized and encouraged to notify DCYF of conditions at family day-care provider facilities that could cause harm to a child’s health, welfare, or safety. 

Specifically, notification are encouraged about lack of compliance with building, fire, safety, health codes, and business licensing requirements when these could cause harm to children.