Status Summary

First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education 1.15.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.20.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.27.2020, and referred to Ways & Means. Referred to Ways & Means on 1.28.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.4.2020. Executive action taken in the Ways & Means committee on 2.11.2020; 2nd substitute bill passed and passed to Rules for second reading. (updated 2.21.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Nguyen

The department shall establish and implement policies in the Working Connections Child Care program to promote stability and quality of care for children from low-income households. These policies will focus on supporting school readiness for young learners.

The grace period related to being homeless and qualifying for benefits will be extended from four months to twelve months. 

Companion Bill