Rating requirements for child cares are amended. The time given to providers to complete remedial activities is increased from six to twelve months. If an ECEAP program is not rated (or requested to be rated) at a 4 or 5 after this remedial period, they are no longer eligible for state funding.
First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education 1.17.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.3.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.7.2020. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.17.2020. 1st substitute bill substituted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.19.2020. (updated 2.21.2020)