Status Summary

First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.22.2020. Public hearing scheduled in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 on 1.31.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.7.2020 and referred to Ways & Means. Public hearing in Ways & Means on 2.10.2020. Executive action taken in Ways & Means on 2.11.2020. One amendment adopted and passed onto Rules. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.13.2020. 1st substitute bill substituted.  Floor amendment(s) adopted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.17.2020. IN THE HOUSE: First reading, referred to Human Services & Early Learning on 2.19.2020. (updated 2.21.2020)

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Sen. Wilson, C.

All eligible families shall receive the full twelve months of subsidized Working Connections Child Care.

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


Specifies that a household's 12-month Working Connections Child Care (WCCC) authorization period begins on the date that child care is expected to begin. Defines "authorization" for the purposes of WCCC.


Companion Bill