Year

2015

Agency

Governor

$6.462m GFS/Total

House

$4.353m GFS/Total

Senate

$6.171m GFS/Total

Governor/House: Funding is provided for an arbitration award that includes increases in the base rate; an increase in the base hourly rate for unlicensed providers known as family, friends, and neighbors (FFN); an enhanced hourly rate for all FFN providers who meet specified training requirements; and other agreed-upon terms.

Senate: Funding is provided for an interest arbitration award for family home seasonal child care providers. The award includes a 2 percent base rate increase in FY 2017 for family child care providers; an increase to the rate paid for non-standard child care hours; a 2 percent increase in the base hourly rate for Family, Friends and Neighbors (FFN) unlicensed child care providers; an enhanced hourly rate for FFN providers who complete certain training requirements; and other provisions.