Year

2015

Agency

Governor

$.728 GFS/Total

House

$.424 GFS/Total

Senate

$.528 GFS/Total

Governor: 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.

House: Funding is provided for the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with family home child care providers that includes a 2 percent increase to base payment rates effective July 1, 2017, and a tiered reimbursement pilot in FY 2016.
Funding provided to CA covers payment increases for providers serving children in child welfare-involved families and in the care of employed foster parents.

Senate: Funding is provided for an arbitration award with family home child care providers that includes a 2 percent increase to base payment rates effective July 1, 2017, and extends the tiered reimbursement pilot in FY 2016. Funding provided to the department covers payment increases for providers serving children in child welfare-involved families and in the care of employed foster parents.