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HB 2471: Concerning Working Connections Child Care payment authorizations

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

Amendments: 

1st Amendment:

Specifies that household’s 12 month WCCC authorization period must begin on the date that child care is expected to begin, and defines “authorization.”

1st Substitute:

Requires a household’s 12-month authorization period for the Working Connections Child Care program to begin on the date that child care is expected to begin.

Floor amendment 1149:

Makes the act effective January 1, 2021