Status Summary

Senate - 05/26/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (updated 9/13/2021)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Wyden, Ron

This act will expand mandatory child care funding by permanently increasing annual funding to the Child Care Entitlement to States (CCES) program to $10 billion per year. The act will also create a new, $5 billion per year permanent grant program to improve child care supply, quality and affordability, particularly in areas that lack options for affordable health care.