This bill updates certain advising and contracting mechanisms of the department of early learning to reflect federal requirements, legislative mandates, and planned system improvements. It makes changes to the make up of the Early Learning Advisory Council, and clearly articulates the goal of serving “prenatal through age 5” population.
Passed out of the House. Passed out of the Senate on Apr 11. House concurred in Senate amendments on Apr 19. Governor signed on May 4. Effective date is 7/23/17.