Status Summary

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

Legislative Session



In Progress


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.