The department shall establish and implement policies in the Working Connections Child Care program to promote stability and quality of care for children from low-income households. These policies will focus on supporting school readiness for young learners.
First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education 1.15.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.20.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.27.2020, and referred to Ways & Means. Referred to Ways & Means on 1.28.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.4.2020. Executive action taken in the Ways & Means committee on 2.11.2020; 2nd substitute bill passed and passed to Rules for second reading. (updated 2.21.2020)