Status Summary

First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.22.2020 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 on 2.3.2020.  Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.7.2020; 1st substitute bill passed and referred to Ways & Means.(updated 3.13.2020) 

Legislative Session



In Progress


Sen. Wellman By Request: Office of Financial Management
The transfer of the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) to the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF). 
Funding for ESIT shall be appropriated to the department based the formula outlined, based on the headcount of children who are eligible for and receiving ESIT services. 

Formulas within OSPI are amended not to include children birth to three.

Between September  2020 and 2021 ESIT will be exempt from the performance-based  contract requirements.

Companion Bill