House Bill 561

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Last Action 04/05/24: signed by Governor
Title AN ACT relating to child care.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 990
Sponsors S. Heavrin, M. Clines, B. Chester-Burton, K. Fleming, R. Heath, K. Moser, J. Raymond
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 199 to define terms; establish operations and requirements of a Certified Child Care Community Designation Program to be administered by the Cabinet for Economic Development for the purpose of creating new opportunities for local governments to help increase the supply of child care and early childhood education services in their communities through voluntary actions related to zoning reform and programming at the local level; require annual reporting to the General Assembly related to the operation of the program; amend KRS 199.881 to remove the pilot program designation of the Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership; amend KRS 199.887 to establish new requirements on an employee and a child care provider who receives child care assistance from his or her employer; amend KRS 199.888 to establish a new requirement on the Cabinet for Economic Development to develop and implement strategies and programs to promote awareness of the Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership.
Index Headings of Original Version Economic Development - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, establishment
Economic Development - Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership, requirements
Local Government - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, establishment
Personnel and Employment - Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership, requirements
State Agencies - Cabinet for Economic Development, Certified Child Care Community Designation, establishment
State Agencies - Education and Labor Cabinet, Certified Child Care Community Designation, establishment
Children and Minors - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, establishment
Children and Minors - Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership, requirements
Reports Mandated - Cabinet for Economic Development, Certified Child Care Community Designation report, requirement
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/15/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/20/24
  • to Families & Children (H)
02/22/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/23/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/26/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 27, 2024
02/27/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 77-14 with Committee Substitute (1)
02/28/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/01/24
  • to Families & Children (S)
03/12/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/13/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 14, 2024
03/14/24
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/15/24
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/21/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-1 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/22/24
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/25/24
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
03/27/24
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 86-9
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/05/24
  • signed by Governor

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; establish a new requirement in KRS Chapter 199 to require the Cabinet for Economic Development to submit by December 1, 2024, a draft standardized application for certification and draft instructions for the Certified Child Care Communities Designation Program to the Legislative Research Commission for referral to the Interim Joint Committee on Families and Children; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Economic Development - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, establishment
Economic Development - Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership, requirements
Local Government - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, establishment
Personnel and Employment - Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership, requirements
State Agencies - Cabinet for Economic Development, Certified Child Care Community Designation, establishment
State Agencies - Education and Labor Cabinet, Certified Child Care Community Designation, establishment
Children and Minors - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, establishment
Children and Minors - Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership, requirements
Reports Mandated - Cabinet for Economic Development, Certified Child Care Community Designation report, requirement
Technical Corrections - HB 561/HCS 1

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Economic Development - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership
Local Government - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, establishment
Personnel and Employment - Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership, requirements
State Agencies - Cabinet for Economic Development, Certified Child Care Community Designation, establishment
State Agencies - Education and Labor Cabinet, Certified Child Care Community Designation, establishment
Technical Corrections - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership
Children and Minors - Certified Child Care Community Designation Program, Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership

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