093_HB3003eng HB3003 Engrossed LRB093 07423 DRJ 07587 b 1 AN ACT in relation to public aid. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by 5 adding Section 9A-11.10 as follows: 6 (305 ILCS 5/9A-11.10 new) 7 Sec. 9A-11.10. Tiered-reimbursement rate system for 8 child care providers. 9 (a) Subject to a specific appropriation for this 10 purpose, the Department of Human Services shall create a 11 tiered-reimbursement rate system for child care providers. 12 The purpose of this tiered-reimbursement rate system is to 13 establish a set of performance standards that provide support 14 and economic incentives to help programs meet the standards 15 that help children grow and learn. This system shall further 16 help families identify high quality child care programs. 17 (b) The Department shall convene a working committee of 18 its standing Child and Development Advisory Council to create 19 the tiered-reimbursement rate system. The working committee 20 shall consist of experts from the child care and early 21 childhood education fields. 22 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 23 becoming law.