Bill Status of SB4188 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CHILD CARE DESERTS
Sen. Sally J. Turner - Jil Tracy - Jason Plummer, Dan McConchie, Steve McClure, Win Stoller, Sue Rezin, Dale Fowler, Donald P. DeWitte, Terri Bryant, Craig Wilcox, Dave Syverson, Brian W. Stewart, Darren Bailey, Jason A. Barickman and Chapin Rose
| 3/4/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services shall adopt and implement rules to adjust licensing requirements, including, but not limited to, worker qualifications for child care providers within child care deserts that reflect local labor market conditions in order to grant local child care providers enhanced hiring flexibility and expand child care into currently underserved areas. Defines "child care deserts" and "child care provider". Provides that the Department shall submit proposed rules to implement the provisions concerning emergency licensing to the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules no later than December 31, 2023. Effective immediately.