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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.