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   20 ILCS 505/5.15                                                            

        Amends the Children and Family Services Act.  Provides  that  the      
   Department  of  Human  Services shall include, in its annual report to      
   the General Assembly regarding child care  issues,  an  assessment  of      
   working  condition improvements required to attract capable caregivers      
   and a determination by the Department of  the  adequacy  of  day  care      
   facility  pay and benefit packages in assuring quality care.  Provides      
   that the Department shall include in its day care planning  activities      
   priorities  a plan to create more child care slots and improve quality      
   and accessibility of child care, the provision of grants to  encourage      
   the  creation  and  expansion  of  child  care  centers  in  high need      
   communities, the creation of more  child  care  options  for  off-hour      
   workers  and  working  women  with  sick  children,  encouragement  to      
   companies  to  provide child care, strategies for subsidizing students      
   pursuing degrees in the child care field, and support service programs      
   that assist teen parents to continue and complete their education.          
   99-02-22  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   99-02-22  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-02-22  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   99-02-24  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               CHLDRN YOUTH          
   99-03-03  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     009-000-000   HCHY    
   99-03-03  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
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   99-03-16  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   99-03-17  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 RONEN                 
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 COULSON               
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 MULLIGAN              
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 SLONE                 
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    SCOTT                 
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    CURRIE                
   99-03-19  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        117-001-000           
   99-03-22  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   99-03-22  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   99-03-23              
   99-04-21  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            SHAW                  
   99-04-21  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              SMITH                 
   99-04-21  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              DEL VALLE             
   99-04-21  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              TROTTER               
   99-04-21  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-04-21  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   01-01-09  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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