92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0730
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Short description: 
CHLD & FAM SRVCS ACT-CHILDCARE                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        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.          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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