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Public Act 098-0839





Public Act 098-0839
SB3009 EnrolledLRB098 18223 ZMM 53354 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Child Care Act of 1969 is amended by
changing Section 7.10 as follows:
    (225 ILCS 10/7.10)
    Sec. 7.10. Progress report.
    (a) For the purposes of this Section, "child day care
licensing" or "day care licensing" means licensing of day care
centers, day care homes, and group day care homes.
    (b) No later than September 30th of each year 30, 2013, the
Department shall provide the General Assembly with a
comprehensive report on its progress in meeting performance
measures and goals related to child day care licensing.
    (c) The report shall include:
        (1) details on the funding for child day care
    licensing, including:
            (A) the total number of full-time employees
        working on child day care licensing;
            (B) the names of all sources of revenue used to
        support child day care licensing;
            (C) the amount of expenditures that is claimed
        against federal funding sources;
            (D) the identity of federal funding sources; and
            (E) how funds are appropriated, including
        appropriations for line staff, support staff,
        supervisory staff, and training and other expenses and
        the funding history of such licensing since fiscal year
        (2) current staffing qualifications of day care
    licensing representatives and day care licensing
    supervisors in comparison with staffing qualifications
    specified in the job description;
        (3) data history for fiscal year 2010 to the current
    fiscal year on day care licensing representative caseloads
    and staffing levels in all areas of the State;
        (4) per the DCFS Child Day Care Licensing Advisory
    Council's work plan, quarterly data on the following
            (A) the percentage of new applications disposed of
        within 90 days;
            (B) the percentage of licenses renewed on time;
            (C) the percentage of day care centers receiving
        timely annual monitoring visits;
            (D) the percentage of day care homes receiving
        timely annual monitoring visits;
            (E) the percentage of group day care homes
        receiving timely annual monitoring visits;
            (F) the percentage of provider requests for
        supervisory review;
            (G) the progress on adopting a key indicator
            (H) the percentage of complaints disposed of
        within 30 days;
            (I) the average number of days a day care center
        applicant must wait to attend a licensing orientation;
            (J) the number of licensing orientation sessions
        available per region in the past year; and
            (K) the number of Department trainings related to
        licensing and child development available to providers
        in the past year; and
        (5) efforts to coordinate with the Department of Human
    Services and the State Board of Education on professional
    development, credentialing issues, and child developers,
    including training registry, child developers, and Quality
    Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS).
    (d) The Department shall work with the Governor's appointed
Early Learning Council on issues related to and concerning
child day care.
(Source: P.A. 97-1096, eff. 8-24-12.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2015