Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 7020
Session Year 2015
 


AN ACT CONCERNING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS AND INITIATIVES.

To require the Department of Education to assist in the implementation of the kindergarten assessment tool, to authorize early childhood education credits earned at an out-of-state institution of higher education that is regionally accredited and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children to count towards the staff qualifications requirements for the purposes of school readiness program staffing, to require preschool programs offered by magnet schools and charter schools to be accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, to require the Office of Early Childhood to provide funding to local and regional early childhood councils and to require the Office of Early Childhood to develop a plan regarding the implementation of the staff qualifications requirements for staff members of early childhood education programs.

Introduced by:
Education Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/24/2015Signed by the Governor
 6/15/2015Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/15/2015Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/10/2015(LCO)Public Act 15-134
 6/1/2015On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 6/1/2015Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 6/1/2015Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A
 5/26/2015(LCO)File Number 894
 5/26/2015Senate Calendar Number 584
 5/26/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/21/2015House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/21/2015House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 8018
 5/7/2015(LCO)File Number 769
 5/7/2015Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/7/2015New File by Committee on Appropriations
 5/7/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/1/2015(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 05/06/15 5:00 PM
 4/30/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/29/2015(APP)Joint Favorable Substitute
 4/21/2015Referred by House to Committee on Appropriations
 4/13/2015(LCO)File Number 598
 4/13/2015House Calendar Number 388
 4/13/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/13/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/6/2015(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/13/15 10:00 AM
 3/27/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/25/2015(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/13/2015Public Hearing 03/19
 3/12/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Co-sponsors of HB-7020

Rep. David Zoni, 81st Dist.
Rep. Michelle L. Cook, 65th Dist.
Sen. Mae Flexer, 29th Dist.
Rep. Robert Sanchez, 25th Dist.
Rep. Juan R. Candelaria, 95th Dist.
Rep. Hilda E. Santiago, 84th Dist.
Rep. Charles J. Ferraro, 117th Dist.
Rep. Kevin Ryan, 139th Dist.
Rep. Minnie Gonzalez, 3rd Dist.
Rep. Jay M. Case, 63rd Dist.
Rep. Mitch Bolinsky, 106th Dist.
Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, 145th Dist.
Rep. Robyn A. Porter, 94th Dist.
Rep. Terry B. Adams, 146th Dist.
Sen. Beth Bye, 5th Dist.
Sen. Carlo Leone, 27th Dist.
Sen. Edwin A. Gomes, 23rd Dist.
Sen. Marilyn Moore, 22nd Dist.
Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, 17th Dist.
Sen. Paul R. Doyle, 9th Dist.
Sen. Steve Cassano, 4th Dist.
Sen. Andrew M. Maynard, 18th Dist.
Sen. Eric D. Coleman, 2nd Dist.
Sen. Terry B. Gerratana, 6th Dist.
Rep. Kim Rose, 118th Dist.
Rep. Joseph C. Serra, 33rd Dist.

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