Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6558
Session Year 2021
 


AN ACT CONCERNING ISSUES RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND SERVICES IN CONNECTICUT.

To (1) establish a pilot program that authorizes the Commissioner of Early Childhood to issue a license to a person or group of persons to operate a family child care home in a space that is not a private home and that has been provided by an association, organization, corporation, institution or agency, (2) establish a student loan forgiveness program for early childhood educators, (3) establish a personal income tax credit for certain employees of child care service providers, (4) expand eligibility in the Care4Kids program for certain parents and caretakers, (5) to permit families seeking employment or enrolled in certain education programs to participate in programs provided by state-contracted child care centers, and (6) to establish a task force to analyze and make recommendations concerning early childhood educator licensing and workforce development.

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Education Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/10/2021(LCO)File Number 646
 5/10/2021House Calendar Number 465
 5/10/2021Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/10/2021(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/3/2021(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 05/10/21 10:00 AM
 4/22/2021(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/21/2021(APP)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/30/2021Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Appropriations
 3/29/2021Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Appropriations
 3/19/2021(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/18/2021(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/15/2021(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference Appropriations
 3/4/2021Public Hearing 03/08
 3/3/2021Referred to Joint Committee on Education

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