SB 5595-S2 - DIGEST

Requires the department of early learning and the department of social and health services to: (1) Eliminate the current custody/visitation policy and design a subsidy system that is flexible and accounts for small fluctuations in family circumstances;

(2) Create broad authorization categories so that relatively minor changes in parents' work schedule do not require changes in authorization;

(3) Establish rules to specify that parents who receive working connections child care benefits and participate in one hundred ten hours or more of approved work or related activities are eligible for full-time child care services; and

(4) Clarify and simplify the requirement to count child support as income.

Establishes a legislative task force on child care improvements for the future.