|SB 5595 - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 2ND SUB)|
Establishes an early achievers program for supporting and rewarding child care providers for providing high-quality child care.
Requires the department of early learning to provide a ten percent increase in the working connections child care subsidy rate to those providers who accept children eligible for the subsidy.
Requires the department of early learning and the department of social and health services to convene a parent and provider oversight board.
Establishes a legislative task force on child care improvements for the future.
Allows all licensed and certified child care programs to enroll in the early achievers program.