HB 20B-1002

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 First Extraordinary Session
  • Introduced in House Dec 01, 2020
  • Passed House Dec 01, 2020
  • Passed Senate Dec 02, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Dec 07, 2020

Emergency Relief Programs For Child Care Sector

Abstract

The bill creates 2 emergency relief grant programs to allow the state to allocate and quickly distribute money to existing licensed and start-up child care providers (providers) in Colorado. The child care sustainability grant program (sustainability program) is created in the department of human services (department). The purpose of the sustainability program is to provide financial support to licensed providers in Colorado, including those that are in danger of closing as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency. The department shall develop a formula, criteria, and timeline to allocate grants to eligible providers. A grant award from the sustainability program must range from at least $500 to no more than $35,000. A licensed provider's child care capacity is a key criteria in determining the amount of the grant award. The department shall determine grant award amounts for eligible providers as soon as possible, but no later than January 31, 2021, and distribute the money for grant awards no later than February 28, 2021. The emerging and expanding child care grant program (expansion program) is created in the department. The purpose of the expansion program is to expand access and availability of licensed providers throughout Colorado. The intent of the expansion program is to provide financial assistance to new or existing providers. A grant award from the expansion program must range from at least $3,000 to no more than $50,000. A grant award from the expansion program may be used for costs associated with expansion of an existing provider or to assist with the creation of a new child care program. Costs may include staff training, background check fees, cleaning supplies, educational supplies, and capital or facility improvement costs. The department shall begin the grant award process on or before January 31, 2021. The bill makes an appropriation. (Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.) (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Bill Sponsors (4)

Votes


Actions


Dec 07, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Dec 04, 2020

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Dec 02, 2020

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Dec 01, 2020

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

Senate

Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations

Senate

Senate Committee on Finance Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Finance

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance

  • Introduction
Finance

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Nov 30, 2020

House

House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee

House

House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
House Committee of the Whole Appropriations

House

House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Public Health Care & Human Services Appropriations

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services

  • Introduction
Public Health Care & Human Services

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (12/07/2020) PDF
Final Act (12/04/2020) PDF
Rerevised (12/02/2020) PDF
Revised (12/01/2020) PDF
Reengrossed (12/01/2020) PDF
Engrossed (11/30/2020) PDF
Introduced (11/30/2020) PDF
PA2 (12/01/2020) PDF
PA1 (11/30/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (11/30/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note SA2 (12/01/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (11/30/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (12/01/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (12/10/2020) PDF

Sources

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