Amends the Illinois Early Learning Council Act. Provides that at least 50% of the persons appointed to the Illinois Early Learning Council shall represent privately owned day care centers. Provides that any policy change or policy consideration of the Council shall, before being adopted, be provided to all licensed child care providers in this State in an electronic format allowing such providers a vote on the policy issue. Provides that any policy developed by the Council shall be adopted only upon receiving a majority approval of the child care providers notified of the proposed measure. Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that in addition to meeting the requirements of the Act or any specified administrative rules concerning qualifications for early childhood teachers and school-age workers, an early childhood teacher responsible for a group of children that includes infants, toddlers, or preschool-age children shall show proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university in which he or she is working towards or has achieved at least 6 hours of college credit related directly to early child care studies. Provides that showing proof of enrollment or completion in an accredited college or university of up to at least 6 semester hours of college credit related to early child care studies shall satisfy both the semester hours and clock hours requirements to be an early childhood teacher. Provides for specified personnel of a child care facility to be present at the open and close of the facility.
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Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Child Care Accessibility & Early Childhood Education Committee
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Margo McDermed
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
Assigned to Child Care Accessibility & Early Childhood Education Committee
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Darren Bailey
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Margo McDermed
Referred to Rules Committee
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