S 2883

  • Massachusetts Senate Bill
  • 192nd Legislature (2021-2022)
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

An Act to expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care

Abstract

Senate, May 19, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to universal prekindergarten access; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 312) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to improve literacy skills; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 317) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Brendan P. Crighton, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rates of payment for early childhood education and care programs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 319) of Sal N. DiDomenico and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure high quality pre-kindergarten education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 320) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation to establish an online system to process background checks by the Department of Early Education and Care; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 339) of Adam Gomez for legislation to create a disproportionate share childcare provider fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of Jason M. Lewis and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to preserve early education support for families; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 393) of Walter F. Timilty, James M. Murphy and Hannah Kane for legislation to strengthen the background checks process, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2883).

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Joint Committee on Education

     
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Jun 30, 2022

Senate

Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting therefor a new draft, see S2973

Senate

Order relative to subject matter adopted

Senate

Placed in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, July 7, 2022

May 19, 2022

Senate

Reported from the committee on Education

Senate

New draft of S288, S312, S317, S319, S320, S339, S358, S362 and S393

Senate

Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means

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