HB 16-1050 (Pettersen/Merrifield) Establishing a Task Force to Assist Parents Pursuing Postsecondary Education in Addressing Child Care Needs
This bill would create a task force to coordinate multiple initiatives in different state agencies to better provide child care access to individuals pursuing higher education or post-secondary training.
The Children’s Campaign supports this proposal to establish a more coordinated approach to addressing the child care needs of individuals pursuing education.
Passed the House with bipartisan support and is scheduled to be heard by the Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee on Wednesday, April 27 at 1:30 p.m. in SCR 356.
January 29, 2016
HB 16-1050 passed out of the House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee on a 7-6 vote and now heads to the House Appropriations Committee.