HB18-1333 (Young/Lambert) Part C Child Find Responsibilities

Originally Posted: March 30, 2018
Last Updated: April 20, 2018

Summary

This bill requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Education to enter into an interagency agreement to study the administration of Early Intervention evaluations performed under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for children birth through age two. The departments are required to enter into the agreement by October 1 and to report the results of the study performed pursuant to the agreement to the Joint Budget Committee by June 30, 2019.

Position

The Children’s Campaign supports this bill as a mechanism to identify ways to streamline the process of Early Intervention evaluations to ensure that our youngest children are connected to the services they need to support their healthy development.

Current Status

Passed the House and the Senate and now heads to the governor’s desk for signature

Previous Status


March 30, 2018

Passed the House Appropriations Committee on a bipartisan vote of 9-4