Attached is the matrix of legislation of likely interest to the field of early care and education updated as of this afternoon – Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Bills from the first session of 2017-18 that did not pass out of their house of origin are now dead; the deadline for introducing new bills this session was February 16, 2018. The bills that died have been removed from the matrix.

Also attached are fact sheets on the following bills:

AB 605 (Mullin) – Integrated Childcare License

AB 2001 (Gómez Reyes) – Family Child Care Home Education Networks

AB 2023 (Caballero) – Child and Dependent Care Expenses Credit

State Budget News

Upcoming Budget Hearings

  • Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance

Assembly Member McCarty, Chair

March 13, 2018 ▪ 9:00am- State Capitol, Room 447

Agenda to include: Early Childhood Education & After School Programs

  • Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 1 on Education and No. 3 on Human Services

Senators Portantino and Pan, Chairs

April 5, 2018 ▪ 9:30am or upon adjournment of Session, Room 4203

Agenda to include: Child Care and Early Learning

Early Learning Advocacy Day

“This all-day event will bring together early learning advocates from across California to "Seize the Moment for California’s Youngest Children" and brief state legislators on why high-quality early learning programs are an essential investment for California and the nation.”

March 1, 2018 ▪ 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

California District Attorneys Association

921 11th St #300

Sacramento, CA 95814

For more information and to register, visit www.caeyc.org.

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Michele P. Sartell

Child Care Planning Coordinator

formerly known as the Office of Child Care

222 South Hill Street, 5th Floor

Los Angeles, California 90012

213.974.5187 Telephone

213.217 5106 Facsimile

msartell

www.childcare.lacounty.gov

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CA_LegislationTrackingRoster_SecondSessionA_2017-18_20Feb18.pdf

AB 605 Fact Sheet.pdf

AB 2001 Factsheet FINAL.pdf

AB 2023Fact Sheet.pdf