March 22, 2001





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 49

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DIGEST OF SB 49 (Updated March 20, 2001 4:31 PM - DI 77)



Citations Affected: IC 12-17.2.

Synopsis: Coordination of child care regulation board. Extends for three years the expiration of the board for the coordination of child care regulation. Requires the board to study immunization rates to determine if children at child care centers have received age appropriate immunizations. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the board for the coordination of child care regulation.)

Effective: July 1, 2001.





Lawson C, Young R
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ CRAWFORD, BUDAK)




    January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.
    January 16, 2001, reassigned to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure.
    February 13, 2001, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 19, 2001, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    February 20, 2001, read third time, passed. Yeas 48, nays 0.

HOUSE ACTION

    February 26, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.
    March 21, 2001, amended, reported _ Do Pass.







March 22, 2001

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 49



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning human services.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 12-17.2-3.1-2, AS ADDED BY P.L.211-1999, SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 2. The terms of the members expire November 1, 2001. 2004.
    SECTION 2. IC 12-17.2-3.1-11, AS ADDED BY P.L.211-1999, SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 11. The board shall study the laws governing the regulation of child care and make recommendations to the general assembly concerning changes in the law the board finds are appropriate. Before November 1 of each year, the board shall submit a written report to the legislative council that identifies the board's recommendations and discusses the status of the board's continuing program of study. The board's program of study under this section must include a study of the following topics:
        (1) The need for changes in the scope and degree of child care regulation established by statute or rule, or both.
        (2) The need to reorganize governmental units involved in the

regulation of child care facilities to promote effective and efficient child care regulation, including the form that a needed reorganization should take.
        (3) A method for the completion of a statewide needs assessment to determine the availability and projected need for safe and affordable child care.
        (4) The need for programs to meet the needs of Indiana residents if the board determines that safe and affordable child care facilities are not available and easily accessible to Indiana residents.
        (5) The effect of pending and enacted federal legislation on child care in Indiana and the need for statutory changes to qualify for federal child care grants and to comply with federal child care requirements.
         (6) The immunization rates at licensed child care centers to determine if children at the centers have received age appropriate immunizations.
    SECTION 3. IC 12-17.2-3.1-12, AS ADDED BY P.L.211-1999, SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 12. This chapter expires November 1, 2001. 2004.