SB 384-24_ Filed 02/29/2012, 08:05 Vandenburgh

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    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 384 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (12)MO038427.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 12-17.2-2-14; (12)MO038427.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 12-17.2-2-14 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 14. (a) As used in this section, "program" refers to the paths to quality program established by subsection (b).
    (b) The paths to quality program is established. The program is a voluntary child care facility quality rating and improvement system implemented by the division in partnership with the following:
        (1) Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children.
        (2) Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral.
        (3) Indiana Head Start Collaboration Office.
        (4) Indiana Department of Education.
        (5) Early Childhood Alliance.
        (6) 4 C's of Southern Indiana.
    (c) The division shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to administer the paths to quality rating system. The rules must include procedures that outline eligibility and application procedures for the program, the establishment of procedures relating to the rating process, and the establishment or alteration of standards used in the rating process.
    (d) The division shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to establish

the steering council of the program to make recommendations to the division on program issues and resources. Rules adopted under this subsection must require that council members be appointed from partner organizations that assist in the implementation of the program and serve to coordinate the project plan.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 384 as printed February 27, 2012.)


Representative VanDenburgh

MO038427/DI 104     2012