LD 1012 LR 217(01)
An Act To Provide Stable Funding and Support for Child Care Providers
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Millett of Cumberland
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $4,731,790 $4,766,215 $4,798,460 $2,729,472
General Fund $4,731,790 $4,766,215 $4,798,460 $2,729,472
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services will require General Fund appropriations of $4,731,790 in fiscal year 2019-20 and $4,766,215 in fiscal year 2020-21 to establish graduated quality differential rates for steps 2 to 4 in the 4-step child care quality rating system, for technology upgrades, to create a program to support providers of child care services in sharing administrative and program services and costs, for one Social Services Manager I position and 3 Social Service Program Specialist I positions to manage all of the contracts for providers qualifying for the Step 3 and Step 4 differential rate and for 8 Social Service Program Specialist I positions to provide site visits.