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Bill Detail: HB24-1009

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Title Bilingual Child Care Licensing Resources
Status House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations (02/08/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Children & Domestic Matters
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Human Services
House Sponsors B. McLachlan (D)
J. Joseph (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Ginal (D)
J. Rich (R)
House Committee Education
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/10/2024
Summary

The bill requires the department of early childhood (department)
to provide education and information in plain language and in prevalent
languages to help individuals complete the paperwork required to meet
child care licensing compliance requirements.
The bill also requires the department to provide services in
prevalent languages to individuals seeking to open or otherwise
participate in the operation of an early childhood program or facility
licensed by the department.
The bill defines prevalent languages as the 2 most prevalent
languages spoken in Colorado.
The bill creates the bilingual licensing unit to help the department
satisfy its duties and requires the general assembly to appropriate
$235,000 from the general fund to the department for the 2024-25 state
fiscal year and for each year thereafter to pay the costs of the bilingual
licensing unit's activities.
The bill also requires the general assembly to appropriate $45,000
from the general fund to the department for the 2024-25 state fiscal year
to pay costs associated with updating the department's mobile licensing
application.

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