|KY||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Early Childhood Governance|
Attaches the early childhood advisory council to the office of the governor. Amends various sections to change the name of the Early Childho...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Early Intervention Coordinating Council Membership|
Adds the superintendent of financial services to the early intervention coordinating council; in doing so, makes council membership complia...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Early Learning System|
Provides legislative findings. Establishes the executive office on early learning, to be temporarily placed in the office of the governor, a...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Duties of Early Childhood Advisory Council|
S.B. 316 - Duties of Early Childhood Advisory Council
Amends the duties of the early childhood advisory council. Repeals provision directing the council to advise the state regarding the creatio...
|IL||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Early Childhood Block Grant|
23 IL ADC 235.20, 30, 40, 45, 50, 60, 70; 23 IL ADC 235.APP. A, B, C
From Illinois Register: This rulemaking resulted from the state board's application for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Hawaii Early Intervention Coordinating Council|
Revises the Hawaii Early Intervention Coordinating Council membership and functions to be consistent with part C of the Individuals with Dis...
|FL||Vetoed 04/2012||P-12||School Readiness Programs|
From final bill analysis: Conforms applicable statutes to the appropriations provided in the General Appropriations Act for the school readi...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Louisiana Early Childhood Education Act.|
Requires the state board of education to create a comprehensive and integrated network through which to manage and oversee all programs fund...
|CA||Issued 02/2012||P-12||State Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education and Care|
Designates the existing Head Start and Early Learning Advisory Committee as the state advisory council on early childhood education and care...
|NM||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||Governance Structure for Child Development|
The 2011 Early Childhood Care and Education Act created the State Early Learning Advisory Council, charged with making recommendations to en...
|NJ||Issued 10/2011||P-12||Early Learning Commission|
Creates the New Jersey Commission for Early Learning and Development.
Identifies five members of the Commission: Commissioner of the Depar...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Colorado Early Learning Council Advisory Team|
Repeals the Colorado Early Learning Council Advisory Team.
|ND||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Early Childhood Education Council|
S.B. 2150 - Multiple Provisions
Makes changes to definitions and adds commissioner of commerce (or designee) and an individual representing children with disabilities to me...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Early Learning Advisory Council|
To fully comply with requirements in the federal head start act regarding state advisory council membership, Washington must amend existing ...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Early Learning Act and Advisory Council|
The Act establishes a comprehensive early childhood care and education system through an aligned continuum of
state and private programs, in...
|MN||Issued 03/2011||P-12||The Early Learning Council|
Creates the Early Learning Council to serve as the state advisory council on early childhood education and care. The council will consists o...
|IL||Issued 06/2010||P-12||Office of Early Childhood Development|
Executive Order 8
Creates the Office of Early Childhood Development in the governor's office. Provides that the purpose of the office is to coordinate the wor...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Early Childhood Leadership Commission|
Creates the Early Childhood Leadership Commission to advance a comprehensive service delivery system for children from birth to 8 years of a...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 04/2010||P-12||Early Learning Council Meetings|
Allows the Early Learning Council to conduct meetings by teleconference. Sets out quorum requirements and public notice and participation re...
|CO||Issued 03/2010||P-12||Governor's Early Childhood Leadership Commission|
Exec. Order B 2010-002
The Commission is to ensure and advance a comprehensive service delivery system for children from birth to age eight using data to improve d...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||MOUs Between State and Head Start Programs|
Requires grantees under the Preschool for All Children program to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the appropriate local ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Early Childhood Cabinet Appointment|
H.B. 1 - Section 265.10.23
Directs the governor to appoint to the early childhood cabinet a representative of a board of health of a city or general health district or...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Center for Early Childhood Development|
H.B. 1 - Section 265.70.10
Directs the governor and the state superintendent to create the Center for Early Childhood Development in the department of education, compr...
|GA||Adopted 04/2009||P-12||Bright from the Start Program|
GAC 591-1-1-.16 and .31
Amends rules concerning the Bright From the Start Program, including governing body, licensure and staff....
|HI||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 07/2008||P-12||Early Learning System|
Establishing an early learning system to be known as keiki first steps, to ensure a spectrum of high-quality early learning opportunities st...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Washington Head Start Program|
The department of early learning (DEL) is directed to develop a proposal for the implementation of a statewide Washington head start program...
|WV||Issued 10/2007||P-12||Governor's "Early Care and Education" Council|
Executive Order No. 11-07
Orders that The Partners in Implementing an Early Care and Education System is authorized to study the issues of governance as it relates to...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Early Care and Education Council|
Extends the repeal of the Early Care and Education Council; provides for annual reports to the Interagency Resource Management Committee reg...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Statewide Early Childhood Councils|
Concerns the creation of a statewide system of early childhood councils to improve and sustain availability, accessibility, capacity and qua...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Addresses Authority Issues|
From final House Bill report: The Department of Early Learning (DEL) was established in 2006 as an executive branch agency whose primary dut...
|AZ||Approved by voters 07/2006||P-12||Early Childhood Development and Health Initiative|
V. 18 (Prop. 203)
(PROPOSITION 203 I-16-2006) Increases funding for early childhood development and health programs. Purpose is to improve quality and increas...
|VT||Issued 06/2006||P-12||Building Bright Futures Council|
Establishes the Building Bright Futures Council, a public-private partnership, to support the creation of an integrated system of early chil...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Department of Early Learning|
Finds that the early years of a child's life are critical to the child's healthy brain development and that the quality of caregiving during...
|MD||Issued 03/2006||P-12||Amends Membership of the Advisory Council for Children|
01.01.2006-03 (Executive Order)
Amends amend Executive Order 01.01.2005.34, which established the Advisory Council for Children; the Governor's Office for Children as a sep...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Early Childhood Program Governance|
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Deletes provision requiring the State Department of Education to take certain actions in administering child care and child development prog...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||School Readiness Office|
Changes the name of the "Office of School Readiness" to "Bright From The Start: Georgia's Office of Early Care and Education;" makes the off...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Membership of the Advisory Committee on Child Care|
Adds representatives of Early Learning New Hampshire to the advisory committee on child care and removes obsolete member references. http://...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Early Intervention Agencies Committee|
Abolishes the Early Intervention Agencies Committee created to ensure the implementation of a comprehensive system for early intervention se...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Employment Department|
Includes Employment Department in development of voluntary statewide early childhood system; involves local child care resource and referral...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness Act|
Creates the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness Act; states intent, purposes, and goals; creates the Oklahoma Partnership for School R...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Joint Study Committee on Early Childhood Education|
Creates the Joint Study Committee on Early Childhood Education. Mandates the committee to undertake a study of the importance of early chil...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Child Care Facilities Licensing Act-Single licensure process|
An Act relating to children; amending 10 O.S. 2001, Section 401, which relates to the Oklahoma Child Care Facilities Licensing Act; requiri...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Child Care Facility Requirements|
Changes the day care center references to child care facility; changes the definition of children in the laws governing nursery schools, whi...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Child Care Regulation|
Extends the expiration date of the law establishing the board for the coordination of child care regulation and the terms of board members; ...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Voluntary Statewide Early Childhood System|
Directs the Commission on Children and Families, the Department of Education and the Department of Human Services to jointly establish polic...
|FL||Vetoed 05/2001||P-12||Demonstration program for prevention of learning problems in young children|
Relates to prevention of learning problems in young children; authorizes a demonstration program to be called Learning Gateway; creates a st...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Early Childhood Services|
Relates to the creation of an office within the Health and Human Services Commission for coordinating the delivery of early childhood servic...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Dept. of Ed. oversight for state preschool program|
Concerns the duties of the Colorado Department of Education in providing oversight of the Colorado Preschool Program....
|NJ||Signed into law 11/2000||P-12||Office of Early Childhood Education|
Establishes a Division of Early Childhood Education in the Department of Education; states the division shall be responsible for program sta...
|NJ||Signed into law 11/2000||P-12||Commission on Early Childhood Education|
Establishes the Commission on Early Childhood Education in but not of the Department of Education; provides for its membership and appointme...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Office of School Readiness and Pre-Kindergarten Program|
Creates the Office of School Readiness within the Department of Children's Affairs; provides for the operation and management of a voluntary...
|MD||Vetoed 05/2000||P-12||Early Child Care and Education Centers Grant Program|
Establishes the Judith P. Hoyer Early Care and Education Centers and Education Enhancement Grant Program for the development of collaborativ...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Blue Ribbon Commission|
Creates the Judith P. Hoyer Blue Ribbon Commission on the Financing of Early Child Care and Education; provides for the purpose, duties, and...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Office of Early Childhood Development|
Relates to reorganization; creates the Office of Early Childhood Development within the Office of the Governor....
|MS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Early Childhood Services Interagency Coordinating Council|
Establishes an Early Childhood Services Interagency Coordinating Council; provides for the membership and organization of the Council; defin...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Good Beginnings Alliance|
Expands the life of the Good Beginnings Alliance to 2010; expands the membership of the Interdepartmental Council by 2 members; expands the ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Early Childhood Development Authority|
Establishes the Early Childhood Development Authority in the Office of the Governor to manage expenditures of the early childhood developmen...