PennAEYC stays current on proposals and actions to change the early care and education system at the state and federal levels so we can influence the outcome and inform our members and other concerned Pennsylvanians of possible change.
PennAEYC Positions Statements
PennAEYC monitors and responds to legislative, regulatory and administrative actions impacting the early care and education system at the state and federal levels. Learn more about current proposals by downloading our position statements. If you have questions please contact Kimberly Early.
2021-22 Pennsylvania Legislation
Senate Bill 563 - Smoke Detectors for Family Child Care Homes
House Bill 1155 - Municipal Recreation Programs
House Bill 1155 amends the definition of “child care center” in the Human Services Code to specifically exclude municipal recreation programs from the term, effectively removing any requirements related to health and safety required by a child care center from applying to a municipal recreation program.
Download PennAEYC's position statement HB 1155, PN 1219 PennAEYC Trying Together First Up Position Statement
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