STUDY COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH NC PRE-K SLOTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 1040 (Public) Filed Wednesday, May 4, 2016
AN ACT TO DIRECT THE DIVISION OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND EARLY EDUCATION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO STUDY AND REPORT ON THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH SLOTS FOR THE NC PRE-K PROGRAM, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Intro. by Dobson, Horn, Earle, Malone.

Status: Ref To Com On Health Care (Senate Action) (May 16 2016)

Bill History:

H 1040

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 11 2016 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Adds that when the Division of Child Development and Early Education reviews the total cost to fund a NC Pre-K slot, they are to include administration, as well as local, costs.


  • Summary date: May 4 2016 - More information

    Identical to S 800, filed 5/2/16.

    Requires the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development and Early Education (Division), to study the costs associated with funding slots for the NC Pre-K program. Requires the Division to review and determine: (1) the total cost to fund an NC Pre-K slot, (2) the State share needed to fund an NC Pre-K slot by each setting, (3) the amount of funds needed to maintain the current number of NC Pre-K slots if the per slot cost were increased to the amount recommended by the study, (4) recommendations on how often the slot costs should be evaluated and reported, and (5) any other relevant issues.

    Requires the Division to report to the chairs of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on Health and Human Services and the Fiscal Research Division by February 1, 2017.


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