2016 Legislative Session

2016 Legislative Wrap-up

NEWS!  During the summer of 2016 the Maryland State Family Child Care Association along with other early childhood advocacy groups in Maryland have been given the opportunity to give written and oral testimony before the Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families. They will be evaluating the overall child care system in Maryland. Please join with us by submitting letters and/or comments in the following areas:

  • July 20, 2016 Meeting: Topics are History of child care in Maryland, the Process, Costs and Regulations. Click Here for the MSFCCA Testimony. Click Here to view the proceedings. FullSizeRender
  • September 7, 2016 Meeting:  Focus on Quality, training and technical assistance and provider compensation. Click Here for the MSFCCA Testimony submitted. Click Here for a link to view the meeting.
  • October  5, 2016 Meeting:  Child Care Subsidy - including history and funding, federal funding and regulations, the payment process and advocate and provider concerns. 10:00 – 12:00 in the Appropriations Committee Room, Room 121, House Office Building, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. Click Here for the MSFCCA testimony submitted. Click Here for a link to view the committee meeting.
  • November 15, 2016  Meeting:  Affordability for Middle-Income Families including care tax credits -  10:00 – 12:00 in the Appropriations Committee Room, Room 121, House Office Building, 6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. Click Here to view the Committee Hearing.

Click Here to contact the Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families.

MSFCCA Final Update for the 2016 Legislative Session : Click Here

Written Testimony in the 2016 General Assembly Session – Click Here