HB17-1106 - Extend Early Childhood Leadership Commission

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the early childhood leadership commission.

The bill amends the statutes relating to the early childhood leadership commission (commission) in the department of human services (department) as follows:


  • Makes changes to the legislative declaration, mission, and duties of the commission to include consideration of families of pregnant women and children;
  • Repeals the early childhood leadership commission fund.
  • Changes the title of the person appointed to assist the department in fulfilling the duties of the commission from 'executive director' to 'director';
  • Removes the requirement that the director be compensated from money credited to the early childhood leadership commission fund, and instead requires that the director be compensated with federal funds or gift, grants, or donations, and not with money from the general fund;
  • Permits the commission to seek, accept, and expend gifts, grants, and donations for the expenses of the commission; and
  • Extends the repeal date and sunset review of the commission prior to its repeal from 2018 to 2023.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Latest update: June 5, 2017
06/05/2017 - Governor Signed
05/02/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/01/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/01/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/17/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/13/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/11/2017 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
04/05/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended to Appropriations
03/23/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services
03/13/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/10/2017 - House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
03/08/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over to 03/10/2017 - No Amendments
03/07/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/03/2017 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
01/30/2017 - House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations
01/19/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Education