Enrolled House Bill (H)
Authored by: Rep. Robert Behning
Co-Authors: Rep. Brian Bosma, Rep. Shelli VanDenburgh, Rep. Martin Carbaugh, Rep. Dale DeVon, Rep. William Friend, Rep. Randall Frye, Rep. Justin Moed, Rep. Sharon Negele, Rep. John Price, Rep. Kathy Richardson, Rep. Richard Hamm, Rep. Linda Lawson, Rep. Cindy Ziemke, Rep. Woody Burton, Rep. Cindy Kirchhofer, Rep. Rebecca Kubacki, Rep. Rhonda Rhoads, Rep. Edmond Soliday, Rep. Matthew Ubelhor, Rep. Edward Clere, Rep. Dan Forestal
Sponsors: Sen. Pete Miller, Sen. Dennis Kruse, Sen. Earline Rogers
  • Rep. Robert Behning
    Rep. Robert Behning

    Author

  • Rep. Brian Bosma
    Rep. Brian Bosma

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Shelli VanDenburgh
    Rep. Shelli VanDenburgh

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Martin Carbaugh
    Rep. Martin Carbaugh

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Dale DeVon
    Rep. Dale DeVon

    Co-Author

  • Rep. William Friend
    Rep. William Friend

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Randall Frye
    Rep. Randall Frye

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Justin Moed
    Rep. Justin Moed

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Sharon Negele
    Rep. Sharon Negele

    Co-Author

  • Rep. John Price
    Rep. John Price

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Kathy Richardson
    Rep. Kathy Richardson

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Richard Hamm
    Rep. Richard Hamm

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Linda Lawson
    Rep. Linda Lawson

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Cindy Ziemke
    Rep. Cindy Ziemke

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Woody Burton
    Rep. Woody Burton

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Cindy Kirchhofer
    Rep. Cindy Kirchhofer

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Rebecca Kubacki
    Rep. Rebecca Kubacki

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Rhonda Rhoads
    Rep. Rhonda Rhoads

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Edmond Soliday
    Rep. Edmond Soliday

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Matthew Ubelhor
    Rep. Matthew Ubelhor

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Edward Clere
    Rep. Edward Clere

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Dan Forestal
    Rep. Dan Forestal

    Co-Author

  • Sen. Pete Miller
    Sen. Pete Miller

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Dennis Kruse
    Sen. Dennis Kruse

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Earline Rogers
    Sen. Earline Rogers

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Lonnie Randolph
    Sen. Lonnie Randolph

    Co-Sponsor

  • Rep. Robert Behning
    Rep. Robert Behning

    Conferee

  • Rep. Shelli VanDenburgh
    Rep. Shelli VanDenburgh

    Conferee

  • Sen. Pete Miller
    Sen. Pete Miller

    Conferee

  • Sen. Earline Rogers
    Sen. Earline Rogers

    Conferee

  • Rep. Jeffrey Thompson
    Rep. Jeffrey Thompson

    Advisor

  • Rep. Holli Sullivan
    Rep. Holli Sullivan

    Advisor

  • Rep. Vernon Smith
    Rep. Vernon Smith

    Advisor

  • Sen. Luke Kenley
    Sen. Luke Kenley

    Advisor

  • Sen. John Broden
    Sen. John Broden

    Advisor

  • Sen. Dennis Kruse
    Sen. Dennis Kruse

    Advisor

  • Sen. Carlin Yoder
    Sen. Carlin Yoder

    Advisor

  • Sen. Frank Mrvan
    Sen. Frank Mrvan

    Advisor

DIGEST

Early learning pilot grant program. Authorizes the office of the secretary of family and social services (office) to establish a pilot program (pilot program) to make grants to certain entities that provide qualified early education services to eligible children who are four years of age. Specifies that the pilot program shall be funded (after review by the budget committee and approval by the budget agency) from any one or both of the following: (1) From Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) grant funding. (2) From amounts reverted in a state fiscal year from funds appropriated to the divisions, departments, and bureaus administered by the office ... that are designated by the budget agency as available for funding the pilot program. Provides that the total amount of grants awarded from such funding under the pilot program in a state fiscal year may not exceed $10,000,000. Specifies certain requirements that must be satisfied by an eligible provider that participates in the program. Provides that the amount of a grant made under the pilot program for an eligible child: (1) must equal at least $2,500 during the state fiscal year; and (2) may not exceed $6,800 during the state fiscal year. Specifies that at least 10% but not more than 50% of the tuition for eligible children under the pilot program during the state fiscal year must be paid from donations, gifts, grants, bequests, and other funds received from a private entity or person, from the United States government, or from other sources. Specifies that the grants shall be distributed in a manner consistent with how funds are distributed under the CCDF grant program. Requires the office to carry out a longitudinal study of students who participate in the pilot program to determine the achievement levels of those students in kindergarten and later grades. Provides that the office may, after consulting with the state board of education, enter into a contract with one or more persons to carry out the longitudinal study. Requires the office to report annually to the governor, the budget committee, the state board of education, the department of education, and the legislative council regarding the pilot program. Provides that a taxpayer is not entitled to a school scholarship tax credit for a contribution to a scholarship granting organization that is used to provide a scholarship or other assistance to a child participating in the pilot program. Establishes the prekindergarten and early learning study commission.