Early childhood care and education; regional entities, Child Care Subsidy Program Overpayment Fund. (HB389)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Early childhood care and education; regional entities; Child Care Subsidy Program Overpayment Fund established. Requires the Board of Education to establish a system of regional entities that will be responsible for coordinating early childhood care and education services, guiding quality improvement of such services and coordinated access to such services for families, and implementing the uniform measurement and improvement system. The bill establishes the Child Care Subsidy Program Overpayment Fund, consisting of all overpayment moneys collected or recovered by the Department of Education or any state or local agency contracted to administer the Child Care Subsidy Program, net of any refunds due to the federal government, to be used solely for the purpose of covering the cost of providing training and supports to early childhood care and education entities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104067D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2022Assigned Education sub: Early Childhood/Innovation
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB389)
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/2022Reported from Education (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/2022Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/09/2022Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (68-Y 31-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (68-Y 31-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/22/2022Assigned Education sub: Public Education
03/03/2022Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/03/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Passed by temporarily
03/08/2022Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB389ER)
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB389ER)
03/11/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 524 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0524)