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house Bill H.R. 7909

Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020

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Title

Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020

Official Title

To facilitate access to child care services safely and securely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Summary

Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020 This bill provides federal support to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in child care provider settings during the period of community spread of the virus. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must (1) provide technical assistance to states, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations regarding the acquisition and use of protective equipment and training related to COVID-19 transmission prevention, among other things; and (2) publish specified information and facilitate the sharing of best practices related to the safe operation of child care providers. HHS may also make grants for the designated lead agency in a state to provide assistance and guidance to child care providers.

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  • The senate has not voted
  • The house Passed September 16th, 2020
    Roll Call Vote 387 Yea / 33 Nay
    IntroducedJuly 31st, 2020

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