The bill creates a commission within the department of education, consisting of:
- The commissioner of education, or his or her designee;
- The executive director of the department of human services, or his or her designee;
- The executive director of the department of public health and environment, or his or her designee; and
- At least 3 practitioners whose programs are in good licensing standing with the department of human services and are operated by, or on behalf of, a school district, district charter school, or institute charter school.
The bill requires the commission to analyze and identify duplicate regulations promulgated among the agencies relating to health and safety requirements for school-aged child care programs (programs) and identify which regulations may be eliminated, revised, or delegated to the appropriate agency to eliminate duplicate regulations and ensure the efficient regulation of health and safety requirements for programs. The agencies are required to commence respective rule-making consistent with the outcomes of the commission.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)