Child Care Subsidy Market Rate Adjustment

nc-stampHB 854 – Subsidy Market Rate Adjustment/Tier 3 Counties

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Chris Malone (R – Wake), Rep. Greg Murphy (R – Pitt), Rep. Mitchell Setzer (R – Catawba), Rep. Nelson Dollar (R – Wake)

This bill would increase the child care subsidy market rates recommended by the 2015 Child Care Market Rate Study for ages 3-5 in tier three counties. This bill would appropriate money from the General Fund to the NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Development and Early Education, $12.9 million in nonrecurring funds for the 2017-2018 fiscal year for these proposed increases.

This bill has been referred to the House Appropriations Committee.


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