DAR File No. 44157

This rule was published in the November 15, 2019, issue (Vol. 2019, No. 22) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Workforce Services, Employment Development

Rule R986-700

Child Care Assistance

Notice of Proposed Rule

(Amendment)

DAR File No.: 44157
Filed: 10/29/2019 05:40:58 PM

RULE ANALYSIS

Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:

During the 2019 General Session, the Legislature passed S.B. 166, School Readiness Amendments, which moved and renumbered certain provisions related to the High Quality School Readiness Grant Program from the Department of Workforce Services Office of Child Care to the School Readiness Board. The revisions make Section R986-700-755 obsolete. Section R986-700-777 related to the prioritizing criteria Intergenerational Poverty School Readiness Scholarship Program is removed as that program was repealed in S.B. 166 (2019).

Summary of the rule or change:

The amendment removes Section R986-700-775, High Quality School Readiness Grant Program, and Section R986-700-777, Prioritizing Criteria, in their entirety.

Statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:

  • Section 35A-3-310
  • Section 53F-5-210
  • Section 53A-1b-110

Anticipated cost or savings to:

the state budget:

The removal of these sections is not expected to have any fiscal impact on state budget revenues or expenditures that were not already accounted for by the fiscal note to S.B. 166 (2019).

local governments:

The removal of these sections is not expected to have any fiscal impact on local governments' revenues or expenditures that were not already accounted for by the fiscal note to S.B. 166 (2019).

small businesses:

The removal of these sections is not expected to have any fiscal impact on small businesses' revenues or expenditures that were not already accounted for by the fiscal note to S.B. 166 (2019).

persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:

The removal of these sections is not expected to have any fiscal impact on other persons' revenues or expenditures that were not already accounted for by the fiscal note to S.B. 166 (2019).

Compliance costs for affected persons:

The removal of these sections will not cause any compliance costs for affected persons.

Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:

After a thorough analysis, it was determined that these proposed rule changes will not result in a fiscal impact to businesses.

Jon Pierpont, Executive Director

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:

Workforce Services
Employment Development
140 E 300 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-2333

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Amanda McPeck at the above address, by phone at 801-517-4709, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]

Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:

12/16/2019

This rule may become effective on:

12/23/2019

Authorized by:

Jon Pierpont, Executive Director

RULE TEXT

Appendix 1: Regulatory Impact Summary Table*

Fiscal Costs

FY 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022

State Government

$0

$0

$0

Local Government

$0

$0

$0

Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Non-Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Other Person

$0

$0

$0

Total Fiscal Costs:

$0

$0

$0





Fiscal Benefits




State Government

$0

$0

$0

Local Government

$0

$0

$0

Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Non-Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Other Persons

$0

$0

$0

Total Fiscal Benefits:

$0

$0

$0





Net Fiscal Benefits:

$0

$0

$0

 

*This table only includes fiscal impacts that could be measured. If there are inestimable fiscal impacts, they will not be included in this table. Inestimable impacts for State Government, Local Government, Small Businesses and Other Persons are described in the narrative. Inestimable impacts for Non-Small Businesses are described in Appendix 2.

 

Appendix 2: Regulatory Impact to Non-Small Businesses

The removal of these rule sections is not expected to have any fiscal impact on non-small businesses' revenues or expenditures that were not already accounted for by the fiscal note to S.B. 166 (2019).

 

Jon Pierpont, Executive Director of the Department of Workforce Services, has reviewed and approved this fiscal analysis.

 

 

R986. Workforce Services, Employment Development.

R986-700. Child Care Assistance.

[R986-700-775. High Quality School Readiness Grant Program.

(1) The Office of Child Care (OCC) administers this program pursuant to the authority granted in Utah Code Section 53A-1b-106.

(2) The OCC will solicit proposals from eligible private providers and eligible home-based educational technology providers and make recommendations to the School Readiness Board (SRB) as provided in 53A-1b-106(3).

(3) Eligible private providers and eligible home-based educational technology providers must submit an application, together with a proposal to the OCC by the date provided in the application.

(4) The proposal must contain the components outlined in 53A-1b-105(1) or (2) and details as required in 53A-1b-106(7).

(5) A grant recipient must report annually to the OCC the information required in 53A-1b-106(12) in addition to other information as required by the OCC.

 

R986-700-777. Prioritizing Criteria.

If the Department does not receive sufficient funding to award scholarships to all eligible individuals, the Department will award scholarships by ranking eligible children who are considered at the highest risk according to Department policy. A list of the criteria for determining highest risk is available from the Department.]

 

KEY: child care, grant programs

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [ October 1, ]2019

Notice of Continuation: September 3, 2015

Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 35A-3-203(12); 35A-3-310; 53F-5-210


Additional Information

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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Amanda McPeck at the above address, by phone at 801-517-4709, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.