HOUSE DOCKET, NO. FILED ON: 3/18/2014
HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 4010
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In the Year Two Thousand Fourteen
An Act creating assignment levels in the Department of Early Education and Care.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 15D of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following section:-
Section 18. Subject to appropriation, the commissioner shall ensure that no licensor shall have assignment levels of day care centers or family day care homes in excess of the standards set forth by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Reasonable assignment levels shall be established for residential and placement licensors and investigators in order to provide adequate protection and quality care for children in licensed facilities.