HB 1117- Protect Child Care Workers/COVID-19 Pandemic

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Julie Von Haefen (D-Wake), Rep. Mary Belk (D-Mecklenburg), Rep. Susan Fisher (D-Buncombe), Rep. Rachel Hunt (D-Mecklenburg)



  • ~$121 million in non-recurring funds for addressing child care provider needs
    • This includes funding for teachers, staff, sanitation supplies, PPE, out of pocket costs, co-payments, deductibles,and additional child care consultants.
  • $16.2 million in non-recurring funds for 2 weeks of paid sick leave for child care teachers and staff providing child care


Filed 5/14/2020

Committee Referrals: Appropriations, Rules