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CCDF-ACF-PI-2015-02 ATTACHMENT: Timeline of Effective Dates for States and Territories: Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014

Published: January 9, 2015
Topics:
States/Territories
New CCDF Program Requirements: Minimum Quality Spending Requirement (658G(a)(2)(A))

Year

Expectation

FY 2015
10/01/2014 – 9/30/2015

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2016
10/01/2015 – 9/30/2016
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

at least 7%

FY 2017
10/01/2016 – 9/30/2017
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

at least 7%

FY 2018
10/01/2017 – 9/30/2018
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

at least 8%

FY 2019
10/01/2018 – 9/30/2019
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

at least 8%

FY 2020
10/01/2019 – 9/30/2020
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

at least 9%

FY 2021
10/01/2020 – 9/30/2021
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

at least 9%


New CCDF Program Requirements: Infant and Toddler Spending Requirement (Additional 3% quality set-aside) (658G(a)(2)(B))

Year

Expectation

FY 2015
10/01/2014 – 9/30/2015

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2016
10/01/2015 – 9/30/2016
CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2017
10/01/2016 – 9/30/2017
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

at least 3%

FY 2018
10/01/2017 – 9/30/2018
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

at least 3%

FY 2019
10/01/2018 – 9/30/2019
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

at least 3%

FY 2020
10/01/2019 – 9/30/2020
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

at least 3%

FY 2021
10/01/2020 – 9/30/2021
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

at least 3%


New CCDF Program Requirements: Criminal Background Checks (658H(j))

Year

Expectation

FY 2015
10/01/2014 – 9/30/2015

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2016
10/01/2015 – 9/30/2016
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2017
10/01/2016 – 9/30/2017
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2018
10/01/2017 – 9/30/2018
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Compliance by 9/30/2017:  Not later than the last day of the 2nd full fiscal year after enactment (states may request an extension of not more than 1 year).

FY 2019
10/01/2018 – 9/30/2019
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by 9/30/2017:  Not later than the last day of the 2nd full fiscal year after enactment (states may request an extension of not more than 1 year).

FY 2020
10/01/2019 – 9/30/2020
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by 9/30/2017:  Not later than the last day of the 2nd full fiscal year after enactment (states may request an extension of not more than 1 year).

FY 2021
10/01/2020 – 9/30/2021
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by 9/30/2017:  Not later than the last day of the 2nd full fiscal year after enactment (states may request an extension of not more than 1 year).


New CCDF Program Requirements: Monitoring of Licensing and Regulatory Requirements (658E(c)(2)(K))

Year

Expectation

FY 2015
10/01/2014 – 9/30/2015

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2016
10/01/2015 – 9/30/2016
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2017
10/01/2016 – 9/30/2017
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Compliance by 11/19/2016:  Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment.

FY 2018
10/01/2017 – 9/30/2018
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Compliance by 11/19/2016:  Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment.

FY 2019
10/01/2018 – 9/30/2019
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by 11/19/2016:  Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment.

FY 2020
10/01/2019 – 9/30/2020
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by 11/19/2016:  Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment.

FY 2021
10/01/2020 – 9/30/2021
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by 11/19/2016:  Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment.


New CCDF Program Requirements: Posting Results of Monitoring and Inspection Reports (Website) (658E(c)(2)(D))

Year

Expectation

FY 2015
10/01/2014 – 9/30/2015

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2016
10/01/2015 – 9/30/2016
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2017
10/01/2016 – 9/30/2017
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2018
10/01/2017 – 9/30/2018
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Compliance by earlier of 11/19/2017 or 1 year after monitoring in place.

FY 2019
10/01/2018 – 9/30/2019
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

 

Compliance by earlier of 11/19/2017 or 1 year after monitoring in place.

FY 2020
10/01/2019 – 9/30/2020
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by earlier of 11/19/2017 or 1 year after monitoring in place.

FY 2021
10/01/2020 – 9/30/2021
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by earlier of 11/19/2017 or 1 year after monitoring in place.


New CCDF Program Requirements: State compliance with Priority for Services (658E(c)(3)(B)(ii))

Year

Expectation

FY 2015
10/01/2014 – 9/30/2015

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2016
10/01/2015 – 9/30/2016
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2017
10/01/2016 – 9/30/2017
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Compliance by 9/30/2016:  Not later than September 30 of the first full fiscal year after the date of enactment (ACF will make an annual determination and report thereafter).  The requirement to submit this report applies to ACF.  However, prior to submission of this report, states will need to provide information to ACF regarding their compliance with priority for services.

FY 2018
10/01/2017 – 9/30/2018
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

Compliance by 9/30/2016:  Not later than September 30 of the first full fiscal year after the date of enactment (ACF will make an annual determination and report thereafter).  The requirement to submit this report applies to ACF.  However, prior to submission of this report, states will need to provide information to ACF regarding their compliance with priority for services.

FY 2019
10/01/2018 – 9/30/2019
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by 9/30/2016:  Not later than September 30 of the first full fiscal year after the date of enactment (ACF will make an annual determination and report thereafter).  The requirement to submit this report applies to ACF.  However, prior to submission of this report, states will need to provide information to ACF regarding their compliance with priority for services.

FY 2020
10/01/2019 – 9/30/2020
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by 9/30/2016:  Not later than September 30 of the first full fiscal year after the date of enactment (ACF will make an annual determination and report thereafter).  The requirement to submit this report applies to ACF.  However, prior to submission of this report, states will need to provide information to ACF regarding their compliance with priority for services.

FY 2021
10/01/2020 – 9/30/2021
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

Compliance by 9/30/2016:  Not later than September 30 of the first full fiscal year after the date of enactment (ACF will make an annual determination and report thereafter).  The requirement to submit this report applies to ACF.  However, prior to submission of this report, states will need to provide information to ACF regarding their compliance with priority for services.

 

New CCDF Program Requirements: Other Requirements

Year

Expectation

FY 2015
10/01/2014 – 9/30/2015

Planning/ Implementation

FY 2016
10/01/2015 – 9/30/2016
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

If a state or territory provides justification for why it cannot certify compliance with one or more of the requirements of the new law in its FY 2016-2018 Plan, ACF may allow the Lead Agency to submit a state-specific timeline for achieving compliance with such provision(s).  We expect the need for additional time would be limited to provisions that require significant policy revisions or implementation and that the timeline for implementation would not exceed a 1-year period (i.e., September 30, 2016). 

FY 2017
10/01/2016 – 9/30/2017
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

If a state or territory provides justification for why it cannot certify compliance with one or more of the requirements of the new law in its FY 2016-2018 Plan, ACF may allow the Lead Agency to submit a state-specific timeline for achieving compliance with such provision(s).  We expect the need for additional time would be limited to provisions that require significant policy revisions or implementation and that the timeline for implementation would not exceed a 1-year period (i.e., September 30, 2016). 

FY 2018
10/01/2017 – 9/30/2018
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr)
FY 2016-2018)

If a state or territory provides justification for why it cannot certify compliance with one or more of the requirements of the new law in its FY 2016-2018 Plan, ACF may allow the Lead Agency to submit a state-specific timeline for achieving compliance with such provision(s).  We expect the need for additional time would be limited to provisions that require significant policy revisions or implementation and that the timeline for implementation would not exceed a 1-year period (i.e., September 30, 2016). 

FY 2019
10/01/2018 – 9/30/2019
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

If a state or territory provides justification for why it cannot certify compliance with one or more of the requirements of the new law in its FY 2016-2018 Plan, ACF may allow the Lead Agency to submit a state-specific timeline for achieving compliance with such provision(s).  We expect the need for additional time would be limited to provisions that require significant policy revisions or implementation and that the timeline for implementation would not exceed a 1-year period (i.e., September 30, 2016). 

FY 2020
10/01/2019 – 9/30/2020
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

If a state or territory provides justification for why it cannot certify compliance with one or more of the requirements of the new law in its FY 2016-2018 Plan, ACF may allow the Lead Agency to submit a state-specific timeline for achieving compliance with such provision(s).  We expect the need for additional time would be limited to provisions that require significant policy revisions or implementation and that the timeline for implementation would not exceed a 1-year period (i.e., September 30, 2016). 

FY 2021
10/01/2020 – 9/30/2021
(CCDF State & Territory Plan (3-yr) FY 2019-2021)

If a state or territory provides justification for why it cannot certify compliance with one or more of the requirements of the new law in its FY 2016-2018 Plan, ACF may allow the Lead Agency to submit a state-specific timeline for achieving compliance with such provision(s).  We expect the need for additional time would be limited to provisions that require significant policy revisions or implementation and that the timeline for implementation would not exceed a 1-year period (i.e., September 30, 2016). 

 

Last Reviewed: January 12, 2015