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Child Care and Development Advisory Council

Active dates:1973 - 1989?

Advises the Public Welfare (later Human Services) Department on child care issues and funding (including grants).


Created in 1973. At that time limited to 25 members; duties to advise only concerning grants-in-aid to licensed child care facilities; commissioner of public welfare ordered to appoint the council. In 1976, existence of the group was left to discretion of commissioner of public welfare. The jurisdiction was expanded to include all child-care issues, and the maximum membership was increased to 35. In 1983 the group was renamed from council to task force.


Not more than 35 members (one-third of whom to be parents who use child care services), appointed by commissioner of public welfare (human services); terms governed by Minn. Stat. 15.059; compensation governed by Minn. Stat. 15.059

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Record last updated: 08/20/2019

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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