House Bill 1571 (Manley, Glowiak Hilton) creates the Off-Hours Child Care Program at the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) to help first responders and other workers access childcare during non-traditional hours.

Senate Bill 3149 (Villanueva, Guzzardi) requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission and higher education institutions to provide information about the Child Care Assistance Program and federal dependent care to students eligible for Monetary Award Program grants.

House Bill 5525 creates the Commission on Children of Incarcerated Parents within IDHS to support families with a parent in prison.