University of Illinois Urbana‑Champaign

Policymaker Guide to Early Childhood Care and Education in the Build Back Better Act

Published: November 2, 2021

The Hunt Institute has released a guide, along with estimated co-payment tables (see below), condensing 100 pages of bill language into a Q&A-style summary and providing an overview of the bill's major early childhood proposals. The guide will be updated regularly as the bill works its way through the legislative process.

Estimated Child Care Copayments in the Build Back Better Act at various percentages of State Median Income (SMI). The SMI for Illinois is $107,226.