SB 234 FAQs
Please also see our publication, Know the Law About Business Licenses and Zoning Permits for Family Child Care Homes in California.
The Governor signed SB 234, the Keeping Kids Close to Home Act, on September 5th, 2019. It will become law on January 1, 2020.
To meet the needs of today’s families, SB 234 equalizes and updates state law to encourage and support family child care homes.
This general FAQ was created by the Child Care Law Center and Public Counsel to provide you general information about the new law (SB 234).