A bill is currently in the Senate that would require all child care staff in facilities that accept block grant vouchers to undergo a criminal background check.
Indiana is the 9th least affordable state for before and after school care, according to a report released this week.
Disaster preparedness guide adds to what child care providers already have in place.
Existing programs must implement the changes before the state conducts on-site inspections later this year.
A new program instutued during the past two years is the state's first comprehensive collection of child-care complaints.