Bill would place new restrictions on day cares without licenses

By Noah Bryant Ballard

BATON ROUGE — A Winnsboro lawmaker is teaming with the Louisiana Department of Education to place new restrictions on child care providers operating without a license.

Rep. Steve Pylant, R-Winnsboro, brought House Bill 197 before the House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice Wednesday that would to provide criminal penalties for unlawful operation of day care centers, specifically those caring for six or more children.

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