Amy Becker has more from Jefferson City.
The rating system looks at staffing ratios, staff education, quality and content of the facility, and the ability of the center to get parents involved in their children's lives.
The ratings will range from licensing at one star and accreditation at five stars.
The bill's sponsor, Republican Senator Charlie Shields, says families deserve to know the quality of care their child will receive.
The bill's sponsor, Republican Senator Charlie Shields, says the amendments should be considered by the Appropriations committee and were too much for the bill to handle.
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The bill would originally cost one million dollars but the extra amendments raise the cost to thirty to forty million dollars.
Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Amy Becker.