This would mandate a “well-trained and competent staff”, from the state (of course working for the STATE) to "…provide parents with knowledge of age-appropriate child development in cognitive, language, social, emotional, and motor domains…modeling, consulting, and coaching on parenting practices; [and] skills to interact with their child…".
Of course it's voluntary. I bet you can name at least a couple government programs that started out voluntary, and now you pretty much have to comply or pay a fine...even maybe go to jail.
Are you ready for government agents coming into your house to make sure you are abiding by State defined parenting practices? That they will do this is stipulted in the bill.
First they came for the...then they came for the...and by the time they got to me...