FL H0073 | 2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 17 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-06-17 - Chapter No. 2024-242
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requires court to consider needs & abilities of person with developmental disability when determining whether to appoint guardian advocate; provides requirements for petition to appoint guardian advocate; authorizes agent acting for principal to grant supported decisionmaking agreement; prohibits such agreement from acting as durable power of attorney; provides certain communications shall be recognized as communication of principal; provides requirements for examining committee member when determining incapacitated person's ability to exercise his or her rights.

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Roll Calls

2024-03-04 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#23 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-02-15 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#633 (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-02-08 - House - House Health & Human Services Committee (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2024-01-18 - House - House Civil Justice Subcommittee (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-12-05 - House - House Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee (Y: 17 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2024-06-17 Chapter No. 2024-242
2024-06-14 Approved by Governor
2024-06-07 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2024-03-04HouseOrdered enrolled
2024-03-04HouseIn Messages
2024-03-04SenatePassed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0
2024-03-04SenateRead 3rd time
2024-03-04SenateRead 2nd time
2024-03-04SenateSubstituted for SB 446
2024-03-04SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2024-03-04SenateWithdrawn from Rules
2024-02-16SenateReferred to Rules
2024-02-15SenateIn Messages
2024-02-15HousePassed; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
2024-02-15HouseRead 3rd time
2024-02-15HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2024-02-15HouseRead 2nd time
2024-02-12HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (2/15/2024)
2024-02-09HouseAdded to Second Reading Calendar
2024-02-09HouseBill released to House Calendar
2024-02-09HouseReported out of Health & Human Services Committee
2024-02-08HouseFavorable by Health & Human Services Committee
2024-02-06HouseAdded to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
2024-01-18HouseNow in Health & Human Services Committee
2024-01-18HouseReported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee
2024-01-18HouseFavorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee
2024-01-16HouseAdded to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda
2024-01-09House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2023-12-06HouseNow in Civil Justice Subcommittee
2023-12-06HouseReported out of Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
2023-12-05HouseFavorable by Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
2023-11-28HouseAdded to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee agenda
2023-10-05HouseNow in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
2023-10-05HouseReferred to Health & Human Services Committee
2023-10-05HouseReferred to Civil Justice Subcommittee
2023-10-05HouseReferred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S446 (Same As) 2024-03-04 - Laid on Table, refer to HB 73

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
10035716Amended CodeSee Bill Text
39312Amended CodeSee Bill Text
7092201Amended CodeSee Bill Text
7092209Amended CodeSee Bill Text
7443201Amended CodeSee Bill Text
744331Amended CodeSee Bill Text
744464Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=69625&IsPCB=0&BillId=78649
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=70089&IsPCB=0&BillId=78649
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=71628&IsPCB=0&BillId=78649
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2024/73/Vote/HouseVote_h00073__633.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2024/73/Vote/SenateVote_h00073__023.PDF

Bill Comments