FL H0281 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on March 22 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-22 - Chapter No. 2018-45
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requires DCF to include parents who are incarcerated in development of case plans for their children; specifies respective responsibilities of department, correctional facilities, & incarcerated parents; provides conditions for amending case plan.

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Incarcerated Parents


Roll Calls

2018-03-06 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#4 (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-31 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#558 (Y: 112 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-22 Chapter No. 2018-45
2018-03-21 Approved by Governor
2018-03-14 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2018-03-06HouseOrdered enrolled
2018-03-06SenatePassed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 768
2018-03-06SenateRead 3rd time
2018-03-05SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2018-03-05SenateRead 2nd time
2018-03-05SenateSubstituted for CS/SB 522
2018-03-05SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2018-03-05SenateWithdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules
2018-02-08SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules
2018-02-07SenateIn Messages
2018-01-31HousePassed as amended; YEAS 112 NAYS 0
2018-01-31HouseRead 3rd time
2018-01-31HouseAmendment(s) adopted (791755)
2018-01-31HouseRead 2nd time
2018-01-25HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 01/31/18
2018-01-18HousePlaced on Calendar
2018-01-18HouseFavorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
2018-01-16HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 01/18/18, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
2018-01-09HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2018-01-09HouseFavorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 29 NAYS 0
2018-01-05HouseOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/09/18, 4:30 pm, Webster Hall
2017-11-08HouseNow in Appropriations Committee
2017-11-08HouseFavorable by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0
2017-11-01HouseOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 11/08/17, 1:30 pm, 12 HOB
2017-10-18HouseReferred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

S522 (Same As) 2018-03-05 - Laid on Table, refer to HB 281

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
396021Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Bill Comments