FL H0319 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Failed on March 14 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-14 - Died in Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Creates Florida Healthy Marriage Handbook; provides requirements for handbook; provides for distribution of printed copies of the handbook under certain circumstances; requires clerks of court to post electronic copies of handbook on its website & make handbook available to certain applicants; encourages clerks of court to provide list of course providers & websites where certain classes are available; prohibits issuance of marriage license until petitioners verify that both parties have obtained & read Florida Healthy Marriage Handbook or some other presentation of similar information.

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Florida Healthy Marriage Handbook



2020-03-14HouseDied in Judiciary Committee
2020-03-14HouseIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2020-02-12HouseNow in Judiciary Committee
2020-02-12HouseFavorable by Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2020-02-10HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/12/20, 10:00 am, Morris Hall
2020-02-07HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2020-02-07HouseCS referred to Health and Human Services Committee; Judiciary Committee
2020-02-07HouseOriginal reference(s) removed: Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
2020-02-06HouseCS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time
2020-02-06HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2020-02-04HouseCS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0
2020-01-31HouseOn Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/04/20, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
2019-10-16HouseReferred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

S682 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Rules

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
7410307Amended CodeSee Bill Text
74104Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Bill Comments 750