FL H1435 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Status: Passed on March 27 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-27 - Chapter No. 2018-108
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requires DCF, in collaboration with sheriffs' offices that conduct child protective investigations & community-based care lead agencies, to develop statewide family-finding program; authorizes community-based care lead agencies to establish kinship navigator programs; requires court to request that parents consent to providing access to additional records.

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Child Welfare


Roll Calls

2018-03-08 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#36 (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-06 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#824 (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-27 Chapter No. 2018-108
2018-03-23 Approved by Governor
2018-03-21 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2018-03-08HouseOrdered enrolled
2018-03-08SenateCS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0
2018-03-08SenateRead 3rd time
2018-03-07SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2018-03-07SenateRead 2nd time
2018-03-07SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/SB 590
2018-03-07SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2018-03-07SenateWithdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
2018-03-06SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations
2018-03-06SenateIn Messages
2018-03-06HouseCS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0
2018-03-06HouseRead 3rd time
2018-03-05HouseTemporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading
2018-03-02HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2018-03-02HouseRead 2nd time
2018-02-27HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
2018-02-21HousePlaced on Calendar
2018-02-21HouseFavorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2018-02-19HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/21/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2018-02-19HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2018-02-14HouseCS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time
2018-02-14HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2018-02-13HouseCS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0
2018-02-09HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/13/18, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
2018-02-05HouseNow in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2018-01-31HouseCS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time
2018-01-31HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2018-01-30HouseCS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2018-01-26HouseOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:30 am, 12 HOB
2018-01-12HouseReferred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

S590 (Similar To) 2018-03-07 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 1435

Code Citations

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