FL H7099 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 26 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-26 - Chapter No. 2019-142, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requiring the central abuse hotline to accept certain reports or calls for investigation for children who do not live in this state; requiring certain judicial orders to specify that the Department of Children and Families has placement and care responsibility for certain children; authorizing psychiatric nurses to prescribe psychotropic medications to certain children; requiring a young adult in extended foster care to provide certain documentation or execute a consent for release of certain records; revising the determinations a court must make to return a child to the custody of his or her parents; revising membership of the Children and Youth Cabinet; revising eligibility for Medicaid coverage for children eligible for the Guardianship Assistance Program, etc.

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Child Welfare


Roll Calls

2019-05-01 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#348 (Y: 114 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-30 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#19 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-25 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#216 (Y: 110 N: 0 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-26 Chapter No. 2019-142, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116)
2019-06-25 Approved by Governor
2019-06-25 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2019-05-01HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2019-05-01HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0
2019-05-01HouseConcurred in 2 amendment(s) (765116, 796068) 1124
2019-04-30HouseIn returning messages
2019-04-30SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0
2019-04-30SenateRead 3rd time
2019-04-29SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2019-04-29SenateAmendment(s) adopted (765116, 796068)
2019-04-29SenateRead 2nd time
2019-04-29SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/SB 1650
2019-04-29SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2019-04-29SenateWithdrawn from Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations
2019-04-25SenateReferred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations
2019-04-25SenateIn Messages
2019-04-25HouseCS passed; YEAS 110 NAYS 0
2019-04-25HouseRead 3rd time
2019-04-24HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2019-04-24HouseRead 2nd time
2019-04-18HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19
2019-04-12HousePlaced on Calendar
2019-04-12HouseCS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
2019-04-11HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-04-09HouseCS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
2019-04-05HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/09/19, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
2019-04-02HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2019-04-02HouseFavorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
2019-03-29HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/02/19, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2019-03-25HouseReferred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

S1650 (Similar To) 2019-04-29 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142), SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116)
H179 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142)
S128 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Infrastructure and Security, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142)
S2502 (Similar To) 2019-06-24 - Chapter No. 2019-116, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5301 (Ch. 2019-118), CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142), CS/SB 190 (Ch. 2019-103), SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)

Code Citations

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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/7099/Vote/HouseVote_h07099c1216.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/7099/Vote/SenateVote_h07099c1019.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2019/7099/Vote/HouseVote_h07099c1348.PDF

Bill Comments