FL S0080 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-14 - Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules
Pending: Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Requiring the case record of every child under the supervision or in the custody of the Department of Children and Families, the department's agents, or providers contracting with the department to include a case record face sheet; revising criteria for the court to consider when determining whether a legal change of custody is in the best interests of the child; providing for priority placements for a child who must be placed in out-of-home care; requiring the department to make reasonable efforts to place siblings in the same foster, kinship, adoptive, or guardianship home when certain conditions are met, etc.

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2021-01-14SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3900146Amended CodeSee Bill Text
39522Amended CodeSee Bill Text
39523Amended CodeSee Bill Text
395232Amended CodeSee Bill Text
395321Amended CodeSee Bill Text
39806Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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