FL S0080 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Status: Passed on July 6 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-07-06 - Chapter No. 2021-169
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [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; providing best interest factors that certain entities must consider when determining a proposed placement for a child; providing conditions under which a child may be removed from a caregiver's home; requiring judicial review hearings within a specified time after a child's specified birthday; providing that parental rights may be reinstated under certain conditions, etc.

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Child Welfare


Roll Calls

2021-04-28 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#15 (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-28 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#376 (Y: 114 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-18 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#24 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-11 - Senate - Senate Rules (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-03-04 - Senate - Senate Appropriations (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-02-16 - Senate - Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-07-06 Chapter No. 2021-169
2021-06-29 Approved by Governor
2021-06-28 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2021-04-28SenateOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2021-04-28SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0
2021-04-28SenateConcurred in 1 amendment(s) (943257)
2021-04-28HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-28SenateIn returning messages
2021-04-28HouseAmendment 943257 engrossed amendment (replaces 595537, 325815)
2021-04-28HouseAmendment 595537 replaced by engrossed amendment
2021-04-28HouseAmendment 325815 replaced by engrossed amendment
2021-04-28HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 0
2021-04-28HouseAmendment 325815 adopted
2021-04-28HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-27HouseAmendment 325815 filed
2021-04-27HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2021-04-27HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-27HouseAmendment 595537 adopted
2021-04-27HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-27HouseAmendment 839537 withdrawn
2021-04-27HouseAmendment 595537 filed
2021-04-26House1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
2021-04-26HouseAmendment 839537 filed
2021-04-26HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021)
2021-04-26HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2021-03-18HouseIn Messages
2021-03-18SenateImmediately certified
2021-03-18SenateCS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0
2021-03-18SenateRead 3rd time
2021-03-18SenateRead 2nd time
2021-03-16SenateCS/CS by Rules read 1st time
2021-03-15SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/18/21
2021-03-15SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-03-15SenatePending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2021-03-11SenateCS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0
2021-03-08SenateOn Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/11/21, 8:15 am, 412 Knott Building
2021-03-04SenateNow in Rules
2021-03-04SenateFavorable by Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0
2021-03-02SenateCS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
2021-03-01SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/04/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2021-02-18SenateNow in Appropriations
2021-02-18SenateRemaining references corrected to Appropriations; Rules
2021-02-18SenateOriginal reference(s) removed: Judiciary
2021-02-18SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2021-02-16SenateCS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
2021-02-08SenateOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
2021-01-14SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules

Same As/Similar To

H1473 (Similar To) 2021-04-27 - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 80 (Ch. 2021-169)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3900146Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3901375Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/80/Vote/SenateVote_s00080c2024.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/80/Vote/HouseVote_s00080c2376.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/80/Vote/SenateVote_s00080c2015.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/80/Vote/2021-02-16%200900AM~S00080%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/80/Vote/2021-03-04%201130AM~S00080%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/80/Vote/2021-03-11%200815AM~S00080%20Vote%20Record.PDF

Bill Comments