FL S0122 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on August 12 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-03-05 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 43
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Citing this act as "Jordan's Law"; expanding the list of entities with access to certain records that relate to child abandonment, abuse, or neglect held by the Department of Children and Families; authorizing the parent or legal guardian of a child to request a second medical evaluation of a child under certain circumstances; revising the definition of the terms "guardian ad litem" and "guardian advocate"; requiring a lead agency to ensure that certain individuals receive specified training relating to head trauma and brain injuries in children younger than a specified age, etc.

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Child Welfare



2020-03-05SenateLaid on Table, refer to CS/HB 43
2020-03-05SenateSubstituted CS/HB 43
2020-03-05SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-03SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/20
2020-03-02SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2020-03-02SenateCS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time
2020-03-02SenatePending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2020-02-27SenateCS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
2020-02-26SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2020-02-25SenateNow in Appropriations
2020-02-25SenateSubcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2020-02-20SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/25/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2020-01-27SenateCS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
2020-01-23SenateNow in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2020-01-22SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2020-01-21SenateCS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
2020-01-16SenateOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/21/20, 12:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
2019-12-02SenateOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 12/10/19, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
2019-09-03SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

H43 (Same As) 2020-06-19 - Chapter No. 2020-40
H1105 (Similar To) 2020-06-30 - Chapter No. 2020-138
S1324 (Similar To) 2020-03-11 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 1105
S1548 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Appropriations
H7063 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died on Calendar
H7085 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

Code Citations

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