FL S0136 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on August 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-19 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 61
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Revising the definition of the term "qualifying adoptive employee" and providing for retroactive application; providing that adoptive servicemembers and veterans are eligible to receive certain monetary benefits; requiring servicemembers and veterans seeking a benefit to apply to the Department of Children and Families, etc.

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Adoption Benefits



2020-02-19SenateLaid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 61
2020-02-19SenateSubstituted CS/CS/HB 61
2020-02-19SenateRead 2nd time
2020-02-17SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 02/19/20
2020-02-12SenateCS by Appropriations read 1st time
2020-02-10SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2020-02-06SenatePending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2020-02-05SenateCS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
2020-02-03SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/06/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Meeting cancelled
2020-01-31SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/05/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2019-11-15SenateNow in Appropriations
2019-11-13SenateSubcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 9 NAYS 0
2019-11-05SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 11/13/19, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2019-10-16SenateNow in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2019-10-15SenateFavorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
2019-10-07SenateOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 10/15/19, 11:00 am, 301 Senate Building
2019-09-03SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

H61 (Same As) 2020-06-10 - Chapter No. 2020-22

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4091664Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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