FL S0138 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on August 11 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-03-08 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 937
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Citing this act as the "Florida Families First Act"; requiring the Department of Health to create public service announcements to educate the public on perinatal mental health care; revising components that are included in the postpartum evaluation and followup care required to be provided by birth centers to include a mental health screening and the provision of certain information on postpartum depression, etc.

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Perinatal Mental Health



2018-03-08SenateLaid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 937
2018-03-08SenateSubstituted CS/CS/HB 937
2018-03-08SenateRead 2nd time
2018-03-06SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/18
2018-03-01SenateCS by Appropriations read 1st time
2018-03-01SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2018-03-01SenatePending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2018-02-27SenateCS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
2018-02-22SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2018-01-29SenateNow in Appropriations
2018-01-24SenateSubcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
2018-01-19SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 01/24/18, 11:30 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2018-01-17SenateNow in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2018-01-16SenateFavorable by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
2018-01-11SenateOn Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/16/18, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2017-08-28SenateReferred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

H937 (Similar To) 2018-03-27 - Chapter No. 2018-98

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
383014Amended CodeSee Bill Text
383318Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3951053Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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