FL S0254 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Passed on May 18 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-18 - Chapter No. 2023-90
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Granting courts of this state temporary emergency jurisdiction over a child present in this state if the child has been subjected to or is threatened with being subjected to sex-reassignment prescriptions or procedures; providing that, for purposes of warrants to take physical custody of a child in certain child custody enforcement proceedings, serious physical harm to the child includes, but is not limited to, being subjected to sex-reassignment prescriptions or procedures; prohibiting certain public entities from expending state funds for the provision of sex-reassignment prescriptions or procedures; prohibiting sex-reassignment prescriptions and procedures for patients younger than 18 years of age; requiring the department to immediately suspend the license of a health care practitioner who is arrested for committing or attempting, soliciting, or conspiring to commit specified violations related to sex-reassignment prescriptions or procedures for a patient younger than 18 years of age, etc.

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Treatments for Sex Reassignment


Roll Calls

2023-05-04 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#482 (Y: 83 N: 28 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-05-04 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#18 (Y: 26 N: 13 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-19 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#138 (Y: 82 N: 31 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-04-18 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#128 (Y: 28 N: 82 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2023-04-18 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#127 (Y: 28 N: 82 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2023-04-18 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#126 (Y: 32 N: 82 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2023-04-18 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#125 (Y: 31 N: 82 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2023-04-18 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#124 (Y: 27 N: 81 NV: 11 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2023-04-04 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#2 (Y: 27 N: 12 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-23 - Senate - Senate Fiscal Policy (Y: 13 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-13 - Senate - Senate Health Policy (Y: 8 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-05-18 Chapter No. 2023-90
2023-05-17 Approved by Governor
2023-05-16 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2023-05-04SenateOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2023-05-04HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 83, NAYS 28
2023-05-04HouseAmendment 738500 Concur
2023-05-04HouseAdded to Senate Message List
2023-05-04HouseIn Messages
2023-05-04SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 26 NAYS 13
2023-05-04SenateConcurred in House amendment(s) as amended (256341)
2023-05-04SenateAmendment(s) to House amendment(s) adopted (738500)
2023-04-19SenateIn returning messages
2023-04-19HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 82, NAYS 31
2023-04-19HouseRead 3rd time
2023-04-18HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2023-04-18HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 984929 ruled out of order
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 256341 adopted
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 063349 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 829593 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 172969 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 386565 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 608559 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 088875 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 916215 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 633677 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 389103 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 388571 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 374289 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 117705 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 531629 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 289149 Failed
2023-04-18HouseAmendment 311545 temporarily postponed
2023-04-18HouseRead 2nd time
2023-04-18HouseSubstituted for CS/CS/HB 1421
2023-04-13House1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
2023-04-13HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (4/18/2023)
2023-04-13HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2023-04-05HouseIn Messages
2023-04-04SenateImmediately certified
2023-04-04SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 27 NAYS 12
2023-04-04SenateRead 3rd time
2023-04-03SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2023-04-03SenateOrdered engrossed
2023-04-03SenateAmendment(s) failed (299002, 442004, 616390, 712462, 818468)
2023-04-03SenateAmendment(s) adopted (218794, 450510, 654418, 756102)
2023-04-03SenateRead 2nd time
2023-03-30SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/03/23
2023-03-30SenateRetained on Calendar
2023-03-27SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/30/23
2023-03-23SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2023-03-23SenateFavorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 13 NAYS 6
2023-03-20SenateOn Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 03/23/23, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2023-03-15SenateNow in Fiscal Policy
2023-03-14SenateCS by Health Policy read 1st time
2023-03-14SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2023-03-13SenateCS by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 3
2023-03-08SenateOn Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/13/23, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2023-03-06SenateReferred to Health Policy; Fiscal Policy

Same As/Similar To

H1421 (Similar To) 2023-04-18 - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 254 (Ch. 2023-90)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
28631Amended CodeSee Bill Text
456001Amended CodeSee Bill Text
456074Amended CodeSee Bill Text
45652Amended CodeSee Bill Text
61517Amended CodeSee Bill Text
61534Amended CodeSee Bill Text
766318Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/2023-03-13%200330PM~S00254%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/2023-03-23%200830AM~S00254%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/SenateVote_s00254e1002.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/HouseVote_s00254e1124.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/HouseVote_s00254e1125.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/HouseVote_s00254e1126.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/HouseVote_s00254e1127.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/HouseVote_s00254e1128.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/HouseVote_s00254e1138.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/SenateVote_s00254e1018.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2023/254/Vote/HouseVote_s00254e1482.PDF

Bill Comments