FL S0488 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on May 5 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-05 - Died in Judiciary
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Revising the circumstances under which the court must appoint an attorney for a dependent child; increasing the maximum attorney fees that may be charged per child per year by attorneys appointed to represent dependent children; requiring the Department of Children and Families to enter into an agreement with the Justice Administrative Commission to obtain specified federal funds, etc.

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Appointment of Attorneys for Dependent Children with Certain Special Needs



2023-05-05SenateDied in Judiciary
2023-02-09SenateReferred to Judiciary; Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3901305Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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