FL S1650 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (? 2-1)
Status: Introduced on March 1 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-29 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142), SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Requiring the Department of Children and Families to establish a direct-support organization to assist the Children and Youth Cabinet with carrying out certain purposes and responsibilities; requiring that the order for placement of a child in shelter care contain a written finding specifying that the Department of Children and Families has placement and care responsibility for certain children; requiring information to be provided to relatives and nonrelatives regarding the Guardianship Assistance Program and the Relative Caregiver Program; revising when a court must return a child to the custody of his or her parents after making certain determinations, etc.

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Child Welfare



2019-04-29SenateLaid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142), SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116)
2019-04-29SenateSubstituted CS/HB 7099
2019-04-29SenateRead 2nd time
2019-04-25SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/19
2019-04-19SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2019-04-18SenateFavorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
2019-04-15SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2019-04-10SenateCS/CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
2019-04-09SenateNow in Appropriations
2019-04-09SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2019-04-08SenateCS/CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
2019-04-03SenateOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 04/08/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
2019-04-02SenateCS by Health Policy read 1st time
2019-03-27SenateNow in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
2019-03-26SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2019-03-25SenateCS by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2019-03-20SenateOn Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/25/19, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2019-03-08SenateReferred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

H7099 (Similar To) 2019-06-26 - Chapter No. 2019-142, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2502 (Ch. 2019-116)
H179 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142)
S128 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Infrastructure and Security, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142)
S2502 (Similar To) 2019-06-24 - Chapter No. 2019-116, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5301 (Ch. 2019-118), CS/HB 7099 (Ch. 2019-142), CS/SB 190 (Ch. 2019-103), SB 2500 (Ch. 2019-115)

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