FL S1920 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on April 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-30 - Died in Appropriations
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Specifying circumstances under which a court is required, on or after a specified date, to appoint a guardian ad litem; renaming the Guardian Ad Litem Qualifications Committee as the Child Well-Being Qualifications Committee; specifying that the executive director of the Statewide Guardian Ad Litem Office may be reappointed; creating the Statewide Office of Child Representation within the Justice Administration Commission; specifying when the court is authorized or required to appoint an attorney for the child; requiring the court to appoint the Statewide Office of Child Representation, etc.

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Child Welfare


Roll Calls

2021-04-08 - Senate - Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-03-23 - Senate - Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-30SenateDied in Appropriations
2021-04-19SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
2021-04-12SenateNow in Appropriations
2021-04-08SenateSubcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
2021-04-05SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/08/21, 11:30 am, 37 Senate Building
2021-03-25SenateCS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
2021-03-25SenateNow in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
2021-03-25SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2021-03-23SenateCS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
2021-03-18SenateOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/23/21, 12:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
2021-03-11SenateOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/16/21, 12:30 pm, 37 Senate Building --Amendment(s) Adopted - Temporarily Postponed
2021-03-04SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
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960065Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/1920/Vote/2021-03-23%201230PM~S01920%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/1920/Vote/2021-04-08%201130AM~S01920%20Vote%20Record.PDF

Bill Comments