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FLH1105IntroRequires certain training for judges; authorizes & provides requirements for early childhood court programs; authorizes DCF to file petitions; requires court to consider specified factors when determining change of legal custody or placement; revises...
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2020-02-21
Placed on Calendar
FLS0122IntroCiting this act as "Jordan's Law"; expanding the list of entities with access to certain records that relate to child abandonment, abuse, or neglect held by the Department of Children and Families; authorizing the parent or legal guardian of a child ...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]

On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/25/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
FLH0043IntroRequires certain entities to provide training for specified purposes; establishes communication between law enforcement agencies & DCF related to certain individuals involved in child welfare system; provides requirements for law enforcement officers...
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2020-02-20
CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0
FLH0577IntroDefines term "coordinated specialty care program"; revises application criteria for Criminal Justice, Mental Health, & Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant Program to include support for coordinated specialty care programs; requires DCF to include spec...
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2020-02-20
Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/26/20
FLH1013IntroDeletes Office of Early Learning; creates Division of Early Learning within DOE; revises provisions relating to early learning coalitions; VPK & school readiness programs; & DOE responsibilities & duties relating to early learning.
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2020-02-20
CS/CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time
FLS1324IntroRequiring the Florida Court Educational Council to establish certain standards for instruction of circuit and county court judges for dependency cases; authorizing circuit courts to create early childhood court programs; requiring the Department of C...
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2020-02-20
CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0
FLH1087EngrossRevises duties of DCF in relation to domestic violence program; removes duties & functions of Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence with respect to domestic violence; revises requirements of domestic violence centers; removes coalition from cap...
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2020-02-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1688IntroAdding the Division of Early Learning to the divisions of the Department of Education; revising the duties of the Early Learning Programs Estimating Conference; providing requirements for minimum child care licensing standards; requiring students enr...
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2020-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
FLS7000IntroRelocating existing provisions relating to the central abuse hotline of the Department of Children and Families; revising when a person is required to report to the central abuse hotline; providing penalties for the failure to report known or suspect...
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2020-02-19
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
FLS1482IntroRevising the duties of the Department of Children and Families in relation to the domestic violence program; repealing a provision relating to the duties and functions of the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence with respect to domestic violen...
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2020-02-19
Retained on Special Order Calendar
FLS1548IntroRequiring the Florida Court Educational Council to establish certain standards for instruction of specified circuit court judges; deleting a requirement for the Department of Children and Families to report certain information to the Legislature; pro...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS1748IntroRequiring that child support payments be deposited into specified trust funds; authorizing the Agency for Health Care Administration to access certain records; requiring certain documentation in the case plan when a child is placed in a qualified res...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLH0713IntroSpecifies direct reporting requirements for certain positions within Children's Medical Services Program; revises provisions relating to Florida Consortium of National Cancer Institute Centers Program; revises duties & responsibilities of DOH; re...
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2020-02-17
Placed on Calendar
FLS1326IntroCiting this act as the "DCF Accountability Act"; providing for the creation of the Office of Quality Assurance and Improvement in the Department of Children and Families; extending the timeframe within which a protective investigation is required to ...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLH7063IntroProvides & revises provisions relating to child welfare, including duties of community alliances, sheriffs providing child protective investigative services, contracted attorneys, & lead agencies; creates & provides requirements for the Children'...
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2020-02-14
To House Health And Human Services Committee
FLS0596PassDeleting provisions that have expired, have become obsolete, have had their effect, have served their purpose, or have been impliedly repealed or superseded; replacing incorrect cross-references and citations; correcting grammatical, typographical, a...
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2020-02-13
Chapter No. 2020-2
FLS0600PassAmending and repealing provisions to conform to the directive of the Legislature in section 9 of chapter 2012-116, Laws of Florida, codified as section 11.242(5)(j), Florida Statutes, to prepare a reviser's bill to omit all statutes and laws, or part...
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2020-02-13
Chapter No. 2020-4
FLS0230IntroRevising the purpose of patient care networks from serving patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome to serving those with human immunodeficiency virus; requiring the Department of Health to develop strategies to maximize federal-state partne...
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2020-02-12
CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time
FLH7085IntroRevises & provides provisions relating to child welfare, including DCF duties; procedures & requirements for when parent is unknown or deceased; modification of placement; case plan timeframes; adoption; & establishment of paternity.
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2020-02-10
To House Health And Human Services Committee
FLH0197EngrossProvides certain state laws relating to children do not supersede Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; requires DCF to ensure the act is observed in certain cases.
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2020-02-06
Received
FLS0668IntroRevising the definition of the term "child care facility" to exclude government-sponsored recreation programs; providing that certain requirements imposed on child care facilities do not apply to summer day camps and summer 24-hour camps, with an exc...
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2020-02-06
CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time
FLS1438IntroRequiring public schools to screen all students in kindergarten through grade 3 for dyslexia within a certain timeframe; requiring public school students with a substantial deficiency in reading to be placed in an intensive remedial intervention prog...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
FLS0604IntroRevising the definition of the terms "abandoned" or "abandonment"; providing that certain state laws relating to children do not supersede the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; requiring the Department of Children and Families to ensure that the act i...
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2020-02-05
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
FLS1302IntroDesignating the "Florida Fair Claims Act"; increasing the statutory limits on liability for tort claims against the state and its agencies and subdivisions; revising when a state and its agencies and subdivisions may agree to settle a claim or judgme...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLH7035IntroConforms Florida Statutes to directive of Legislature in s. 9, ch. 2012-116, LOF, codified as s. 11.242(5)(j), F.S., to prepare reviser's bill to omit all statutes & laws, or parts thereof, which grant duplicative, redundant, or unused rulemaking...
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2020-01-29
Laid on Table, refer to SB 600
FLH7031IntroDeletes provisions that have expired, have become obsolete, have had their effect, have served their purpose, or have been impliedly repealed or superseded; replaces incorrect cross-references & citations; corrects grammatical, typographical, & like ...
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2020-01-29
Laid on Table, refer to SB 596
FLH1411IntroRequires public schools to screen all students in grades K-3 for dyslexia; requires certain public school students to be placed in intensive remedial intervention program; provides for subsequent diagnostic assessment; requires remedial intervention ...
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2020-01-17
To House PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee
FLH0413IntroExpands definition of term "harm" to include violations of certain motor vehicle laws that result in death of, or injury to, child; expands types of reports that DCF must refer to Child Protection Teams.
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2020-01-15
To House Health And Human Services Committee
FLH0607IntroAuthorizes autonomous practice for specified health care practitioners; requires Board of Health or DOH to register physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse if applicant meets criteria; authorizes such autonomous health care practiti...
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2020-01-15
To House Health And Human Services Committee
FLH0083IntroProvides exemption for government-sponsored recreation programs from specified child care facility requirements; authorizes such programs to waive exemption by notifying DCF; prohibits withdrawal of waiver.
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2020-01-14
To House Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
FLS0232IntroExpanding the list of incidents or injuries that constitute harm to a child's health or welfare; expanding the types of reports that the Department of Children and Families must refer to Child Protection Teams, etc.
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2020-01-14
CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
FLS0238IntroSpecifying that certain communication between a member of the clergy and a certain person is not exempt from child abuse reporting requirements; deleting an exemption for privileged communications to clergy relating to child abuse, abandonment, or ne...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
FLS0236IntroAuthorizing circuit courts to create early childhood court programs; requiring that early childhood court programs have certain components; providing requirements and guidelines for the Office of the State Courts Administrator when hiring community c...
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2020-01-14
CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time
FLS0496IntroSpecifying the rights of children and young adults in out-of-home care; requiring the Florida Children's Ombudsman to serve as an autonomous entity within the department for certain purposes; requiring that a case plan be developed in a face-to-face ...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLH0449IntroAuthorizes circuit courts to create early childhood court programs; requires early childhood court programs have certain components; provides requirements & guidelines for OSCA when hiring community coordinators & statewide training specialist; autho...
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2020-01-14
To House Civil Justice Subcommittee
FLH1045IntroSpecifies rights of children in out-of-home care; provides roles & responsibilities for certain persons & entities; requires that case plan be developed in face-to-face conference with caregiver of child; provides additional requirements for content ...
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2020-01-14
To House Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
FLS1616IntroAdding the Division of Early Learning to the divisions of the Department of Education; revising the duties of the Early Learning Programs Estimating Conference; providing requirements for minimum child care licensing standards; requiring students enr...
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2020-01-10
Withdrawn prior to introduction
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