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FLS0272Intro

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Requiring the Department of Children and Families to approve third-party credentialing entities to certify counselors and supervisors who serve the central abuse hotline by a specified date; requiring newly hired hotline counselors and supervisors to...
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2021-10-13
To Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee
FLS0080PassRequiring the case record of every child under the supervision or in the custody of the Department of Children and Families, the department's agents, or providers contracting with the department to include a case record face sheet; providing best int...
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2021-07-06
Chapter No. 2021-169
FLS0096PassTransferring existing provisions relating to the central abuse hotline of the Department of Children and Families; providing criminal, civil, and administrative immunity to child protective investigators who report known or suspected animal cruelty; ...
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2021-07-06
Chapter No. 2021-170
FLS1826PassProviding that a communication between a human trafficking victim advocate or trained volunteer and a human trafficking victim is confidential in certain circumstances; prohibiting a person from engaging in specified criminal acts relating to human t...
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2021-07-06
Chapter No. 2021-189
FLH1231PassAdds nonresidential outreach services to list of services certified domestic violence centers must provide; provides funding requirements for certified domestic violence; revises program content requirements for batterers' intervention programs; ...
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2021-06-23
Chapter No. 2021-152
FLS0070PassProhibiting the unlawful disclosure of certain information about domestic violence centers; providing criminal penalties, etc.
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2021-06-17
Chapter No. 2021-92
FLS0308PassDeleting provisions that have expired, have become obsolete, have had their effect, have served their purpose, or have been impliedly repealed or superseded, etc.
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2021-06-09
Chapter No. 2021-51
FLH0419PassDeleting the Office of Early Learning from within the Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice of the Department of Education; establishing the Division of Early Learning within the department; revising approved child care or early educati...
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2021-05-06
Chapter No. 2021-10
FLH0225FailProvides requirements for mandatory dyslexia screening for certain students & subsequent diagnosis of student; establishes Dyslexia Task Force within DOE; provides requirements for such task force; removes requirement for district school superintende...
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2021-04-30
Died in Early Learning & Elementary Education Subcommittee
FLS0580FailRequiring 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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2021-04-30
Died in Education
FLS0756FailSpecifying the responsibilities of regional counsels regarding witness coordination; authorizing the release of certain confidential information relating to proceedings involving children to regional counsels under specified circumstances; waiving an...
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2021-04-30
Died in Judiciary
FLS0900FailExpanding the list of entities that have access to child abuse records; revising the authority of the Department of Children and Families to review reports for the purpose of employment screening; revising requirements for certain employees of reside...
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2021-04-30
Died in Messages; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 96 (Ch. 2021-170)
FLS0948FailExpanding the list of incidents or injuries that constitute harm to a child's health or welfare; expanding the types of reports which the Department of Children and Families must refer to Child Protection Teams, etc.
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLH0601FailAuthorizes court to review DCF decision to deny application to adopt child; provides requirements for department, denied applicant, & court relating to motion to review department's decision; authorizes department to remove child from foster home...
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2021-04-30
Died in Rules
FLH0575FailRevises Gold Seal Quality Care program requirements related to accrediting associations, maintenance of designation, taxation, & rate differentials; provides for type two transfer of such program within DCF to DOE; provides for continuation of certai...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 419 (Ch. 2021-10)
FLH0685FailSpecifies responsibilities of regional counsels regarding witness coordination; revises legislative intent regarding electronic filing & receipt of court documents; removes requirement that regional counsel employees be governed by JAC classification...
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2021-04-30
Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
FLS0092Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the department to establish community alliances in each community-based care lead agency service area; requiring the department to treat caregivers in a specified manner; requiring, rather than authorizing, each community-based care lead ag...
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2021-04-30
Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 96 (Ch. 2021-170)
FLS1100FailSpecifying 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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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLH0837FailExpands definition of "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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2021-04-30
Died in Health & Human Services Committee
FLS1206FailAuthorizing a court to review decisions by the Department of Children and Families to deny an application to adopt a child; providing requirements for the department, a denied applicant, and the court relating to a motion to review the department's d...
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2021-04-30
Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
FLS1336FailRevising the requirements of the Gold Seal Quality Care program; requiring the Department of Education to establish a verification process for accrediting entities and providing requirements therefor; providing that an accrediting entity is liable fo...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 419 (Ch. 2021-10)
FLH1093FailSpecifies goals of children in shelter or foster care; provides responsibilities of case managers & other staff; authorizes district school boards to establish specified educational programs for certain students & provide such programs in conjunction...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 96 (Ch. 2021-170)
FLS1582FailCreating the Task Force on the Monitoring of Children in Out-of-Home Care for specified purposes; authorizing the task force to conduct meetings through teleconferences; requiring monthly reports to the secretary of the Department of Children and Fam...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLH1299FailProvides powers & duties related to autonomous physician assistants, including training, licensure, reporting, liability, & reimbursement; provides duties of DOH & Council on Physician Assistants; authorizes certain health care practitioners to perfo...
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2021-04-30
Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
FLS1812FailAuthorizing the regional counsel to provide pre-petition legal representation to indigent parents in certain child welfare matters; authorizing the regional counsel to initiate or appear in specified civil actions; providing a mechanism for determini...
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2021-04-30
Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
FLH1417FailProvides and revises provisions related to DCF, including community alliances, caregivers, family-finding program, kinship navigator programs, website requirements, contracts, managing entities, lead agencies, & child & family well-being system progr...
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2021-04-30
Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
FLH1425FailCreates Task Force on Monitoring of Children in Out-of-Home Care; provides for membership; requires task force to convene by specified date; authorizes task force to conduct meetings through teleconference or other electronic means; provides duties o...
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2021-04-30
Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
FLS1920FailSpecifying 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 exec...
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2021-04-30
Died in Appropriations
FLS1926FailCiting this act as the "Debt Free Justice for Children Act"; excluding children, their parents or legal guardians, or certain young adults, when seeking appointment of a public defender, from having to apply to the clerk of the court for a determinat...
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2021-04-30
Died in Judiciary
FLH1613FailAuthorizes office of criminal conflict & civil regional counsel to provide pre-petition legal representation to certain indigent parents in child welfare matters; authorizes regional counsel to initiate or appear in specified civil actions; requires ...
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2021-04-30
Died in Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
FLH1473Intro

Sine Die
Revises & creates provisions relating to children & young adults in out-of-home care, including case record face sheets; postdisposition changes of custody; placement of children in out-of-home care; child & family teams; placing siblings in same out...
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2021-04-27
Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 80 (Ch. 2021-169)
FLH7039Intro

Sine Die
Revises provisions relating to child welfare, including central abuse hotline, reporting requirements, multiagency teams & investigations, protective investigations involving sexual abuse, access to records & confidentiality, institutional investigat...
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2021-04-27
Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 96
FLS0606Intro

Sine Die
Adding nonresidential outreach services to the list of services certified domestic violence centers must provide; revising the program content requirements for batterers' intervention programs; requiring the Department of Children and Families to cer...
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2021-04-26
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1231 (Ch. 2021-152)
FLS1282Intro

Sine Die
Revising approved child care or early education settings for the placement of certain children; providing for a type two transfer of the Gold Seal Quality Care program in the Department of Children and Families to the Office of Early Learning; revisi...
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2021-04-26
Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 419 (Ch. 2021-10), CS/HB 7011 (Ch. 2021-9)
FLH0689Intro

Sine Die
Prohibits unlawful disclosure of certain information about domestic violence centers; provides criminal penalties.
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2021-04-13
Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 70 (Ch. 2021-92)
FLH7027Intro

Sine Die
Deletes 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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2021-04-13
Laid on Table, refer to SB 308
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