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CS/SB 460: Intellectual Disabilities

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Altman

Intellectual Disabilities; Substituting the Arc of Florida for the Association for Retarded Citizens for purposes of certain proceedings relating to children; substituting the term “intellectual disability” for the term “mental retardation”; clarifying in s. 393.063, F.S., that the meaning of the terms “intellectual disability” or “intellectually disabled” is the same as the meaning of the terms “mental retardation,” “retarded,” and “mentally retarded” for purposes of matters relating to the criminal laws and court rules; revising definitions relating to intermediate care facilities for the developmentally disabled to delete unused terms, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
Location: In committee/council (BHA)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (BHA)
  4. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/5/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 42
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
2/6/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
2/9/2012 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 500
2/10/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/13/2012 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 500
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 501
2/17/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/22/12, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
2/22/2012 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 671
• Now in Budget -SJ 671
2/23/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations -SJ 674
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations