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CS/CS/SB 1816: Protection of Vulnerable Persons

GENERAL BILL by Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations ; Criminal Justice ; Benacquisto ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sachs

Protection of Vulnerable Persons; Requiring the Department of Children and Family Services to provide for web-chat and update other web-based forms for reporting child abuse, abandonment, or neglect; increasing criminal penalties for knowingly and willfully failing to report known or suspected child abuse, abandonment, or neglect, or knowingly and willfully preventing another person from doing so; requiring the department to develop and implement a program of social services and rehabilitative services for the parent or legal custodian of a child seeking assistance; providing for denial of relocation payment for a domestic violence claim if the Department of Legal Affairs has previously paid a sexual battery relocation claim to the same victim for the same incident; providing a continuing education requirement for certain teachers on identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect, etc. APPROPRIATION: $1,500,000.00

Effective Date: 10/1/2012
Last Action: 3/7/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1355 (Ch. 2012-155) -SJ 946
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations (BJA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2012 Senate • Filed
1/17/2012 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 237
• Introduced -SJ 237
1/26/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/31/12, 15 Minutes after recess of session, 37 Senate Office Building
1/31/2012 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 314
2/1/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) -SJ 314
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 316
2/2/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 314
2/6/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations -SJ 328
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations
2/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/28/2012 Senate • CS/CS by Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 805
3/2/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 805
3/5/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 805
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 805
• CS/CS by Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 809
3/6/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/12 -SJ 902
3/7/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 946
• Amendment(s) adopted (307998, 378328, 496398, 555238, 572590) -SJ 946
• Amendment(s) failed (243898, 574746, 599670, 677554) -SJ 946
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 1355 -SJ 946
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1355 (Ch. 2012-155) -SJ 946