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CS/SB 1666: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sobel ; Gibson

Child Welfare; Requiring the Secretary of Children and Families to appoint an Assistant Secretary for Child Welfare; providing qualifications and responsibilities; requiring alleged incidents of juvenile sexual abuse involving specified children to be reported to the department’s central abuse hotline; requiring the department to conduct specified investigations using critical incident rapid response teams; requiring the use of safety plans in child protection investigations in cases of present or impending danger, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2014
Last Action: 6/23/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-224, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 977 (Ch. 2014-166), HB 5201 (Ch. 2014-57), CS/CS/HB 7141 (Ch. 2014-161)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/12/2014 Senate SPB 7072 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1666) by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
• Filed
3/14/2014 Senate • Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 244
3/17/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 244
3/28/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 04/02/14, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/2/2014 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -SJ 460
4/4/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 460
4/7/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/10/14, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/17/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/22/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/22/2014 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 584
4/23/2014 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 584
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/14
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 589
4/25/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 648
• Amendment(s) adopted (165602, 190974, 233840, 292200, 377522, 401246, 609668, 643116, 666702, 754686, 780056, 812814, 923422, 924764) -SJ 649
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, withdrawn (165602, 609668) -SJ 697
• Read 3rd time -SJ 697
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 697
• Immediately certified -SJ 697
4/25/2014 House • In Messages
5/2/2014 House • Received -HJ 988
• Read 2nd time -HJ 989
• Read 3rd time -HJ 989
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 989
5/2/2014 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 1398
6/13/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/23/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-224, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 977 (Ch. 2014-166), HB 5201 (Ch. 2014-57), CS/CS/HB 7141 (Ch. 2014-161)