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SB 1668: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Detert ; Lee

Child Welfare; Requiring the Department of Children and Families to conduct specified investigations using critical incident rapid response teams; authorizing access to specified records in the event of the death of a child which was reported to the department’s child abuse hotline; requiring the department to make a reasonable effort to keep siblings together when they are placed in out-of-home care under certain circumstances; requiring a petition for the termination of parental rights to be signed under oath stating the petitioner’s good faith in filing the petition, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 977 (Ch. 2014-166), CS/CS/HB 7141 (Ch. 2014-161), CS/SB 1666 (Ch. 2014-224)
Location: In committee/council (AHS)
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 7074 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1668) by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
• Filed
3/14/2014 Senate • Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 245
3/17/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 245
3/28/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 04/02/14, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 977 (Ch. 2014-166), CS/CS/HB 7141 (Ch. 2014-161), CS/SB 1666 (Ch. 2014-224)