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CS/SB 320: Adoption and Foster Care

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Clemens ; Sobel

Adoption and Foster Care; Revising what the Department of Children and Families must do when required to enter into agreements with specified entities; requiring the community-based care lead agency to visit in person or contact by telephone the child and the child’s adoptive family 1 year after the date the adoption is finalized; directing the Department of Children and Families to establish an adoption incentive program for certain agencies and subcontractors; requiring that the department conduct a comprehensive baseline assessment of lead agencies and provider performance and compile annual data for the most recent 5 years of available data, etc. APPROPRIATION: $10,000,000.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/8/2015 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2015-130) -SJ 366
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/26/2015 Senate • Filed
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Fiscal Policy -SJ 52
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/05/15, 9:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
2/5/2015 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
2/6/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 158
2/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/18/15, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/18/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 160
2/20/2015 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 160
3/2/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 03/05/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 52
3/5/2015 Senate • CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 193
3/9/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 193
3/17/2015 Senate • CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time -SJ 202
4/2/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/08/15
4/8/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 365
• Substituted CS/HB 7013 -SJ 366
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7013 (Ch. 2015-130) -SJ 366