Skip to Navigation | Skip to Main Content | Skip to Site Map

MyFloridaHouse.gov | Flsenate.gov Archives | Mobile Site

Senate Tracker: Sign Up | Login

CS/HB 7111: Conscience Protection for Actions of Private Child-Placing Agencies

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Health and Human Services Committee ; Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Albritton ; Baxley ; Broxson ; Drake ; Porter

Conscience Protection for Actions of Private Child-Placing Agencies; Prohibits specified actions from being taken against private child-placing agency that refuses to place child or be involved in placement of child or facilitate licensure of foster home which would violate agency's written religious or moral convictions or policies; provides that such refusal does not provide basis for claim for injunctive relief or compensatory or punitive damages.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Rules
Location: In committee/council (RC)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/23/2015 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 287
3/24/2015 House • Referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 295
3/31/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/02/15, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/2/2015 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 4 -HJ 437
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
4/3/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 437
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 436
4/6/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/08/15
4/8/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 447
• Amendment(s) failed (083021, 090567, 294133, 617233, 766405, 921733, 983441) -HJ 447
• Amendment(s) adopted (009553, 046369, 252099, 253157, 264559, 347691, 379433, 396539, 529619, 604563) -HJ 448
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/9/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 489
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 75 NAYS 38 -HJ 490
4/15/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Rules -SJ 454
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/15, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/21/2015 Senate • Received -SJ 454
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Rules