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CS/CS/HB 943: Family Law

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Burton ; Workman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Costello ; Eisnaugle ; Gaetz

Family Law; Requiring the use of specified factors in calculating alimony pendente lite; providing presumptions concerning alimony awards depending on the duration of marriages; providing for imputation of income in certain circumstances; declaring public policy concerning a child's interests regarding time sharing in custody and support proceedings; prohibiting a court from changing the duration of an alimony award; providing for motions to advance the trial of certain actions if a specified period has passed since the initial service on the respondent, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2015 House • Filed
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 78
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 79
3/13/2015 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/17/15, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/17/2015 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 4 -HJ 291
3/23/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 289
3/24/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 294
3/31/2015 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/02/15, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/2/2015 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 3 -HJ 441
4/3/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 434
4/6/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 440
4/21/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
4/23/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 751
• Amendment(s) adopted (533239) -HJ 753
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 805
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 93 NAYS 22 -HJ 806
4/24/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 645
• Received -SJ 645
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Judiciary