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CS/HB 7053: Early Childhood Development

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Education Committee ; O'Toole ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, B. ; Perry

Early Childhood Development; Expanding the list of entities that have access to child abuse records for purposes of approving providers of school readiness services; revising the requirements for the Department of Health to maintain a clearinghouse of information for parents and health care providers and to increase public awareness of developmental evaluation and early intervention programs; establishing the Early Steps Program within the department; requiring the Department of Children and Families and local licensing agencies to electronically post certain information relating to child care and school readiness providers, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 4/14/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-238, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1125 (Ch. 2016-98)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/4/2015 House • Filed
12/18/2015 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 134
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 134
1/25/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/27/16, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/27/2016 House • CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 333
2/1/2016 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 332
2/2/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 363
2/5/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/10/16
2/10/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 422
• Amendment(s) adopted (430861) -HJ 422
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/11/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 444
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 444
2/17/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations -SJ 431
2/18/2016 Senate • Received -SJ 431
2/23/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 463
• Substituted for CS/SB 7058 -SJ 463
• Read 2nd time -SJ 463
• Amendment(s) adopted (842916) -SJ 463
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/24/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 489
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 489
• Immediately certified -SJ 494
2/24/2016 House • In returning messages
3/11/2016 House • Was taken up -HJ 1097
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (842916) -HJ 1105
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 1105
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1105
3/30/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/14/2016 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-238, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1125 (Ch. 2016-98)