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CS/SB 1318: Child Protection

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Garcia ; Broxson

Child Protection; (THIS BILL COMBINES S1318 & 1454) Revising the entities responsible for screening, employing, and terminating child protection team medical directors to include the Statewide Medical Director for Child Protection; requiring the Department of Health, in consultation with the Department of Children and Families, to adopt rules regarding sexual abuse treatment programs; revising provisions regarding expert testimony provided by certain entities to include criminal cases involving child abuse and neglect, dependency cases, and cases involving sexual abuse of a child, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/2/2017 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1269 (Ch. 2017-153) -SJ 646
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2017 Senate • Filed
3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 185
3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 185
3/22/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/27/17, 1:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
3/27/2017 Senate • CS combines this bill with SB 1454
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 257
3/29/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 268
3/30/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 257
4/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 04/18/17, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
4/18/2017 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 435
4/19/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 435
4/20/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/25/17, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/25/2017 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 442
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 442
4/28/2017 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/17
5/2/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 646
• Substituted CS/HB 1269 -SJ 646
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1269 (Ch. 2017-153) -SJ 646