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CS/CS/HB 505: Dependency Proceedings

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee ; Roth ; Williams ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gruters ; Harrell ; Sullivan

Dependency Proceedings; Revises types of information relating to identity & location of child's legal father that fall within scope of court inquiry at dependency or shelter hearings or hearing regarding petition for termination of parental rights; provides conditions for establishing paternity in dependency proceeding; requires notice of petition for termination of parental rights to be served on unmarried biological father identified under oath or by diligent search of Florida Putative Father Registry; limits training requirements.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Judiciary Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1079 (Ch. 2018-103)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/1/2017 House • Filed
11/8/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 45
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 45
1/12/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 01/17/18, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/17/2018 House • CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 364
1/18/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 359
1/24/2018 House • Now in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee -HJ 408
1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:30 am, 12 HOB
1/30/2018 House • CS/CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 476
1/31/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 466
2/5/2018 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 491
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1079 (Ch. 2018-103)