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CS/CS/HB 1079: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Burton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Harrell

Child Welfare; Requiring the Department of Children and Families to establish rules for granting exemptions from criminal history and certain other records checks required for persons being considered for placement of a child; authorizing the court to make certain determinations regarding placement of a child with a guardian; requiring the court, during permanency hearings, to determine case plan compliance; requiring the Florida Institute for Child Welfare to evaluate the implementation of the Guardianship Assistance Program; requiring a guardian to apply for a license with the department to be eligible for the program; revising the offenses that disqualify certain child care personnel from specified employment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/27/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-103
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/21/2017 House • Filed
1/3/2018 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 94
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 94
1/12/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/17/18, 8:30 am, 12 HOB
1/17/2018 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 389
1/22/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 378
1/23/2018 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 391
2/2/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/06/18, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
2/6/2018 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 535
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 535
2/13/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/15/18, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
2/15/2018 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -HJ 614
2/19/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 613
2/25/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 680
2/27/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 802, 803
• Amendment(s) adopted (485041, 588193) -HJ 803
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 860
3/6/2018 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 954
3/7/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1024, 1025
• Amendment(s) adopted (080479) -HJ 1025, 1035
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 1035
3/7/2018 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 878
• Received -SJ 878
• Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 843
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 879
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1360 -SJ 844
• Read 2nd time -SJ 844
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/8/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 898, 899
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 899
3/8/2018 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1112
3/21/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/23/2018 • Approved by Governor
3/27/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-103