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SB 146: Appointment of Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs

GENERAL BILL by Bean ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bradley ; Young ; Hukill

Appointment of Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs; Designating this act as the “Pro Bono Matters Act of 2018”; requiring the payment of due process costs of litigation of all pro bono attorneys appointed to represent dependent children with certain special needs, subject to appropriations and review for reasonableness, etc.

Effective Date: 3/19/2018
Last Action: 3/21/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-14
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/15/2017 Senate • Filed
    8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 17
    10/16/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 10/24/17, 3:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    10/24/2017 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 101
    10/25/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 101
    11/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 12/07/17, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
    12/7/2017 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 104
    • Now in Appropriations -SJ 104
    1/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/11/18, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 17
    1/11/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 141
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 141
    1/22/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/24/18
    1/24/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 218
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    1/31/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 239
    • Passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
    2/1/2018 House • In Messages
    2/8/2018 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 546
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/18
    • Received -HJ 146
    2/14/2018 House • Substituted for HB 57 -HJ 577
    • Read 2nd time -HJ 577
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 577
    • Passed; YEAS 109 NAYS 0 -HJ 577
    2/20/2018 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 364
    3/12/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    3/19/2018 • Approved by Governor
    3/21/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-14

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  • SB 146, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/20/2018 at 4:40 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 57 Appointment of Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs White, Williams Identical Last Action: 2/14/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 146 (Ch. 2018-14) -HJ 577

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.01305 Appointment of an attorney for a dependent child with certain special needs. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 146, Original Filed Version Posted 8/15/2017 at 9:14 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 10/23/2017 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 10/25/2017 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Pre-Meeting) 12/6/2017 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Post-Meeting) 12/7/2017 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 1/10/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 1/11/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 57 Appointment of Attorneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs White, Williams Identical Last Action: 2/14/2018 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 146 (Ch. 2018-14) -HJ 577

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    10/24/2017 3:00 PM Judiciary 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    12/7/2017 9:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice 6 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/11/2018 1:00 PM Appropriations 17 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    1/31/2018 10:28 AM Senate 38 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/14/2018 3:48 PM House 109 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.01305 Appointment of an attorney for a dependent child with certain special needs. Page 1 (pdf)

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