Skip to Navigation | Skip to Main Content | Skip to Site Map

MyFloridaHouse.gov | Mobile Site

Senate Tracker: Sign Up | Login

The Florida Senate

The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

CS/SB 94: Child Care Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Stewart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Torres

Child Care Facilities; Citing this act as the "Child Safety Alarm Act"; requiring that, by a specified date, vehicles used by child care facilities and large family child care homes to transport children be equipped with a reliable alarm system that prompts the driver to inspect the vehicle for children before exiting the vehicle; requiring the Department of Children and Families to adopt by rule minimum safety standards and to maintain a list of approved alarm manufacturers and alarm systems, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/27/2018 Senate • Filed
12/13/2018 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 39
1/15/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/22/19, 12:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
1/22/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
• Now in Infrastructure and Security
2/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 03/05/19, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 39
• Favorable by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 186
3/6/2019 Senate • Now in Rules
4/3/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/03/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/17/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
4/17/2019 Senate • CS by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 1 -SJ 379
4/19/2019 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/22/2019 Senate • CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 380
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19 -SJ 451
4/24/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 425
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 478
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 478, 479
4/25/2019 House • In Messages
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages