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SB 1326: Department of Children and Families

GENERAL BILL by Simpson

Department of Children and Families; Citing this act as the “DCF Accountability Act”; providing for the creation of the Office of Quality Assurance and Improvement in the Department of Children and Families; extending the timeframe within which a protective investigation is required to be commenced in certain circumstances; requiring certain sheriffs to adopt Florida’s Child Welfare Practice Model and operate under certain provisions of law; providing for the calculation of the allocation of core plus funds, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/17/2020 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/20/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/20/2019 Senate • Filed
1/8/2020 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 97
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 97
1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/21/20, 12:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
1/21/2020 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 153
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 01/28/20, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/28/2020 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 216
• Now in Appropriations
2/17/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/20/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building