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SB 88: Child Care Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Stewart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Book ; Torres ; Gibson

Child Care Facilities; Citing this act at 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 for such systems and to maintain a list of approved alarm manufacturers and alarm systems, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 1/29/2020 Senate - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
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
8/2/2019 Senate • Filed
8/16/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 11
10/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 11/05/19, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
11/5/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
• Now in Infrastructure and Security
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 11
1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 01/21/20, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/21/2020 Senate • Favorable by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
1/22/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
1/24/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/29/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/29/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -SJ 214
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading