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CS/HB 1163: The Florida Marriage Handbook

GENERAL BILL by Healthy Families Subcommittee ; Baxley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Combee ; Fresen ; Mayfield ; Renuart

The Florida Marriage Handbook; Creates Marriage Education Committee; provides for membership & terms of members; provides for administration within DCF; provides for creation of Florida Marriage Handbook; provides topics that may be covered; requires committee to obtain private funds for certain expenses; provides for distribution of handbook & encourages clerks of court to provide list of course providers & sites where marriage & relationship skill-building classes are available; provides for review & revision of handbook; requires marriage license applications to provide applicants with opportunity to receive electronic copy of handbook.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Appropriations Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 114
3/6/2013 House • Referred to Healthy Families Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 200
3/14/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Healthy Families Subcommittee, 03/18/13, 4:00 pm, 12 HOB
3/18/2013 House • CS by Healthy Families Subcommittee; YEAS 7 NAYS 5 -HJ 287
3/20/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Healthy Families Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 283
3/21/2013 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 305
5/3/2013 House • Died in Appropriations Committee