Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SPB 7018
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: FAV            .                                
                  10/22/2015           .                                

       The Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Detert)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 1129 - 1146
    4  and insert:
    5         (b) Lead agencies shall ensure the availability of a full
    6  array of services to address the complex needs of all children,
    7  including teens, and caregivers served within their local system
    8  of care. Lead agencies shall ensure that sufficient flexibility
    9  exists within the service array to adequately match services to
   10  the unique characteristics of families served, including ages of
   11  children, cultural considerations, and parental choice.
   12         (c) The department shall annually complete an evaluation of
   13  the service array adequacies, engagement of trauma-informed and
   14  evidenced-based programming, and the impact of available
   15  services to the outcomes of children served by lead agencies and
   16  subcontracted providers of lead agencies. The evaluation report
   17  shall be submitted to the Governor, the President of the Senate,
   18  and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by December 31
   19  of each year.
   20         (d) The department shall adopt rules to implement this
   21  section.