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CS/HB 217: Children Obtaining Driver Licenses

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Sullivan ; Albritton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Alexander ; Baez ; Berman ; Cortes, B. ; Donalds ; Grall ; Gruters ; Harrell ; Magar ; Mercado ; Nunez ; Plakon ; Raschein ; Silvers ; Spano

Children Obtaining Driver Licenses; Revises pilot program to make it permanent; authorizes program to pay for child to complete a driver education program & obtain driver license or related costs of licensure under certain circumstances; revises child’s transition plan to include options to use in obtaining a driver license under certain circumstances; provides that guardian ad litem authorized by minor’s caregiver to sign for minor’s learner’s driver license does not assume any obligation or liability for damages.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/4/2017 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 60 (Ch. 2017-8) -HJ 538
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2017 House • Filed
1/23/2017 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 44
2/9/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 02/16/17, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
2/16/2017 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 272
2/17/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2/21/2017 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 268
3/3/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/07/17, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 44
• Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 316
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 260
3/8/2017 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 316
3/14/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/16/17, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
3/16/2017 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 390
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 390
3/30/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/04/17
4/4/2017 House • Substituted CS/SB 60 -HJ 538
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 60 (Ch. 2017-8) -HJ 538