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SB 138: Perinatal Mental Health

GENERAL BILL by Book ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hutson ; Perry

Perinatal Mental Health; Citing this act as the "Florida Families First Act"; requiring the Department of Health to create public service announcements to educate the public on perinatal mental health care; revising components that are included in the postpartum evaluation and followup care provided by birth centers to include a mental health screening and the provision of certain information on postpartum depression, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 2/22/2018 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/11/2017 Senate • Filed
8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 17
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 17
1/11/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/16/18, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/16/2018 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 161
1/17/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 161
1/19/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 01/24/18, 11:30 am, 401 Senate Office Building
1/24/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 228
1/29/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 228
2/22/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building