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SB 486: Child Care Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Stewart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bracy ; Torres ; Farmer ; Book ; Taddeo ; Powell ; Campbell ; Rouson

Child Care Facilities; Creating the "Child Safety Alarm Act"; requiring vehicles used by child care facilities and large family child care homes to 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 and maintain a list of approved alarm systems, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Transportation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Transportation (TR)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/10/2017 Senate • Filed
10/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Transportation; Rules -SJ 39
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 39
2/7/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/12/18, 3:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
2/12/2018 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 347
2/13/2018 Senate • Now in Transportation -SJ 347
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Transportation