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CS/CS/SB 1650: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Health Policy ; Albritton

Child Welfare; Requiring the Department of Children and Families to establish a direct-support organization to assist the Children and Youth Cabinet with carrying out certain purposes and responsibilities; requiring that the order for placement of a child in shelter care contain a written finding specifying that the Department of Children and Families has placement and care responsibility for certain children; requiring information to be provided to relatives and nonrelatives regarding the Guardianship Assistance Program and the Relative Caregiver Program; revising when a court must return a child to the custody of his or her parents after making certain determinations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 4/29/2019 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 7099 -SJ 598
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2019 Senate • Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 214
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 213
3/20/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/25/19, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2019 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 266
3/26/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/27/2019 Senate • Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
4/2/2019 Senate • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 299
4/3/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 04/08/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
4/8/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
4/9/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations
4/10/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 347
4/15/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/18/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 379
4/19/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/25/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/19 -SJ 611
4/29/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 597
• Substituted CS/HB 7099 -SJ 598
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 7099 -SJ 598