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CS/SB 634: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Rouson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Perry ; Hooper ; Mayfield

Child Welfare; Citing this act as "Jordan’s Law"; requiring the Florida Court Educational Council to establish certain standards for instruction of circuit and county court judges for dependency cases; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to provide certain information to law enforcement officers relating to specified individuals; requiring that the guardian ad litem training program include training on the recognition of and responses to head trauma and brain injury in children younger than a specified age, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/31/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 78
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 77
    3/27/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 04/01/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
    4/1/2019 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 283
    4/2/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    4/3/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 314
    4/11/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 04/16/19, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    4/16/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 379
    4/18/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations

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  • CS/SB 634, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/2/2019 at 2:08 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Pre-Meeting) 4/15/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Post-Meeting) 4/18/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 315 (c3) Child Welfare Latvala Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    906584 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 4/18/2019
    4:27 PM

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    PDF

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    524848 - Amendment
    Delete lines 72 - 286 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    (Rouson)
    4/15/2019
    2:57 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/16/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/16/2019 1:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services 10 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    25.385 Standards for instruction of circuit and county court judges in handling domestic violence cases. Page 2 (pdf)
    39.0142 Page 3 (pdf)
    39.8296 Statewide Guardian Ad Litem Office; legislative findings and intent; creation; appointment of executive director; duties of office. Page 4 (pdf)
    402.402 Child protection and child welfare personnel; attorneys employed by the department. Page 6 (pdf)
    409.988 Lead agency duties; general provisions. Page 8 (pdf)
    409.996 Duties of the Department of Children and Families. Page 9 (pdf)
    943.17297 Page 10 (pdf)

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  • SB 634, Original Filed Version Posted 1/31/2019 at 1:47 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 3/29/2019 (pdf)
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 4/2/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 315 (c1) Child Welfare Latvala Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    614880 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    (Rouson)
    3/29/2019
    3:56 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/2/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 325640 - Amendment to Amendment (614880)
    Delete lines 37 - 40 and insert:
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    (Rouson)
    4/1/2019
    11:03 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/2/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/1/2019 4:00 PM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (8)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    25.385 Standards for instruction of circuit and county court judges in handling domestic violence cases. Page 2 (pdf)
    39.0142 Page 3 (pdf)
    39.0143 Page 3 (pdf)
    39.8296 Statewide Guardian Ad Litem Office; legislative findings and intent; creation; appointment of executive director; duties of office. Page 3 (pdf)
    402.402 Child protection and child welfare personnel; attorneys employed by the department. Page 6 (pdf)
    409.906 Optional Medicaid services. Page 8 (pdf)
    409.988 Lead agency duties; general provisions. Page 9 (pdf)
    943.17297 Page 10 (pdf)

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