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CS/CS/HB 1105: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Tomkow ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mariano ; Roth

Child Welfare; Requires certain training for judges; authorizes & provides requirements for early childhood court programs; authorizes DCF to file petitions; requires court to consider specified factors when determining change of legal custody or placement; revises & provides requirements for case plans; provides requirements for court jurisdiction, information disclosure, & caregiver recommendations; provides timeframes for certain studies & licensing; provides requirements & processes for adoption of certain children; provides responsibilities for foster parents, birth or legal parents, DCF, & community-based care lead agency; requires employees of residential group homes to meet specified requirements; authorizes community-based care lead agency to provide more than 35 percent of all child welfare services under certain conditions.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 6/30/2020 - Chapter No. 2020-138
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2020 House • Filed
1/13/2020 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 96
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 96
1/17/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/22/20, 9:30 am, 12 HOB
1/22/2020 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 440
1/24/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 438
1/27/2020 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 444
2/3/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/05/20, 10:00 am, Webster Hall
2/5/2020 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 26 NAYS 0 -HJ 516
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 516
2/14/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/18/20, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/18/2020 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 629
2/20/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 626
2/21/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 638
3/3/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
3/6/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 899
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 976
• Amendment(s) adopted (957847) -HJ 976
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 977
3/10/2020 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 657
• Received -SJ 656
3/11/2020 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 697
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1324 -SJ 697
• Read 2nd time -SJ 697
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/12/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 733
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 733
3/12/2020 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1172
6/17/2020 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/29/2020 • Approved by Governor
6/30/2020 • Chapter No. 2020-138