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CS/SB 124: Custody of Minor Children by Extended Family

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Bean

Custody of Minor Children by Extended Family; Revising the purposes of ch. 751, F.S.; revising the requirements for individuals seeking concurrent custody; allowing any other provisions related to the best interest of the child to be considered in a petition for temporary or concurrent custody; authorizing courts to include provisions requested in petitions for temporary or concurrent custody which relate to the best interest of the child, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 11/7/2019 Senate - Now in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/12/2019 Senate • Filed
9/3/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules
10/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 11/05/19, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
11/5/2019 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
11/6/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
11/7/2019 Senate • Now in Judiciary