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

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; 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: 3/10/2020 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 659
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 -SJ 13
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 -SJ 134
11/6/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
11/7/2019 Senate • Now in Judiciary
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 12/10/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
12/10/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 134
12/12/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/13/2019 Senate • Now in Rules
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 13
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 120
• CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 121
1/24/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/29/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/29/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 214
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2/3/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/06/20 -SJ 239
2/6/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 238
• Amendment(s) adopted (652166) -SJ 238
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 238
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/12/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 256
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 34 NAYS 0 -SJ 256
2/13/2020 House • In Messages
3/6/2020 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 809
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/20
• Received -HJ 809
3/9/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 991
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/10/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1027
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 1 -HJ 1027
3/10/2020 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 659