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CS/SB 136: Adoption Benefits

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Bean ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Harrell ; Perry ; Farmer

Adoption Benefits; Revising the definition of the term “qualifying adoptive employee” and providing for retroactive application; providing that adoptive servicemembers and veterans are eligible to receive certain monetary benefits; requiring servicemembers and veterans seeking a benefit to apply to the Department of Children and Families, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/19/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 61 -SJ 324
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/15/2019 Senate • Filed
9/3/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 14
10/7/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 10/15/19, 11:00 am, 301 Senate Building
10/15/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 131
10/16/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
11/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 11/13/19, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/13/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 134
11/15/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 14
1/31/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/05/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/3/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/06/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Meeting cancelled
2/5/2020 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 269
2/6/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/10/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2/12/2020 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 271
2/17/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/19/20 -SJ 324
2/19/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 324
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 61 -SJ 324
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 61 -SJ 324