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CS/SB 604: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Bean

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; Revising the definition of the terms “abandoned” or “abandonment”; providing that certain state laws relating to children do not supersede the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; requiring the Department of Children and Families to ensure that the act is observed in certain cases, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/5/2020 Senate - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
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
10/22/2019 Senate • Filed
11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 46
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/21/20, 12:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
1/21/2020 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
• Now in Judiciary
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/28/20, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/28/2020 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 230
1/30/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/31/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/05/20, 9:30 am, 110 Senate Building
2/4/2020 Senate • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 231
2/5/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading