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CS/CS/SB 80: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Book

Child Welfare; Requiring the case record of every child under the supervision or in the custody of the Department of Children and Families, the department’s agents, or providers contracting with the department to include a case record face sheet; requiring the department to determine out-of-home placement based on priority of placements and other factors; establishing certain placement priorities for out-of-home placements; providing conditions under which a child may be removed from a caregiver’s home; requiring the department or community-based care lead agency to create and implement individualized transition plans, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2021
Last Action: 3/18/2021 House - In Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/12/2021 Senate • Filed
1/14/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 42
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
2/16/2021 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 178
2/18/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Judiciary
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations; Rules -SJ 175
• Now in Appropriations
3/1/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/04/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 164
3/4/2021 Senate • Favorable by Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
• Now in Rules
3/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/11/21, 8:15 am, 412 Knott Building
3/11/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 248
3/15/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/18/21 -SJ 270
3/16/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 249
3/18/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 267
• Read 3rd time -SJ 268
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 268
• Immediately certified -SJ 270
3/18/2021 House • In Messages