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SB 1708: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Garcia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Jones ; Book

Child Welfare; Requiring the Department of Health to waive fees for certified copies of birth certificates issued to certain unaccompanied homeless youth and young adults; revising requirements for required collaboration among the Board of Governors, the Florida College System, and the Department of Education in working with the Department of Children and Families to assist specified children and young adults; revising eligibility and requirements for a certain driver education, licensure, and insurance program to include certain unaccompanied homeless youth; specifying certification criteria for unaccompanied homeless youth; requiring district school boards to provide cards that contain specified information to certain unaccompanied homeless youth, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/4/2022 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 1577 -SJ 666
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 147
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 147
1/27/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/01/22, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
2/1/2022 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 337
2/2/2022 Senate • Now in Appropriations
2/23/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/28/22, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building
2/28/2022 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 521
3/1/2022 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/2/2022 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/22 -SJ 689
3/4/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 666
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 1577 -SJ 666
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 1577 -SJ 666