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HB 1119: Intellectual Disabilities

GENERAL BILL by Adkins ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Berman ; Cummings ; Dudley ; Fasano ; Ford ; Gibbons ; Goodson ; Hager ; Harrell ; Hood ; Jones, S. ; Kerner ; La Rosa ; Lee ; Mayfield ; McBurney ; Metz ; Moskowitz ; Nunez ; Pafford ; Patronis ; Perry ; Pigman ; Pritchett ; Raburn ; Rader ; Raschein ; Renuart ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rooney ; Van Zant

Intellectual Disabilities; Substitutes Arc of Florida for Association for Retarded Citizens for purposes of certain proceedings relating to children; substitutes term "intellectual disability" for "mental retardation"; clarifies in specified provisions that meaning of terms "intellectual disability" or "intellectually disabled" is same as meaning of terms "mental retardation," "retarded," & "mentally retarded" for purposes of matters relating to criminal laws & court rules.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 4/29/2013 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 142 (Ch. 2013-162) -HJ 964
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 109
3/6/2013 House • Referred to Healthy Families Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 199
3/25/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Healthy Families Subcommittee, 03/27/13, 10:30 am, 12 HOB
3/27/2013 House • Favorable by Healthy Families Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 359
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 359
4/5/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/09/13, 10:30 am, Morris Hall
4/9/2013 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 453
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 453
4/26/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13
4/29/2013 House • Substituted CS/SB 142 -HJ 964
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 142 (Ch. 2013-162) -HJ 964