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CS/CS/HB 1435: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Perez ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Geller ; Jenne ; Killebrew ; Lee ; Olszewski ; Peters ; Williams

Child Welfare; Requires DCF, in collaboration with sheriffs' offices that conduct child protective investigations & community-based care lead agencies, to develop statewide family-finding program; authorizes community-based care lead agencies to establish kinship navigator programs; requires court to request that parents consent to providing access to additional records.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/27/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-108
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2018 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 123
1/12/2018 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 341
1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 8:30 am, 12 HOB
1/30/2018 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 477
1/31/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 471
2/5/2018 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 491
2/9/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/13/18, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
2/13/2018 House • CS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 596
2/14/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 592
2/19/2018 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 614
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/21/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/21/2018 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 659
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 659
2/27/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 832
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 897
3/6/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 954
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 954
3/6/2018 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 778
• Received -SJ 777
3/7/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 843
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 879
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 590 -SJ 843
• Read 2nd time -SJ 843
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/8/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 898
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 898
3/8/2018 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1113
3/21/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/23/2018 • Approved by Governor
3/27/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-108