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CS/CS/CS/SB 1650: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Montford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Book

Child Welfare; Providing for the name of a child’s guardian ad litem or attorney ad litem to be entered on court orders in dependency proceedings; providing that time limitations governing placement of a child in a shelter do not include continuances requested by the court; requiring the court to advise the parents during an adjudicatory hearing of certain actions that are required to achieve reunification, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1079 (Ch. 2018-103)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 184
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 184
1/24/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/29/18, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/29/2018 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 227
1/30/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 235
2/1/2018 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 227
2/8/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/13/18, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/13/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 353
2/14/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/15/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 353
2/19/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/22/18, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/20/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 360
2/22/2018 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 384
2/23/2018 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/26/2018 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 384
• CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 392
2/27/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/18 -SJ 435
3/1/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 424
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 556
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 557
3/2/2018 House • In Messages
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1079 (Ch. 2018-103)