CS/HB 7065: Child Welfare
GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Harrell
Child Welfare; Requires DCF to adopt rules & procedures for exempting household members with disabilities from being fingerprinted before child is placed in home; authorizes court to make certain determinations regarding placement of child with guardian; authorizes department to recover financial assistance provided to nonrelative caregivers under certain circumstances; terminates Relative Caregiver Program on specified date & transfers certain responsibilities to Guardianship Assistance Program; requires department to establish & operate Guardianship Assistance Program to provide guardianship assistance payments to certain guardians beginning on specified date & provides eligibility requirements.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1079 (Ch. 2018-103), HB 5003 (Ch. 2018-10)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 464
• Introduced -HJ 464
• On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/06/18, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 535
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 535
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/15/18, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
• CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 607
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 606
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 614
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
• Read 2nd time -HJ 782
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 847
• CS passed; YEAS 109 NAYS 0 -HJ 847
• In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 778
• Received -SJ 778
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1079 (Ch. 2018-103), HB 5003 (Ch. 2018-10)
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