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CS/HB 823: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Ausley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Antone ; Casello ; Duran ; Eskamani ; Geller ; Good ; Polo ; Rodriguez, A.M. ; Silvers ; Sirois ; Smith, C. ; Stark ; Valdes

Child Welfare; Revises & creates provisions related to Florida Children's Ombudsman, case plan development, & social study reports for judicial review; provides additional requirements for caseworkers & caregivers of dependent children; requires lead agencies to recruit & retain foster homes; provides responsibilities for lead agencies in recruitment & retention of foster homes.

Effective Date: 10/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Health and Human Services Committee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2019 House • Filed
2/20/2019 House • Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 87
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 87
3/21/2019 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 03/25/19, 4:00 pm, 12 HOB
3/25/2019 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 523
3/27/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/27/2019 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 515
3/28/2019 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 544
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 544
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health and Human Services Committee