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CS/SB 262: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Albritton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Harrell ; Montford ; Rader

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; requiring cooperation between certain parties and the court to achieve permanency for a child as soon as possible; requiring the court during an adjudicatory hearing to advise parents in plain language of certain requirements to achieve permanency with their child, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2019
Last Action: 4/30/2019 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 648
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2019 Senate • Filed
1/22/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 52
1/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/04/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
2/4/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
2/5/2019 Senate • Now in Judiciary
2/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/19/19, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/19/2019 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 160
2/20/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/22/2019 Senate • Now in Rules
3/1/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/06/19, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 52
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 153
3/6/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 186
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/23/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19 -SJ 496
4/25/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 476
• Amendment(s) adopted (452716, 461946) -SJ 477
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 477
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 572
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 572, 573
4/26/2019 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 941
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/19
• Received -HJ 941
4/29/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 961
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/30/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1026
• CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 1026
4/30/2019 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 648