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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)

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  • 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

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  • CS/SB 262, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/30/2019 at 12:21 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 421 (c2) Proceedings Related to Children Roach Similar Last Action: 4/29/2019 H Laid on Table -- Companion bill SB 262 passed -HJ 1011

    Citations - Statutes (12)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.001 Purposes and intent; personnel standards and screening. Page 3 (pdf)
    39.0136 Time limitations; continuances. Page 4 (pdf)
    39.402 Placement in a shelter. Page 6 (pdf)
    39.507 Adjudicatory hearings; orders of adjudication. Page 7 (pdf)
    39.521 Disposition hearings; powers of disposition. Page 8 (pdf)
    39.522 Postdisposition change of custody. Page 9 (pdf)
    39.6011 Case plan development. Page 10 (pdf)
    39.6012 Case plan tasks; services. Page 12 (pdf)
    39.6013 Case plan amendments. Page 13 (pdf)
    39.621 Permanency determination by the court. Page 14 (pdf)
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 16 (pdf)
    39.811 Powers of disposition; order of disposition. Page 17 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 262, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/25/2019 at 1:30 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 421 (c2) Proceedings Related to Children Roach Similar Last Action: 4/29/2019 H Laid on Table -- Companion bill SB 262 passed -HJ 1011

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/26/2019 1:47 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/30/2019 10:44 AM House 112 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (12)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.001 Purposes and intent; personnel standards and screening. Page 3 (pdf)
    39.0136 Time limitations; continuances. Page 4 (pdf)
    39.402 Placement in a shelter. Page 6 (pdf)
    39.507 Adjudicatory hearings; orders of adjudication. Page 7 (pdf)
    39.521 Disposition hearings; powers of disposition. Page 8 (pdf)
    39.522 Postdisposition change of custody. Page 9 (pdf)
    39.6011 Case plan development. Page 10 (pdf)
    39.6012 Case plan tasks; services. Page 12 (pdf)
    39.6013 Case plan amendments. Page 13 (pdf)
    39.621 Permanency determination by the court. Page 14 (pdf)
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 16 (pdf)
    39.811 Powers of disposition; order of disposition. Page 17 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 262, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/20/2019 at 4:49 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Rules (Pre-Meeting) 3/5/2019 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 3/6/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 421 (c2) Proceedings Related to Children Roach Similar Last Action: 4/29/2019 H Laid on Table -- Companion bill SB 262 passed -HJ 1011

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    140426 - Amendment
    Between lines 481 and 482 insert:
    Rules
    (Brandes)
    3/5/2019
    8:29 AM
    Withdrawn
    3/6/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    461946 - Amendment
    Delete line 252 and insert:
    Albritton 4/24/2019
    10:55 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/25/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    452716 - Amendment
    Delete lines 383 - 404 and insert:
    Albritton 4/24/2019
    2:25 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/25/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/6/2019 9:00 AM Rules 17 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (12)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.001 Purposes and intent; personnel standards and screening. Page 3 (pdf)
    39.0136 Time limitations; continuances. Page 4 (pdf)
    39.402 Placement in a shelter. Page 6 (pdf)
    39.507 Adjudicatory hearings; orders of adjudication. Page 7 (pdf)
    39.521 Disposition hearings; powers of disposition. Page 8 (pdf)
    39.522 Postdisposition change of custody. Page 9 (pdf)
    39.6011 Case plan development. Page 10 (pdf)
    39.6012 Case plan tasks; services. Page 12 (pdf)
    39.6013 Case plan amendments. Page 13 (pdf)
    39.621 Permanency determination by the court. Page 14 (pdf)
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 16 (pdf)
    39.811 Powers of disposition; order of disposition. Page 17 (pdf)

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  • SB 262, Original Filed Version Posted 1/8/2019 at 5:12 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 2/1/2019 (pdf)
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 2/5/2019 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 2/18/2019 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 2/20/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 421 Proceedings Related to Children Roach Similar Last Action: 4/29/2019 H Laid on Table -- Companion bill SB 262 passed -HJ 1011

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    406838 - Amendment
    Delete lines 65 - 427 and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Albritton)
    2/18/2019
    12:34 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/20/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/4/2019 4:00 PM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 7 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/19/2019 12:30 PM Judiciary 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (12)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.001 Purposes and intent; personnel standards and screening. Page 3 (pdf)
    39.0136 Time limitations; continuances. Page 4 (pdf)
    39.402 Placement in a shelter. Page 6 (pdf)
    39.507 Adjudicatory hearings; orders of adjudication. Page 8 (pdf)
    39.521 Disposition hearings; powers of disposition. Page 9 (pdf)
    39.522 Postdisposition change of custody. Page 10 (pdf)
    39.6011 Case plan development. Page 11 (pdf)
    39.6012 Case plan tasks; services. Page 13 (pdf)
    39.6013 Case plan amendments. Page 14 (pdf)
    39.621 Permanency determination by the court. Page 14 (pdf)
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 16 (pdf)
    39.811 Powers of disposition; order of disposition. Page 17 (pdf)

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