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CS/HB 1275: Adoption Benefits


Adoption Benefits; defines term "qualifying adoptive parent"; expands categories of persons who are eligible to be such parents; provides that such parent who adopts special-needs child or child whose permanent custody has been awarded to DCFS or to Florida-licensed child-placing agency, other than special-needs child, is eligible to receive specified monetary benefit that is paid to adoptive parent in equal monthly installments over 1-year period, etc. Amends Ch. 110.

Effective Date: 07/01/2006
Last Action: 5/5/2006 House - Died in Committee on Governmental Operations (SAC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2006 House • Filed
3/7/2006 House • Introduced -HJ 00096
3/14/2006 House • Referred to Future of Florida's Families (HFC); Governmental Operations (SAC); State Administration Appropriations (FC); Health & Families Council -HJ 00191
3/31/2006 House • On Committee agenda-- Future of Florida's Families (HFC), 04/04/06, 10:15 am, 12-H
4/4/2006 House • Favorable with CS amendment by Future of Florida's Families (HFC); YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -HJ 00349
4/5/2006 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 6.3(b)
4/6/2006 House • Now in Governmental Operations (SAC) -HJ 00349
5/5/2006 House • Died in Committee on Governmental Operations (SAC)