CS/HB 1275: Adoption Benefits
GENERAL BILL by Cusack
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.
Last Action: 5/5/2006 House - Died in Committee on Governmental Operations (SAC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Introduced -HJ 00096
• Referred to Future of Florida's Families (HFC); Governmental Operations (SAC); State Administration Appropriations (FC); Health & Families Council -HJ 00191
• On Committee agenda-- Future of Florida's Families (HFC), 04/04/06, 10:15 am, 12-H
• Favorable with CS amendment by Future of Florida's Families (HFC); YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -HJ 00349
• Pending review of CS under Rule 6.3(b)
• Now in Governmental Operations (SAC) -HJ 00349
• Died in Committee on Governmental Operations (SAC)
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