CS/SB 1704: Surrendered Newborn Infants/Safe Haven Protection [SPCC]
GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Storms ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Peaden ; Dockery ; Bennett ; Crist
Surrendered Newborn Infants/Safe Haven Protection [SPCC]; Provides that a parent who surrenders a newborn infant in accordance with statutory provisions is presumed to have consented to termination of parental rights, and express consent is not required. Provides that a licensed child-placing agency may not attempt to search for and notify the parent as required by law. Redefines the term "newborn infant" to raise the age at which an infant may be left anonymously from 3 to 7 days old, etc.
Last Action: 4/23/2008 Senate - Placed on Special Order Calendar; Substituted HB 7007 -SJ 00746; Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to HB 7007 (Ch. 2008-90) -SJ 00746
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• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Judiciary
• Introduced, referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Judiciary -SJ 00105
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/12/08, 2:30 pm, 412-K --Temporarily postponed
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/19/08, 9:00 am, 412-K
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 00289; CS read 1st time on 03/20/08 -SJ 00323
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2)
• Now in Health Policy -SJ 00289; On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/26/08, 1:00 pm, 301-S
• Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 00390
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 00390
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/16/08, 3:30 pm, 110-S
• Favorable by- Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 00686
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 00686
• Placed on Special Order Calendar; Substituted HB 7007 -SJ 00746; Laid on Table, Link/Iden/Sim/Compare passed, refer to HB 7007 (Ch. 2008-90) -SJ 00746
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