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
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Date Chamber Action 2/11/2008 Senate • Filed
2/27/2008 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Judiciary
3/4/2008 Senate • Introduced, referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Health Policy; Judiciary -SJ 00105
3/7/2008 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/12/08, 2:30 pm, 412-K --Temporarily postponed
3/14/2008 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/19/08, 9:00 am, 412-K
3/19/2008 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 00289; CS read 1st time on 03/20/08 -SJ 00323
3/20/2008 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2)
3/21/2008 Senate • Now in Health Policy -SJ 00289; On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/26/08, 1:00 pm, 301-S
3/26/2008 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 00390
3/27/2008 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 00390
4/11/2008 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/16/08, 3:30 pm, 110-S
4/16/2008 Senate • Favorable by- Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 00686
4/17/2008 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 00686
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
CS/SB 1704, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/20/2008 at 12:19 PM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 3/20/2008 (pdf)
Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 3/24/2008 (pdf)
Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 4/15/2008 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location H 7007 Garcia Similar Last Action: 5/28/2008 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2008-90
Committee Votes (2)
Date Committee Result 3/26/2008 1:00 PM Health Policy 6 Yeas - 0 Nays 4/16/2008 3:00 PM Judiciary 10 Yeas - 0 Nays
Citations - Statutes (4)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 39.01 Definitions. 39.201 Mandatory reports of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect; mandatory reports of death; central abuse hotline. 63.0423 Procedures with respect to abandoned infants. 383.50 Treatment of abandoned newborn infant.
SB 1704, Original Filed Version Posted 2/21/2008 at 4:17 PM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: None
Committee Amendments (1)
Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format 021404 - Amendment
Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Replaced by Committee Substitute
Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 63.0423 Procedures with respect to abandoned infants. 383.50 Treatment of abandoned newborn infant.
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