CS/HB 7169: Child Protection and Child Welfare Services
GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Healthy Families Subcommittee ; Harrell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Combee ; Danish ; Edwards ; Pilon
Child Protection and Child Welfare Services; Requires Secretary of DCF to appoint Assistant Secretary for Child Welfare; provides services for medically complex children; provides conditions for use of critical incident rapid response teams; requires DCF to publish information on its website regarding child deaths reported to central abuse hotline; authorizes use of safety plans in cases of present or impending danger; requires DCF to attempt to keep siblings together & provide for sibling visitation; requires review of child deaths reported to central abuse hotline; provides education requirements for child protection & child welfare personnel & training requirements for department attorneys; establishes tuition exemption & student loan forgiveness programs for child protective & child welfare personnel; establishes Florida Institute for Child Welfare. APPROPRIATION: $4,060,000
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died pending review of CS, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1666 (Ch. 2014-224), CS/HB 977 (Ch. 2014-166), CS/CS/HB 7141 (Ch. 2014-161)
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 399
• Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 426
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/21/14, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
• CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 0 -HJ 599
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 597
• Died pending review of CS, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1666 (Ch. 2014-224), CS/HB 977 (Ch. 2014-166), CS/CS/HB 7141 (Ch. 2014-161)
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