CS/CS/HB 1105: Child Welfare
GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Tomkow ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mariano ; Roth
Child Welfare; Requires certain training for judges; authorizes & provides requirements for early childhood court programs; authorizes DCF to file petitions; requires court to consider specified factors when determining change of legal custody or placement; revises & provides requirements for case plans; provides requirements for court jurisdiction, information disclosure, & caregiver recommendations; provides timeframes for certain studies & licensing; provides requirements & processes for adoption of certain children; provides responsibilities for foster parents, birth or legal parents, DCF, & community-based care lead agency; requires employees of residential group homes to meet specified requirements; authorizes community-based care lead agency to provide more than 35 percent of all child welfare services under certain conditions.
Last Action: 6/30/2020 - Chapter No. 2020-138, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 43 (Ch. 2020-40)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 96
• Introduced -HJ 96
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/22/20, 9:30 am, 12 HOB
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 440
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 438
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 444
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/05/20, 10:00 am, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 26 NAYS 0 -HJ 516
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 516
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/18/20, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall
• CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 629
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 626
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 638
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
• Read 2nd time -HJ 899
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 976
• Amendment(s) adopted (957847) -HJ 976
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 977
• In Messages
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 657
• Received -SJ 656
• Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 697
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1324 -SJ 697
• Read 2nd time -SJ 697
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 733
• CS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 733
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 1172
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2020-138, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 43 (Ch. 2020-40)
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