CS/SB 1548: Child Welfare
Child Welfare; Requiring the Florida Court Educational Council to establish certain standards for instruction of specified circuit court judges; deleting a requirement for the Department of Children and Families to report certain information to the Legislature; providing court procedures and requirements relating to deceased parents of a dependent child; authorizing the department to take certain actions without a court order, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 116
• Introduced -SJ 115
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/28/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/04/20, 12:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 249
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/18/20, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 326
• Now in Appropriations
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations
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