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SB 88: Child Care Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Stewart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Book ; Torres ; Gibson ; Berman

Child Care Facilities; Citing this act at the "Child Safety Alarm Act"; requiring that, by a specified date, vehicles used by child care facilities and large family child care homes to transport children be equipped with a reliable alarm system that prompts the driver to inspect the vehicle for children before exiting the vehicle; requiring the Department of Children and Families to adopt by rule minimum safety standards for such systems and to maintain a list of approved alarm manufacturers and alarm systems, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Infrastructure and Security (IS)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/2/2019 Senate • Filed
    8/16/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Infrastructure and Security; Rules -SJ 11
    10/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 11/05/19, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
    11/5/2019 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
    • Now in Infrastructure and Security
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 11
    1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 01/21/20, 4:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    1/21/2020 Senate • Favorable by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
    1/22/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
    1/24/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/29/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    1/29/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -SJ 214
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    3/2/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/20 -SJ 411
    3/4/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 403
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/5/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 457
    • Passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 457, 458
    3/5/2020 House • In Messages
    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Messages

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  • SB 88, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/2/2019 at 9:44 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 11/4/2019 (pdf)
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 11/5/2019 (pdf)
    Infrastructure and Security (Pre-Meeting) 1/17/2020 (pdf)
    Infrastructure and Security (Post-Meeting) 1/22/2020 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 1/27/2020 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 1/29/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 111 Child Care Facility Licensing Standards Williams Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
    H 679 Child Care Facilities Antone Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
    S 1548 (c1) Child Welfare Perry Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    11/5/2019 2:00 PM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 7 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/21/2020 4:30 PM Infrastructure and Security 7 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/29/2020 1:30 PM Rules 16 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/5/2020 4:11 PM Senate 38 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    402.305 Licensing standards; child care facilities. Page 1 (pdf)

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