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CS/CS/SB 80: Child Welfare

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Book

Child Welfare; Requiring the case record of every child under the supervision or in the custody of the Department of Children and Families, the department’s agents, or providers contracting with the department to include a case record face sheet; providing best interest factors that certain entities must consider when determining a proposed placement for a child; providing conditions under which a child may be removed from a caregiver’s home; requiring judicial review hearings within a specified time after a child’s specified birthday; providing that parental rights may be reinstated under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2021
Last Action: 4/28/2021 Senate - Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 819
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/12/2021 Senate • Filed
1/14/2021 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 42
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/16/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
2/16/2021 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 178
2/18/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Judiciary
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations; Rules -SJ 175
• Now in Appropriations
3/1/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/04/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 164
3/4/2021 Senate • Favorable by Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
• Now in Rules
3/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/11/21, 8:15 am, 412 Knott Building
3/11/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 248
3/15/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/18/21 -SJ 270
3/16/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 249
3/18/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 267
• Read 3rd time -SJ 268
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 268
• Immediately certified -SJ 270
3/18/2021 House • In Messages
4/26/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021)
• Amendment 839537 filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
4/27/2021 House • Amendment 595537 filed
• Amendment 839537 withdrawn
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment 595537 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Amendment 325815 filed
4/28/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• Amendment 325815 adopted
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 0
• Amendment 325815 replaced by engrossed amendment
• Amendment 595537 replaced by engrossed amendment
• Amendment 943257 engrossed amendment (replaces 595537, 325815)
4/28/2021 Senate • In returning messages
4/28/2021 House • Message sent to senate
4/28/2021 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (943257) -SJ 819
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 819
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 819