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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)

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  • 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

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  • CS/CS/SB 80, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/2/2021 at 1:04 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1473 (c2) Children and Young Adults in Out-of-home Care Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 4/27/2021 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 80

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.00146 Page 10 (pdf)
    39.01375 Page 13 (pdf)
    39.401 Taking a child alleged to be dependent into custody; law enforcement officers and authorized agents of the department. Page 15 (pdf)
    39.402 Placement in a shelter. Page 17 (pdf)
    39.4021 Page 19 (pdf)
    39.4022 Page 20 (pdf)
    39.4023 Page 31 (pdf)
    39.4024 Page 41 (pdf)
    39.522 Postdisposition change of custody. Page 52 (pdf)
    39.523 Placement in out-of-home care. Page 59 (pdf)
    39.6035 Transition plan. Page 61 (pdf)
    39.701 Judicial review. Page 62 (pdf)
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 68 (pdf)
    39.8155 Page 70 (pdf)
    409.1451 The Road-to-Independence Program. Page 72 (pdf)
    409.14515 Page 84 (pdf)
    409.1454 MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE AND DRIVER LICENSES FOR CHILDREN IN CARE. Page 86 (pdf)
    409.988 Lead agency duties; general provisions. Page 86 (pdf)
    414.56 Page 87 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 80, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/29/2021 at 3:56 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1473 (c2) Children and Young Adults in Out-of-home Care Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 4/27/2021 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 80

    Citations - Statutes (20)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.00146 Page 7 (pdf)
    39.01375
    39.401 Taking a child alleged to be dependent into custody; law enforcement officers and authorized agents of the department. Page 11 (pdf)
    39.402 Placement in a shelter. Page 12 (pdf)
    39.4021 Page 15 (pdf)
    39.4022 Page 16 (pdf)
    39.4023 Page 26 (pdf)
    39.4024 Page 37 (pdf)
    39.522 Postdisposition change of custody. Page 48 (pdf)
    39.523 Placement in out-of-home care. Page 54 (pdf)
    39.6035 Transition plan.
    39.701 Judicial review.
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 56 (pdf)
    39.8155
    409.1451 The Road-to-Independence Program.
    409.14515
    409.1454 MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE AND DRIVER LICENSES FOR CHILDREN IN CARE.
    409.988 Lead agency duties; general provisions.
    414.56
    1004.615 Florida Institute for Child Welfare.

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  • CS/CS/SB 80, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 3/15/2021 at 10:52 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   House Message Summary (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1473 (c2) Children and Young Adults in Out-of-home Care Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 4/27/2021 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 80

    Floor Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    839537 - Amendment
    Between lines 1645 and 1646, insert:
    Brown 4/26/2021
    5:37 PM
    House: Withdrawn
    4/27/2021
    PDF
    595537 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Busatta Cabrera 4/27/2021
    7:01 AM
    House: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    4/28/2021
    PDF
    hierarchy 325815 - Amendment to Amendment (595537)
    Remove lines 1316-1364 and insert:
    Busatta Cabrera 4/27/2021
    7:49 PM
    House: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    4/28/2021
    PDF
    943257 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Busatta Cabrera 4/28/2021
    2:45 PM
    Senate: Concurred
    4/28/2021
    PDF

    Floor Votes (3)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/18/2021 3:48 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/28/2021 1:54 PM House 114 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/28/2021 4:58 PM Senate 38 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.00146 Page 7 (pdf)
    39.401 Taking a child alleged to be dependent into custody; law enforcement officers and authorized agents of the department. Page 11 (pdf)
    39.402 Placement in a shelter. Page 12 (pdf)
    39.4021 Page 15 (pdf)
    39.4022 Page 16 (pdf)
    39.4023 Page 26 (pdf)
    39.4024 Page 37 (pdf)
    39.522 Postdisposition change of custody. Page 48 (pdf)
    39.523 Placement in out-of-home care. Page 54 (pdf)
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 56 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 80, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/18/2021 at 9:07 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 3/3/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/4/2021 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 3/9/2021 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 3/15/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1473 (c1) Children and Young Adults in Out-of-home Care Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 4/27/2021 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 80

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    916712 - Amendment
    Delete lines 273 - 1408 and insert:
    Rules
    (Brodeur)
    3/10/2021
    7:59 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/11/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    3/4/2021 11:30 AM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/11/2021 8:15 AM Rules 15 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.00146 Page 7 (pdf)
    39.401 Taking a child alleged to be dependent into custody; law enforcement officers and authorized agents of the department. Page 10 (pdf)
    39.402 Placement in a shelter. Page 11 (pdf)
    39.4021 Page 14 (pdf)
    39.4022 Page 15 (pdf)
    39.4023 Page 24 (pdf)
    39.4024 Page 35 (pdf)
    39.522 Postdisposition change of custody. Page 45 (pdf)
    39.523 Placement in out-of-home care. Page 51 (pdf)
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 52 (pdf)

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  • SB 80, Original Filed Version Posted 1/12/2021 at 4:48 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 2/15/2021 (pdf)
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Post-Meeting) 2/18/2021 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    713212 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    (Brodeur)
    2/14/2021
    5:55 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/16/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/16/2021 9:00 AM Children, Families, and Elder Affairs 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.00146 Page 6 (pdf)
    39.522 Postdisposition change of custody. Page 9 (pdf)
    39.523 Placement in out-of-home care. Page 14 (pdf)
    39.5232 Page 33 (pdf)
    39.5321 Page 22 (pdf)
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 42 (pdf)

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