FL H1105 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 30 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-06-30 - Chapter No. 2020-138
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


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.

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Child Welfare


Roll Calls

2020-03-12 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#17 (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-09 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#621 (Y: 118 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-06-30 Chapter No. 2020-138
2020-06-29 Approved by Governor
2020-06-17 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2020-03-12HouseOrdered enrolled
2020-03-12SenateCS passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0
2020-03-12SenateRead 3rd time
2020-03-11SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-11SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-11SenateSubstituted for CS/CS/SB 1324
2020-03-11SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2020-03-11SenateWithdrawn from Appropriations
2020-03-10SenateReferred to Appropriations
2020-03-10SenateIn Messages
2020-03-09HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 0
2020-03-09HouseAmendment(s) adopted (957847)
2020-03-09HouseRead 3rd time
2020-03-06HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-06HouseRead 2nd time
2020-03-03HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
2020-02-21HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-20HouseCS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time
2020-02-20HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2020-02-18HouseCS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
2020-02-14HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/18/20, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall
2020-02-05HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2020-02-05HouseFavorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 26 NAYS 0
2020-02-03HouseOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/05/20, 10:00 am, Webster Hall
2020-01-27HouseNow in Appropriations Committee
2020-01-24HouseCS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time
2020-01-24HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2020-01-22HouseCS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0
2020-01-17HouseOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 01/22/20, 9:30 am, 12 HOB
2020-01-13HouseReferred to Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

H43 (Similar To) 2020-06-19 - Chapter No. 2020-40
S122 (Similar To) 2020-03-05 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 43
S1324 (Similar To) 2020-03-11 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 1105
S1548 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Appropriations
H449 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
S236 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice

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