FL S0496 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Failed on March 14 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-14 - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Specifying the rights of children and young adults in out-of-home care; requiring the Florida Children's Ombudsman to serve as an autonomous entity within the department for certain purposes; requiring that a case plan be developed in a face-to-face conference with a caregiver of a child under certain circumstances; requiring a caseworker to provide specified information relating to subsidies that early learning coalitions provide to caregivers of certain children, etc.

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Child Welfare



2020-03-14SenateDied in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2020-03-14SenateIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2019-11-12SenateNow in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
2019-11-12SenateFavorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
2019-11-05SenateOn Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 11/12/19, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
2019-11-01SenateReferred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

H1045 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
394085Amended CodeSee Bill Text
394088Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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39604Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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409988Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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