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FLS1326PassRequiring the Department of Children and Families to establish performance metrics; requiring sheriffs providing certain services to adopt the child welfare practice model; requiring the department to establish an Office of Quality; adding responsibi...
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2020-07-01
Chapter No. 2020-152
FLH0713PassRevising the purpose of patient care networks from serving patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome to serving those with human immunodeficiency virus; requiring the Department of Health to develop strategies to maximize federal-state partne...
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2020-06-30
Chapter No. 2020-133
FLH1105PassRequires 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...
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2020-06-30
Chapter No. 2020-138
FLH0197PassProvides certain state laws relating to children do not supersede Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; requires DCF to ensure the act is observed in certain cases.
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2020-06-22
Chapter No. 2020-65
FLH0043PassRequiring the Florida Court Educational Council to establish certain standards for instruction of circuit and county court judges for dependency cases; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to provide certain information to law enforcement offi...
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2020-06-19
Chapter No. 2020-40
FLS7012PassProviding additional duties for the Statewide Office for Suicide Prevention; requiring the Department of Transportation to work with the office in developing a plan relating to evidence-based suicide deterrents in certain locations; requiring that ce...
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2020-06-19
Chapter No. 2020-39
FLH0083FailProvides exemption for government-sponsored recreation programs from specified child care facility requirements; authorizes such programs to waive exemption by notifying DCF; prohibits withdrawal of waiver.
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2020-03-14
Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
FLS0232FailExpanding the list of incidents or injuries that constitute harm to a child's health or welfare; expanding the types of reports that the Department of Children and Families must refer to Child Protection Teams, etc.
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2020-03-14
Died in Judiciary
FLS0238FailSpecifying that certain communication between a member of the clergy and a certain person is not exempt from child abuse reporting requirements; deleting an exemption for privileged communications to clergy relating to child abuse, abandonment, or ne...
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2020-03-14
Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
FLS0236FailAuthorizing circuit courts to create early childhood court programs; requiring that early childhood court programs have certain components; providing requirements and guidelines for the Office of the State Courts Administrator when hiring community c...
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2020-03-14
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
FLS0496FailSpecifying 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 ...
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2020-03-14
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
FLS7000FailRelocating existing provisions relating to the central abuse hotline of the Department of Children and Families; revising when a person is required to report to the central abuse hotline; providing penalties for the failure to report known or suspect...
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2020-03-14
Died in Messages
FLH0413FailExpands definition of term "harm" to include violations of certain motor vehicle laws that result in death of, or injury to, child; expands types of reports that DCF must refer to Child Protection Teams.
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2020-03-14
Died in Health and Human Services Committee
FLH0449FailAuthorizes circuit courts to create early childhood court programs; requires early childhood court programs have certain components; provides requirements & guidelines for OSCA when hiring community coordinators & statewide training specialist; autho...
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2020-03-14
Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
FLS0668FailRevising the definition of the term "child care facility" to exclude government-sponsored recreation programs; providing that certain requirements imposed on child care facilities do not apply to summer day camps and summer 24-hour camps, with an exc...
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2020-03-14
Died in Rules
FLH0577FailDefines term "coordinated specialty care program"; revises application criteria for Criminal Justice, Mental Health, & Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant Program to include support for coordinated specialty care programs; requires DCF to include spec...
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2020-03-14
Died in Appropriations
FLH1013FailDeletes Office of Early Learning; creates Division of Early Learning within DOE; revises provisions relating to early learning coalitions; VPK & school readiness programs; & DOE responsibilities & duties relating to early learning.
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2020-03-14
Died in Education
FLS1302FailDesignating the "Florida Fair Claims Act"; increasing the statutory limits on liability for tort claims against the state and its agencies and subdivisions; revising when a state and its agencies and subdivisions may agree to settle a claim or judgme...
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2020-03-14
Died in Appropriations
FLH1045FailSpecifies rights of children in out-of-home care; provides roles & responsibilities for certain persons & entities; requires that case plan be developed in face-to-face conference with caregiver of child; provides additional requirements for content ...
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2020-03-14
Died in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
FLS1438FailRequiring public schools to screen all students in kindergarten through grade 3 for dyslexia within a certain timeframe; requiring public school students with a substantial deficiency in reading to be placed in an intensive remedial intervention prog...
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2020-03-14
Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
FLS1548FailRequiring the Florida Court Educational Council to establish certain standards for instruction of specified circuit court judges; deleting a requirement for the Department of Children and Families to report certain information to the Legislature; pro...
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2020-03-14
Died in Appropriations
FLS1688FailAdding the Division of Early Learning to the divisions of the Department of Education; revising the duties of the Early Learning Programs Estimating Conference; providing requirements for minimum child care licensing standards; requiring students enr...
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2020-03-14
Died in Appropriations
FLS1748FailRequiring that child support payments be deposited into specified trust funds; authorizing the Agency for Health Care Administration to access certain records; requiring certain documentation in the case plan when a child is placed in a qualified res...
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2020-03-14
Died in Appropriations
FLH1411FailRequires public schools to screen all students in grades K-3 for dyslexia; requires certain public school students to be placed in intensive remedial intervention program; provides for subsequent diagnostic assessment; requires remedial intervention ...
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2020-03-14
Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee
FLH7053FailAuthorizes certified nursing assistants & home health aides to perform tasks delegated by registered nurses under certain conditions; requires entities that authorize such delegation to ensure certain requirements are met; authorizes autonomous pract...
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2020-03-14
Died in Appropriations
FLH7063IntroRequires DCF to establish Office of Quality & apply performance metrics; provides & revises provisions relating to child welfare, including duties of community alliances, sheriffs providing certain services, contracted attorneys, & lead agencies; rev...
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2020-03-14
Died on Calendar
FLH7085FailRemoving a reporting requirement to the Legislature; providing timeframes in which case plans must be filed with the court and provided to specified parties; providing that efforts to preserve or reunify a family are not required under specified circ...
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2020-03-14
Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
FLS0230IntroRevising the purpose of patient care networks from serving patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome to serving those with human immunodeficiency virus; requiring the Department of Health to develop strategies to maximize federal-state partne...
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2020-03-13
Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 713
FLH0607PassRequiring a licensed home health agency that authorizes a registered nurse to delegate tasks to a certified nursing assistant or a home health aide to ensure that certain requirements are met; requiring home health aides to complete annual inservice ...
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2020-03-12
Chapter No. 2020-9
FLS1324IntroRequiring the Florida Court Educational Council to establish certain standards for instruction of circuit and county court judges for dependency cases; authorizing circuit courts to create early childhood court programs; requiring the Office of the S...
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2020-03-11
Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 1105
FLS0122IntroCiting this act as "Jordan's Law"; expanding the list of entities with access to certain records that relate to child abandonment, abuse, or neglect held by the Department of Children and Families; authorizing the parent or legal guardian of a child ...
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2020-03-05
Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 43
FLS0604IntroRevising the definition of the terms "abandoned" or "abandonment"; providing that certain state laws relating to children do not supersede the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; requiring the Department of Children and Families to ensure that the act i...
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2020-03-03
Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 197
FLH1087PassRevises duties of DCF in relation to domestic violence program; removes duties & functions of Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence with respect to domestic violence; revises requirements of domestic violence centers; removes coalition from cap...
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2020-02-28
Chapter No. 2020-6
FLS1482IntroRevising the duties of the Department of Children and Families in relation to the domestic violence program; repealing a provision relating to the duties and functions of the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence with respect to domestic violen...
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2020-02-26
Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 1087
FLS0596PassDeleting provisions that have expired, have become obsolete, have had their effect, have served their purpose, or have been impliedly repealed or superseded; replacing incorrect cross-references and citations; correcting grammatical, typographical, a...
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2020-02-13
Chapter No. 2020-2
FLS0600PassAmending and repealing provisions to conform to the directive of the Legislature in section 9 of chapter 2012-116, Laws of Florida, codified as section 11.242(5)(j), Florida Statutes, to prepare a reviser's bill to omit all statutes and laws, or part...
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2020-02-13
Chapter No. 2020-4
FLH7035IntroConforms Florida Statutes to directive of Legislature in s. 9, ch. 2012-116, LOF, codified as s. 11.242(5)(j), F.S., to prepare reviser's bill to omit all statutes & laws, or parts thereof, which grant duplicative, redundant, or unused rulemaking...
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2020-01-29
Laid on Table, refer to SB 600
FLH7031IntroDeletes provisions that have expired, have become obsolete, have had their effect, have served their purpose, or have been impliedly repealed or superseded; replaces incorrect cross-references & citations; corrects grammatical, typographical, & like ...
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2020-01-29
Laid on Table, refer to SB 596
FLS1616IntroAdding the Division of Early Learning to the divisions of the Department of Education; revising the duties of the Early Learning Programs Estimating Conference; providing requirements for minimum child care licensing standards; requiring students enr...
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2020-01-10
Withdrawn prior to introduction
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