Friday, September 19, 2014

CS/CS/HB 231 - Family Law

General Bill   by Judiciary Committee and Civil Justice Subcommittee and Workman (CO-SPONSORS) Cummings; Diaz, M.; Gaetz; Hood; Hooper; Hutson; Moskowitz; Raburn
Family Law: Revises factors to be considered in alimony awards; provides that award of alimony automatically terminates without further action under certain circumstances; provides that the party seeking alimony has burden of proof; requires court to consider specified factors when determining type and amount of alimony; revises provisions for award of durational alimony; provides presumptions for or against awards based duration of marriage; provides for imputation of income in certain circumstances; provides for offset of or other consideration of alimony obligation in determining equitable distribution or child support in certain circumstances; provides presumption in favor of equal time-sharing by parents; provides exceptions; provides that alimony order be modified upon showing of substantial change in circumstances by clear & convincing evidence; provides that increase in an obligor's income may not be considered permanent in nature until maintained for specified period; provides for attorney fees & costs if obligee unnecessarily or unreasonably litigates petition for modification or termination; revises provisions relating to effect of supportive relationship on alimony; provides that attaining of retirement age is substantial change in circumstances; allows separate adjudication of issues in certain circumstances; provides for applicability.
Effective Date: July 1, 2013
Last Event: Laid on Table on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 7:49 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Civil Justice Subcommittee
           On agenda for: 02/13/13 2:00 PM              Notice
        Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action)              See Votes
 
    -   Judiciary Committee
           On agenda for: 03/14/13 9:00 AM              Notice
        Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action)              See Votes
 

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
CS/CS/SB 718 Family Law Similar
SB 1466 Shared Parenting Compare

Bill Text

Committee Substitute 2  
836457 , Steube Date Filed: 04/16/13, Line#: 450 House: Withdrawn 4/17/2013 11:53:19 AM
706647 , Steube Date Filed: 04/16/13, Line#: 457 House: Withdrawn 4/17/2013 11:53:31 AM
160003 , Steube Date Filed: 04/16/13, Line#: 508 House: Withdrawn 4/17/2013 11:53:34 AM
AA 218795 , Steube Date Filed: 04/16/13, Line#: 5 House: Withdrawn 4/17/2013 11:53:34 AM
731581 , Steube Date Filed: 04/16/13, Line#: 775 House: Withdrawn 4/17/2013 11:53:42 AM
Committee Substitute 1  Laid on the Table
579847 , Gaetz (JDC) Date Filed: 03/14/13, Line#: 86 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 3/14/2013 2:06:04 PM
588555 , Gaetz (JDC) Date Filed: 03/14/13, Line#: 91 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 3/14/2013 2:06:04 PM
082215 , Workman (JDC) Date Filed: 03/13/13, Line#: 108 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 3/14/2013 2:06:04 PM
128687 , Workman (JDC) Date Filed: 03/13/13, Line#: 126 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 3/14/2013 2:06:03 PM
082491 , Workman (JDC) Date Filed: 03/13/13, Line#: 257 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 3/14/2013 2:06:03 PM
AA 237953 , Passidomo (JDC) Date Filed: 03/14/13, Line#: 6 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 3/14/2013 2:06:03 PM
929605 , Workman (JDC) Date Filed: 03/13/13, Line#: 414 House(c): Adopted 3/14/2013 2:06:04 PM
466505 , Gaetz (JDC) Date Filed: 03/14/13, Line#: 550 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 3/14/2013 2:06:04 PM
502841 , Workman (JDC) Date Filed: 03/13/13, Line#: 646 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 3/14/2013 2:06:03 PM
Original Filed Version  
668555 , Workman (CJS) Date Filed: 02/12/13, Line#: 0 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 2/13/2013 6:32:46 PM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

(no votes recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Laid on Table Wednesday, April 17, 2013 7:49 PM
Substituted CS/CS/SB 718 (Vetoed by Governor) Wednesday, April 17, 2013 7:49 PM
Amendment 731581 withdrawn Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:53 AM
Amendment 218795 withdrawn Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:53 AM
Amendment 160003 withdrawn Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:53 AM
Amendment 706647 withdrawn Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:53 AM
Amendment 836457 withdrawn Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:53 AM
Amendment 218795 filed Tuesday, April 16, 2013 4:52 PM
Amendment 160003 filed Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:58 PM
Amendment 706647 filed Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:58 PM
Amendment 731581 filed Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:58 PM
Amendment 836457 filed Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:56 PM
Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/17/2013) Monday, April 15, 2013 6:12 PM
Added to Second Reading Calendar Tuesday, March 19, 2013 7:03 PM
Bill referred to House Calendar Tuesday, March 19, 2013 7:03 PM
1st Reading Monday, March 18, 2013 6:31 PM
CS Filed Monday, March 18, 2013 10:37 AM
Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Monday, March 18, 2013 10:37 AM
Reported out of Judiciary Committee Monday, March 18, 2013 10:29 AM Judiciary Committee
Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee Thursday, March 14, 2013 11:00 AM Judiciary Committee
Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Tuesday, March 12, 2013 4:14 PM Judiciary Committee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
Now in Judiciary Committee Monday, February 25, 2013 12:17 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Monday, February 25, 2013 12:17 PM Judiciary Committee
CS Filed Wednesday, February 20, 2013 7:37 AM
Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Wednesday, February 20, 2013 7:37 AM
Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Tuesday, February 19, 2013 7:51 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, February 13, 2013 6:00 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Wednesday, February 06, 2013 4:13 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:35 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:35 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:35 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Filed Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:13 AM Workman

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

61.071
61.08
61.09
61.13
61.14
61.19
 

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