CS/CS/SB 122 -  Child Welfare

by Appropriations and Children, Families, and Elder Affairs and Rouson (CO-SPONSORS) Berman; Hooper; Book; Rader
Citing 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 to request a second medical evaluation of a child under certain circumstances; revising the definition of the terms “guardian ad litem” and “guardian advocate”; requiring a lead agency to ensure that certain individuals receive specified training relating to head trauma and brain injuries in children younger than a specified age, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2020
Last Event: 03/05/20 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 43 (Ch. 2020-40) -SJ 421 on Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:35 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    • On agenda for: 01/21/20 12:00 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 6   Nays 0
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    • On agenda for: 02/25/20 1:00 PM
    • Recommendation: Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 10   Nays 0
  • Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 02/27/20 9:00 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 19   Nays 0

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 603180 , Appropriations Date Filed: 02/25/20, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/28/2020 10:08 AM
    • 251124 , Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Rouson Date Filed: 02/24/20, Line#: 179 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/25/2020 03:42 PM
    • 172158 , Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Harrell Date Filed: 02/24/20, Line#: 351 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/25/2020 03:42 PM
    • 617230 , Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Harrell Date Filed: 02/24/20, Line#: 364 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/25/2020 03:42 PM
    • 522422 , Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Rouson Date Filed: 02/24/20, Line#: 371 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/25/2020 03:42 PM
    • 412980 , Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Rouson Date Filed: 02/24/20, Line#: 608 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/25/2020 03:42 PM
    • 894626 , Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Rouson Date Filed: 02/24/20, Line#: 718 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/25/2020 03:42 PM
    • 409736 , Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Rouson Date Filed: 02/24/20, Line#: 733 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/25/2020 03:42 PM
    • 311942 , Appropriations, Rouson Date Filed: 02/26/20, Line#: 133 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/28/2020 10:08 AM
    • 839790 , Appropriations, Rouson Date Filed: 02/26/20, Line#: 413 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 02/28/2020 10:08 AM
    • 309750 , Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Date Filed: 12/09/19, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Withdrawn 01/21/2020 01:57 PM
    • 457670 , Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Date Filed: 01/17/20, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 01/21/2020 01:57 PM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 43 (Ch. 2020-40) -SJ 421 Time: 03/05/2020 - 10:35 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Substituted CS/HB 43 -SJ 421 Time: 03/05/2020 - 10:35 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 420 Time: 03/05/2020 - 10:34 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/20 -SJ 461 Time: 03/03/2020 - 6:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 03/02/2020 - 7:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 358 Time: 03/02/2020 - 3:48 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/02/2020 - 11:37 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 357 Time: 02/27/2020 - 5:07 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/26/2020 - 8:47 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations Time: 02/25/2020 - 5:53 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 347 Time: 02/25/2020 - 3:26 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/25/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/20/2020 - 5:00 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Version: c1
Event: S CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 192 Time: 01/27/2020 - 3:20 PM Member: Committee: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Time: 01/23/2020 - 1:38 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 01/22/2020 - 11:39 AM Member: Committee: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Version: __
Event: S CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 155 Time: 01/21/2020 - 1:58 PM Member: Committee: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/21/20, 12:00 pm, 301 Senate Building Time: 01/16/2020 - 3:44 PM Member: Committee: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 13 Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:02 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 12/10/19, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed Time: 12/02/2019 - 3:35 PM Member: Committee: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Version: __
Event: S Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 13 Time: 09/03/2019 - 2:21 PM Member: Committee: Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 08/12/2019 - 8:52 AM Member: Committee: Version: __