C.S./C.S./H.B. 1435

Florida Legislature

Bill Title Child Welfare
Hispanic Sponsors FL Rep. Daniel Perez (R-FL-116)
Date Introduced 01/09/2018
NHCSL Task Force
Human and Civil Rights
Primary Issue Area Armed Forces and National Security
Issue Areas
Administrative law and government organization
Civil law
Criminal justice
Family affairs
Federal and intergovernmental affairs
National security
Veterans and military personnel
Session 2018 Regular Session


Child Welfare; Requires DCF, in collaboration with sheriffs' offices that conduct child protective investigations & community-based care lead agencies, to develop statewide family-finding program; authorizes community-based care lead agencies to establish kinship navigator programs; requires court to request that parents consent to providing access to additional records.