Tag: Legislature

New Protections for Vulnerable Children and Adults to Become Law on July 1, 2010

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

HB 7069 was recently signed by the Governor. This new law substantially updates the requirements for the criminal background screening of workers and volunteers serving…

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New Protections for Vulnerable Children and Adults Heads to the Governor’s Desk

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

A bill (HB 7069) that will significantly modernize criminal background screening passed the legislature and heads to the desk of Governor Crist for signature.…

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New Protections against Abusive Restraint and Seclusion of Students with Disabilities Pass the House and Senate and Head to the Governor's Desk

Monday, May 03, 2010

This effort, sponsored by Senator Andy Gardiner and Representatives Dorothy Hukill and Marcelo Llorente, represents the Florida legislature’s first enactment of law that addresses widespread…

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Update on bills related to Background Screening (HB 7069 by Criminal and Civil Justice Policy Council/SB 1520 by Sen. Storms)

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

These bills will increase criminal background screening requirements of employees who work with vulnerable adults and children. The House bill has been in messages to…

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Update on Bills related to School Restraint/Seclusion on Students with Disabilities (SB 2118/HB 1073)

Thursday, April 22, 2010

These bills, sponsored by Senators Andy Gardiner and Representatives Dorothy Hukill and Marcelo Llorente, represent the Florida legislature’s first effort to enact law to address…

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