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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

P 40: DECLARATION OF RIGHTS, Right to counsel for children in dependency proceedings

PROPOSAL by Belinda Keiser ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hank Coxe

DECLARATION OF RIGHTS, Right to counsel for children in dependency proceedings; a new section in Article I of the State Constitution to establish a right to counsel for children in dependency proceedings.

Last Action: 1/25/2018 - Unfavorable by Declaration of Rights, laid on Table; YEAS 2 NAYS 5
Location: Laid on Table
Proposal Text: Web Page | PDF
Committee References:
  1. Declaration of Rights (DR)
  2. Judicial (JU)



Proposal History

Date Action
10/27/2017 • Filed
11/10/2017 • Referred to Declaration of Rights; Judicial
1/19/2018 • On Committee agenda-- Declaration of Rights, 01/25/18, 8:00 am, The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida
1/25/2018 • Unfavorable by Declaration of Rights, laid on Table; YEAS 2 NAYS 5