Florida Bill Regarding the Temporary Respite Care of a Child (SB 200)
This law was last updated on May 9, 2017
SB 200 would authorizing certain organizations to establish programs for the purpose of assisting parents and legal guardians in providing temporary respite care for a child.
The bill would allow a parent or guardian to enter into contract with a qualified association for the provision of temporary respite care up to a year. The temporary respite care of a child would serve as an alternative to guardianship except for, among other things, the power to consent to an abortion on behalf of the child.
Similar to SB 1102, which failed to pass in 2016.