The Department intends to amend rules 65C-41.003 and 65C-41.0031, F.A.C., to permit reliance on documentation in the young adult’s case file in determining his or her ability to participate in qualifying activities and to specify the health care ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

    Family Safety and Preservation Program

    RULE NOS.:RULE TITLES:

    65C-41.003Eligibility Requirements

    65C-41.0031Supervised Living Arrangement

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Department intends to amend rules 65C-41.003 and 65C-41.0031, F.A.C., to permit reliance on documentation in the young adult’s case file in determining his or her ability to participate in qualifying activities and to specify the health care professionals who may provide documentation of inability to participate. Additionally, the Department intends to remove language that prohibits a young adult from sharing housing with his or her parents as a supervised living arrangement while in extended foster care.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Extended Foster Care

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 39.012, 39.0121, FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 39.6251, FS.

    A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

    DATE AND TIME: August 29, 2019, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    PLACE: (1) Attending in person at Florida Department of Children and Families, 1317 Winewood Boulevard, Bldg. 1, Room 301G, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700.

    (2) Via conference call, Dial 1(888)585-9008, Code: 764-921-413

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 2 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Jodi Abramowitz. Jodi can be reached at Jodi.Abramowitz@myflfamilies.com or (850)717-4470.

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.