Parental Rights

Florida Parental Rights Memorial


In the 2011 legislative session, the Parental Rights Memorial (HM 557 and SM 954) passed overwhelmingly in the Florida House with a voice vote, and unanimously in the Florida Senate. Both chambers gave the Parental Rights Memorial bipartisan support.



HM 557, sponsored by Representative Marti Coley was also cosponsored by the following members of the Florida House: Representatives Adkins, Baxley, Boyd, Brandes, Burgin, Caldwell, Campbell, Corcoran, Costello, Ford, Fresen, Gaetz, Gonzalez, Harrell, Hooper, Julien, Kreegel, Logan, Mayfield, McBurney, Metz, Moraitis, Perry, Pilon, Plakon, Porter, Precourt, Smith, Snyder, Stargel, Steube, and Wood.



SM 954, sponsored by Senator AniTere Flores, and cosponsored by Senators Fasano, Wise, Bennett, Norman, Dockery, Storms, Evers, and Diaz de la Portilla, was voted in favor by all senators (with the exception of Senator Rich who abstained and Senator Larcenia Bullard who was absent).

Parental Rights