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CS/CS/CS/HB 5: Guardianship Proceedings

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Passidomo ; Rodriguez, J. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Albritton ; Artiles ; Combee

Guardianship Proceedings; Requires filing of motion in termination or suspension of power of attorney in incapacity or guardianship proceedings; authorizes court to appoint office of criminal conflict & civil regional counsel as court monitor in guardianship proceedings; authorizes court to appoint guardian ad litem to protect minor's interests; provides for confidentiality in settlement of minor's claim; requires notification of incapacitated person & attorney before appointment of emergency temporary guardian; provides for compensation of examining committee if petition for incapacity is dismissed; provides for appointment of emergency temporary guardian; provides that business entity may act as guardian; requires reporting of incidents of abuse, neglect, & exploitation of ward by guardian.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 6/3/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-83, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7 (Ch. 2015-84)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/19/2014 House • Filed
12/19/2014 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 7
1/15/2015 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/22/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/22/2015 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 132
1/28/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/5/2015 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 131
2/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/17/15, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/17/2015 House • CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -HJ 136
2/23/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/24/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 131
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 7
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 121
• CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 121
3/24/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/26/15, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/26/2015 House • CS/CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 351
3/30/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 349
3/31/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 353
4/13/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/15/15
4/15/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 526
• Amendment(s) adopted (224273) -HJ 529
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/16/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 555
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 556
4/21/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 440
• Received -SJ 440
4/27/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 664
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 664
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 318 -SJ 664
• Read 2nd time -SJ 664
• Amendment(s) adopted (611090) -SJ 665
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/28/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 701
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, withdrawn (611090) -SJ 702
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 702
4/28/2015 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 913
5/18/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/2/2015 • Approved by Governor
6/3/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-83, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7 (Ch. 2015-84)