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CS/CS/SB 994: Guardianship

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Judiciary ; Passidomo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Stewart ; Thurston

Guardianship; Expanding factors for a court to consider when appointing a guardian; revising requirements for a petition for the appointment of a guardian; prohibiting professional guardians from petitioning for their own appointment except under certain circumstances; prohibiting guardians from taking certain actions on behalf of an alleged incapacitated person or minor, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/13/2020 Senate - CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 308
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/19/2019 Senate • Filed
12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 74
1/10/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/15/20, 10:30 am, 301 Senate Building
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 74
1/15/2020 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
• Now in Judiciary
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/28/20, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/28/2020 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 230
1/30/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/31/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
2/4/2020 Senate • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 232
2/7/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/12/20, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/12/2020 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 307
2/13/2020 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 308