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CS/CS/CS/HB 403: Guardianship

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Ahern ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles ; Burgess ; Cruz ; Dudley ; Eagle ; Geller ; Hager ; Kerner ; Passidomo ; Perry ; Pilon ; Porter ; Rogers ; Smith ; Steube

Guardianship; Renames Statewide Public Guardianship Office as Office of Public & Professional Guardians; revises duties & responsibilities of executive director for Office of Public & Professional Guardians; provides that guardian has standing to seek judicial review pursuant to ch. 120, F.S., if his or her registration is denied; requires office to establish disciplinary proceedings, conduct hearings, & take administrative action; provides grounds for discipline, penalties, & procedures for determining which disciplinary action is appropriate for professional guardians; provides appropriation. APPROPRIATION: $821,670

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/23/2016 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 232 (Ch. 2016-40) -HJ 541
Bill Text: PDF

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