SB 994: Guardianship
Guardianship; Expanding factors for a court to consider when appointing a guardian; prohibiting a guardian from consenting to or signing on behalf of a ward an order not to resuscitate without court approval; 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.
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 74
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/15/20, 10:30 am, 301 Senate Building
• Introduced -SJ 74
• Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
• Now in Judiciary
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