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CS/CS/SB 994: Guardianship

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

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: 3/11/2020 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 725
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
3/2/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/20 -SJ 411
3/4/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 380
• Amendment(s) adopted (839922) -SJ 380
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 380
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 425
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 425, 426
3/5/2020 House • In Messages
3/9/2020 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 1004
• Received -HJ 1004
3/10/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20
• Read 2nd time -HJ 1050
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/11/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1105
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 1105
3/11/2020 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 725